Glenn Pearson worked in the hospital industry for more than 30 years and now applies his vast experience to help the healthcare industry fully embrace technology’s role in transforming healthcare.
Glenn’s Executive Experience helps Pearson Health Tech Insights, LLC (PHTI)’s clients understand the mindset of healthcare executives and implement strategies for successfully offering their products to hospitals and other providers.
He applies his Personal Entrepreneurial Background to PHTI clients’ projects, helping them develop effective strategic, business and marketing plans.
Glenn has taken his 24 years of working with vendors to develop granular “boots on the ground” Tactical Insights, captured in PHTI’s outline 79 Pitfalls of Marketing to Hospitals You Didn’t Even Know Existed.
Glenn served as Executive Vice President at Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) for 19+ years, where he led the following areas:
· Public Relations
· Entrepreneurial Ventures
· Vendor Endorsements
Following his tenure at GHA, Glenn founded PHTI to bridge the gap between the executive and the technical worlds. PHTI helps entrepreneurs better understand the healthcare delivery climate so they can tailor their strategies to fit in with the industry’s mindset. PHTI also helps providers understand the dynamics of integrating mHealth and other emerging technologies into their operations.
Glenn is a recognized national healthcare leader, having either chaired or served on six committees for the international American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and as elected ACHE Regent for Georgia. He has led and/or served on many national and statewide committees and organizations. Besides serving as founding president of what is now the Georgia Health Information Network (and currently serving as its treasurer and chair of the Financial Sustainability Committee), he chaired two national hospital association industry groups:
· Association of Healthcare Enterprises
· Allied Association of Hospital Accountants
He has also chaired and/or served on many other boards, committees and work groups sponsored by:
· Georgia Department of Community Health
· Technology Association of Georgia Health Society
· The Center for Health Transformation
· Southern HIPAA Administrative Regional Process
· Georgia State University Institute of Health Administration
· Leadership Atlanta
· Many others
Glenn graduated magna cum laude from the Syracuse University Honors Program and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi international honor societies. He went on to earn a Master of Health Administration degree from the Ohio State University where he received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholarship.