• Chris Hobson - Chief Medical Officer
    Chris Hobson - Chief Medical Officer

    Chris Hobson

    Chief Medical Officer for North America

    Dr. Chris Hobson, MD MBA is the Chief Medical Officer and chief privacy Officer with Orion Health. He had key areas of responsibility for the clinical direction of Orion Health products and solutions, and ensures the protection of patient safety and privacy in everything Orion Health does. He is a primary care practitioner and internist certified in healthcare informatics. He has extensive international clinical, technical and policy-level expertise, drawing from his background successfully developing and implementing health information technology globally. He is a regular presenter at industry events internationally; in addition to his responsibilities for patient safety and privacy, he has active interests in care coordination, population health and disease management. 

    Chris Hobson

    Chief Medical Officer for North America

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    Jason Careless

    Chief Technology Officer

    Jason joined Orion Health in December 2010, working in London, Scottsdale and a stint in Auckland. As Chief Technology Officer Jason is responsible for Orion’s overall global technology strategy providing technical leadership across the regions and working closely with product and R&D teams to achieve efficient and effective solutions. Jason also owns our relationship with AWS, attaining the status of Advanced Technology Partner and their ISV healthcare competency.

    Jason Careless

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Gary Folker - Senior Vice President, Canada
    Gary Folker - Senior Vice President, Canada

    Gary Folker

    EVP, North America

    Gary is responsible for the strategic planning, ongoing development and growth of Orion Health in North America. He draws from more than 30 years of experience pioneering healthcare technology in Canada.

    Prior to joining Orion Health in 2011, Gary was Managing Director for Healthcare with xwave (a Bell Company). While there, he built and managed partnerships. He also drove development of integrated healthcare solutions such as xwaveEMR - a hosted Application Service Provider (ASP) electronic medical record for primary-care physicians in Ontario.

    Gary has exemplary credentials that include spearheading the implementation of Canada’s first fully-integrated electronic patient chart; introducing high-volume scanning of patient records into Canada and creating the largest healthcare document-capture facility in North America. Gary has held various senior-management and executive positions, including Chief Operating Officer of a major Canadian health-informatics firm. He has directed development of technology solutions and expanded services that resulted in the introduction into Canada of many leading medical technologies.

    Gary is head of the ITAC Health Board, he is a CPHIMS-CA certified professional and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Acadia University.

    Gary Folker

    EVP, North America

  • Sean Donoghue Senior Vice President, Operations
    Sean Donoghue Senior Vice President, Operations

    Sean Donoghue

    SVP, Commercial Operations

    As SVP of Commercial Operations, Sean Donoghue is responsible for managing the North American finance, legal, and corporate functions, as well as providing support for all other functional teams. The commercial team also has responsibility for managing the external business partnerships with our customers and strategic partners.  

    Sean Donoghue

    SVP, Commercial Operations

  • Matthew Maennling - Regional Vice President, Canada
    Matthew Maennling - Regional Vice President, Canada

    Matthew Maennling

    SVP, Professional Services for North America

    Matthew brings more than two decades of IT project delivery, executive leadership and practice management within the Healthcare, Government and Education verticals. Prior to joining Orion Health, Matthew was an Associate Director at Bell Canada, directing the implementation of ASP-based GE Electronic Medical Records systems in Canadian medical clinics. Matthew is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) and graduated from McGill University's Faculty of Education.

    Matthew Maennling

    SVP, Professional Services for North America

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    Deborah Wahl

    SVP, People and Culture, North America

     Deborah Wahl oversees all Human Resources functions for the US and Canada. Deborah brings more than 20 years of executive leadership in human resources and operations across various industries and markets. Prior to joining Orion Health, Deborah was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Marquette Financial Companies, a $1.4 billion financial/banking institution. Deborah was Vice President, Human Resources for Citation Technologies and Environmental Support Solutions, developers of compliance and risk management software in the environmental, health & safety space, with employees in the US, Canada, China and the UK.

     
    Deborah previously served as President of the Phoenix HR association, National President of the International Paralegal Management Association, and is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer at management conferences around the country. In 2001, she chaired legislative efforts to draft Workplace Violence Legislation, enacted into Arizona law that year. Deborah received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, with highest honors, from the University of Phoenix, and currently holds her SHRM and HRCI certifications.

    Deborah Wahl

    SVP, People and Culture, North America

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    Tom Smolinsky

    VP, US Managed Services

    Tom is a seasoned Strategic Technology and Security Executive with over 20 years of experience in technology including broad-based management in Cyber security, Systems Design and Development, Implementation, Administration, Support, Project Management and Strategic Organizational Development.

    Tom Smolinsky

    VP, US Managed Services

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    Chad Peterson

    VP, Public Sector Solutions

    Chad Peterson is an experienced healthcare Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He is skilled in Healthcare Consulting, Software Implementation, Strategic Planning, Healthcare Industry, and Business Process Improvement. As VP of the Public Sector for Orion Health, he brings strong business development expertise. Chad has a Bachelor's degree focused on Organizational Leadership from University of Mary.

    Chad Peterson

    VP, Public Sector Solutions

  • Karen Ewing - Senior Marketing Director
    Karen Ewing - Senior Marketing Director

    Karen Ewing

    VP, North American Marketing

    Karen Ewing is a seasoned, bilingual marketing executive with more than 30 years of experience. As VP, North American Marketing, she holds a leadership position within the global marketing team where she is responsible for overseeing all marketing efforts for Orion Health in Canada and the United States. Her role is to drive functional marketing in order to support Orion Health marketing strategy and overall business goals. She has held marketing roles with high technology companies like xwave, A Bell Company, Spar Aerospace, and the Canadian Nuclear Association. 

    Karen Ewing

    VP, North American Marketing