Our Team

Lantana Retreat 2018

Hector Cariello

Hector Cariello, MPH

Program Analyst

Department: Analysts
Affinity Group: Program/Policy (co-lead), Public Information
Location: Arizona
"We combine all of our expertise and experience to overcome any challenge."

Hector Cariello is a healthcare professional with over 12 years of expertise in healthcare and healthcare quality management. His background offers a unique combination of public health experience and extensive knowledge of quality improvement and reporting programs, electronic health records (EHRs), standards development, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) measure development and maintenance processes.

At Lantana, Hector serves as subject matter expert on a variety of commercial and federal projects providing expertise on hospital and physician office quality reporting, public reporting, business requirement gathering, production of CMS hospital program-specific artifacts, policy and rulemaking. Hector also provides guidance based on his experience spanning all aspects of quality measurement, policy, quality improvement and reporting programs, assessment, quality measure e-specification support and development, EHR implementation/training, and standards development.


I can’t live without:

My family, friends, and dessert.

I’d like to travel to:

Europe (Italy, Portugal, England, Spain)

My favorite quote is:

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of a little mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am passionate about:

Making a better life for my daughter

My favorite movies are:

Braveheart, As Good As It Gets, Good Will Hunting, Varsity Blues, Patch Adams to name a few