People

CHRISTOPHER KUNNEY

Senior Vice President

Education/Memberships/Credentials

Georgia Institute of Technology

Executive Master of Science, Management of Technology

Atlanta, Georgia

Fort Valley State University

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science/Mathematics

Fort Valley, Georgia

Certifications

Certified Professional Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Certified Professional Healthcare Information Technology

Professional Memberships

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

American Health Information Management Association

Christopher Kunney is a senior vice president of healthcare information technology for Coker Group. As an experienced healthcare information technology executive and strategist, Mr. Kunney works with hospitals, health systems, accountable care organizations, clinically integrated networks, ancillary service providers, and physician-owned entities to provide guidance and insights specific to emerging healthcare technology offerings, compliance-related issues, and technology adoption. Mr. Kunney’s business philosophy is to create practical IT strategies and implementation plans designed for maximum return.

He has appeared as a subject matter expert at numerous healthcare IT industry conferences and events and in a variety of publications. He co-authors various articles, whitepapers, and presents nationally on topics surrounding the impact of health information technology on the clinical ecosystem.

Experience:

  • Developed and implemented strategic enterprise-wide solutions that addressed the current issues faced by health systems including:
    • Governance
    • Meaningful Use
    • PPACA
    • HITECH Act
    • HIPAA
    • EMR Adoption
    • CMS quality measures
    • HIEs
  • Demonstrated ability to build peak-performing teams and achieve cross-functional business objectives that effectively integrate within the clinical setting.
  • Contributed a seasoned, broad-based perspective with the maturity to lead IT transformation efforts in all areas of healthcare business.