Dr. John Fallon served as Senior Vice President and Chief Physician Executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBS) from 2004 through 2015. Prior to his role at BCBS, Dr. Fallon served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for clinical affairs at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. His professional experience includes the Partners Healthcare System, where he was Chairman of the physician network.
Dr. Fallon was also the CEO of Charter Professional Services Corporation and the founder and CEO of North Shore Health System. He serves on the board of directors of Insulet Corporation (PODD) , a medical devices company. Dr. Fallon was formerly the Chairman of the board of directors of NEHI (Network for Excellence in Health Innovation). In the past, he also served as a member the board of directors of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG), a specialty pharmaceutical company, Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS), a molecular diagnostics company, as well as several not-for-profit boards, including: Alliance for Healthcare Improvement, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, Massachusetts E-Health Collaborative and Neighborhood Health Plan. He also co-chaired, with the Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Massachusetts Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative. Dr. Fallon practiced internal medicine for more than 25 years, fulfilled his residency at Boston City Hospital, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He received a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, an M.B.A. from the University of South Florida and a M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine.