Philip Fasano is executive vice president and chief information officer of Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest not-for-profit health plan and health care provider, with annual operating revenue of nearly $48 billion. Often referred to as the model for the future of health care, Kaiser Permanente serves more than 9 million members, focusing on prevention and affordable health care for the members and communities it serves through the use of evidence-based medicine and industry-leading technology.
A nationally recognized leader, Fasano was named one of Computerworld's Top 100 IT Leaders for 2010 for exceptional technology leadership and effectively managed IT strategies. Since joining Kaiser Permanente in 2007, Fasano has been directing the 6,000 employees of the IT organization in support of a vision of real-time, personalized health care for its members. Under Fasano's leadership, the company creates better tools and platforms to deliver smarter, more connected care that is also preventative and affordable.
The centerpiece of the technology platform is Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®, the world's largest civilian electronic health record. KP HealthConnect gives the organization's more than 16,000 physicians immediate access to patients' status and medical history, as well as support for making decisions using evidence-based practice guidelines and the latest medical research. Kaiser Permanente's members can easily make and reschedule appointments, check lab results, and send e-mails to care providers via My Health Manager, the online personal health record that connects directly with KP HealthConnect.
Passionate about using transformative technology to make lives better, Fasano serves as co-chair for CIO Leadership Network's San Francisco CIO Executive Summit, a community developed for the specific needs of chief information officers and senior IT leaders. Fasano also provides technology and health care industry leadership as a member the board of directors of NICRE-Veterans Health Research Institute, the Oracle CIO Customer Advisory Board, and Sierra Ventures CIO Advisory Board.
Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Fasano served in information technology leadership roles in some of the nation's top finance companies, including Capital One Financial Group, JP Morgan, and Deutsche Financial Services, a division of Deutsche Bank. Fasano earned his master's in business administration from Long Island University and his bachelor's degree in computer science from the New York Institute of Technology.