What makes us different from the rest?We connect people, places and information across all care settings through our Open, Connected Community of Health™Our full suite of population health solutions build on the power of our comprehensive suite of Clinical and Revenue Cycle core productsWe deliver the portfolio flexibility to work with all major EHR applications in the market todayWe inspire smarter careThat’s the Power of Allscripts.Physicians' offices, hospitals Read More
Paul M. Black
Paul Black currently serves as board member and chief executive officer of Allscripts. As CEO, Paul guides company direction to fulfill its global commitment to build Open, connected communities of health.
Prior to joining Allscripts in 2012, Paul spent more than 13 years with Cerner Corporation in various executive positions, retiring as Cerner’s chief operating officer in 2007. During his tenure with Cerner, he helped build the company into a market leader in healthcare information technology with more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue. Paul also spent 12 years with IBM Corporation in a variety of leadership positions in sales, product marketing and professional services.
Paul has served on several private company and nonprofit boards of directors for companies in healthcare information technology, healthcare services and consumer Internet marketing. He is currently immediate past chairman and an officer of Truman Medical Centers, a 400-bed safety net academic hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
As president of Allscripts, Rick Poulton is responsible for day-to-day operations of all business units. Rick initially joined Allscripts in 2012 as chief financial officer to oversee the company’s financial operations, business development and strategy.
Rick served as the chief financial officer and treasurer for AAR Corp. after joining the company in 2006 as vice president of acquisitions and strategic investment. He spent more than ten years at UAL Corporation in progressively more senior financial and business development roles, including senior vice president of business development as well as president and CFO of the company's loyalty services subsidiary. He also served as vice president of finance for online retailer Ourhouse.com. Rick began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen & Co., LLP, where he held multiple increasingly responsible positions.
Rick has served on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, with honors, from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration, with concentrations in strategy and finance, from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.