maxIT Healthcare has deep experience with MEDITECH products.
Our MEDITECH Practice is one of the largest consulting practices at maxIT with more than 130 full time Senior Consultants and Engagement Directors. Our consultants have an average of 19 years of health care experience, 8 years of HCIT experience, and more than 50% of them have a clinical background.
VP, Global MEDITECH Practice:
Jack Walker has over 30 years information technology systems experience providing executive management, strategic and tactical direction, systems design and deployment, and business planning/development for high technology and healthcare settings. Mr. Walker has served as Hospital Consulting President/CEO, Senior VP for HIT Practice, VP for Hyatt Medical Management with over 60 hospitals (both owned and managed), and served in US Marine Corps. Mr. Walker is a member of HIMSS.
His expertise and experience include creating and staffing vendor implementation organizations, information services departments, and IT professional services consulting practices. He also has experience managing IT conversion and consulting projects in large and small facilities including public and private health care organizations. In addition Mr. Walker has developed a hospital IT conversion product line, provided consultation, implementation, and technical advisory services to hospital clients, led hospital IT system conversions including McKesson, IHS, PHS, and MEDITECH, managed the IT system for a new $383 million facility, and provided IT management, turn-around strategies, and technology approaches for hospital operations.
Reece, RN, BSN
Reece is a Registered Nurse with more than 36 years of nursing experience, 15 years working with MEDITECH Magic, Client Server and 6.X in the areas of advanced clinical documentation, implementations, change management, project management and work flow redesign. Reece has been successful working with clinicians in helping them with Joint Commission and other regulatory measures, work flow re-engineering, defining useful clinical metrics pre and post implementation, and developing education plans.
At maxIT, Reece’s relevant experience includes:
Implementation of 6.X clinical modules at teaching facility and a multi-facility system
Migration of multi-facility organization from Magic to 6.X
DTS testing support for 6.06 upgrade
PDOC build expertise
Project Management oversight, education, build expertise and guidance
Clinical work flow optimization of a multi-facility organization
Project Manager, IT / Clinical Systems:
Les has 27 years of healthcare experience, 16 years in Healthcare IT. He has served in a variety of roles such as analyst, project manager and director of hospital information services. Les has been the project manager for several recent implementations of MEDITECH’s Advanced Clinical modules and has assisted clients in successfully meeting Meaningful Use Stage 1 with the MEDITECH C/S. He is a seasoned professional who is experienced in a variety of MEDITECH C/S modules including the following:
LAB, MIC, BBK, PTH
Karen has more than 30 years of hospital clinical pharmacy experience specializing in the analysis, tesing, training, upgrade, and implementation of clinical applications. During her career, Karen has served as Staff Pharmacist, Assistant Director of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Manager and Training Manager. She has earned a BS in Pharmacy and has completed education in MEDITECH applications. Her expertise includes:
MEDITECH Pharmacy, C/S and Magic
Mary Jo, RN, MSN
Mary Jo has been in healthcare for 30 years. She started as an Emergency Department Nurse and then transitioned to Flight Nursing. After obtaining her Master’s Degree in Administration she began working in a community hospital with Nursing Informatics. She trained in process redesign and became the CIO. Mary Jo was responsible for the hospital conversion to MEDITECH Client Server in 2004. She continued as CIO until 2011. She is currently a board member for the North Carolina Health Information Communication Alliance and remains active in Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange efforts.
CPOE Project Manager:
Michael has 19 years Healthcare Informatics experience serving in a variety of project management roles (including CPOE) and specializing in the design, development, integration, support, and implementation of clinical applications. He has served as Senior Consultant, Project Manager, Business Design Analyst, E.D. Application Specialist, CIO, Director of Clinical Research, Manager of Data Administration, Marketing Analyst, and E.D. Technician. Michael earned a BS/BA Degree with a major in Biology/Chemistry and a PhD in Epidemiology with a focus in Biostatistics. He is a seasoned professional who is experienced in a variety of MEDITECH modules including the following: