John leads the Provider Technology Services practice within Optum Advisory Services. He plays a pivotal role leading:
- Electronic health record (EHR) implementation
- EHR optimization
- Population health/value-based operations efforts
- IT strategy
Prior to consulting, he practiced internal medicine for 14 years. His focus was ambulatory chronic disease management and inpatient critical care.
John Kontor’s unique perspective comes from his experience serving as an executive in multiple roles at IDNs. These include chief medical information officer, vice president of medical affairs and medical director of an employed physician network.
John received his Bachelor of Arts from Boston University in health policy and earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Florida in Gainesville.