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8535, United States
Posted:
May 24, 2010

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Summary:

Executive and technical leadership professional experienced with a variety

of technologies platforms and systems integration into Health Care IT and

Life Sciences enterprises. Provider of strategic guidance to healthcare

entities offering medical education, DTC and Health IT services/solutions.

Hands-on expertise developing business and market analysis, strategy

consulting, and integrative EMR adoption for physician practice management,

pharmaceutical, and hospital systems. Experience also includes M&A due

diligence and advisory services in health care vertical markets.

Education:

B.S. Business Administration, LaSalle University, LA

Project Management, American Management Association

Website User Value Appraisal, JZM

Various technical certifications including system architecture, application

design, and wireless integration

Experience:

2005 - Present: NextEnt Consulting, Perrineville, NJ

Health IT Consultant, led a strategic partnership between leading EMR and

PMS providers in the development of an integrated health IT service

offering with focus on accelerating their revenue trajectory. Developed

and led the creation of a nonprofit initiative reducing the cost of EMR

adoption through a shared, community-based information technology services

system for 150 physician practices comprised of over 500 MDs. Provided

advisory services to a Physician Organization Board on the integration of

HIT strategy in the context of their clinical integration initiative

including hardware, software and services. Developed the strategic outline

for the N.J. Health Collaborative for the CMS-funded Quality Improvement

Organization rolling out EMR for physicians statewide. During this same

project, assimilated subject matter experts on behalf of the State of New

Jersey Assembly to explore implementation of biometric security and

symmetric data aggregation for the state's health care system.

As Interim President, for Health Communication Systems responsible for

managing company operations after being acquired, including development of

marketing strategy with extended product suite; conducted full Health IT

market analysis including organic growth and prospective M&A targets; led

the $12 million acquisition of an EMR business unit including business and

technical due diligence; and led the product strategy specifications

development and oversight responsibilities for product development

resources and associated product life cycle including an EMR, PHR portal

and Information Exchange. Also established partnerships with HP and its

reseller network, and Microsoft to position company in the provision of

turnkey offerings. Led the prerequisite process for company to become 2008

CCHIT certified.

2003 - 2005 NCS Technologies, Inc, Piscataway, NJ

(2004 - 2005) Director, Pharmaceutical and Supply Chain Practice,

responsible for a $7.5 million business unit addressing the pharmaceutical,

consumer products, and manufacturing vertical markets on a project-oriented

basis. Conceived and developed SRO engagement methodology (Strategize,

Realize, and Optimize) and partnerships with RF-based loss-prevention

vendors including NCR/Teradata, Cognos and Business Objects and ShipCom

Wireless (RFID middleware OEM).

(2003 - 2004) Managing Director, Delivery, led solution delivery team on

assigned project portfolio from scope of work development, through user

acceptance testing, and deployment. Enhanced project methodology to

tighten-up client reporting protocol and content elements.

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2002 - 2003 Thomson Healthcare, eMed-Media, Montville, NJ

Vice President, eHealthcare Communications, division leader with full P&L

responsibility, accountable for the start-up and growth of the North

America eHealthcare business unit supporting Thomson Medical Education

initiatives. Established and executed strategy achieving first year

revenue objectives. Awarded $1M online CME initiative with new client,

Genentech. Developed eDetailing infrastructure strategy for sister

business unit. Lead e-strategist in business partnership with leading

online web property to construct a WebMD-like presence.

2000 - 2002 SimStar Internet Solutions, Princeton, NJ

Vice President, Healthcare eBusiness, consulted with pharmaceutical clients

to assess their business needs, and developed strategy and oversaw delivery

of eBusiness and related marketing solutions. As a result, Forester

Research rated the company first in the industry on depth of pharmaceutical

knowledge and leveraging of technology. Secured a $2M interactive Web

development project with new client, Abbott Labs. Collaborated with

clients in the development of a supply-chain extranet solution to track

inventory and sales forecasting of products within 185 global affiliates.

Established partnership with Johnston, Zabor and McManus (JZM), market

research firm and co-moderated the companies' first thought leadership

Webinar entitled, The Visitor Value Index: Quantifying How Pharmaceutical

Web Sites Deliver Value to Visitors, generating $500,000 in revenue.

Initiated Website Value Appraisal certification program for key disciplines

in organization.

1997 - 2000 Corporate Software & Technology, Iselin, NJ

General Manager, Technology Services with P&L responsibility for a $12M+ IT

consulting services region comprised of Philadelphia, New York City, and

New Jersey. Led business development, operations, and the delivery of

services via three practices: Microsoft, IBM/Lotus, and Managed Services.

Transitioned services region least best to best financial performer within

first year. Member of executive operation council, which developed

strategic and tactical market and business plans.

1996 - 1997 EDS/MCI Systemhouse, Robbinsville, NJ, Project

Director

1995 - 1996 TPS Call Sciences, Inc. Edison, NJ, Senior Project

Manager

1992 - 1995 RAM Mobile Data/BellSouth Wireless, Woodbridge, NJ

(1993 - 1995) Director, Network Support Services

(1992 - 1993) Manager, Data Network Design

1986 - 1992: United Parcel Service, Mahwah, NJ

(1990 - 1992) Project/Product Manager - Data Comm. Software

(1989 - 1990) Senior System Programmer (Distributed Systems)

(1988 - 1989) VTAM System Programmer

(1986 - 1988) DPPX/SP System Programmer (IBM 8100)



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