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Donald Trigg

Donald Trigg

As president of Cerner Health Ventures, Donald drives key growth strategies through partnerships with leading health systems, investments in early stage companies and commercialization efforts in emerging growth markets.

His efforts help Cerner clients drive health system revenue, manage their expense lines and advance important business model innovations as the shift from fee-for-service plays forward.

Donald joined Cerner in 2002. He has held many roles during the last 15 years including managing director of the United Kingdom operations in London, general manager of the Kansas City region, head of sales support, corporate communications and marketing operations worldwide, and leader of Cerner’s government practice.

Beyond Cerner, Donald also held the role of chief revenue officer at CodeRyte Inc., the leading supplier of natural language processing in health care. The company’s rapid growth and increasing market presence in the computer-assisted coding space led to its strategic acquisition by 3M’s health care division. Donald also spent more than a decade in Washington, D.C. He worked for President George W. Bush as a senior advisor on the 2000 Bush for President campaign in Austin, Texas, and as a director of policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce. In addition, he held several senior policy roles in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.

At Cerner, Donald has sought to advance strategic initiatives that would create a global health economy without error, variance, waste, delay and friction. His current innovation efforts include architecting intelligent health networks focused on value-based care, building out alternative network strategies including the commercial employer space, and advancing emerging solution strategies in areas such cognitive/artificial intelligence (AI) and consumer health. Donald has a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.  He serves on the board of St. Louis-based Lumeris, an industry leader in the Medicare Advantage space. 

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