With 17 years of experience in healthcare information technology and digital transformation, Josh Sol brings a profound understanding of how digital innovation and technology can positively influence healthcare organizations. Most notably, Mr. Sol combines his IT, operational and innovative experiences to create unique, tangible strategies for various solution needs, including but not limited to system selection, implementation, optimization and support, as well as digital health technology, patient access, revenue cycle, artificial intelligence and workforce automation.
As a trailblazer in digital and clinical transformation, Mr. Sol is committed to delivering measurable return on investment (“ROI”) through a focused approach to cost reduction, quality improvement, revenue increase, effective electronic medical records (“EMR”) adoption and consumer-centric usability in healthcare.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Sol served as administrative director at Houston Methodist. He led a substantial team to achievements such as attaining HIMSS Stage 7 in the Outpatient EMR Adoption Model (“OERAM”) and earning CHIME's "Most Wired" recognition in ambulatory clinical technology. Mr. Sol also played a key role in establishing a center for innovation and a digital technology laboratory, overseeing initiatives in experiential journey mapping, product design and advancements in smart hospital technologies.
Recognized in 2022 with the Cadillac-sponsored “Shaping Houston” award for his contributions to digital innovation in healthcare, Mr. Sol is driven to create genuine value by enhancing physician and patient engagement, aligning technology with workforce shortages and fostering operational efficiencies. His career highlights include orchestrating full life cycle implementations of EMR systems, such as NextGen, eClinical Works, Athena and Epic, with a notable focus on expanding Epic in both inpatient and outpatient settings at Houston Methodist, including a community connect program.
Mr. Sol's expertise in health IT operations and innovation spans various business and clinical functions, encompassing virtual healthcare technology strategies, population health application ecosystems, interoperability strategies, patient engagement opportunities, clinical efficiencies and communications, mobile technologies and medical device solutions. As an advisor to Texas Medical Center innovation, technology accelerators, national and international technology communities and private equity groups, he encourages technology leaders to prioritize cost savings and consumer-centric needs through collaborative efforts that benefit organizations leveraging technology for transformation.