Walton joins NWHA following his distinguished career as a healthcare leader and visionary.
SCRANTON, Pa., January 18, 2017 – Next Wave Health Advisors, LLC (NWHA), a Huntzinger Management Group company, announced today that Greg Walton has joined the firm as its newest advisor.
Before joining NWHA, Walton served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, Calif. “I am excited to enter the next phase of my professional life as part of Next Wave Health Advisors,” Walton said. “It will be a unique opportunity to collaborate with such a distinguished group of colleagues as we assist healthcare organizations and startups with their information technology challenges.”
Walton has more than 35 years of health information technology experience. Prior to his tenure at El Camino Hospital, Walton served as Senior Vice President and CIO at Carilion Health System in Roanoke, Va. He has also held provider management positions at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, CapGemini, and SMS. Greg holds a master’s degree in business administration from Widener University in Chester, Pa., and a bachelor’s degree in social science from the University of Miami, Florida. He’s a fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), as well as the past chair of the HIMSS Board of Directors.
“Recognized and respected as a visionary thought leader in healthcare information technology, the addition of Greg’s talent and experience further enriches the insight and leadership NWHA presents to our industry,” said William Reed, Executive Vice President and Partner at Huntzinger.
About Next Wave Health Advisors
Next Wave Health Advisors, LLC, a Huntzinger Management Group company, are the preeminent leaders in healthcare information technology. Our team of executives played central roles in forming the modern-day HIT landscape over the past several decades, setting the bar in HIT leadership, management, technology, information security, business intelligence and organizational development. For more information, visit www.nextwavehealthadvisors.com.
William Reed, EVP and Partner
Huntzinger Management Group