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Clinical Leaders


Dr. Jeanne Armstrong

Chief Medical Information Officer, TouchWorks EHR™

Dr. Jeanne Armstrong has been the Chief Medical Information Officer for Allscripts TouchWorks EHR since 2016. In 2011, she began at Allscripts as a Clinical Consultant. Dr. Armstrong has more than 17 years of experience as an active physician. Dr. Armstrong has a proven track record of technology change in medical offices and has successfully helped install, convert and customize many applications, leading to better patient care and stronger information flow. Currently, she contributes to development of policies, procedures and quality control standards. Dr. Armstrong is certified in Clinical Informatics and holds an MD from the University of Indiana Medical School.

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Dr. Anna Bayes

Medical Director, United Kingdom

A prize-winning hospital doctor, Dr. Anna Bayes has been Medical Director at Allscripts UK since September 2016. She has 15 years’ prior consultancy experience, including in a variety of capacities on projects for NHS National Programme for IT / Connecting for Health. Before going into consulting, Dr. Bayes served in a series of prestigious hospital leadership positions. Dr. Bayes believes in prioritizing senior management sponsorship as the first step in clinical engagement, ensuring the success of any healthcare organization transformation program or new technology adoption.

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Dr. Jennifer Bolduc

Medical Director, Client Experience

Dr. Jennifer Bolduc is a board-certified pediatrician who joined Allscripts in 2013 after being a TouchWorks client for 5 years. She has experience in patient safety, clinical quality measures, decision support and interoperability. Dr. Bolduc currently serves as Medical Director, Client Experience on the corporate marketing team and is based in Vermont.

Dr. Bolduc attended medical school and completed her pediatric training at the University of Vermont. She practiced pediatrics for the U.S. Navy in Yokosuka, Japan and Bremerton, WA prior to practicing and serving as CMIO at the Walla Walla Clinic. She is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of ACHE and HIMSS.

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Dr. Michael Blackman

Medical Director, Strategic Initiatives

Dr. Michael Blackman joined Allscripts from McKesson’s Enterprise Information Solutions. As Medical Director of Strategic Initiatives there, he looked for opportunities beyond the core EHR. Dr. Blackman also held multiple roles within Product Management. Prior to joining McKesson in January 2010, he was CMIO for Berkshire Health Systems in Pittsfield, MA, where CPOE and other advanced clinical applications were successfully deployed.

A former Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Dr. Blackman holds an MD from Brown University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Geoff Caplea

Medical Director, Patient Safety Program

As Medical Director for the Allscripts Patient Safety Program, Dr. Caplea maintains a structured and standardized Patient Safety Process in partnership with clients and advocates for patient safety both within Allscripts and across the health IT industry. A strong advocate for the use of health information technology to improve the safety and quality of healthcare, he recently served as co-chair for the EHRA Patient Safety Workgroup. Dr. Caplea is board-certified in Family Medicine and has practiced in a hospital-owned multispecialty group, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and private practice.

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Dr. Joel Diamond

Chief Medical Officer, 2bPrecise™

Dr. Joel Diamond, 2bPrecise’s Chief Medical Officer and co-founder, has extensive clinical and technology experience. Formerly he served as CMIO and Chairman of the Physician Advisory Board at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Before becoming Allscripts’ Chief Medical Officer for Population Health, he helped develop dbMotion™, a solution for population health and health information exchange.

Currently Dr. Diamond also serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians. He continues to care for patients at Handelsman Family Practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Dr. Lissy Hu

Chief Executive Officer, Careport Health™

Dr. Lissy Hu works with leading health systems, post-acute providers and accountable care organizations to improve care coordination. She is the CEO and founder of CarePort Health, which enables healthcare providers and plans to guide and track patients in real time across the care continuum. In 2016 Allscripts acquired CarePort, extending its breadth as the largest connected acute and post-acute provider network in the industry.

Dr. Hu is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School, where she was a recipient of the Kaplan Life Sciences Award, and holds a bachelor’s degree Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University.

