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iHub Speaker Series: Chief Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health

Sponsored by the Schlager Family

Second Generation of Health Innovation

Date: Monday, April 23rd
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: First Floor Cafe, Hale Building for Transformative Medicine,
60 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115

Join iHub and the Department of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care on April 23rd as we welcome Karen Murphy, RN, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer at Geisinger Health. Murphy, the Founding Director of the Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation, will present on Geisinger’s new approach to innovation in the ever-changing healthcare space. 

Please note: Lunch will be provided, registration in advance is encouraged.

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Karen Murphy, RN, PhD
Chief Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health

Karen Murphy is an Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Geisinger Health in Danville, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Geisinger she served as the Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dr. Murphy has extensive knowledge of the health care industry and is a proven executive who has demonstrated her ability to lead complex organizations and initiatives in both the public and private sectors. Prior to assuming her role in Governor Wolf’s cabinet, she served as Director of the State Innovation Models Initiative, a $900 million investment by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation aimed at accelerating health care innovation across the nation. Dr. Murphy has an extensive career in healthcare administration. She was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Moses Taylor Health Care System.  Prior to becoming CEO of Moses Taylor Health Care System, Dr. Murphy served in various roles in health care administration. As founder and Chief Executive Officer of Physicians Health Alliance, Inc. (PHA), an integrated medical group practice within Moses Taylor Health Care System.  

Dr. Murphy currently serves as a Clinical Faculty Member in the Medicine Department at The Commonwealth Medical College.  She earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, a Master of Business Administration from Marywood University, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Scranton, and a diploma as a registered nurse from the Scranton State Hospital School of Nursing. She is an author and national speaker on health policy and health care innovation.

Check out Murphy's interview in MedCityNews on
"3 areas of healthcare that are ripe for innovation"