Entries by Pam Arlotto

From CMIO to CHIO: Information, Integration and Innovation

RECORDED WEBINAR Presented by the Scottsdale Institute, Luke Webster, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Jvion, and Pam Arlotto, President and CEO, Maestro Strategies discuss the topic “From CMIO to CHIO: Information, Integration and Innovation.” This teleconference explores the evolving role of the CMIO. Dr. Webster shares his personal story and role as a CMIO. Initially focused on […]

What Got Us Here, Won’t Get Us There: Strategic Planning for the Transition

Information and technology is becoming pervasive in all aspects of clinical care delivery and financial management of the health care enterprise.  Healthcare business, clinical and information technology leaders agree that IT is critical to population health management and value based reimbursement.  Yet, for many, day to day problems often keep IT leadership in a fire-fighting […]

The Pivot: From Compliance to Strategy

HIMSS16 – billed as the largest and most important healthcare IT conference in the United States occurred last week in Las Vegas.  The message was loud and clear – something is different; the government mandate is over.  Strategy is the new, new. For years the HIT world has encouraged alignment of enterprise strategy and the IT plan.  Alignment suggests two […]

Beware Best Practices

Almost twenty years ago, in 1996 after publishing “America’s Health in Transition: Protecting and Improving Quality”  the Institute of Medicine launched a long term, ongoing concerted effort on assessing and improving the quality of healthcare.  “To Err is Human” further galvanized the national movement to improve the quality and safety of our healthcare practices by […]

Health Care 2.0 and Beyond

In a recent article in Trustee magazine, Pam Arlotto begins the discussion of how a three stage transformational framework can guide boards as they identify information technology priorities and evolve to value-based care models. Hospitals and systems now fall into one of three stages: Health Care 1.0 (EHR implementation, patient portals) Health Care 2.0 (Interoperable systems; mHealth and […]

Business Plans for Affiliated Provider Solutions & Services

Despite the healthcare consolidation trend and the health system strategy to build a “System of Care” across the healthcare continuum, affiliated providers continue to be an essential element of the care delivery process in most communities. Even with strong referral management processes and systems, physicians will still refer patients to providers outside the “owned assets” […]