Eyal Gurion leads strategic initiatives for IHA, including the development of the Symphony Provider Directory, California's centralized platform for provider data management. The Symphony Provider Directory will ensure all provider organizations, health plans and other industry stakeholders in California have access to accurate, on demand and complete provider directory data. Also, as part of his responsibilities, Eyal leads the Encounter Data initiative and the Digital Health acceleration program. The Encounter Data initiative is an industry-wide, multi-stakeholder project to assess market challenges and develop solutions, including standardization of encounter data exchange processes between provider groups, health plans and clearinghouses in California. As part of the Digital Health acceleration program, Eyal is working with various IHA stakeholders to develop a digital health strategy and accelerate suitable solutions.
Previously, Mr. Gurion worked as a strategy and business development consultant with various healthcare organizations including start-ups, venture capital firms, academia and not-for-profits. Prior to that, he worked for Johnson & Johnson’s medical device division, managing the commercial relationships with large integrated plan/provider organizations; and held various commercial roles with Agilent Technologies and Applied Materials. Originally from Israel, Eyal served as a military commander in the Israeli Missing in Action unit.
He received his bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University and his MBA from the Haas Business School at U.C. Berkeley.