RoundTable Welcomes Kelly Collis as Marketing Associate

Kelly Collis is an enthusiastic communications and operations expert, bringing with her seven years of experience in online content development, stakeholder relations, and strategic project management. In her role as Marketing Associate, Kelly seeks to forge strong clientele relations and provide quality online reporting of industry-relevant information.

Prior to joining RoundTable, Kelly recently graduated with merit from the University of Edinburgh with an MSc in Food Security, where she was commended as the Best Overall Contribution to the Program. Kelly is a passionate supporter of data-driven action, having executed international research that provides substantive national policy guidance.

Kelly brings to the table an ability to improve company-wide operations, with expertise in strategic operations and project management. In her previous role as Administrative Coordinator at the World Resources Institute, Kelly helped to drive the Economics Center and New Climate Economy Programs forward by enhancing workflow and conceptual alignment amongst both internal and external partners and creating and streamlining database and file repository systems. Kelly was also responsible for overseeing Economics Center projects from cradle to grave and analyzing social media trends to allow for more targeted messaging.

At the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council, Kelly developed a company-wide communications plan and oversaw all communications online and in print, exponentially growing the organization’s social media presence and contributing to a 25% annual team member growth. She oversaw team member engagement and experience, creating industry newsletters, maintaining contact with key members, and updating team member databases. Kelly began her professional career in the sales industry, regularly winning top performer awards in various sales positions.

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November 21st, 2019 | |

Leading Mid-Atlantic Medical Institution Partners with RoundTable for ClinDoc/Stork Analyst

An East Coast community IDN tapped RoundTable to fulfill its need for an Epic Analyst specializing in the Obstetrics module to advance several long-standing optimization initiatives for their newly ‘LIVE’ Epic hospital. RoundTable placed a Senior Epic ClinDoc/Stork Analyst consultant who has exposure to dozens of diverse Epic configurations and specialized workflows, ultimately allowing her the ability to identify best-practice design for our client’s unique needs and customization requirements. With more than 6 years of specialized and focused Epic Stork experience, RoundTable’s consultant has led multiple implementations, upgrades and optimization projects for Labor & Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum and Obstetric Urgent Care.

In this role, our Senior Consultant is overseeing the completion of several Epic Stork Optimization Initiatives. These project initiatives will include but are not limited to: implementing Scheduling for OR Cases with Inductions, standardizing provider charging and order sets, updating the OB’s Fetal Monitoring Board as well as supporting every day operational maintenance as needed.

This placement comes from a long-standing relationship with this medical institution for which RoundTable continually provides Epic EHR Analyst consultants with a focus on clinical application support.

“Working with a healthcare partner on their changing Epic environment over the course of three years enables our team to identify the best consultant from a personality and expertise perspective,” said Casey Hafford, Director of Strategic Accounts, an integral member of the team helping to support this client’s EHR resource management.  “We knew that this client needed someone with Senior Systems Analyst and Project Lead experience who had also worked effectively across multiple Epic environments to ensure that we utilized our client’s time efficiently during discovery and delivery.”

November 20th, 2019 | , , , , , |

Consultant Shout Out: Phil Witt, Senior Revenue Cycle Interim Leader

Phil Witt is a true asset to the RoundTable Senior Revenue Cycle team.  As a Project Management Interim leader, Phil shares his 20 years of healthcare knowledge focusing on Revenue Cycle Operations, Revenue Integrity and CBO/SBO implementations by spearheading projects that yield successful outcomes.

Phil’s experience with Project Management combined with Revenue Cycle Analysis, EMR/Software applications, and SBO expertise offer our clients an excellent resource for implementing operational improvements, SBO design and implementation.

He succeeds in guiding cross functional teams in the execution of multiple projects and provides operational PMO oversight to lead and drive all internal operational work streams. Phil’s technical proficiencies allow him to serve as the expert to stakeholders when implementing changes and operational improvements.

Congratulations to Phil for his dedication to our clients and his ability to deliver excellent outcomes. He consistently exceeds expectations, receives positive feedback from our healthcare partners, and is offered project extensions and additional project work – all true testaments to his efforts. We are fortunate to work with Phil and appreciate him for his amazing work!

 

Consultant Shout Out – Jan Gunter, Senior Revenue Cycle Interim Leader

Jan Gunter is one of RoundTable’s Senior Revenue Cycle Interim Leaders, who has been an integral part of team for the last year. Jan has worked in the healthcare industry for over 30 years, 17 of which in leadership roles for nationally recognized organizations. With a primary focus on Revenue Cycle Operations, Revenue Integrity and CBO/SBO implementations, she blends strategic initiatives and business philosophy with industry standards and solution-based methodology tools to improve financial results for clients.

Her expertise in EMR/Software applications and regulatory knowledge provides our clients an excellent resource for implementing operational improvements and strategies significantly impacting cashflow positively.

Recently, Jan worked with a client implementing a Denials Management program in conjunction with design and implementation of their operations and workflows. She developed benchmarks and metrics to guide leadership in monitoring financial and operational status, long term. The outcome of this project showed measurable decrease in AR by an average of 27.5 days across the organization by means of cash collections, operations and technology efficiencies, not through write-offs.

