Director and National Leader of Information and Digital Health Strategy, The Chartis Group
Harold (Hal) Wolf is a Director with The Chartis Group and National Leader for its Information and Digital Health Strategy practice. With nearly 35 years of experience, Mr. Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics executive. He leads the firm in supporting providers and healthcare organizations in the development of integrated information, digital health and precision medicine strategies.
A key architect in the development of content, research and user interface for video on demand and broadband, Mr. Wolf is a pioneer in consumer engagement. He has contributed his unique approach and insights to the birth of the digital health era, combining the traditional enterprise strategy with an end-to-end organizational view while keeping the patient as the central focus. Mr. Wolf’s areas of expertise include: integrated care models, mhealth, product development, marketing, distribution, information technology and innovation implementation. He has helped health systems and providers across the world with end-to-end operations, commissioning, data and architectural design.
Before joining The Chartis Group, Mr. Wolf was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente’s Permanente Federation representing more than 16,000 physicians. There he was responsible for the development and implementation of critical care delivery strategies, data management and governance, population care management environments and the implementation of unique innovations and large scale programs that impacted end-to-end operations. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Wolf worked as Chief Information Officer for the E-Business, Corporate Systems and Wholesale division of Quest Communications/USWest. Previous endeavors include working internationally in the deployment of interactive television services in operations, content and business development; senior business management positions with Time Warner and MTV Networks; and Senior Advisor to McKinsey and Company and ADVI, LLC.
Mr. Wolf is the Vice-Chair Elect of Healthcare Information and Management Systems (HIMSS) and a Board member of the International Care Delivery Alliance and the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. He is a visiting professor for Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Instituttet at the University of South Denmark and for the Center for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark. He also serves as a board member for the Patient@Home European Union initiative that develops new products for home care while supporting the end-to-end acute care continuum.
Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Textile Management from North Carolina State University. During his more than 30 years of experience, he has served as an executive and senior adviser for McKinsey & Co, Kaiser Permanente, Qwest Communications, British Interactive Broadcasting, Time Warner and MTV Networks.