Don Hankus, CIO
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer of MDVIP, Donald Hankus draws upon his rich career as a seasoned healthcare services technology executive with over 20 years of success in building and leading world-class IT teams; delivering complex, customer-centric IT solutions; and directing large-scale change initiatives. His wealth of experience began as an entrepreneurial business founder and president of MicroStar Computers and encompasses being a highly sought-after technology consultant and holding several CIO appointments providing enterprise-wide support to national real estate and healthcare franchises as well as global IT leadership.
Passionate about leveraging technology to enhance the customer experience, improve efficiency and drive growth, Mr. Hankus’ extensive breadth of expertise includes innovative custom software development, web services, security solutions, data center and sales operations systems, business intelligence analysis, process reengineering, strategic vision and planning, healthcare informatics and cloud technologies.
Most recently, Mr. Hankus was Chief Information Officer for Clarient Inc., a GE healthcare company specializing in cancer and molecular diagnostics and research, where he supported over 1,100 pathologists across the United States. Prior to this role, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Insight Health Corp. with responsibility for a proprietary imaging information system and software integration to multiple electronic healthcare platforms and hospital information systems, including a patient portal and referring physician portal, used by over 350 affiliated radiologists in 80+ locations around the country.
Before this, Mr. Hankus completed a global data warehouse project and the deployment of a worldwide customer relationship management system for Quest Software (now owned by Dell) in his position as Director of Sales Operations. As the Chief Information Officer for DirectFit, he created a multimedia, web-based IT recruiting system for this national technical recruiting firm with 18 studios where his team pioneered video interview technology and played a key role in the eventual sale of the company to a multibillion-dollar organization. Mr. Hankus received a BA in chemistry from Southern Illinois University, where he also completed courses toward a master’s degree in electronic and electrical engineering and computer science.