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!

August 15th, 2019 | , |

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!

July 23rd, 2019 | , |

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!

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 – Cupid, Radiant & Research ID, Jillian Scribner

RoundTable is excited to give a consultant shout out to Jillian Scribner, Cupid, Radiant and Research ID Analyst. Jillian joined our team in the Spring and draws from 10 years of Clinical experience as an RN working in Cardiovascular Services, Cath Lab, EP Lab and IR Holding area, and PCU. Jillian experienced Epic Go-Lives early in her career, and in 2016 Jillian made the transition to Epic RN Clinical Analyst during her an Epic platform implementation. Her strong clinical background and wonderful personality makes her a natural for both instructional design and teaching. Her experience as an end user helps promote positive adherence and understanding when training. Jillian is currently engaged as a Cupid, Radiant ID,  with a client for post go-live instructional design, training and maintenance.

RoundTable recognizes your contributions to our team and our clients! A big Shout Out to Jillian, you are a wonderful addition to our team!


RoundTable Welcomes Mimi Howie as Senior Director

We are pleased to announce the addition of Mimi Howie, who will be serving as Senior Director, to the RoundTable Strategic Solutions family! In this capacity, Mimi will assist leadership in the management, delivery, and growth of our firm and its service lines through the expansion of our Revenue Cycle, Revenue Integrity Services, and IT Consulting Practices. Additionally, she will be responsible for identifying new service lines aligning to the core services currently offered, participating in prospect meetings for potential clients and collaborating with Art Lopez, Vice President of Sales and Marketing on promotion related initiatives, as well as identifying strategic partnerships which will aid in the development of our Revenue Cycle Service Offering.

With over twenty years of revenue cycle operations experience in both hospital and ambulatory settings, in addition to IT system expertise, Mimi brings a robust knowledge of Revenue Integrity, CDM maintenance and consolidation, medical billing and coding, denials, appeals, and pricing to RoundTable. Moreover, Mimi possesses extensive leadership experience; she has led and developed Revenue Integrity Teams and Programs for large health systems like Ochsner Health System, Trinity Health Network- New England and The Cleveland Clinic—implementing centralized charge capture processes in order to generate a significant gross charge impact, developing CDM functions for the implementation of provider-based billing, providing educational guidance to decrease denial rates and increase collection ratios, and delivering analysis for reimbursement of new service lines.

“We are thrilled that Mimi has joined RoundTable. Her extensive background in healthcare IT and Revenue Integrity strategies is a true asset to our organization and our healthcare partners,” said Art Lopez, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  “Mimi understands the challenges CFOs and Revenue Cycle teams face in managing clinically driven Revenue Cycle, and we are confident that she will share her talents in maximizing the ROI on our clients’ Revenue Integrity program investments.”

Consultant Shout Out – Revenue Cycle Operations Leader, Rhisa Gibbs

RoundTable is proud to give a consultant shout out to Rhisa H. Gibbs, Executive Consultant & Engagement Leader as she approaches her one-year anniversary with RoundTable.  Drawing from 25+ years of Revenue Cycle management, strategic planning and development experience, Rhisa shares her broad knowledge of healthcare Revenue Cycle Management operations, CBO/SBO transformations and regulatory compliance.

Currently, Rhisa is the Executive Consultant & Engagement Leader for the Ambulatory CBO Re-Design, Management & Implementation for a client transitioning from an outsourced RCM platform to managing Revenue Cycle in the CBO using the Epic platform. Rhisa’s hands-on leadership skills and strong revenue cycle management operations background has helped the team accomplish successful results including a fully implemented CBO transformation, decreased AR, improved denials management process, extensive reporting for CFO and leadership team in conjunction with an Epic Go-Live.

In addition to Rhisa’s Executive Leadership experience, she has qualified with her Outrigger Paddling crew to represent California Master Women’s 50 in the IVF World Distance Championship in Mooloolaba, Queensland in August 2019. Best of luck to you and your crew!

RoundTable is grateful for your contributions to our team and our clients! You are a Rockstar!

Summer Internship Program 2019 – Kimberly Kupres Joins the RoundTable Team

Summer has arrived and our team is proud to introduce our new intern to the RoundTable team.  Kimberly Kupres, our summer intern, is a senior at High Point University in North Carolina where she majors in Exercise Science with a Health and Wellness concentration and minors in Marketing.  When she is not studying, she is an avid horseback rider, and has competed in horse shows and joined a polo team associated with Maryland Polo Club.  Upon graduation, Kimberly plans to achieve a sports marketing position with a stimulating team that will advance her knowledge and hope to grow with the company.

After having the time to talk with Nicole Halsey, the Director of Marketing and Communications, Kimberly told us that “she decided to join our team because she was looking for a team that will utilize her skills that she has learned, and advance her knowledge of marketing and social media to help her succeed in her future plans.”  Kimberly continued, “I was attracted to RoundTable because of the collaborative and engaging environment that will inspire me to grow and understand the elements of the healthcare industry through media and marketing aspects.  I am eager to start my time here at RoundTable and contribute my knowledge to the team!”

“The RoundTable team is delighted to have Kimberly on board.  Her knowledge from her marketing courses and previous health-related internships was ideal for this role as we expand our marketing tactics and outreaches,” said Halsey. “Our student internship program gives our student assistants an opportunity to indulge in a real-world professional involvement while enabling them to share their skills, sharpen their abilities and build their portfolio.  It’s such a joy to oversee their experiences and help pave the way for these new young professionals in our industry.”

May 22nd, 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.


Intern Program Is Back Up and Running – Kayla Sembly Joins the RoundTable Team

For the third consecutive year, we are pleased to host our Marketing Internship for the spring. The internship program seeks creative, forward thinkers interested in learning about and contributing to our healthcare IT marketing team. This year’s intern, Kayla Sembly, is a senior undergraduate hailing from Swarthmore College where she majors in Philosophy, and minors in Film & Media Studies with a concentration in Pre-Medicine. Apart from her studies, she has served as a Child Life volunteer at Johns Hopkins Pediatric Emergency Department, and brings a foundation in creative fiction and non-fiction writing from New York University. She plans to pursue medicine at the University of Pennsylvania this fall.

When asked what attracted her to working with RoundTable, she says, “I really wanted to work in a collaborative and engaging environment that advanced and inspired the human cause and element through healthcare media and support—as well as expand my knowledge on the vastness of contributors to the healthcare industry outside of the hospital. Having had the opportunity to talk extensively with Nicole Halsey, the Director of Marketing and Communications, about the goals and objectives of the organization, I could see that RoundTable emulated my aspirations perfectly!” Furthermore, Kayla says she is excited to be joining RoundTable’s amazing cohort, and looks forward to a season of growth and learning!


January 31st, 2019 | |