Paul Gertman

Chief Financial Officer

Paul attended Harvard College and graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. After residency and research fellowship training in internal medicine and preventive medicine, Paul served in the Executive Office of the President, first in the Office of Management & Budget and then with the President’s Science Advisor. He was recruited to Boston University to head its first research program in health care delivery and quality of care improvement; he held appointments as Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Surgery. In 1981, he founded the Health Data Institute, Inc., a company that provided health care data analysis and consulting services to Fortune 100 companies, major Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans and commercial insurance companies. The company was acquired in 1985, by Caremark Inc., then the leading provider of home infusion therapy for AIDS and cancer patients as well as a major mail-order drug provider; Paul served as Vice-Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientist. Caremark was acquired by Baxter International, where he briefly was Chief Healthcare Scientist. He subsequently has founded two small medical software companies and, from 2001-2005, he was Chief Scientist at the Eclipsys Corporation which provides software and services to more than 2000 U.S. and Canadian hospitals. Between these business ventures, he was Professor of Public Health at Boston University and then Chair of the Board of Visitors of the School of Public Health. He has also been a member of the Johns Hopkins Health Advisory Board, a Trustee of Concord Academy (Concord, MA) and of the Walnut Hill School (Natick, MA) and a member of the Board of Visitors of the New England Conservatory of Music.