Paul Black currently serves as board member and chief executive officer of Allscripts. As CEO, Paul guides company direction to fulfill its commitment to building Open, connected communities of health. Extending the value of the company’s core clinical and financial management solutions, Paul has established Allscripts as a global leader in interoperability and population health, as well as analytics and precision medicine.
Prior to joining Allscripts in 2012, Paul spent more than 13 years with Cerner Corporation in various executive positions, retiring as Cerner’s chief operating officer in 2007. Paul also spent 12 years with IBM Corporation in a variety of leadership positions in sales, product marketing and professional services.
Paul has served on several private company and nonprofit boards of directors for companies in healthcare information technology, healthcare services and consumer Internet marketing. He is currently immediate past chairman and an officer of Truman Medical Centers, a 400-bed safety net academic hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.