Why Open Matters

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Why Open Matters

Our unique Open architecture connects both clinical and financial data across every setting.Learn how it can help you>

Board of Directors

Stuart Bascomb

Mr. Bascomb was elected to Allscripts’ Board of Directors in June 2012. He currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of Qualsight, Inc., a Chicago, Illinois-based company that manages laser vision correction surgery services. From 2004 through 2012, Mr. Bascomb was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Qualsight, Inc. From 1989 to 2004, Mr. Bascomb held various management and executive positions (including as Chief Financial Officer and as Executive Vice President of Sales, Client Services and Provider Relations) at Express Scripts, Inc., a public company focused on pharmacy benefit manager services, and served as a director from 2000 to 2004. From 1976 to 1989, Mr. Bascomb held several management positions (including as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President) at Medicare-Glaser Corp., a public retail pharmacy company.

Paul Black

Mr. Black serves as Allscripts’ Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director. Mr. Black was appointed CEO in December 2012 after having served on Allscripts Board of Directors for eight months. As Chief Executive Officer, Black leads the direction of the company and its global commitment to delivering an Open, Connected Community of Health™.

Full Biography

Dennis Chookaszian

Mr. Chookaszian was appointed to Allscripts’ Board of Directors in September 2010 and served as Chairman of Allscripts’ Board of Directors from April 2012 until March 2014. He served as Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, the advisory council to the Financial Advisory Standards Board, from January 2007 until December 2011. From 1999 until 2011, Mr. Chookaszian served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of mPower, Inc., a financial advice provider focused on the on-line management of 401(k) plans. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Chookaszian served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CNA Insurance Companies. During his 27-year career with CNA, Mr. Chookaszian held several management positions at the business unit and corporate levels, including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1990 to 1992 and Chief Financial Officer from 1975 to 1990. Mr. Chookaszian is a registered certified public accountant.

Robert Cindrich

Mr. Cindrich was appointed to Allscripts’ Board of Directors in May 2012. From 2012 until 2013, he served as the interim General Counsel of United States Steel Corporation. Mr. Cindrich formerly served as a senior advisor to the Office of the President of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). From 2004 until 2010, Mr. Cindrich was Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of UPMC. From 1994 until 2004, Mr. Cindrich served as a judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Prior to that appointment, he practiced law in both the government and private sectors, including serving as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Michael Klayko

Mr. Klayko was elected to Allscripts’ Board of Directors in May 2013 and was appointed to serve as Chairman of Allscripts’ Board of Directors in March 2014. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of MKA Capital, an investment company focused on technology investments. From 2005 until 2013, Mr. Klayko was Chief Executive Officer of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a comprehensive network solutions provider. Additionally, Mr. Klayko has held executive positions at Rhapsody Networks (including as its Chief Executive Officer), McDATA, EMC Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, and International Business Machines Corporation. Mr. Klayko brings 35 years of experience in the storage, computer, and telecommunications industries.

Anita Pramoda

Ms. Pramoda was elected to Allscripts’ Board of Directors in May 2013. Ms. Pramoda currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and a director of TangramCare, a healthcare information technology company. From 2009 until 2012, she served as the Chief Financial Officer at Epic Systems Corporation. From 2006 until 2008, Ms. Pramoda served as the Chief Financial Officer of Ontech Operations, Inc. Ms. Pramoda also currently serves as a director of Dignity Health Foundation, a non-profit organization.

David Stevens

David D. Stevens currently serves as a private advisor and investor in private equity in the healthcare services industry. From 1983 until 2006, Mr. Stevens served in various executive roles at Accredo Health Group, Inc. (f/k/a Accredo Health, Inc.) and its predecessor companies, serving as its Chief Executive Officer from 1995 until 2006, its Chairman of the Board from 1995 until 2005, and its President and Chief Operating Officer from 1993 until 1996. Accredo Health Group, Inc. was acquired by Medco Health Solutions, Inc. in 2005. Mr. Stevens currently serves as a director of Viasystems Group, Inc., a publicly-traded company that provides complex multi-layer printed circuit boards and electro-mechanical solutions; Wright Medical Group, Inc., a publicly-traded orthopedic company that designs, manufactures, and distributes extremity and biologic solutions; and several privately-held healthcare companies.

Randy Thurman

Ralph H. "Randy" Thurman currently serves as a senior advisor in the private equity industry. He is currently Executive Chairman of Presbia PLC (an Orchard Capital Corporation company), a publicly-traded medical device company, and is a member of the executive investment council of Levitt Equity Partners, a private equity firm. From 2008 until 2011, Mr. Thurman served as Executive Chairman of CardioNet Inc. (now known as BioTelemetry, Inc.), and as its interim Chief Executive Officer from 2008 until 2010. From 2001 until 2007, Mr. Thurman was Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VIASYS Healthcare Inc., a diversified healthcare technology company, which was acquired by Cardinal Healthcare Inc. in 2007. Mr. Thurman served as a consultant to Cardinal Healthcare Inc. from the date of acquisition until 2008. From 1997 until 2001, Mr. Thurman served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Reserves LLC, which provided advisory services to bio-pharmaceutical, genomic, and medical device companies. From 1993 until 1997, Mr. Thurman was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Corning Life Sciences, Inc., and from 1984 until 1993, Mr. Thurman held various positions at Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global pharmaceutical company, ultimately as its President..

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