Keynote Speaker
Dr. Gene Barduson, Keynote Speaker for COMP & CPM ceremony
Gene Barduson, MMath

Gene Barduson has been a leader in health care informatics for more than three decades. In addition to being a member of the Board of Trustees at Western University of Health Sciences, he is a member of the Board of Trustees at Scripps Health, an integrated delivery network in Southern California.

Beginning in 1966, Mr. Barduson held various positions at IBM.  Since 1990, he has dedicated his career to health care informatics, delivering solutions for health systems, physicians, payers, and patients. Mr. Barduson has been President and CEO of three health care informatics companies; President and CEO of EDiX, a national transcription service; Chairman and CEO at Apexion Technologies, a start-up technology providing health care supply and surgical instrument tracking applications; and President and CEO at Alteer Corporation, providing EMR/operational services to the physician marketplace.

Mr. Barduson served as Executive Chairman of the Board for PerfectServe, a comprehensive and secure health care communications and physician collaboration platform; as a board member at Benchmark Revenue, a company delivering revenue cycle management software and services; as a board member and director at Vesatek, an early-stage medical device company focused on endovascular surgery; and a board member at InfraWare 360, a hosted documentation platform.

Mr. Barduson is the Founder of La Jolla Wellness Studio and holds the U.S patent for the “MyoMetrix Method,” which integrates advanced technology with stress management, nutrition, and fitness to affect individual well-being. Today, the MyoMetrix Method is benefiting members at one of the largest health plans in California.

Mr. Barduson received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and his master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Northern Iowa. He lives in La Jolla, California, and is the proud grandfather of six.