John Parmigiani, MS

Mr. Parmigiani has over 35 years of experience in information systems management in both the public and private sectors. He has helped clients in hospitals, academic medical centers, physician groups, suppliers, health plans, labs and retail pharmacies, as well as health-care related software developers, practice management systems developers, billing companies and transcription services.

His experience includes:

  • Serving as Director of Enterprise Standards for the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), now the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Chairing the government-wide HIPAA Administrative Simplification Security and Electronic Signature Standards Implementation Team that wrote the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Participating in overseeing development and implementation of the HIPAA Transactions and Code Sets and the Privacy Rule

Mr. Parmigiani is a frequent speaker at various national conferences on HIPAA, healthcare data security, and privacy on the Internet, as well as an oft-quoted expert in leading healthcare compliance and information technology publications. He is a member of

  • The AHIMA Privacy and Security Practice Council, The advisory board of the Guide to Medical Privacy and HIPAA, and
  • The Academic Medical Centers Privacy and Security Conferences Planning Committee

Mr. Parmigiani co-authored the Guidelines for Academic Medical Centers on Security and Privacy. Mr. Parmigiani received the HIPAA Summit Distinguished Service Award in 2009 for his work in HIPAA Privacy and Security compliance.

He is a senior and life member of the Institute of Industrial Engineering and a graduate of the Health Executives Development Program at Cornell University, the University of Miami Law School’s Economics Institute for Healthcare Officials and the Brookings Institute for Government Executives.

Mr. Parmigiani holds a BES in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from The Johns Hopkins University and an MS in Management Science and Operations Research from The George Washington University.

A more extensive list of experience, appointments, presentations, and publications is available at