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Senior Project Manager

Florida, 32955, United States
c2c nego
December 01, 2011

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ICD 10 Program Manager/Director

Integration Project Manager

EMR/Meaningful Use Project Manager


• 20+ years Healthcare Management Experience (Project Director, Project Manager) in multi-facility entities (50-1200+beds)

• 8+ years as Healthcare Enterprise Program Director

• 7 + years as Lead Enterprise Application Architect

• 5+ years as Lead Enterprise Integration Architect

Major Projects Implemented

• EMR, HIE, EMPI, Enterprise Scheduling, Enterprise Registration, CPOE, Nursing Documentation, ON-Demand Nursing Forms Generation, PACS Vendor Conversion, Enterprise Document Repository (using real time bar coding technology), ICD 10 technical and business workflow GAP analysis, ICD /10 bi-directional “crosswalks”, ICD 9/10 step-up/step-down architecture


• Managing large, diverse, on-site and virtual project teams

• Established/Managed PMO office

• Experience managing multiple projects/project managers

• Experience reporting to senior leadership

• Partnering with vendors – Executive level experience with several major Healthcare vendors

• Implementing new or replacing/upgrading existing applications using multiple approaches (phased in, parallel implementation, big bomb theory)

• Integrating applications – ADT, Lab, Pharmacy, Radiology, EMR/EHR,

Revenue Cycle, Patient Access, EMPI

• Integration management – managed the implementation of over 50 interfaces at a large entity

• Implementing multi vendor applications (ADT, Clinical, Financials, Revenue Cycle, (EMR/EHR, MPI’s, PAC’s), CPOE

• Understanding hospital process flow and how it relates to specific applications such as EMR/EHR

• Implementing and working with PMO project life cycle

• Oral and written communication

• Mentoring

• Resolving complex issues/problems

• Working with nursing/physician steering committees

• ICD 10 Migration planning and implementation

• Excellent understanding of 270/271, 276/277, 278, 834, 835, 837, and NCPDP D.0 transactions

• Meaningful Use Gap Analysis

• Multi-Vendor Application Experience (Cerner, McKesson, Siemens, eClinicals, Meditech)

Contractor Sr PM/Consultant 2004 –Present

• Consultant to a large Hospital system on Meaningful Use Gap Analysis (EMR/CPOE)

• Gap Analysis Project Manager for a BCBS organization on ICD 10 migration

• Gap Analysis Lead Project Manager for a large Hospital System on ICD-9 to ICD-10 Full Revenue Cycle Migration/implementation (Patient Access, HIM, Business Office, Patient Financial Service, EDI, HL7)

• Worked with enterprise application owners and technical support staff to develop and document technical and design specifications for the applications, interfaces, and reports that will need to be remediated for ICD 10

• Worked with client staff to develop and document resource estimates, timelines, and budgets for the ICD 10 remediation’s

• Worked with client staff to develop ICD 10 test plan for each vendor/application

• Worked with client vendors to develop/document upgrade and testing timelines/requirements for ICD 10

• Client Consultant for ICD 9 – ICD 10 GEM “crosswalk” design

• Client Consultant for ICD 9 ICD 10 implementation strategy – step up/step down processing, parallel processing for a large healthcare entity

• Client Consultant on ICD 9 –ICD 10 revenue cycle “work flow” re-engineering strategy

• Managed level I,II 5010 compliance testing

• LeadD Project manager for EMR/HER, Nursing Documentation, and EMPI implementations

• Negotiated EMR/EHR customer/vendor contracts

• Designed, built, tested and implemented HL7/x12 interfaces ) for a large hospital system. Conducted all maintenance/updates of existing interfaces

• Served as QA Test Manager for large hospital integration projects

Healthcare Vendor Project Director 2003 – 2004

• Project Director for CPOE Beta Site

• Managed project PM’s and implementation teams

• Vendor/customer interface for all issue resolution and esculation

• Reported to vendors executive team and customers CIO

Contractor Sr Project Manager 1994 – 2002

Major Projects Implemented: Enterprise Registration, Enterprise Scheduling, EMR , EMPI, Clinical Repository, Lab, Radiology, Pharmacy, PACS, Decision Support, Enterprise Document Imaging


• Reported to enterprise CIO

• Member of user executive steering committee

• Developed Project Budgets/Timelines on all major projects

• Senior Project Manager on all major application implementations

• Developed/implemented enterprise integration architecture

• Developed/managed enterprise resource requirements implementation timelines and budgets

• Implemented change management/control policies

• Reviewed/approved all internal and vendor interface specifications

• Introduced/Implemented SDLC methodology

• Developed/approved all vendors interface specs

• Reviewed/approved developers (HL7, x12) specs/coding

• Developed/implemented test procedures metrics for all projects

• Mentored analyst/developers on HL7, x12 integration nuances

• Co-developed “Cold Feed” architecture for EMR with vendor

• Co developed “z” segment architecture with application vendors in order to interface EMR, EMPI, Clinical Repository

• Y2K Lead

• Interim CIO for 2 years

Hardware Vendor Senior HealthCare Project Manager 1986-1994

• Project/Program manager for the installation of products and services in the Healthcare market. Focus was systems integration

• Managed a group of 3-6 Project Teams

• Responsible for all southeast clients as a Project Director

• Technical project lead in the development of Hardware Vendors first integration engine

• Partnered with a software vendor to create, develop, and implement one of the first comprehensive Clinical Data Repositories in the US. This initiative was recognized with numerous awards for Innovation in Healthcare technologies and was featured in multiple national publications

Hardware Vendor District Support Manager 1982-86

• Managed installation/support teams (70+ people) for the Southeast US

Corporate Giant Project Director 1976-1982

• Started as a scientific programmer and progressed to analyst, designer, project manager, program manager

• Certified as a project/program thru internal training

• Developed critical mission systems for the Atomic Energy Commission

• QA Project Manager for Atomic Energy Commission projects


USF, Tampa Fl Bachelor of Science Math

Hispanic – Bilingual

Served as a Platoon Sgt. in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves

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