Anser Innovation Names Surescripts CIO Mark Gingrich To The Board



Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS – September 12, 2017 – Anser Innovation today welcomes health information technology veteran Mark Gingrich to its board of directors.

Gingrich has more than 30 years of experience across all aspects of information systems and technology. Gingrich is currently Chief Information Officer at Surescripts where he has played a key role in creating the nation’s leading health information network. As the company’s first employee in 2001, he led the IT build out, operations, and strategy through every phase to the company’s growth.”

Prior to joining Surescripts, Gingrich was the Senior Director of Knowledge-based Systems for iMcKesson, a division of McKesson Corporation, the world’s largest drug distribution and healthcare technology company. Gingrich also served as Director of Integration and Knowledge Systems for, Inc., a developer of web-based physician connectivity services and applications acquired by McKesson in 1999.

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Gingrich is an innovator, author and award winning patent holder for AdjudiPro, an Artificial Intelligence application developed on behalf of United Healthcare and which is included in the Smithsonian Institution’s Permanent Research Collection in the National Museum of American History. He has also been involved with healthcare industry and standards groups including Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), and National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP). He has also been involved in various regional eHealth exchange initiatives including MN eHI, MHDC/MA Share, Markle Foundation’s Connecting for Health, and

“Mark is a tremendous addition to our now six member board of directors,” said Lisa Lavin, co-founder and CEO of Anser Innovation. “His experience and success in health care innovation and health information technology is second to none. The knowledge and counsel he brings to Anser will make us stronger as we develop and commercialize our Audiovisual eHealth and Medication Management System.”

Anser Innovation is a Burnsville-based company developing IoT technologies that enable ‘being there from anywhere’. Gingrich joins the board as Anser expands product development and enters the healthcare industry.

“I’ve always believed in the power of technology that improves care, enhances patient safety and cuts cost,” said Gingrich. “Anser’s passion for creating new, interactive IoT technologies is amazing. I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to support the mission of the firm.”

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Anser Innovation is a technology company pioneering interactive IoT technologies that enable ‘being there from anywhere’. Anser has developed a robust platform that can be applied to numerous market verticals. More information about Anser is available at


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