Consultant Shout Out – Sonja Adamowicz, Cerner Senior Analyst

At RoundTable, we seek to identify true EHR subject-matter-experts and professionals on our consultant teams who have a full-circle understanding of the modules that they support. In any IT consulting industry, a professional’s longevity supporting an application often ensures deep understanding of that application’s intricacies, end-user processes, common issues, and integrations. Winding down her second engagement with RoundTable, Sonja Adamowicz represents these roles with over 19 years’ experience as a specialized Cerner Analyst.

Sonja has worked with Cerner’s Operating Room module, SurgiNet, as a Senior Analyst and is a true SME of the product and processes that she supports. She has worked on almost every aspect of SurgiNet including: SurgiNet Anesthesia, OR Tracking Board implementation, EP/Cath Lab scheduling build, Preference Card standardization, Procedure File Clean-Up, SurgiNet to Scheduling design and more. While with RoundTable, she has been a consultant who is consistently extended or invited back to client sites based on her performance and in-depth knowledge of the SurgiNet solution.

On top of true technical expertise, Sonja has a brilliant personality and dedication to her work that quickly makes her an asset to any team that she joins. She is level-headed, analytical and always efficient in providing her clients with detailed explanations of their options as it relates to SurgiNet build decisions. She is a top advisor to those she serves, and we are so grateful to have her as a part of the RoundTable team!

October 2nd, 2019 | , , |

RoundTable Selected to Support Client’s Cerner PowerChart Rehabilitation Application Expansion and CMS Rehabilitation Updates

Solving Two Complex Challenges with a Single Solution

A complex Mid-Atlantic IDN providing Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation services to a diverse multi-regional patient population has selected RoundTable to provide a Cerner PowerChart Rehabilitation Consultant for a long-term contract to address both PowerChart Rehabilitation documentation changes to address regulatory reporting updates and the expansion of PowerChart Rehabilitation to a newly acquired community hospital facility.

The PowerChart Rehabilitation consultant will guide Cerner PowerChart Rehab optimization decisions using Best Practice insight tailored to clinical, PT, OT, and SLP therapy workflows and documentation.  This will enable our client to maximize interdisciplinary communication in executing patient-tailored care plans, tracking patient progress, and being agile in making timely adjustments.  These changes will include upgrade of Cerner’s IRF-PAI utility tool to gather patient data from PowerChart and Registration and report on it in accordance with revised CMS guidelines.

“We are thrilled to continue to build on a consistent history of complementing our clients’ Cerner applications teams with exemplary PowerChart Consultants,” advises Lauren Rosenthal, Director of Delivery and Operations. “Our clients trust RoundTable’s Cerner PowerChart Consultants’ combination of knowledge around specialty-specific clinical/revenue workflow and complimentary Cerner PowerChart functionality.”

September 18th, 2019 | , |

Consultant Shout Out – Cerner Project Coordinator, Dennis Batiste

At RoundTable, our continued partnership with our healthcare clients is a direct reflection and result of the work our consultants are doing in the field. Dennis Batiste, Cerner Project Coordinator, is a true testament to that with demonstrated success in forming long-lasting relationships with the clients he’s served.

Dennis will be celebrating his one-year consulting anniversary with RoundTable and at this point, has supported several Cerner expansion and optimization efforts in a project coordination capacity. He has worked in the healthcare industry for over 30 years; 15 of which he focused on Cerner EHR with specializations in SurgiNet and SurgiNet Anesthesia. In his consulting career, Dennis has functioned as a Cerner Applications Analyst, Team Lead, Project Manager, Testing Coordinator among other positions as he assisted numerous healthcare organizations expand their Cerner environment. For SurgiNet specifically, he has led everything from workflow design discussions, BMDI configuration, Cerner scheduling build, preference card clean-up and more.

