Bluetree Talent

Available Blueleaf Consultants

In order to better share our talent pool, we have compiled a list of rock star consultants, who work in an hourly capacity, you may have a need for.

These consultants are coming available soon off of their current contracts and we want you to have first dibs. Blue certifications are areas of expertise for that individual.

Fill out the form to the right to learn more about a particular hourly consultant. 

Project Leadership Experts
Ambulatory Analysts
ASAP Analysts
Inpatient Analysts
Clinical Ancillary Analysts 
Access Analysts 
Hospital Billing Analysts 
Professional Billing Analysts 
Training Experts 


Project Leadership Experts

 

Interfaces Project Manager
Years of Experience: 5
Atlanta, GA
Certifications

Anesthesia  |  Security 

Recent Engagements
  • Interfaces Program Manager at an East Coast academic medical center

  • Senior Project Manager at an integrated delivery network in the South

The Rundown

This consultant is a highly accomplished management professional possessing a unique blend of technical, operational, project management, and clinical expertise. He brings a broad range of experience operationalizing vendor systems utilizing best practices and innovative approaches to improve the delivery of healthcare and is proud to have earned a reputation for finding solutions to complex business problems. He has been recognized repeatedly for adept handling of mission-critical, high profile business initiatives and providing value-added benefits such as cost savings, increased productivity, and interdisciplinary conflict resolution.

 

 

IT Talent Director
Greater Los Angeles Area
Recent Engagements
  • IT Talent Director for faith-based academic institution

The Rundown

This consultant is an innovative and inspiring HR leader in the Healthcare IT space who specializes in assessing, implementing, and improving the talent life cycle for organizations using Epic. He is a transformative game-changer who can tailor a customized sourcing and recruitment strategy, drive up the quality of hires at an efficient rate, improve retention, and save organizations millions of dollars, while telling the story through KPIs, data, and business intelligence.

 

 

MD - Physician PM/Director
Years of Experience: 10
Minneapolis, MN
Certifications

Ambulatory 
 

Recent Engagements
  • Physician Informaticist at a large community health system

  • Clinical Architect at an academic and children's medical center

The Rundown

This consultant is a General Pediatrician and Epic consultant with over ten years of experience in project leadership, workflow analysis, clinical content development, system design, build, testing, and implementation. Her Master’s degree in Healthcare informatics enables her to find ways of using of Epic to develop more efficient and intuitive ways of controlling stored health information, managing clinical workflow tasks, and improving the general security of healthcare information. This consultant has shared her wealth of knowledge at six Epic User Group Meetings in the past and looks forward to bringing her expertise to a newly implementing organization.

  

 

Ambulatory Analysts

 

Ambulatory and ASAP Analyst
Years of Experience: 20
Mogadore, OH
Certifications

Ambulatory  |  ASAP |  Nurse Triage | Cadence

Recent Engagements
  • Inpatient Orders Analyst at a Community Health System

  • Ambulatory Implementation Manager at a Community Health System

The Rundown

This consultant is a seasoned healthcare industry consultant with 20 years of combined experience in clinical healthcare, operational positions, and EHR implementation and optimization. She specializes in working with EpicCare Ambulatory and ASAP through all implementation phases and is well-versed in the provider compliance process and integration with clinical workflows. As a green belt and three-time Lean participant, this consultant works with her clients to define and prioritize elements of the outpatient and emergency center workflows to better utilize Epic from patient entrance to patient exit. She prides herself on strong communication and customer service skills and receives high praise about her performance - a previous manager stated "She listens to end-users to fully understand their needs, easily picks up any task…and is the best consultant I have encountered."

  

 

Ambulatory, Home Health, and Hospice Analyst
Years of Experience: 4
Cedar Park, TX
Certifications

Ambulatory  |  Home Health  |  Hospice 

Recent Engagements
  • Ambulatory Analyst for and an academic medical center on the Westcoast

  • Ambulatory/Hospice Analyst for an academic medical center in the south

The Rundown

This consultant is a skilled Ambulatory Analyst and Trainer with four years of experience in the Epic space. During her time at a southern academic medical center, she has been through three go-lives across Ambulatory, Home Health, and Hospice. She most recently led the Home Health & Hospice go-lives from design to go-live. Her top three strengths within Ambulatory are security template build, SmartForm designer, and new department setup. This consultant has quickly moved up at her most recent HCO, and each year has been promoted to a new level Analyst. Her references praise her technical abilities, communication skills, and out of the box thinking to ensure end-users are supported. 

