John H. “Joe” Knowles is CEO of the Institute for Health Metrics (IHM), a nonprofit incubator of information based solutions to improve quality and outcomes in healthcare. He is also Founder and Vice Chair of IHM Services Company, a venture backed, for-profit subsidiary of the Institute, which provides SaaS based clinical quality and regulatory reporting for over 100 hospitals across the country. IHM was awarded its fourth NIH grant as a sub-grantee to Boston Medical Center.
Joe is currently Trustee of MGH Institute of Health Professions, Member of CRICO Strategies Committee, and Trustee of Essex County Community Foundation. He holds an AB (Government, 1979) from Harvard College, an MBA (Marketing, 1983) from Columbia University and an MPH (Family and Community Health, 2002) from Harvard School of Public Health.