Mike has more than 35 years of consulting experience, including nearly 20 years in the healthcare industry where he has worked with stand-alone and multihospital healthcare systems across revenue cycle, ambulatory, acute and post-acute areas. He has specific expertise in planning for and managing enterprisewide Epic and Cerner implementations as well as post-live optimization work.
Mike has led and managed large-scale, complex, multisite electronic health record (EHR) system implementation projects for numerous hospitals and health systems during the last two decades. He has specific expertise in governance, strategic planning and process transformation. He also specializes in the selection, implementation and customization of software for his clients.
Throughout his career, Mike has:
- Assessed the current-state optimization model, governance structure and staffing levels for a 10-hospital healthcare system following its Epic implementation to address support team performance and provider/caregiver satisfaction.
- Led the validation of a $90 million budget and developed the program governance, communication structure, and timeline for an Epic enterprise implementation at a stand-alone children’s hospital.
- Managed the implementation of a revenue cycle and EHR system for a hospice care organization composed of 50 agencies across 16 states to consolidate the billing and agency operations from three software systems to a single application.
- Led a fatal flaw analysis of a patient accounting system to determine the degree to which it met a health system’s business requirements and would be capable of supporting its future strategic direction.
Prior to joining Huron, Mike was a partner with Cumberland Consulting Group (CCG), where he was responsible for managing client relationships, monitoring delivery quality and mentoring junior consultants. He began his career with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) and continued with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) before joining CCG.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts in computer science from Southern Illinois University and is a certified project management professional (PMP) and certified scrum master (CSM).