Title: CEO and Founder
Years in HIT: 40+
Previous Positions: Software developer.
Significant Achievements: Faulkner has expanded Epic without venture capital or going public. The company’s software was built in-house with no acquisitions. It is ranked by healthcare providers as the No. 1 overall healthcare software suite.
Impact on HIT: Faulkner founded Epic in 1979 as the original software developer, creating one of the first databases organized around a patient record and designed for clinical information. Epic is now a leading provider of integrated healthcare software, used by an increasing number of integrated delivery systems.