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.”

RoundTable Welcomes Rachael Battin to the Team as Consulting Practice Recruiter

Rachael Battin joins the RoundTable team as a Consulting Practice Recruiter.  In her role, she will be responsible for recruiting, screening and credentialing candidates, maintaining and fostering relationships with consultants, and overseeing organizational development and change management strategies.

“As a seasoned recruiter and contract manager, Rachael brings more than 21 years of leadership experience in the healthcare, risk adjustment and staffing services industries to our growing team of professionals.  Her ability to uniquely strategize and establish relationships with consultants is one of her many assets, and why we knew she was the perfect fit for our Resource Management Consulting division,” said Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President and Partner, RoundTable Strategic Solutions.  “We’re excited to share Rachael’s capabilities and expertise with our clients in an effort to successfully achieve their specific resource needs in a quality, time-efficient manner.”

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RoundTable’s Resource Management Division Places MEDITECH Clinical Application Specialist at Mid-Atlantic Community Health System

A Mid-Atlantic Community Health System partnered with RoundTable to fulfill a MEDITECH Clinical Applications IT role to support its Acute Care departments.

The new MEDITECH Clinical Applications Specialist will leverage her extensive clinical background as an RN and work closely with the Director of IS and Team Lead in support of the health systems Acute care applications. In her role, she will be responsible for the successful implementation, ongoing maintenance, support and enhancement of the organization’s use of MEDITECH while driving end-user adoption and assisting with improving clinical quality outcomes.

“By utilizing our Healthcare Resource Management – Permanent Placement capabilities, our clients see our hands-on approach and personal touch to identifying skilled and qualified candidates who align to the organizations resource needs and culture. We are typically seeing 4-6 week turn-around-times from receipt of permanent need to offer/start,” says Scott Ketchen, President and Partner, RoundTable Strategic Solutions.  “Our unique Resource Placement System and alignment to our accessible and vetted network of candidates, we solidified a perfect pair for both the candidate and the health system.  Our process enabled us to relocate the ideal resource seamlessly. It was a win-win situation for all.”

Consultant Shout Out – Lorna Dunbar, Certified EPIC HIM Project Manager/Builder

Lorna Dunbar, a Certified Epic HIM Project Manager/Builder,  describes herself as “not your average consultant,” and we couldn’t agree more!  Lorna is the quintessential HIT consultant, marrying an in-depth knowledge of operations and Epic and 3rd-party application functionality related to all things Health Information Management (HIM), a professional “grace under pressure” delivery, fine-tuned analytic approach to solve complex problems, and a fantastic sense of humor.  Her HIM expertise extends through Clinical Applications and Revenue Cycle, and Lorna effectively understands and communicates the downstream impacts of proposed solutions to identify the one best-suited to address the challenge.

In her almost 4 years of engagement with RoundTable, Lorna has served multiple roles, including Epic HIM Project Manager, Lead Build/Integration Consultant, and Interim IT Operations Leader.  Throughout her tenure in these roles, Lorna has successfully executed countless jobs on behalf of the client, repeatedly demonstrating patience, flexibility, collaboration, and a “no job too big or too small” mentality.  She mentors client IT and operations staff to equip them with the tools to be successful in their roles, and lends her SME perspective to our RoundTable internal team.

We are so fortunate to have you on the RoundTable team, Lorna.  Thank you for all that you do!

Leading Integrated Delivery System in MidWest Engages RoundTable to Serve as Interim System Vice President, Revenue Cycle

One of the nation’s leading Integrated Delivery Systems has engaged RoundTable Strategic Solutions to serve as the Interim System Vice President of Revenue Cycle and will provide leadership for all activities related to the management of the physician/professional revenue cycle.

Our Executive Revenue Cycle Consultant will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight of operational and financial decisions and performance of the Revenue Cycle for the Physician and Ambulatory Services Organization across all six regions of the health system.

“When clients work with our consultants in an interim position, they understand the true value of our resources as they share their knowledge and expertise with the internal and external constituents involved in the process,” said Art Lopez, Regional Vice President.  “Their ability to provide a strategic vision, educate and mentor the existing team, implement and improve the system, while identifying opportunities for continued improvement, create an overall operational effectiveness and value-added service to the client.”

To learn more about Interim Healthcare IT Resources, visit our two-part blog series “Accelerating Change with Interim Healthcare Executive Leadership.”