John Slaughter is the chief information officer responsible for Alliant’s information technology (IT) systems provided to its employees and customers, including data analysis and reporting. Slaughter works with internal users and external clients to determine all IT requirements, including ongoing and ad hoc reporting, system enhancements, data migration and system interfaces. His background in information technology spans over 20 years in system development and project implementations for financial services, telecommunications and health care. His experience in implementing IT systems and processes has involved interfacing with state agency personnel, third-party vendors and other regulatory and private sector entities. He also identifies IT initiatives, including all associated costs and dependencies.
Prior to joining Alliant, Slaughter worked in various customer-facing technology roles for Accenture, Hewitt Associates and Saba Software. Since joining Alliant, he has overseen the implementation of solutions that support Alliant’s broad customer needs and requirements. These solutions include multiple state and customer implementations of Alliant’s Quantum XL system (Alliant’s proprietary Prior Authorization System) as well as its MedGuard® system, which is used for capturing utilization and compliance review activities. Slaughter works to ensure IT is in alignment with the goals and needs of Alliant’s customers and employees, including all security and regulatory requirements.
Slaughter has participated as a mentor in Year Up and is currently a Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) member. In 2020, Slaughter was a finalist for the Georgia Chief Information Officer of the Year Healthcare ORBIE Award which recognizes CIOs who have shown excellence in technology leadership. He received his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Tulane University and is proficient in several database formats, operating systems, languages and software applications.