From CMIO to CHIO: Information, Integration and Innovation


Presented by the Scottsdale Institute, Luke Webster, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Jvion, and Pam Arlotto, President and CEO, Maestro Strategies discussed the topic “From CMIO to CHIO: Information, Integration and Innovation.” This presentation explores the evolving role of the CMIO. Dr. Webster shared his personal story and role as a CMIO. Initially focused on meaningful use and EHR adoption, he described the pivot his team has made in the leadership of Health Informatics and Clinical Intelligence. And based on research conducted at over 60 progressive IDNs, Pam described new leadership structures and operating models for IT, Informatics, Analytics and Quality. The concept of the Chief Health Information Officer was discussed and the role defined.

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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 can be realized. (Episode #24 of an ongoing HIMSS podcast series.)

Click here and scroll to Episode #24 to listen to this complimentary podcast