CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2014) - TransUnion announced today that Gerry McCarthy has joined the company as the new president of TransUnion Healthcare. McCarthy will be responsible for the strategic direction of the healthcare business and expanding its footprint in the healthcare market overall. He will report directly to chief executive officer and president Jim Peck.
"Changes in the healthcare landscape are driving providers to pay closer attention to their finances. To help our customers manage their revenue cycles effectively, TransUnion Healthcare needed a leader with a specific combination of technical skills and experience," said Jim Peck, president and CEO of TransUnion. "Gerry has a proven track record leading both the strategic and operational sides of a complex business. He has a broad understanding of healthcare information technology and business development, and is the perfect person to use his knowledge to grow this dynamic business."
McCarthy has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information technologies. Most recently, he spent two years as chief strategic officer of HealthMEDX, a clinical solutions company, where he led investment strategy, product direction, R&D and Marketing. In a number of executive leadership roles at McKesson healthcare information technology companies, Gerry led diverse teams that included product management, physician solutions and sales. He is adept at driving strategy in complex organizations, increasing revenue and interpreting trends in the healthcare industry.
McCarthy attended college at Marquette University in Wisconsin and has actively served on numerous healthcare related boards, including the American Diabetes Association of Colorado, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Standards & Interoperability Framework and the Leading Age Center for Aging Services Technologies.
As a global leader in credit and information management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion helps improve efficiency, manage risk, reduce costs and increase revenue by delivering comprehensive data and advanced analytics and decisioning. For consumers, TransUnion provides the tools, resources and education to help manage their credit health and achieve their financial goals. Through these and other efforts, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies worldwide. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Chicago, TransUnion reaches businesses and consumers in 33 countries around the world on five continents. www.transunion.com/business
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