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 Expert  729477

Expert in Healthcare IT, Hospital Information System, Healthcare Reform, HITECH, ACO


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California (CA)
USA
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Visionary, resourceful IT executive with specialty expertise in the healthcare provider (hospital) sector settings. Proven successful track record of innovating state-of-the-art solutions on time and under budget. Respected leader of diverse, cross-functional teams and highly regarded as a key resource, critical thinker, and out-of-the-box problem solver by senior executives. Strong understanding of the relationship between technology and strategic business interests with a P&L mindset proven to drive multimillion-dollar per annum savings.

Results-driven use of technology to increase efficiency, productivity, and competitive edge while simultaneously delivering significant reductions in the cost of doing business.

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health care industry


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  and San Bernardino, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2002   MBA   Healthcare Management   Cal State Los Angeles  
2001   BS   Computer Science   Cal State Long Beach  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

IS

 

CIO

 

Responsible for the overall IS operation throughout AHMC healthcare consisting of seven hospitals (Alhambra hospital, Garfield Medical center, Monterey Park Hospital, Whittier Medical Center, Greater El Monte hospital, San Gabriel medical center, Anaheim regional medical center).

Responsibilities: • Executively responsible for corporate Information Systems Business Applications, EDI transactions, Telecommunications, Computer Operations, Help Desk Operations, Technology Infrastructure Support, and Information Security. • Lead all aspects of MIS activities and growth planning such as Data Network expansion, HIS upgrade, financial system rollouts, contracting, PC purchasing and roll out. • Responsible for corporate Information Systems Business Applications, EDI transactions, Telecommunications, Computer Operations, Help Desk Operations, Technology Infrastructure Support, and Information Security. • Work closely with the hospital executive team (CEO, CFO, COO, CNO) to ensure that the departments are meeting their needs and objectives.

2004 to 2007

 

Prime Healthcare

 

IS

 

Director

 

Developed and maintained company's operational and capital computer objectives to ensure that it is in line with the hospital's objectives. Determined organization's information systems needs by studying, analyzing and evaluating system factors.

Responsibilities: • Was responsible for all IT related functions at the hospital (software, hardware, telecom. • Led all aspects of HIS upgrades and implementations at the hospitals. • Assisted Prime Healthcare in their hospital acquisitions by setting the IT standards for the corporate office. • These responsibilities expanded with the acquisition of Montclair Hospital Medical Center.

Accomplishments: • Redesigned the network infrastructure and backbone for the hospital to accommodate Point of Care and PACS solution. • Installation of voice dictation for the radiology transcription at the facility using Dictaphone Powerscribe. Saved the hospital approximately $250,000 in transcription cost. • Kronos Time and Attendance installation. • Successful Pyxis installation for pharmacy and materials management resulting in an increase in the monthly revenue for the hospital. • GE centricity PACS installation

to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

IS

 

Director

 

Directed operations and budgeting for short and long range planning of the Institution's information system needs. Developed and evaluated RFPs as needed for managed care IT projects. Reported to the VP of Finance and CEO.

Responsibilities: • Was responsible for all computer and telephony systems at DHMCM (Montclair) as well as the setup of the IT infrastructure at the corporate office (Expert's Firm). • Assumed overall financial accountability for the IT department including the development and management of an annual IT budget. • Managed system implementation projects. • Assumed role of HIPAA Security Officer. • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the senior management team

Accomplishments: • Successful implementation of a major upgrade of the HIS system (Quadramed Affinity system). • Active leader of Information Management Quality Management Board with exceptional results on our JCAHO survey. • Upgrade of the network infrastructure that was more than 15 years old


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