Arvind Sivaramakrishnan is the 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 HiMSSElsevier award (2013 and 2015) for outstanding use of IT in patient care delivery in Asia Pacific for the effective implementation and propagation of the personal health record (PHR). Under his leadership, Apollo Hospitals was awarded the Microsoft Health Innovation award in 2016 for the use of effective big data analytics using Microsoft solution in Infection control surveillance in health systems. 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. Arvind holds the credentials of CHCIO certified by the College of Health Information Executives, USA as a Healthcare CIO. Apart from ICT solutions in the Healthcare domain, Arvind has keen interest in IT solutions that aid Quality and Service excellence in service industries. Arvind lives in Chennai with his family and is a very keen Carnatic music enthusiast.