Dr. Michael Aratow

Professional Member

Chief Medical Information Officer of San Mateo Medical Center

Michael Aratow is Chief Medical Information Officer of San Mateo Medical Center, an integrated delivery network which is part of the nation’s Safety Net institutions. Besides working for ICD10 readiness, Meaningful Use and management of three different Electronic Medical Records, he is currently helping to direct the business intelligence strategy for San Mateo County Health System and also promotes clinical innovation through piloting solutions from early stage companies.  He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics and continues to practice.  Michael received his MD degree from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and his Emergency Medicine training at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.  He performed a research fellowship at UCSD School of Medicine in Orthopedics and was a research consultant at NASA/Ames Research Center in basic physiology and virtual environment projects.  Besides being a member of the Board, Michael is Co-Chair of the Medical Working Group of the Web3D Consortium.