 

 

ASAP Analysts

 

ASAP and Reporting Analyst - A
Years of Experience: 5
Dallas, TX
Certifications

ASAP  |  Reporting Workbench  |  Orders  |  Radar

Recent Engagements
  • Epic EMR Business Analyst at a west coast academic medical center

  • Clarity and Reporting Workbench Analyst at a Midwest academic medical center

The Rundown

This consultant is a reporting workbench-certified Epic analyst with extensive hands-on reporting experience from collecting user requirements to executing effective system build. She is a highly motivated fast learner who brings to the table a combination of outstanding interpersonal skills and technical aptitude. She has a track record of creative problem solving, and a passion for enhancing end-user acceptance. Colleagues and supervisors praise her for her impressive integrated knowledge, outstanding communication skills, and her ability to successfully complete challenging projects with little or no guidance.

  

 

Inpatient Analysts

   

 

Clinical Ancillary Analysts  

 

OpTime, Anesthesia, and ASAP Analyst
Years of Experience: 13
Milwaukee, WI
Certifications

OpTime  |  Anesthesia  |  ASAP  |  Ambulatory  |  Clin Doc  |  Orders | Data Courier

Recent Engagements
  • Analyst at an integrated delivery network on the East Coast

  • Analyst at an academic hospital in the Midwest

The Rundown

This consultant has spent the last 13 years supporting the majority of Epic Inpatient clinical applications, spanning OpTime, Anesthesia, Inpatient Orders, Inpatient Clin Doc, and ASAP. She joined the Epic team after 15 years in nursing and excels at bringing together clinical users on decisions. Further, she has demonstrated unique technical ability to tackle integrated projects such as complex HOD design and build, data courier management, order transmittal and workflow engine, printing, interfaces, and roll-outs to new facilities. Throughout her tenure working with the Epic system, she has moved throughout different teams based on needs of the organization and each time became a pillar of that team. She is frequently requested to lead projects and mentor team members, and she is highly effective and planning, organizing, and implementing projects and tasks.

 

 

Access Analysts

 

Access Analyst/Lead
Years of Experience: 7
Dallas, TX
Certifications

Cadence  |  Grand Central ADT  |  Radar  |  Welcome  |  Referrals  |  Prelude

Recent Engagements
  • Access Lead at an academic medical center on the East Coast

  • Senior Access Consultant at a community health system on the West Coast

The Rundown

This consulant is a former Epic employee with seven years of experience working with Epic’s Access applications as a senior analyst and project manager. She began her career at Epic working specifically with Cadence, Prelude, and ADT and specializes in leading appointment conversions, hardware testing, referrals, the Provider masterfile, security and facility structure. Since leaving Epic, she served as a Revenue Cycle project manager where she advised the product design, development, and management of several different applications and has helped several clients with their Access implementations as an applications consultant. Her solid analyst background combined with her natural knack for leadership allows her to wear many hats within an Epic project – and she wears them well! Her references consistently spoke to her incredible work ethic and attention to detail; one reference even stating “if there is something that can be done in Cadence or ADT, she knows it.” This consultant would be an excellent addition to any team needing guidance on the implementation of Epic’s Access products.

 

 

Cadence and Grand Central Analyst and Project Manager
Years of Experience: 7
Madison, WI
Certifications

Cadence  |  Grand Central ADT  |  Prelude  |  Referrals  |  Welcome 

Recent Engagements
  • Cadence and SER Analyst for an integrated delivery network in the Midwest

  • Senior Patient Access Business Analyst at a community health system

The Rundown

This consultant is a Project Manager/Business Analyst who successfully implements software applications for hospital systems nationwide, working under tight timelines and budget to deliver quality system build, obtain leadership buy-in, and improve workflow efficiencies. Her strong leadership, organizational, and analytical skills contribute to successful integrated solutions and quality deliverables for the customer.

