Marla Throckmorton

Marla Throckmorton, MSN, RN

Director of Health Informatics

"Being a part of healthcare’s quality infrastructure is a privilege."

Marla Throckmorton has 28 years of experience in health care from direct care nursing to executive nursing leadership. Her background covers diverse healthcare environments. She has leadership experience in long-term acute care hospitals, short-term acute care hospitals, and medical surgical and emergency departments, as well as multi-specialty experience in outpatient ambulatory care that included primary care, pharmacy, dental and radiology departments. Her direct care experience includes pediatrics, emergency department, home health, and critical access hospitals.

At Lantana, Marla is the Director of Health Informatics which focuses on quality measurement, data standards, and program management. She also provides executive oversight on several projects, leading Lantana staff to reach their highest potential in serving our clients, our mission, and the industry to achieve project objectives and deliverables while maintaining consistency with Lantana’s strategy, commitments, and goals. As a senior clinical analyst, Marla primarily works on CMS quality measurement projects.


I can’t live without:

Diet Coke

What technological advancement can you not live without?

Reading apps, like Kindle

What was your first job?

RN on a Pediatric Unit

I am passionate about:

Process Improvement