Entries by Maestro Strategies

Population Health Management and The Care Management Platform Briefing

In partnership with Kaufman Hall, Maestro Strategies presented an Issue Briefing and webinar, Technology for Population Health for the California Hospital Association. The Care Management Platform will power the future delivery and financing of care. Care management includes both the clinical components, such as care coordination and disease management and the business components such as […]

Organizational Competencies in Informatics & Analytics for High Performing Health Systems

Maestro interviewed CEOs from UHC, the alliance of the nation’s leading not-for-profit academic medical centers, Quality Award winners regarding leadership structures, organization design and operating models for IT, Informatics, Analytics and Quality.  From these discussions with twelve leading UHC CEOs, five emerging themes were identified as health systems make the transformation from volume to value.  The […]

The Creative Disruption of the Healthcare Business Model

Smart, connected consumer centric digital platforms offer the healthcare industry the opportunity to rethink strategic choices about value creation and realization.  For most of us, we have easily adapted to the disruption of the banking, airline, book, and music industries and have integrated smart, connected digital products into our daily lives.  Mitch Wasden, EdD, Chief […]

White Paper — From the Playing Field to the Pressbox: The Strategic Role of the Chief Health Information Officer

Based on dozens of interviews with health systems across the US and additional research, this report looks at where CHIOs and their teams are headed amid tumultuous change in healthcare. Originally seen as the stewards of CPOE and Meaningful Use — and known as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer — the Chief Health Information Officer […]

Healthcare Governance: What Boards Need To Know (Part Two)

In the second of two presentations from the Center for Healthcare Governance on the topic of leadership decision making, Making Effective Decisions In Times of Uncertainty and Change: What Boards Need To Know (Part Two), Pam Arlotto and Susan Irby of Maestro Strategies apply the decision-making framework introduced in Part One to examples from the […]

Innovation that Sticks — Podcast Episode #24: Realizing the Value of Health IT

With all the focus on the implementation of health IT and meeting meaningful use, Pam Arlotto, Maestro’s President and CEO, suggests that organizations take a step back and realize ‘why’ they’re making the investment in health IT systems. She believes that innovation within healthcare needs to be holistic and systemic to manage new technologies so that value […]

Journey to High Value Healthcare: The Board’s Role in Clinical Transformation

As American health care delivery transitions to a value-based model, transformation leadership will be needed within each organization to create the health system of the future. In Journey to High Value Healthcare: The Board’s Role in Clinical Transformation, author Pam Arlotto, President and CEO of Center affiliate member Maestro Strategies, provides a guide for boards and the […]

Consolidation, Clinical Integration & Transformation: Investing in Information Technology for an Accountable System of Care

Few argue the point that the American health care “system” is broken. Today’s fragmented non-system is based upon the decades-old idea that physicians, through a one-to-one relationship with the patient, will seek out and know the best care for each patient, and that hospitals through episodic, acute-care interventions are the centralizing point for the coordination […]