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Lou Galterio

Suncoast RHIO

Lou Galterio is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the SunCoast RHIO in South West Florida.

He has an MBA in Finance and studied electrical and electronic engineering.  His undergraduate degree is in Management Science and Statistics.  Following a career in Banking, he entered the Healthcare Technology Industry where he became the first CIO for the public hospital system serving New York City, known as the Health and Hospitals Corporation of NYC. Later he joined with the private New York Hospital during the merger with the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Network.

Lou held other hospital CIO roles and consulted and worked  as an adjunct lecturer and researcher.  He is a member of AHIMA;  a Fellow with HIMSS;  a member of CHIME; and a past member of ACHE.  He has CPHIMS certification, and served on the Board of the Central and North Florida HIMSS Chapter as chair of the HIE Committee.  Lou combines his expertise in risk management  and statistics from investment banking with real world application in Healthcare ACO modeling.