Erik Pupo is a managing director in the Accenture Health Client Service Group, where he manages a large team of healthcare professionals within the Clinical and Health Management Services team. Erik develops and leads strategic and technological transformational initiatives as the Provider Technology Consulting lead for North America. In addition, as Accenture’s Healthcare Blockchain lead for North America, Erik leads sales and implementation efforts with Accenture’s payer, provider and life science customers on how to use blockchain technology to improve efficiencies within their businesses.
In his client delivery role, he partners with senior client executives to develop and drive healthcare transformation strategies, guide healthcare investment decisions, develop innovation roadmaps for new use of health IT, and build transformation programs in support of population health, care management, value based care, and interoperability initiatives. He also has extensive responsibilities for a diverse portfolio of sales and business development activities at major Accenture healthcare clients and leads a wide range of provider and payer sales opportunities across North America.
Erik has worked for over 20 years in healthcare, including senior positions in federal, state, and commercial healthcare programs and initiatives, and served in key leadership roles within the healthcare community. He holds leadership advisory positions within the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and regularly speaks at industry conferences on trends influencing the healthcare industry. Previously, he worked at Deloitte where he led several health IT initiatives for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).
He received a certification as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CHPIMS) in 2009 and became a HIMSS Fellow in 2012.