In today's healthcare environment, the future of digital health and business strategy for providers is becoming increasingly intertwined. - Ken Graboys, Managing Partner
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 21, 2015
The Chartis Group is pleased to announce that Stacy Melvin has joined the firm as a director and a leader in its Digital Health and Business Strategy domain. She will focus on integrated information technology (IT) and business strategy for healthcare providers, ACOs and Integrated Delivery Networks. Additionally, her work will center on IT innovation and its role as a strategic differentiator in care delivery and relationship management across the continuum.
Nationally recognized as a leading consultant in the healthcare industry with her depth of expertise in healthcare IT strategic planning, operations design, and patient access, Ms. Melvin is highly regarded for the successful management and oversight of large complex and capital intensive initiatives at some of today’s leading healthcare organizations. During her 20 years in the industry, she has served as a strategic advisor to more than 75 provider organizations, including leading academic medical centers, integrated health systems, children’s hospitals, and ambulatory care and physician organizations.
Ms. Melvin's publications and industry presentations at CHIME and HIMSS conferences include such topics as: The IT Organization of the Future; IT Realities in Health System Integration; IT in the AMC Environment; Using eHealth to Engage Patients and The Next Generation Clinical Information System.
“In today’s healthcare environment, the future of digital health and business strategy for providers is becoming increasingly intertwined. We are excited to have Stacy join, and help lead, our efforts to bring powerful and innovative digital health strategies and solutions to our clients and the industry overall," says Ken Graboys, managing partner of The Chartis Group.
“We are in the midst of an exciting time in healthcare innovation,” states Ms. Melvin. “Advances in informatics and technology are providing us with the ability to dramatically improve patient health and the consumer experience – and in doing so transform the provider–consumer/patient relationship. I look forward to working with The Chartis Group and its clients at this pivotal time in the industry."
Prior to joining The Chartis Group, Ms. Melvin served as the Healthcare IT practice leader for Kurt Salmon. She has also held roles in hospital administration for several large health systems and major teaching hospitals. Ms. Melvin received her Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Arts with honors and distinction from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
About The Chartis Group
The Chartis Group is a national advisory services firm dedicated to the healthcare industry. Chartis provides strategic planning, accountable care, clinical transformation and information technology management consulting services to the country’s leading healthcare providers. Chartis has been privileged to work with over two-thirds of the academic medical centers on the U.S. News and World Report “Honor Roll of Best Hospitals,” seven of the 10 largest healthcare systems, four of the five largest not-for-profit health systems, nine of the top 10 children’s hospitals and many of the nation’s emerging accountable care organizations. The firm is comprised of uniquely experienced senior healthcare professionals and consultants who apply a distinctive knowledge of healthcare economics, markets, clinical models and technology to help clients achieve unequaled results. The Chartis Group has offices in Boston, Chicago, New York and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.chartis.com.
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