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September 11th, 2019 | , , , |

East Coast Healthcare System Partners with RoundTable for EHR Support

Beginning this month, an East Coast Healthcare System has engaged RoundTable for supplemental project support of their enterprise-wide EHR initiatives for this fiscal year. Two RoundTable Analysts will, respectively, assist in the everyday maintenance of Cerner CORE (Security, Privileges, Locations, etc.) and iBus PulseCheck (Emergency Department module) handling tickets and break-fix issues of LIVE environments. These tasks will be transitioned from our client’s internal EHR Analyst team, providing them the bandwidth to expand their EHR environment to two new sites in the coming year.

This utilization of RoundTable’s Staff Augmentation Model has strategically been chosen by our client allowing their internal analysts to benefit from the new build experience. In the next year this healthcare system will be opening a new Emergency Department and Cancer Center that will ultimately inherit their existing EHR environment. With their internal EHR Analysts’ maintenance tasks offloaded to the RoundTable team, they will have the opportunity to work with end-users and operational stakeholders who are joining the health system for the EHR implementation process prior to GoLive. These design and development interactions will be invaluable to our client’s IS team as those EHR Analysts will ultimately be providing system support to those clinicians for years to come.

“We are thrilled that both RoundTable Analysts have worked with this organization previously in earlier EHR expansion efforts. This historical knowledge of internal processes, end-users and system intricacies will allow for a more seamless transition of responsibilities,” said Casey Hafford, Account Director, RoundTable Strategic Solutions.

August 7th, 2019 | , , |

Mid-Atlantic IDN Extends Partnership for Ongoing Cerner Support

A Mid-Atlantic Integrated Delivery Network has partnered with RoundTable for the fifth consecutive year to assist in managing system-wide Cerner implementation and optimization efforts. At this health system, RoundTable’s Cerner SMEs have supported PowerChart Maternity implementation, Dragon Dictation deployment, SurgiNet & SurgiNet Anesthesia conversion, HealtheRegistries tool development and many other high-profile projects.

In the coming fiscal year, RoundTable Cerner Analysts will continue to support the organization’s Cerner expansion as well as a complex Data Migration effort for a newly acquired hospital. Many of RoundTable’s consultants are also supporting this IDN’s 2018 Cerner Code Upgrade, working through extensive re-build as the team target’s an October 2019 GoLive.  RoundTable’s Cerner delivery team will focus on optimization of Cerner clinical tools including Nursing Documentation (IView, PowerForms, Order-Entry), Physician Documentation (Dynamic Documentation, MPages, PowerNotes), CORE and Event Set Hierarchy. Aside from clinical solution development, RoundTable’s technical experts will support specialty Mpage development, CCL report writing, dashboard development for providers, PowerInsight training and more.

“RoundTable’s Cerner Analysts have years of specialized experience in the Cerner solutions that they support,” detailed Casey Hafford, RoundTable’s Director of Strategic Accounts. “It is important to our delivery team that our consultants truly specialize in the module or solution suite that they support. Along with concentrated Cerner experience, a lot of our team has been with this particular client for over five years. As a result the relationships they’ve formed with internal stakeholders and end-users have made them invaluable in ongoing application efforts.”

 

Consultant Shout Out – Don Stuart, Cerner CORE Expert

Shout Out to Don Stuart, RoundTable Cerner CORE Consultant! RoundTable is proud to be celebrating our 4 year “anniversary” of engaging with Don to deploy his Cerner CORE expertise across our Cerner client base.

Building a strong foundation within Cerner’s internal team, Don utilizes 12+ years of Cerner Millennium expertise in Best Practice design, build, maintenance and enhancement of multiple Cerner components, including (but definitely not limited to!) Event Set Hierarchy (ESH), Core Security, and Clinical/Specialty Documentation. Don has tackled a wide variety of Cerner CORE work for numerous RoundTable clients, each with unique teams and project goals.  In addition to his Cerner CORE expertise, Don’s constants across diverse projects are his easy-going, supportive attitude and success in building relationships with our client teams that yield consistent project delivery.

A huge Shout Out to Don! The RoundTable team, and our client teams, appreciate all your personal and professional contributions over the last four years – here’s to four more!

