Chuck Parker, Executive Director, Continua Health Alliance
Charles (Chuck) Parker is the Executive Director of the Continua Health Alliance – a membership-driven company focused on developing an eco-system of interoperable personal health devices. Chuck leads the many workgroups and day-to-day operations of the Alliance.
Through working with Standards bodies and industry experts, Continua publishes certification standards built upon international criteria from IEEE, HL7, Bluetooth, USB, and others. In 2012, Denmark and Singapore began collaborating with Continua to require all personal connected health devices used in their national telemedicine programs were Continua Certified to ensure convenient and secure collection, communication and access to personal health data for its citizens. Mr. Parker has over 20 years of experience in healthcare technology, policy, and the strategic design of evaluation and measurement strategies. He has led national programs for practice transformation and has served on national committees for assessing adoption requirements.
Mr. Parker holds a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Informatics from Northeastern University. He earned his BA in Communication Studies and Business Management at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.