14 January 2013

CareKinesis names Joseph J Filippoli as CIO

CareKinesis Names Joseph J. Filippoli SVP/CIO Former CHOP Executive Joins Medication Management Company

MOORESTOWN, NJ, January 14, 2013 – CareKinesis, Inc. Chairman and CEO, Calvin H. Joe Filippoli - CIO, CareKinesis, Inc.Knowlton, BSPharm, MDiv, PhD announced Joseph J. Filippoli, MBA, a 28-year veteran of the Information Technology industry with a particular focus in healthcare, has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.  Filippoli comes to CareKinesis with expertise in leading technology operations, application development, informatics and technology innovation within high growth start-ups. CareKinesis, named 2012 “Growth Company of the Year” by the New Jersey Technology Council, provides comprehensive pharmacy services for Accountable Care Organizations and high-risk elderly populations.

Mr. Filippoli formerly served as the Director of Information Management, leading the Enterprise Analytics & Reporting Department in Information Services, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).  His responsibilities included developing and delivering CHOP’s first Enterprise Data Warehouse, Advanced Analytics, Business Intelligence and Clinical Intelligence to the CHOP enterprise.  Working with senior leadership, Mr.Filippoli played a substantial role in actualizing the vision and strategy towards Personalized Pediatrics and Bioinformatics.

Prior to CHOP, Mr. Filippoli was Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer directing the information technology enterprise for ExcelleRx, Inc.

“Joe’s particular background and unique experience in technology allow him to bridge many facets of information management and healthcare delivery,” said Knowlton. “As CareKinesis continues to develop and implement its own proprietary medication decision support platform, moving beyond evidence-based medicine to personalized pharmacotherapy regimens and backing this up with risk mitigation features and business intelligence, Joe will be a valuable asset to the Company.”

At ExcelleRx and other fast growth, nationally-recognized companies, Filippoli created and developed comprehensive, award-winning enterprise technology while managing technology departments from inception through sustained expansion and rapid transition, consistently exceeding corporate expectations.

He also served in technology management at Christiana Care Health System in Delaware, as well as Director of Management Information Systems and Chief Technology Architect at Delaware Park Casino on the early 90s.

Mr. Filippoli is the founder and President of JF Technology Advisors providing technology leadership, guidance and direction to executive management. In the 1980’s, Mr. Filippoli served in the United States Navy,  completing 6 years of active service.  He received his Masters in Business Administration from Drexel University in 2005.

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