TransUnion announced that Gerry McCarthy has joined the company as the new president of TransUnion Healthcare. McCarthy will be responsible for the strategic direction of the healthcare business and expanding its footprint in the healthcare market overall. He will report directly to chief executive officer and president Jim Peck.
McCarthy has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information technologies. Most recently, he spent two years as chief strategic officer of HealthMEDX, a clinical solutions company, where he led investment strategy, product direction, R&D and Marketing. In a number of executive leadership roles at McKesson healthcare information technology companies, Gerry led diverse teams that included product management, physician solutions and sales. He is adept at driving strategy in complex organizations, increasing revenue and interpreting trends in the healthcare industry.
McCarthy attended college at Marquette University in Wisconsin and has actively served on numerous healthcare related boards, including the American Diabetes Association of Colorado, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Standards & Interoperability Framework and the Leading Age Center for Aging Services Technologies.