June 27th, 2019 | , |

Consultant Shout Out – Healthcare IT Leader, Angela Greene

At RoundTable, we recognize that our success is 100% attributable to the professionals we have in the field. With her one-year work anniversary with RoundTable approaching, we shout out Healthcare IT leader extraordinaire, Angela Greene. Angela is a dynamic producer in clinical technology implementations with demonstrated Project Management expertise in medical device integration, alarm management and workflow development.

In May of 2018, RoundTable was engaged by a large Mid-Atlantic IDN to provide Interim Leadership for a Cerner Clinical Applications Manager on FMLA over a period of six months. With a clinical background of 27 years as a Registered Nurse and over 10 years in healthcare IT leadership, Angela was able to dive into a role that required oversight of multiple enterprise-wide implementation and optimization initiatives.

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Nationally Recognized Academic Health System Utilizes RoundTable’s Cerner PathNet Resource Management Services

A multi-hospital, academic health system on the east coast has extended its partnership with RoundTable for Cerner PathNet® resource management support.  The Cerner PathNet Analyst Consultant will continue to enrich and diversify our client’s internal Cerner PathNet / LIS knowledge base and advocate for Best Practice solutions with the informatics team and end users.  In addition to optimizing current application configuration and meeting enhancement requests, he will support enterprise implementation projects as the organization centralizes LIS applications into a single platform.

“This partnership renewal is validation of the value our Cerner PathNet resources provide to our clients, demonstrating depth of application expertise in both Cerner and disparate application environments.  Possessing a variety of experiences from which to draw, our Cerner PathNet Analyst Consultants are able to inform our clients regarding numerous solutions and their ultimate outcomes, tailoring an approach appropriately unique to the individual client environment,” says Rachael Battin, Consulting Practice PM.

February 21st, 2019 | , |

Mid-Atlantic IDN Re-Engages RoundTable for Additional Project: Cerner Implementation and Optimization Efforts

A Mid-Atlantic Integrated Delivery Network has partnered with RoundTable for the fourth consecutive year to assist in managing the system-wide Cerner implementation and optimization efforts. Over the past several years, RoundTable’s Cerner SMEs have supported PowerChart Ambulatory implementation, multi-hospital data migration, Dragon Dictation deployment, specialty MPage development among other projects.

In 2019, eight RoundTable Cerner Analysts will continue to support the organization’s Cerner expansion in several specialized clinical solutions, including: PowerChart Maternity, PowerChart Oncology and SurgiNet Anesthesia.  RoundTable’s Cerner delivery team will also assist with the upcoming Cerner Code Upgrade as well as Optimization for SurgiNet, MPages, Dynamic Documentation, CCL Reports, CORE/ESH and Nursing.

“RoundTable’s delivery and project planning teams have worked with client leadership over the past ten weeks to identify how our existing consulting team could be utilized to best support 2019 Cerner initiatives,” detailed Casey Hafford, RoundTable’s Director of Strategic Accounts. “Our resources have historical knowledge of our client’s processes and system environment which further ensures timely and successful project execution. The consecutive contract extensions for our resources are testaments to our team’s talent and their ability to enhance the overall workflow of the organization.”

Nationally Recognized Academic Physician Group Taps RoundTable’s Cerner PathNet Resource Management Services  

An east coast multi-hospital, multi-specialty academic physician group recently partnered with RoundTable for its Cerner PathNet® resource management needs to support the successful build and implementation of its PathNet application. The Cerner PathNet Analyst Consultant is working closely with the group’s internal informatics staff and end users to maintain current configuration, troubleshoot, and fulfill approved optimization requests.  By executing the relevant application build, validation and maintenance, he will assist in organization’s change management, help identify opportunities for improvement, and will be accountable for achieving the project’s targeted outcomes.

“We are thrilled to share the talents of our Cerner PathNet experts with our clients to assist them in their organizational and growth plans and believe that this new contract for our resource management is a true testament to our solid, knowledgeable experts in all healthcare technology modules,” says Scott Ketchen, President & Managing Partner.

 

November 14th, 2018 | , |