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Dr. Robert Leviton

Vice President, Quality & Outcomes, Sunrise™

In his current role at Allscripts, Dr. Robert Leviton uses his extensive expertise in health IT innovations to help clients advance quality of care and improve patient and provider experience. He has 30 prior years of progressive healthcare clinical and administrative leadership experience, most recently as the CMIO and Physician Advisor at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York. Nationally recognized for his work in emergency preparedness, Dr. Leviton was the physician advisor and consultant to the National Emergency Training Center, Department of Defense, The Joint Commission and the New York State Emergency Management Office.

Dr. Leviton is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and board-certified in Clinical Informatics. He holds Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration and Policy from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

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Debbie McKay

Senior Solutions Manager, Regulatory

Since 2011, Debbie has served as an Allscripts Meaningful Use (MU) and regulatory subject matter expert with a focus on understanding requirements and assisting clients in operationalizing them. Prior to her leading the Sunrise Regulatory team in 2014, Debbie was a manager and consultant for Sunrise Professional Services. She was responsible for leading a team of MU consultants that helped clients prepare for MU2 and led design for Sunrise implementation and optimization projects.

Debbie has more than 30 years of clinical and managerial experience in inpatient acute care and ambulatory care. Her educational background includes a diploma in registered nursing, a bachelor’s degree in health services management and a law degree.

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Paul Minton

Vice President, Product Management

Paul Minton has been a member of Allscripts since 2006. He initially joined the company as a Senior Clinical Expert. Beginning in 2013, he served for 2 years as Director of Product Management for Emergency Department Information Systems. In 2015, Paul became Vice President of Product Management and now has accountability over Sunrise and Paragon Enterprise EHRs.

Paul brings more than a decade of experience engaging with health IT solutions from a clients’ perspective, as well as more than 25 years in clinical experience. During his first years at Allscripts, he retained his position as Clinical Systems Administrator at the NorthCrest Medical Center in Tennessee. Paul began his career as a Medic in the US Army and received a Nursing degree from St. Phillips College in Texas. He also holds a certification in Critical Care Nursing from the University of Tennessee.

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Dr. Fatima Paruk

Chief Medical Officer, Population Health

Dr. Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH, is the Chief Medical Officer at Allscripts. Dr. Paruk provides medical leadership to a world-class team to develop, design and deploy predictive models to improve population health. Dr. Paruk is also physician and public health specialist who has been extensively involved in health systems and global surgical initiatives. Using a big data approach, she and her team have made ground-breaking discoveries in the progression of prediabetes. Additionally, Dr. Paruk works to identify gaps in care and promote hospital quality improvement worldwide and remains committed to disaster response. Dr. Paruk has been recognized as one of the Most Powerful Women in Health IT by E&Y and Health Data Management, and named one of Becker’s Rising Stars Under 40.

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Kim South

Vice President & General Manager, Consumer Health

Kim South, Allscripts’ Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Health, joined the company in 2013 as Vice President of Product Management. Three years later, she assumed her current role as Vice President and General Manager of Allscripts FollowMyHealth™. Prior to her time at Allscripts, Kim was part of the Springfield Clinic, first as an RN and later as a Clinical Informatics expert. While there, Kim implemented more than 350 physicians on a new EHR, and helped the office convert from paper-based to fully electronic. Kim has also been an Oncology Nurse at St. John’s hospital, and earned her BSN from St. John’s College.

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Dr. Ramanujam (Ram) Venugopalan

Solutions Manager, Professional™

Dr. Ramanujam (Ram) Venugopalan joined Allscripts in 2009 as a Senior Business Analyst in the ambulatory space. Since then, he has continued to oversee various ambulatory EHR systems and population management initiatives, focusing on clinical leadership as well as regulatory and compliance roadmaps.

Previously, Dr. Venugopalan practiced community medicine in Mumbai, before entering the healthcare IT field. He holds a Masters in Hospital Administration from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and a post-graduate diploma in Medico-legal Systems. Dr. Venugopalan is dedicated to making EHRs trusted and efficient tools for clinician success and to becoming a catalyst in making healthcare smarter. He is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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