Role: Chief Information Officer
Corey is the Director of the North Country Health Information Partnership (N-CHIP) and Chief Information Officer for the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization.
In that role, he oversees a project that has successfully implemented electronic health records in more than 80 percent of primary care offices in the Fort Drum region. Through connecting these practices and the seven regional hospitals to the local health information exchange and implementing other care quality improvement measures, the community has achieved the highest concentration of Patient Centered Medical Homes in the United States. Corey also led the integration of the Department of Defense (DoD), Veteran’s Administration (VA) and local healthcare community’s electronic health systems, linking them through the regional Health Information Exchange (HealtheConnections) as one of three fully integrated systems world-wide to care for our veterans, soldiers and their families.
Corey previously served as the Chief Information Officer for Canton-Potsdam Hospital in Potsdam, NY, and as manager of a Battle Simulation Center on Fort Drum. Corey has an M.B.A. in IT Management from Capella University, Minneapolis, MN. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the College of Health Information Management Executives. Corey is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO), Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHiMS), a Certified Security Specialist (CSCS) and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). He is also a veteran, having served as a helicopter pilot and officer in the U.S. Army for 13 years, in Desert Shield/Storm, Haiti, Somalia and Bosnia.
Corey lives in Harrisville, NY, with his son and their Bernese Mountain Dog, Guinness.