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Next Wave’s William Spooner moderates keynote and leads roundtable at the Millennium Alliance’s Assembly – Healthcare Providers Transformation

William Spooner, Founding Advisor at Next Wave Health Advisors, a Huntzinger company, recently led two sessions at The Millennium Alliance’s Assembly - HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TRANSFORMATION.

Topics: Announcements

CIO Chat - Scott Arnold, Tampa General Hospital

This is a guest post provided by Scott Arnold, Senior VP and CIO of Tampa General Hospital. Huntzinger periodically invites its clients and partners to contribute to The Huntzinger Blog.

By Scott Arnold
Senior VP & CIO
Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Fla.

Time in healthcare
About 13 years. The early part of my career was spent in aerospace (McDonnell Douglas and Boeing) and at a software development company. A common thread has always been technology.

Time as a CIO
5 years

Topics: CIO Chat

Consultant’s Corner – Geoff Turner

An Inside Look into the Lives of Huntzinger Consultants

Role
“I am a subcontractor with Huntzinger specializing as a Cerner consultant. I help Huntzinger’s clients develop their physician documentation, assist them with HIM workflow, system design, and optimization.”

Time at Huntzinger
Almost two years

Time in Healthcare IT
“I’ve been in health IT since 2005. All that time has been focused on Cerner solutions, including working at Cerner for a stint. I have also worked for a large hospital organization and I've been an independent consultant. This has given me a 360-degree perspective of the Cerner platform. I have implemented and supported Cerner Core, HIM, Clinical Reporting, RRD, Dynamic Documentation, Meaningful Use and the CCL programming language.”

Topics: Consultant's Corner

What Works - Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Assessment Results in Strategic Roadmap and an Actionable Plan for Success

Adena Health System

Background
Adena Health System includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds. Adena provides quality healthcare for the more than 400,000 people who call south central and southern Ohio home. With more than 3,000 employees, Adena serves as an economic catalyst for the region. For several years, Adena has had a data analytics (DA) and business intelligence (BI) capability, which it leveraged to obtain information to enhance the performance of its operations. Yet, despite the availability of these resources and capabilities, Adena never felt the level of information met expectations.

Topics: What Works Series

Huntzinger Congratulates Geisinger’s John Kravitz on Being Appointed to the CHIME Board of Trustees

Huntzinger Management Group congratulates John Kravitz for being appointed to the Board of Trustees at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). John Kravitz, CHCIO, is the senior vice president and CIO at Geisinger Health System.

Topics: Announcements

Key Steps that Help CIOs Better Manage M&A Change

Managing the information technology aspects of mergers and acquisitions is an issue increasingly facing healthcare CIOs. Key steps to better address this issue were detailed in a Health Data Management article written by William C. Reed, FCHIME, LFHIMSS, Huntzinger EVP and Partner.

Topics: Announcements

Huntzinger and Next Wave Health Advisors Celebrate National Health IT Week

Huntzinger and Next Wave Health Advisors join our clients, and health IT professionals through the healthcare industry, in celebrating National Health IT Week. “In the more than a decade since National IT Health Week was founded, the importance of health IT to organizations has steadily increased” says William C. Reed, FCHIME, LFHIMSS, Huntzinger EVP and Partner. “IT ecosystems function at the very core of healthcare organizations, providing the technology platforms health professionals depend upon to deliver their excellent care. We salute health IT professionals during this week that recognizes them, along with organizations such as HIMSS and CHIME, who aid in their professional development.”

Topics: Announcements

CIO Ed Kopetsky and His Colleagues at Stanford Children’s Win Davies Award

The Huntzinger Management Group, Inc., and Next Wave Health Advisors, LLC, congratulates Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford on being recognized as a recipient of the 2017 Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence.

Topics: Announcements

Next Wave Health Advisors Sponsors Dinner for Boston-Area CIOs

Next Wave Health Advisors, an affiliate of The Huntzinger Management Group, Inc., sponsored a dinner for current and former Boston-area CIOs. The group discussed healthcare issues currently challenging organizations, focusing on the implications to and opportunities presented by information technology. The group was especially fortunate to hear comments from Dr. John Glaser, Cerner Senior Vice President of Population Health.

Topics: Announcements

Consultant’s Corner – Alexandra Rae

An Inside Look into the Lives of Huntzinger Consultants

Role
Client Executive.
“The role of a Huntzinger client executive is two-fold. On one hand, I recruit and provide talent resources for clients so that they’ll have access to assets with the depth, knowledge and expertise they require. On the other hand, I also work on the delivery side of the business to develop strategies and implement the solutions the clients need. I have no problem rolling up my sleeves to do whatever needs to be done — from doing spreadsheets to managing the oversight of major implementations.”

Topics: Consultant's Corner

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