CIO of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd, India and is based out Chennai, India.
He is responsible for the IT strategy and implementation across the Apollo Hospitals group. Arvind has extensive experience in management consulting, architecting, and building solutions for enterprise wide applications.
He has led Apollo Hospitals in achieving the prestigious HIMSS Level 6 Health care IT maturity model certification which is a rare maturity level attained in Asia Pacific achieved by only 7.3% of more than 8,600 hospitals tracked by HIMSS Analytics* had reached Stage 6 and beyond on its Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). (*includes HIMSS Analytics US, Europe and Asia Pacific) and this number stand at 2.4% for Asia Pacific. Arvind has lead the Apollo team to be recognized with the HiMSS- Elsevier award (Sept 2013) for outstanding use of IT in patient care delivery in Asia Pacific for the effective implementation and propagation of the personal health record (PHR).
His experience in the domain of health care IT has spanned geographies across the world. Prior to his current assignment, Arvind was with the Healthcare Practice of Computer Sciences Corporation, in Michigan USA. During assignment, he was the Director of Clinical Applications with Henry Ford Health system in Michigan, USA. He was responsible for modernizing the Clinical IT and Electronic Medical record of Henry Ford Health systems and advised the executive management of the health system on orienting the IT Systems to meet the CCHIT certification criteria and the ARRA stimulus plan.
Apart from ICT solutions in the Healthcare domain, Arvind has keen interest in IT solutions that aid Quality and Service excellence in service industries. He is a certified project management professional from the PMI, USA and Six Sigma Black belt from ASQ, USA.