HPG® Senior Consultant – Andy

Professional Profile

Professional Highlights

  • Over fifteen years experience in the healthcare industry with eight years in information systems
  • Expert in understanding how the Millennium® applications integrate with one another
  • Extensive project leadership experience combined with strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Application Expertise


  • Cerner – HNA Millennium FirstNet, CareNet, PowerChart, Web Power Chart, PathNet (General Lab, Microbiology, Anatomic Pathology, Blood Bank, ePathLink, and Outreach), SurgiNet, OCF, RadNet, PharmNet, Open Engine, Discern Explorer (CCL), Visual Explorer, Discern Expert (Rules), Remote Report Distribution (RRD), Medical Device Interfaces (MDI), Foreign System Interfaces (FSI)
  • Oracle – Six years of intermediate experience
  • Has authored and maintained an extensive library of Discern Expert (Rules)
  • Excellent MDI and FSI troubleshooting skills
  • Expert experience with upgrading and repairing PC’s. Expert experience with Bar Code Readers and Bar Code Printers
  • Other technical skills include GE MUSE, GE MARS, GE QS, GEMnet, PaceArt, Pentax, EndoPro, Vicking, EEG, Dictaphone (voice and text), Unix AIX, SQLPlus, MS®WIN95, 98, 2000, NT. Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Project


Previous Engagements/Related Experience

  • Project Architect, University of Alabama Medical Center
  • Project Architect, Cerner Corporation
  • Enterprise Architect, Cerner Corporation
  • Project Architect, Cox Medical Center
  • Application Specialist, Cox Medical Center
  • B.S. in Medical Technology – Southwest Missouri State University

Hands-On Consulting and Project Leadership

  • Experienced Project Architect responsible for installing and supporting multi-facility Clinical Applications comprised of 4 hospitals, 60+ clinics, and various other entities including Nursing Homes, Home Health Care, etc.
  • Experienced Project Architect at a large research University Hospital for HNA Millennium products
  • Experienced with the implementation and support of Cerner HNA Millennium PathNet, CareNet, PowerChart, Web Power Chart, RadNet, OCF, Open Engine and PharmNet
  • Well versed in the CareNet Order Management applications and their associated database build and configurations
  • Responsible for management of four HNA Millennium domains encompassing change control and code migration activities
  • Extensive tactical project management skills including: Project scope definition; project documentation, project status reporting: development of project timelines; develop testing scenarios; quality assurance; user training; incident report resolution
  • Skilled in preparing project plan, maintaining plans and in the use of Microsoft Project software
  • An expert in developing implementation plans, integration testing scripts, conversion plans and coordinating successful end-user training curriculum
  • Excellent skills in information gathering regarding end-user needs, defining business objectives, defining scope and creating effective work plans