A Partner for the EHR Implementation Journey & Beyond
Vice President, Epic Practice
Pat is a former Epic Systems Corporation implementation consultant and has been working with healthcare IT for the past 15 years, working for IT vendors, healthcare systems, start-ups plus small and large consulting firms. He has extensive experience with revenue cycle management gained over 8 years. His successes in this area include growing a consulting firm’s revenue cycle practice, helping to increase staff from 35 to over 200 and increasing revenue from $15 million to over $90 million in 3 years. The company garnered a Best in KLAS award and was purchased by Accenture. He has also been responsible for new business development of Revenue Cycle Optimization, EHR/ERP integration, and Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as direct implementation of revenue cycle systems. Pat holds an MBA in Healthcare Administration from the University of Colorado Denver and a BS in Entrepreneurship and International Business from Clarkson University.
Vice President, MEDITECH Practice
Dr. McConnell’s 19 years of leadership in the healthcare industry includes Information Technology (IT) experience in varied healthcare system environments, including academics, Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs), and community hospitals. His areas of expertise include pre- and post-implementation assessments; system selection assessments (both clinical and financial dependent); coordinating process and departmental workflow redesign, enhancements, and optimizations; facilitating and managing application implementation teams; developing and executing implementation and training plans; training end-users; and leading revenue cycle and change management. He has also been responsible for successful adoption of systems for physicians, nursing, and pharmacy staff across all documentation and training processes. Dr. McConnell has been the founder and operator of smaller/boutique MEDITECH Certified Consulting Firms, is MEDITECH READY Certified in the following positions: Project Manager, Clinical Lead, PHA Consultant, CPOE/eRx Consultant, MIS Consultant, Patient Access Consultant, and PA/PD Consultant.