Charles Parker | Markle
Charles Parker | Markle

Charles Parker

Executive Director, The Continua Health Alliance
Member, Markle Connecting for Health Work Group on Consumer Engagement

Charles (Chuck) Parker is the Executive Director of the Continua Health Alliance, a membership-driven company focused on developing an eco-system of interoperable personal health devices. He leads the many workgroups and day-to-day operations of the Alliance.

Prior to Continua, Parker was the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at Masspro, where his primary duties were developing and managing new business opportunities focused on increasing the adoption of health information technology, as well as developing quality measurement and pay-for-performance systems. He has led national programs for practice transformation and has served on national committees for assessing adoption requirements. He has been instrumental in developing Quality Measurement programs for CMS, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Bridges to Excellence. Before joining Masspro, he was Director and National Lead for Internet Technologies, Director of Strategic Accounts, and Director of Internet and Physician Office Sales at VHA, Inc.

Parker has over 20 years of experience in healthcare technology and the strategic design of evaluation and measurement strategies. His experience includes more than eight years in methodology and program evaluation.

Parker holds a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Informatics from Northeastern University. He earned his BA in Communication Studies and Business Management at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.