Analyst Profile

Barry Runyon

Barry Runyon

Research VP

14 years at Gartner ,  39 years industry experience
MN USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Barry Runyon is a healthcare provider analyst and researcher. His research agenda includes enterprise and point-of-care technologies and solutions such as interoperability, clinical communications and collaboration, nurse call, interactive patient care, vendor-neutral archives and an operational and technology framework called the real-time health system.

Areas of Coverage

  • Healthcare

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Runyon has held lead architect and technical management positions with both consulting and vendor organizations and has been in the IT field since 1978, both inside and outside of healthcare. He was involved very early in the development of the HL7 standard. Prior to joining Gartner, he served as the Chief Technology Officer at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

Professional Background

Sunquest Information Systems, Director of Third-Party Integration, 5 years
United Parcel Service, Scottsdale, Arizona, Chief Architect - Logistics and B2B Technologies, 4 years
University Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona, Chief Technology Officer, 2 years

Education

B.S., Murray State University
M.A., University of Kentucky

Languages

English