Former U.S. Attorney Kent Alexander will join health care software provider Allscripts as Executive Vice President and General Counsel in September, according to a company news release.
Alexander was appointed U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia in 1994 by former President Bill Clinton. He served there through 1997. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s office, he was a partner at King & Spalding LLP, specializing in government-related health care issues.
The former prosecutor returned to private practice from 1997 until 2000, when he became Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Emory University. At Emory, he managed the legal affairs of Emory Healthcare’s three university-owned hospitals.
In his latest position with Allscripts, Alexander will handle daily legal affairs and serve as a member of the company’s executive leadership team.
Headquartered in Chicago, Allscripts specializes in providing software and information services to health care providers throughout the nation.