Mr. Crane most recently served as the Chief Innovation Officer of Allscripts, a $2.3 billion provider of electronic health records (EHR) and other health IT solutions for over 180,000 physicians and 2,500 hospitals. While serving in this role, from 2008 to 2016, he created Allscripts Open API, a breakthrough solution that established Allscripts as the EHR interoperability leader. He grew the Open API from a single technology into its own business unit.
Prior to that, Crane served as the CTO of Allscripts 1999-2003 and from 2005-2008. One of Crane’s most notable accomplishments was the development of the first-ever free e-prescribing solution, Allscripts ePrescribe has had over 100K users & hundreds of millions of safe, secure prescriptions written.
In addition to his tenure at Allscripts, Crane has served as CTO of startups in a variety of industries, including voice recognition for the healthcare industry, frequent flier mile platforms, home grocery shopping (later acquired by Allscripts to enable home medication shopping) and healthcare materials management systems software (later acquired by McKesson).Stanley Crane