Greg Franklin is the Assistant Secretary of Health Information Technology at the California Technology Agency. He is responsible for the oversight and policy development of California’s information technology (IT) solutions in the area of health. His recent focus has been on the technological solutions associated with California’s implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He directs California’s Enterprise Architecture activities, overall statewide IT policy development, and is on the board of the California Telehealth Network.
Prior to the Technology Agency, Greg was Deputy Director of Health Care Operations for the California Department of Health Care Services and served as project director for the acquisition of California’s $10 billion federal Section 1115 waiver, “A Bridge to Health Reform”. He has held the position of Assistant Executive Officer at CalPERS, directing the purchase of health coverage for 1.3 million members. He has also held deputy director positions in the California Department of Health Services over Health Information and Strategic Planning, Office of Vital Records, Center for Health Statistics, and the Office of Multicultural Health. Additionally, Greg is also a senior officer in the United States Air Force Reserves serving as a Senior Health Administrator.
Greg holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento, a Master’s degree in Health Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, and attended the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.