Standard Register (NYSE: SR) announced today that John King, president of the Standard Register Healthcare business unit, has been appointed as an officer of the company by its board of directors.
King joined the company in 2011 as vice president of Standard Register Healthcare technology solutions sales. He was promoted to president of the healthcare business unit in 2012.
“Under John’s leadership, Standard Register Healthcare has become a valued workflow, communications and analytics partner for our customers as they address expanding requirements for meaningful use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), patient safety and accountability,” said Joseph P. Morgan, Jr., president and chief executive officer of Standard Register. “John’s career has been devoted to advancing healthcare through innovative technology and he has developed a focused strategy to deliver our portfolio of healthcare solutions across the continuum of care.”
According to King, empowering people with information is the foundation of the SR Healthcare strategy. “Improved healthcare relies on better information management and engagement,” he said. “We are uniquely positioned to help our customers standardize and manage the communications that guide care, enabling them to engage the right person with the right information, so they can influence behavior and achieve their desired outcomes.”
King has more than 20 years of sales and operational experience in healthcare and information technology. Prior to joining Standard Register, he was the general manager of operations for MedAssets’ revenue cycle technology business. In the decade before, he held various leadership positions at McKesson Corporation, where he developed and executed strategies to drive growth and ensure operational excellence. Earlier in his career he gained diverse experience working at both IDX Systems Corporation (now GE Healthcare) and Shared Medical Systems (now Siemens Healthcare). King holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the Virginia Military Institute.
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