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Consulting Information Technology


Addastaff Consulting Incorporated

Addastaff is a San Francisco Bay Area based staffing and consulting firm that can provide you with immediate access to the best consultant resources available. We also conduct retained and contingent searches for executive and key personnel. Addastaff understands that healthcare domain experience is essential for success in this highly regulated and specialized industry.

We provide consultants for the following initiatives and domain expertise: Network Management, Healthcare Reform, ICD-10, Pharmacy, Medicare, Product Development, Pharmacy Systems, Marketing, Sales, Financial System upgrade, Core System replacement, eCommerce etc. By leveraging our extensive expertise, we are able to provide you with creative, integrated, and innovative solutions that best meet your tactical and strategic objectives.

Ascendian Healthcare Consulting

Ascendian Healthcare Consulting is a national leader in HIT solutions. We are renowned for our ability to help healthcare organizations develop sustainable business and IT strategies in a rapidly changing healthcare delivery environment. Ascendian brings expertise to every engagement to maximize the adoption of technology solutions and innovative practices. Ascendian offers, HIT Strategic Planning, Thought Leadership related to clinical IT and business change in the face of Healthcare Delivery Reform, Health Information Exchange (HIE) policy, design and planning, Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Planning and Deployment, HIT Systems Selection, Implementation Project Management, , Enterprise medical imaging archive strategies (VNA), ICD-10 and all Medical Imaging Consulting including Radiation Dose Program Consulting.

Centerlogic

Centerlogic (formally Evosus Solutions) is the trusted IT support company of choice to over 55 ambulatory healthcare clinics located primarily in the Portland Metro/SW Washington area. We specialize in comprehensive, ongoing IT support for clinics using one or more EMR and PM systems and other practice solutions, applications, interfaces and technologies.

Cinetix Solutions

We deliver on challenging IT projects with a team passionate about excellence. Cinetix Solutions join forces with a variety of clients from startups to the world’s largest software provider to produce quality deliverables on time and on budget… Information Technology Done Right.

Cinetix Solutions has experience in large scale Siebel ERP toolkits as well as creating and managing custom software projects with integrated IVR, WWW, ASP.NET, data driven, and middleware applications. We pride ourselves in being flexible and embracing new technology as required to get a project completed. Team members possess excellent communication and negotiation skills and are proud of the attention to detail that is so critical in delivering the best solution possible.

ECG Management Consultants, Inc.

ECG is a strategic consulting firm that is leading healthcare forward, using the knowledge and expertise built over the course of four decades to help clients see clearly where healthcare is going and to navigate toward success. We work as trusted, professional partners with hospitals, health systems, medical groups, and academic medical centers across the country. We thrive on delivering smart counsel and pragmatic solutions to the critical challenges that will revolutionize the healthcare system. Client success is our primary objective. Learn how we are helping: www.ecgmc.com

Please contact any of the following individuals for details or additional information:

BOSTON, Tel 617.227.0100, Steve Sadowski, Principal, ssadowski@ecgmc.com

DALLAS, Tel 972.633.0100, Joshua Halverson, Principal, jhalverson@ecgmc.com

SAN DIEGO, Tel 858.436.3220, Gary Edmiston, Principal, gedmiston@ecgmc.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Tel 415.692.6060, Kevin Forster, Principal, kforster@ecgmc.com

SEATTLE, Tel 206.689.2200, Kevin Kennedy, Principal, kkennedy@ecgmc.com

ST. LOUIS, Tel 314.726.2323, Jim Lord, Principal, jlord@ecgmc.com

WASHINGTON, D.C., Tel 703.522.8450, Steve Messinger, Principal, smessinger@ecgmc.com

Freed Associates

At Freed Associates, healthcare is our passion and our business. Founded by Dava Freed in 1991, Freed Associates continues to consult with healthcare organizations on strategic and tactical initiatives. Our consultants provide specialized knowledge in healthcare management, operations, and IT for provider, payer, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industry segments.

Health Information Partners

Integrity, exceptional service, quality work, and fair pricing—these are just a few examples of the Health Information Partners® commitment to professional excellence. A distinguished, national healthcare consulting firm, Health Information Partners® stands apart from our competitors by following three fundamental business practices:

We listen:

By listening carefully and respectfully to our client’s needs, we are able to build integrity, mutual respect, and trust in both our business and personal relationships.

