Congratulations to 40 Under 40 Winner: Pernell Jones, VP of Sales, Holon Solutions
Get To Know Pernell:
Why is this candidate a good fit for 40 under 40?
Pernell Jones is an experienced healthcare executive with a wide perspective. Pernell has used his healthcare operations and strategy experience to create new opportunities for his current organization - Holon Solutions - a healthcare information technology start-up designed to reduce care team burnout and improve quality outcomes for patients. Pernell also helps educate young, aspiring healthcare leaders as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy.
Explain this candidate’s professional accomplishments. (Maximum of 500 words)
Mr. Jones earned his masters degree in health administration at the University of Southern California. He also completed an intense, 1-year post-graduate administrative fellowship at Palomar Health in San Diego, CA. His training has helped Mr. Jones enact significant changes as a leader in San Diego and Los Angeles. For example, he helped transform San Diego-based Palomar Medical Group into a large, clinically integrated provider network, serving more communities and achieving higher patient satisfaction and quality outcomes during his tenure. Mr. Jones also expanded the Providence network in Southern California with innovative clinical partnerships and new service lines to serve the unique needs of a diverse Los Angeles County. He credits emotional intelligence, tenacity, and mentorship for his early success.
How does the candidate show commitment to the industry and bettering their professional career? (Maximum of 500 words)
Pernell Jones has greatly benefited from mentorship in his career. As a result, he believes it is his moral obligation to pay it forward. Mr. Jones is an adjunct faculty member at University of Southern California where he teaches digital health innovation, he is highly involved in the American college of healthcare executives and the national association of health services executives, and he precepts interns regularly. Mr. Jones has also participated in regional and national speaking engagements about his personal/professional experience and where he sees healthcare innovation moving in the future.