Objective: To advance to a clinical informatics leadership position within HCA utilizing my skills and experience in the strategic development, process standardization, and project management oversight of a corporate wide clinical imaging program.
Jun 2009 - Present
Clinical Imaging Solutions Director
Responsible for ongoing development, assessment, and selection of clinical imaging solutions in support of key business leaders and sponsors.
Jan 2001 - Jun 2009
Director of PACS
Responsible for program development, strategic planning, standardization, vendor management and contracting, and project management oversight of all PACS for HCA.
Jan 2000 - Jan 2001
PACS Project Manager
HCA Richmond Market
Directed all aspects of PACS implementation to include; vendor contract negotiation for pilot, process improvement/benchmarking, cost savings and ROI formulation, equipment selection/layout, HIS/RIS integration, database creation and population, physician relations, departmental renovations, and systems training. Managed referring physician satisfaction, training, and connectivity to PACS in conjunction with Market IT&S.
Mar 1995 - Jan 2000
HCA Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals
Led the consolidation of two busy imaging departments in March 1995. Reorganized the clerical support structure, improved staff leadership and professionalism, established basic statistical analysis tools for capital equipment procurement and utilized process standardization for operational improvements.Planned and implemented a new radiology information system (RIS).
Consistently improved departmental productivity by increasing patient throughput 18% over two years, extending scheduling capacity 20%, and reducing expenses 6% for three years. Directed the planning, opening, and operation of Manchester Imaging Center. Administered imaging services with 1999 annual gross revenues of $100.5 million, 112 FTE's, and approximately 211,000 annual procedures.
Feb 1997 - Feb 1999
Chairman of Radiology Users Review Group (URG). Chaired the Radiology URG for two years, improving the HCA Clinical Patient Computer System (CPCS) Radiology module utilizing the process work review (PWR) system. The URG assimilates, researches, and prioritizes all PWR requests for the ongoing revision and enhancement of the Radiology module.
Feb 1990 - Mar 1995
HCA Johnston-Willis Hospital
Managed all departmental operations, facilitated steady volume increases, and organized a major department expansion to accommodate growth. Planned and directed the acquisition of new capital equipment such as MRI, CT, angiography, ultrasound, mammography, and digital fluoroscopy. Instituted policies and procedures that ensured regulatory compliance.