We respond:
Mindful of the urgent nature of healthcare staffing, we understand that your timeline is our timeline—and we respond accordingly with energy, speed, and professionalism.

We maintain accountability:
Each Health Information Partners® staff member will accept personal responsibility for client satisfaction—and follow-through on every promise we make.

Health Systems Informatics, Inc.

Health Systems informatics (HSi) was formed in 2011 to create a firm centered on delivering high quality information technology, management consulting and support services. It is our diverse background and talents coupled with a shared philosophy that positions us well in today’s ever changing healthcare market. First, we view our relationships with our clients as a joint partnership to help them achieve their goals. The HSi approach is “focused yet flexible”, meaning we recognize that during engagements, the scope may change and we will change with it. Secondly, HSi recognizes the success of our clients relies solely on recruiting, hiring and retaining the best talent available, and matching those talents with clients’ specific skill set needs. Simply stated, listening and understanding the needs of the client, enables us to deliver:

Our mission at HSi is to provide excellence in service and consistently exceed client expectations as we partner with healthcare organizations and providers empowering them to achieve excellence through adoption of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and achieving Meaningful Use attestation. Our client relationships are the foundation of our business. Our consulting expertise ensures we are delivering the right results. Our goal is to provide superior service, leaving our customers with the expertise to build upon the strong foundation cultivated by HSi.

IT Optimizers

IT Optimizers is a health care informatics and information technology consultancy, focused on establishment of effective information management plans, strategies, governance, management structures, technology alignment, accountability, and execution. We combine experience with proven methodologies to achieve consistent, replicable quality and sustained results.

Our team of experienced CIOs, COOs, CMOs, process excellence experts, and other managers have performed countless planning initiatives, large scale procurements, interim management assignments and diverse implementations. Our financial analysts have supported extensive cost-benefit and total cost of ownership analysis efforts, and have already assessed the ROI of technology projects.

We are also co-developers and licensed users of Fulcrum Methods, a set of comprehensive information systems lifecycle and change management tools used by health care professionals who daily manage thousands of complex projects.

At IT Optimizers, using Fulcrum Methods in conjunction with our proven talent and project governance framework delivers immediate value to our clients while developing sustainable skills within our client organizations.

IT Source

IT Source is your partner in both expert computer support and the long-term success of your business. With computer network services designed, created and implemented according to your unique business processes, you can get back to what you love – running your business.

We have experience working with a number of specific fields, including accounting, construction, education, engineering, food service, landscaping, legal services, healthcare, non-profits, retail and warehousing. You can be sure we’ll understand the specific needs of your industry on day one.

Our computer tech support can allow you to stop worrying about technology and get back to business.

Maxwell IT

Practices and hospital outpatient clinics are dependent upon EHR software, and complex server environments to work efficiently, without interruption. Their templates, servers, and staff training must stay up-to-date. Ongoing vendor application and support issues must be resolved quickly with minimal impact to the administrator’s daily routine.

In many cases practices lack some or all of the following combination of skill sets to maintain their EHR/EPM system: IT system engineer, EHR/EPM trainer, technical and clinical project manager, and billing/coding specialist. That’s where we come in.

Maxwell IT provides the right mix of consulting and IT engineering support to practices at an affordable price. We are a cost effective alternative to hiring and maintaining a full-time staff of specialists. Our team of experienced and knowledgeable consultants, trainers, project managers and IT engineers can quickly turnaround technology inefficiencies in the practice. We lower your operation costs and increase your EHR/EPM investment results.

Networks Rx

Networks Rx was created to address the rapidly increasing demand for information technology systems in the healthcare industry.

Networks Rx’s founder, Ken Moss, received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Washington State University. He brings nine years of expertise from Microsoft Corporation, where he served as a Network Administrator and Program Manager for Microsoft Windows and was a key player in security, networking and systems installation. In addition, he directed the Windows NT security evaluation and holds two software development patents. Ken is rated as a Vendor Security Analyst with the National Security Agency and is a Certified HIPAA Professional.

OptumInsight

OptumInsight specializes in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology and consulting services that enable better decisions and results.

