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HIT Direct Hire Recruitment Best Practices

Healthcare IT talent - specifically Epic certified and Cerner experienced - is a limited and complex commodity, making the recruitment and retention process for these experts equally complex in a tight, candidate-driven market. The majority of HIT FTE roles are crucial in keeping optimal clinical and operational workflow. If the roles are not filled with the perfect talent, there will be a significant and immediate impact on care delivery, revenue cycle, operational and fiscal performance, HIT internal team retention, and stakeholder satisfaction.  This scenario is daunting for hiring leaders, many of whom feel like they are not in control of the recruitment process. Through many decades of healthcare direct hire recruitment success paired with deep healthcare industry expertise, RoundTable has identified key areas where hiring leaders can take control of the complex recruitment process, while making all the difference in identifying, recruiting and retaining the right talent: Make hiring a top priority. Many daily “fires” distract from [...]

2017-12-20T21:28:08+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Cerner|

Accelerating Change with Interim Healthcare Executive Leadership – Part 1

An Interim Healthcare Executive Leadership strategy can help healthcare organizations and medical group practices to: 1. Accelerate change, 2. Catalyze operational initiatives, and 3. Keep the organization moving forward. During the often 6-month plus process for recruiting a replacement for a key executive role, or during a time of leadership transition where the long-term value of the role is being assessed, the deployment of an Interim Healthcare Executive Leader can give senior leaders and their board of trustees a much-needed boost in these very challenging times. What Roles Do Interim Healthcare Executive Leaders Play? Interim Healthcare Executive Leaders are highly experienced, adaptable and reliable professionals.  They are enthusiastic and intrepid change agents who can quickly assess operational performance gaps, existing management strengths and weaknesses, and opportunities for improved physician alignment and integration. They provide senior leadership and/or the board of trustees the time they need to focus on other pressing issues during a prolonged leadership transition. More [...]

2017-12-20T18:24:20+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Interim Healthcare Executives|

Growth in the Industry = Growth for the Firm

RoundTable Strategic Solutions Adds Members to the Team In a time when the global Healthcare IT market continues to grow each day, minute or even second, RoundTable Strategic Solutions is experiencing its own growth.  As a local Baltimore based, nationally recognized full-service healthcare IT, operational change management and direct hire consulting firm, we understand the need to perform at the same rate and momentum as the rapidly growing industry. In order to keep up with the growth, expected to reach $280.25 billion by 2021 with 15.9 percent growth (based on Report by Research N Reports), RoundTable is building its team to meet the demand in the healthcare market.  Just recently, RoundTable hired two industry experts to launch a Charlotte, NC office to accompany its Baltimore and Boston offices.  Additionally, the firm added a Director of Marketing and Communications to the team. “Our growing team is thrilled to have Denise, Mike and Nicole join us,” said Scott Ketchen, [...]

2018-02-07T10:41:22+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Growth & Operational Re-Design: Building a Sustainable Model

Over the last seven years, many healthcare systems (hospitals and physician groups) across the country have seen significant growth through acquisition. Gaining market share through acquisition provides an immediate competitive advantage, however, this type of inorganic growth impacts revenue cycle, financial performance and the overall consumer experience. In recent months, CFOs, Vice Presidents of Revenue Cycle, and Executive Directors have engaged RoundTable Strategic Solutions to develop a go-forward strategy to improve the financial viability and stability of their organization while identifying opportunities to enhance/optimize patient access and the overall consumer experience. Our proven approach provides clients with solutions that leverage operational re-design, reduce manual processes using information technology and create a sustainable model for growth within today’s healthcare delivery and rapidly changing reimbursement model. RoundTable’s Management and Revenue Cycle Consulting teams are guiding many large and complex healthcare delivery systems in the following areas: • DRIVING A NEW CULTURE OF PERFORMANCE & GROWTH: Providing Interim Revenue Cycle [...]

2017-12-20T21:29:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Management Consulting, Revenue Cycle|