Health IT provider Cerner Corp. has hired William Mintz as chief strategy officer to identify and create new business opportunities, drive the strategic planning process and oversee corporate strategy.
“I’m thrilled to add Will to Cerner’s executive leadership team,” said Chairman and CEO Brent Shafer. “Will is a strong leader and has a proven track record of success in corporate strategy, business development, digital transformation and vision for innovative health care solutions.”
Prior to joining Cerner, Mintz worked with other leading health care and technology businesses, including Aetna Inc., Care3 Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and most recently, Leidos Holdings Inc.
Mintz said he has dedicated his career to developing strategies and businesses to make the health care system function better.
“The health care landscape presents many challenges and opportunities and Cerner is well-positioned to continue its leadership position,” he added. “I look forward to collaborating with Cerner’s associates worldwide in helping shape health care of tomorrow.”
In 2015 Mintz co-founded Care3 Inc., a health company that uses digital tools that help patients in underserved communities and their caregivers better manage their health journey. At Cerner, he will continue to work across business units to develop solutions that make health care more accessible and equitable for all.