Hats off to Jan and her dedication to the client and the ability to deliver excellent outcomes. She consistently exceeds expectations and gains positive feedback from our clients, including extensions and additional projects which are a true testament to her work. We are so lucky to work with Jan and appreciate her for her knowledge and dedication to making significant financial changes for healthcare organizations!

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!

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Consultant Shout Out – James Harris, MEDITECH Analyst

RoundTable Strategic Solutions is thrilled to recognize and ‘Shout Out’ our MEDITECH Analyst Consultant, James Harris! James has been with RoundTable for nearly two years and has supported several of our East Coast client’s MEDITECH and Quality Reporting initiatives. He is a team player who can jump into any project effort, with little guidance at that, and become a true asset to the project’s success.

James has over 15 years of experience working with MEDITECH in every platform from MAGIC to Client Server to 6x. James has in-depth exposure to both Clinical and Financial modules of MEDITECH that allow him to troubleshoot issues he encounters with a full-circle understanding of integrations, charging, operational overlap and any other associated ‘ripple effects.’ His knowledge of Quality Reporting and analyzing appropriate data capture in the MEDITECH system is a true asset to our team. For example, James has assisted countless organizations reach their Meaningful Use program goals with subject matter expertise in: MEDITECH’s Patient Portal, e-CQMs, Report Writing, HIE integration, Security Requirements, among others. James has demonstrated success in developing strategies with our clients that ultimately prepare them to proactively respond to changing regulations in the field.

This past week, James received another client extension reflecting how invaluable he is to the teams with which he works. We are lucky to have him as a partner in the field as a great representation of RoundTable!

September 19th, 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 | , , , |

Consultant Shout Out – Epic ASAP ID Analyst, Miyako Boyer

RoundTable is proud to give a consultant shout out to Miyako Boyer, Epic ASAP Analyst & ID who is coming up on her one-year anniversary with RoundTable.  Drawing from 7+ years of EPIC ASAP Analyst experience, implementation, optimization and instructional design, Miyako shares her broad knowledge and passion for helping to support successful implementations and post go-live optimization.

Currently, Miyako is the ASAP ID Analyst for the post go-live and optimization for a client that recently implemented the Epic platform. Miyako’s instructional design skills and strong ASAP analyst background has contributed to the teams successful results.

Miyako is based in Nevada, but she has found her second home in Maryland with the RoundTable team! RoundTable is grateful for your contributions to our team and our clients! You are a Rockstar!

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Consultant Shout Out – Healthy Planet Experts, Doug Jones-Graham and Clara Paik

Round Table is proud to give a consultant shout out to Doug Jones-Graham and Clara Paik, Epic Healthy Planet Analyst Consultants. Doug and Clara each draw from 6+ years of full-cycle implementation Epic-specific experience, focused on Ambulatory optimization and Healthy Planet stand-up and enhancement.

Currently, Doug and Clara are partnered as Epic Healthy Planet Analyst Consultants for the implementation of Healthy Planet for a client who is live on the Epic platform.  Drawing from prior technical and clinical experiences, Doug and Clara have been providing exceptional Healthy Planet guidance from day one, complimenting each other’s expertise and focus at each further step of the project. Doug and Clara’s strengths in uniting operational/clinical throughput with technical specifications, understanding interdependencies and communicating them effectively across audiences make this dynamic duo a population health monitoring powerhouse.

Reaffirming the appreciation consistently voiced by our client’s leadership team, RoundTable is grateful for your contributions to our team and our clients! A big Shout Out to Doug and Clara, you are amazing!

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Consultant Shout Out – Epic Reporting Analyst, Alana Ducharme

At RoundTable, we recognize that our success is 100% attributable to the professionals that we have in the field. It is an honor to recognize our team and we’d love to shout out our dynamic Epic Report Writer and Business Intelligence Analyst, Alana Ducharme! We have consistently received client feedback that Alana is a “Rockstar” and we suspect, her delivery is a result of 16 years of healthcare IT experience extracting and reporting data in meaningful ways for a variety of hospital departments.

At this point in her career, Alana holds up-to-date certifications and has in-depth experience with Epic BI tools including: Reporting Workbench and Radar Administration. She also has Clarity Data Model certifications in: OpTime, Anesthesia and Radiant/Cupid. Alana most recently served as Application Reporting Lead for OpTime and Anesthesia where she led the build out of all surgical workbench reports and associated dashboards. Along with her demonstrated technical expertise, Alana has now been a part of four, full-cycle Epic implementations where she has had the opportunity to lead teams, drive project deadlines and work through complex problems. Epic Project Managers that have worked closely with her attest, “Alana is amazing in how she manages and drives a project…I can’t say enough about her initiative.”

Alana’s dedication to our clients and ability to deliver across a variety of project initiatives has consistently exceeded expectations, and her project extensions are a testament to that. Client feedback related to her performance is always positive. We are so lucky to have her on our team and as a representative of who we are!

Thank you for all your hard work, Alana!