Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 22, 2013
As Directors in the firm, Ms. Gallagher will be spearheading the firm’s Optimization and Clinical Informatics portfolio, and Mr. Strode will be leading the continued growth of the Ambulatory service line. “Steve and Trish are perfect complements to the Clinovations leadership team, culture, and portfolio,” said Dr. Trenor Williams, CEO of Clinovations. “Both are extremely well respected and have a long track record of success in their respective areas of focus. Their combined expertise allows us to provide our clients with exactly what’s needed in today’s value-based purchasing environment – a deep understanding of clinical care, operations, and technology, as well as knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing outpatient care providers.”
Ms. Gallagher is a recognized expert and advisor for large hospitals and health systems with expertise in clinical informatics and IT transformation. With more than 24 years of experience, she has worked with a variety of systems to achieve results in areas ranging from strategic planning and clinical decision support to complete workflow redesign. Prior to joining Clinovations, she held a number of executive roles in leading hospitals and health systems across the country. Ms. Gallagher holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from McMaster University and a Master of Science in Health Sciences – Informatics from TUI University. In addition, she holds a National Certification in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).
Mr. Strode brings more than 22 years of health administration and management consulting experience to the Clinovations team. His expertise is focused in the areas of practice management, outpatient strategy and operations, system implementation and optimization, revenue cycle redesign, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining, he served as the Vice President of Ambulatory Services for Rockford Health System (Rockford, IL). In his role, Mr. Strode was responsible for leading ambulatory services strategy, growth and performance improvement initiatives, and oversight of lab, imaging, pharmacy, respiratory, and neuro-diagnostic services. Earlier in his career, he served as a Senior Manager in the healthcare consulting practice of Deloitte Consulting, LLP and as an Administrator at Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI). He received his Master of Science in Health Systems Management from Rush University and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa.
Ms. Gallagher and Mr. Strode will both be leveraging their healthcare industry experience to help Clinovations’ clients transform their organizations by providing the leadership, knowledge and expertise to improve organizational performance through the use of advanced information technology.
Clinovations is a leading healthcare consulting firm offering strategic, clinical, and health IT advisory and management consulting services with the goal of creating innovative solutions to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of healthcare for patients. More than half of our extraordinary team consists of physicians and nurses; the remainder is made up of technology leaders, business executives, management consultants, and public policy experts. We are dedicated to helping lead organizations in achieving their financial, operational, and clinical objectives.