We are passionate advocates for the use of health information to save lives, improve care and transform health communities. Applied at the right time and in the right place — when decisions need to be made — information can enhance the affordability, quality, usability and accessibility of care.

Parker Healthcare IT

Over one quarter of the nation’s healthcare institutions plan to implement an electronic health record system within the year. Parker Healthcare IT provides talent with the know-how to lead and support successful implementations:

System Analysts for the entire life cycle of the EHR implementation
Contractors specializing in technical documentation
Specialists in curriculum development and training

GoLive

The GoLive stage of a clinical information system project can be the most stressful for end users, and project success is dependent on steady maintenance. Parker ensures that organizations can skillfully manage their GoLive challenges by providing:

Clinical and technical on-site support staff
Contractors with multiple module knowledge for command center coordination
IT professionals for on demand system configuration changes
Support staff experienced in multidisciplinary workflows

Optimization

Optimization is a crucial, but often overlooked, component of a well functioning EHR system. Ensuring optimal performance from a CIS requires fine tuning of the system, processes and people involved. Skilled Healthcare IT professionals from Parker will:

Perform a build analysis and implement enhancements to improve user satisfaction
Assess current system configuration and recommend optimizations
Analyze procedures and recommend standardized workflow processes

Peer Consulting

Peer Consulting is a healthcare information technology consulting firm that shares your vision of innovative technology supporting outstanding patient care.

As our name implies, we work side by side with you as an extension of your team to achieve your IT goals. Our deep expertise and collaborative approach mean shorter implementation timeframes and smoother business processes – for maximum return on your IT investment.

Our practice areas include Implementations, Meaningful Use, Executive Advisory Services, and Clinician Adoption. We have experts in Epic, Cerner, Siemens Soarian, GE Centricity Enterprise, GE Centricity RIS-IC and NextGen. Our latest offering is implementing Epic Connect — please contact us to hear how our staff have helped hospitals and their affiliates succeed in rolling out Epic through Connect.

Point B

We help our clients develop strategic insights and translate them into impact. Our healthcare practice supports health systems, large physician practices, and payors on competitive strategies and organizational effectiveness, helping them improve service efficiency and achieve better outcomes.

Privacy Consulting Group

Privacy Consulting Group provides HIPAA Security and Privacy Rule Risk Assessments and Gap Analysis. Security and Privacy Rule Training. Policy and Procedure creation and review to meet state and federal security and privacy requirements.

SHI International

Constantly growing in response to the needs of our healthcare customers , SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million “software-only” regional reseller into a $4 billion+ global provider of information technology products and services.

From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment.

Privately-held and under the guidance of our current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope through neither merger nor acquisition. Our organic growth and two decades of stability are a direct result of backing a highly-skilled and tenured sales force with software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals.

SHI’s goal is to foster long-term and mutually-beneficial relationships with our customers and partners, every single day.

The expertise, dedication and commitment to excellence of each member of your SHI account team (and the support organization that backs them) have made SHI into the industry-leading, complete IT solution provider we are today.

Slalom Consulting

Slalom Consulting is a business and management consulting firm that helps companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity.

We are the consulting firm with a national network of local offices. Slalom consultants are locally-based, handpicked experts that form a national community delivering powerful technology and business innovations.

Sound Consulting

Healthcare organizations have the enormous and rewarding task of providing increased health and wellness for patients, while maintaining a profitable business and regulatory compliance. There is no question that adopting appropriate technical systems can improve patient care, increase patient safety and increase operational efficiency. However, with the changing landscape of the healthcare, rapidly evolving technology and ever present security concerns, selecting and implementing appropriate systems can be confusing and costly. Sound Consulting specializes in adapting the world of information technology to meet the distinct requirements of the healthcare industry. We partner with our clients to transform organizations and delight users with dynamic, tailored, technical solutions and strategic IT initiatives to meet today’s needs and future challenges. We work with multi-unit hospitals, as well as individual clinics to ensure technology is an ally in the success of your business.

The Sobotka Group

The Sobotka Group is the Puget Sound’s source for healthcare technology expertise, helping healthcare organizations use technology to streamline operations, become compliant with privacy and security regulations, and improve the delivery of care.

Specializing in the unique technical challenges of small to mid-sized healthcare organizations, The Sobotka Group partners with its clients to plan and implement practical, value-conscious technology solutions.


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