He holds an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and did his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital in internal medicine. He was a charter member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and was Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. He practiced emergency medicine and was president of a single-specialty group of 20 emergency care physicians for nine years before joining the executive team at Intermountain.
Mr. Grandia has served on Catalyst's board of directors since fall 2011. He is an accomplished CIO veteran of the healthcare IT industry with more than 40 years of business and technology leadership experience. Until his retirement in 2007, Mr. Grandia was executive vice president and chief technology officer of Premier, Inc. Before joining Premier in 2000, Mr. Grandia was president and chief executive officer of DAOU Systems, Inc. Prior to DAOU, Mr. Grandia led IT functions for Intermountain Healthcare, Inc. for more than two decades.
In addition to his executive positions, Mr. Grandia has served on the boards of PatientSafe Solutions, DAOU Systems, Inc., IDX Corporation and on advisory boards for 3M Healthcare Information Systems and the Center for Clinical Integration. He served as a founding board member of the following organizations: Microsoft Healthcare User Group (MSHUG), the National Alliance for Healthcare Information Technology (NAHIT), and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), of which he is a fellow. Grandia is also a fellow, life member, and past board member of the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), past president of Electronic Computing Health Oriented (ECHO), which served as IBM's healthcare users group, and a past member of the Healthcare Information Systems Executive Association (HISEA).
Spanning his career, Mr. Grandia has received numerous professional recognitions. Most recently, he was presented with the 50 in 50 award - a HIMSS 2011 recognition of 50 individuals over its 50 years who have exemplified memorable achievements in healthcare information technology. In October 1999, he was named among the "Most Influential in Healthcare IT" by the ADVANCE for Health Information Executives magazine. In 1995, he received the Gold Award for achievement in managing information technology from Carnegie Mellon University and American Management Systems. In 1992, he was awarded HIMSS' "CIO of the Year" (John E. Gall, Jr.) award for outstanding contributions to the field of healthcare information management. In 1991, he was recognized as a top 100 CIO by the CIO magazine.
Todd has a BA from Marquette University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School PMD program.