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John M. Knapp
Corporate Faculty - Teaching Assistant

John describes himself as dedicated to lifelong learning. He holds a Master of Science degree in Information System Engineering and Management with a concentration in Digital Health as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in E-Business. John is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems and holds an ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management and is a fellow of Leadership Cumberland. He has amassed over fourteen years’ experience in healthcare, of which ten are concentrated in healthcare information technology. Experienced in the areas of EHR implementations and systems assimilation, John is also published in the area of Clinical Decision Support with multiple citations. He is corporate faculty for the ISEM program.

When he is not enjoying the great outdoors with his wife, two young daughters and his trusty Doberman, John puts on a suit and tie and directs the IT Operations at Holy Spirit-A Geisinger Affiliate. He has the pleasure of overseeing the IT operations of a state-of-the-art data center, an established and well-respected community hospital, thirty ambulatory clinics and urgent care locations, as well as twelve Emergency Medical Services (EMS) sites — all with a goal of supporting those who care for our patients.

John is an avid obstacle course runner and this translates easily to the many impediments that sometimes need traversed in IT. He is accustomed to being an agent of innovation and is an outspoken opponent of the status-quo. John will always make himself available for a chat over highly caffeinated beverages and any conversation regarding mobile clinic research….