Harold Wolf III

  • Harold Wolf III



    Denver, Colorado, USA

    Current position:

    Director with The Chartis Group and National Leader for its Information and Digital Health Strategy practice

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.

During his more than 30 years of experience, he has served as an executive and senior adviser for McKinsey & Co, Qwest Communications, British Interactive Broadcasting, Time Warner and MTV Networks.

Mr. Wolf is the Vice-Chair of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Board of Directors (HIMSS), Chairman of the Board of the International Care Delivery Alliance and serves as a board advisor 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 is an adjunct professor for Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Instituttet at the University of South Denmark, for the Center for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark and the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor.

Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Textile Management from North Carolina State University.

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