HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia, a health care innovations company, today announced Mark Caron as the company's new chief executive officer.
Part of the Capital BlueCross family of companies, Geneia focuses on personalized and population health for customers on a national level.
"Mark's extensive experience and thought leadership in this industry and in particular, the quickly evolving discipline of data and analytics, position him extremely well to assume this role and lead a company that is developing innovative solutions to address the emerging needs of a rapidly changing market," said Gary D. St. Hilaire, President and CEO of Capital BlueCross. "I look forward to Mark's leadership as Geneia expands its footprint and drives new and more effective ways for the health care industry to shape healthier outcomes and higher levels of patient satisfaction."
Caron has more than 30 years of business and technology experience, with 25 years of them in health care, traversing both health care delivery systems and health insurers. He previously served in senior leadership positions at the Collaborative Care division of OptumHealth, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Catholic Health Initiatives and Health source. He most recently served as chief information officer for Capital BlueCross.
Caron is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and Franklin Pierce College. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), certified as a Healthcare Chief Information Officer through the College of Healthcare Information Executives, and is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS).
In 2013, Caron was named by Insurance & Technology as an Elite 8 honoree. The Elite 8 recognizes the most successful and inspiring information technology executives in the insurance industry.
Geneia specializes in the development of advanced clinical, analytical, and technical solutions for health care. Our dedicated team of physicians, nurses, technologists, analytics experts, and business professionals brings significant experience in all aspects of health care to create products and services that drive improved health care cost, quality, and accessibility. Geneia helps hospitals, physicians, health plans, brokers, employers, and consumers succeed in the post health care reform environment. For more information, visit geneia.com.