At maxIT, we currently have more than 800 full time Senior Consultants and Management Consulting Directors serving in roles including Project Director/ Manager, Technology (Interfaces and Conversions) Lead, Clinical Analyst Lead, Revenue Cycle Lead, Training Coordinator and others. Our consultants have an average of 19 years experience in the healthcare industry, 8 years Healthcare Information Technology and more than 50% of them have a clinical background.
eClinicalWorks Practice Director:
Billie Kennedy-Hutchinson, CPHIMS, CHCIO
Ms. Kennedy-Hutchinson has more than 17 years experience in healthcare. She is a former VP for large multi-state health system responsible for the deployment and support of NextGen EPM and EHR for more than 1200 providers. She served as Executive Sponsor for numerous EHR and PM system selection, implementation, and optimization efforts for multi-specialty practices. She has a technical, operations, and finance background. She previously led several I/T and Patient Revenue departments for community and academic medical centers. Additionally, Ms. Kennedy-Hutchinson developed and managed several ambulatory support centers.
At maxIT, Ms. Kennedy-Hutchinson is responsible for:
Developing and implementing strategic business plans for the ambulatory practice
Executive oversight of more than 26 ambulatory selection, implementation and optimization engagements
Ms. Kennedy-Hutchinson has a B.S., M.B.A., and certifications in CPHIMS, CHCIO & ITIL
Management Consulting Director:
Lateef is a Consulting Director for the Ambulatory practice areas, including eClinicalWorks and NextGen. He has 11 years healthcare industry experience. He specializes in EHR vendor selection, project management, and implementation and optimization projects. Lateef has a BS Degree in Healthcare Administration, a MPH Degree in Public Health and Doctoral candidate in Public Affairs and Informatics.
At maxIT, Lateef's relevant experience includes:
Project Manager for numerous EHR and PM system selection, implementation, and optimization efforts to multi-specialty physician practices
Develops and implements LEAN strategy to articulate information flow and patient processes
Develops Value Stream Analysis, Patient Volume & Workflow re-design and best/leading practices
Develops policies and procedures and training curriculum
Develops and manages budgets and expenses for selection, implementation, and optimization projects
Renee is an expert with eClinicalWorks Practice Management and Revenue Cycle solutions.. She has 25 years of health experience specializing in ambulatory billing, auditing, coding, compliance and revenue cycle management. Her specialties include eCW Practice Management implementation and optimization, practice workflow design, staff training, revenue cycle best practices, and EDI configuration. Renee is an expert in configuring and optimizing eCW PM, Document Management and contract management. At max IT, Renee has served as an Ambulatory Practice Manager and Senior Consultant implementing eCW in numerous practices across multiple states. Additionally, she has led eCW implementations, optimization and CBO projects and has provided training and go live / activation support.