As Vice President and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Dr. J. Marc Overhage is responsible for leading intelligence strategy for Cerner. He collaborates with leaders across the company and industry to enhance Cerner’s industry leading solutions. Marc focuses making Cerner’s solutions more intelligent building on national standards, evolving machine learning techniques and data driven strategies. He makes an impact collaborating within and outside of Cerner to improve the care that patients receive by increasing the capabilities, implementation and evaluation of intelligence capabilities.
He joined Cerner in 2015 with the Siemens Health Services acquisition as Chief Medical Informatics Officer. Marc has more than 25 years developing and implementing clinical and scientific systems and evaluating their value. Prior to Cerner, Marc was the Director of Medical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the Sam Regenstrief Professor of Medical Informatics at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Working at the Regenstrief Institute, he created a community wide electronic medical record called the Indiana Network for Patient Care, containing data from any sources including laboratories, pharmacies and hospitals in central Indiana. Over 104 acute care hospitals and more than 22,000 physicians participate in the system, which includes inpatient and outpatient encounter data, laboratory results, immunization data and other selected data.
Marc is a graduate of Wabash College and has a Bachelor of Arts in Physics. Marc is also a graduate of Indiana University of Medicine and has a PhD in Biophysics and MD, completed residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Medical Informatics.