John Henderson
Vice President & CIO, Children’s Hospital Orange County

Seasoned, value-focused IT leader with wealth of success directing broad-based enterprise business, clinical and technology operations. History of guiding cohesive teams in design, deployment, administration and enhancement of enterprise IT capabilities to drive business value and outcomes.

John is responsible for the Information Services Department operation for hospitals, physician practices, clinics, health plan and other non-healthcare related activities. He oversees capital and operating budget planning and development of relationships with key business and strategic partners.

His key accomplishments include leading transformation of HR/Payroll operations with implementation of  Workday for HR, Payroll, Recruitment and Talent Management in 6 months, led conversion of 12 primary care practices to Cerner EMR platform, and recently completed phase 1 of data center & architecture modernization as part of IT operational excellence initiative.

John was previously Assistant Vice President at Texas Children’s Hospital. He has extensive accolades for creating lean teams that over 20 year career contributed significantly to the organization’s growth (from $400M revenue $3B plus revenue) improving productivity and reducing costs that impact operating margin. He was also responsible for IT Operations including Business and Clinical Application Delivery, Business Intelligence & Analytics, and Infrastructure Technology for healthcare organization with $4B+ in annual revenue.