 

 

HIM Analyst
Years of Experience: 9
Providence, RI
Certifications

HIM   Hospital Billing 

Recent Engagements
  • HIM Analyst at an academic medical center

The Rundown

This consultant is an operations manager and team coordinator specializing in HIM Hospital Coding. As the leader of a small team during implementation, his well-rounded skills were essential for both leading the project and completing all hospital-based coding. An energetic and engaged leader, this consultant enjoys the process of working with analysts and end users to troubleshoot and improve the system. His references praised his ability to communicate at all levels of the organization to guide his projects to an on-time completion.

 

 

Tapestry and Referrals Analyst
Years of Experience: 9
Pasco, CA
Certifications

Tapestry

Recent Engagements
  • Tapestry Referrals Application Coordinator at an integrated delivery network based on the West Coast

  • Quality Assurance/Software Tester at Epic

 
The Rundown

This consultant is a Tapestry analyst and former Quality Assurance Engineer at Epic with over seven years of experience in Tapestry model system build.  In her most recent role as a Tapestry Referrals Application Coordinator at an integrated delivery network, she performed Tapestry workflow design and build focused on workqueues, In Basket, letters and notifications, user security, Reporting Workbench, and Radar Dashboards.  While at Epic, she was responsible for multiple projects covering many areas of Tapestry including Claim Referrals, Claim workflows, Benefits Engine, General Ledger, and Premium Billing.  Within Referrals, this consultant has expertise in claim referral matching, auto status assignment, workqueues, templates, provider steering, provider network levels, and notifications, including letters and 278N.  An accomplished mentor experienced in translating customer needs into the Epic system, this consultant has been described as an absolute Tapestry expert whose build is always comprehensive.

 

 

Testing Coordinator
Years of Experience: 6
Milwaukee, WI
Certifications

Tapestry  |  Rover  | Clin Doc

Recent Engagements
  • Testing Coordinator/PM at a West Coast health insurance company

  • Quality Assurance Analyst at Epic

The Rundown

This consultant is a former Quality Assurance Analyst at Epic with over six years of experience creating processes for testing intricate software development projects. In her most recent role at a West Coast health insurance company, she coordinated all testing activities prior to go-live for  memberships and claims system for a Medicare Advantage client.  She also developed all processes for post-live testing, including regression, scripts, upgrade testing policies, and open enrollment periods. While at Epic, she managed a five-member team and was responsible for designing test plans, advising developers of system defects, managing project timelines, and conducting usability testing with end-users. Her work at Epic spanned both revenue cycle and inpatient applications, including Hospital Billing, Tapestry, and Clin Doc. Her references praise her deep knowledge of Epic and systematic approach to testing, with one of her references saying of Stephanie that “If I could pick my coworkers, Stephanie would be my #1 choice.”

 

 

Hospital Billing Analysts

 

Hospital Billing Analyst - A
Years of Experience: 16
Wind Lake, WI
Certifications

Hospital Billing  |  Professional Billing

Recent Engagements
  • Hospital Billing analyst at an integrated delivery network in the Midwest

The Rundown

This consultant is a seasoned healthcare IT professional with over 26 years’ experience in the information technology realm, with 16 of those years spent working in Epic’s billing applications. In addition to being a well-rounded Hospital Billing analyst, she specializes in charge conversion, general ledger, system automatic actions, and vendor extract build. She has been involved in complex projects including bringing new hospitals onto an existing instance under a new service area, and has served as a team lead, project manager, and trainer. This consultant possesses a great work ethic, positive attitude, excellent communication to all levels of management, superb technical skills, and natural soft skills that promote team growth, motivation, and adaptability. She firmly believes that her goal with every client is to impart knowledge to the team and organization which will enable them to stabilize quickly.

 

 

Hospital Billing Analyst - B
Years of Experience: 17
Houston, TX
Certifications

Hospital Billing  |  Single Billing Office  | Charge Description Master

Recent Engagements
  • Go-Live Management Support at an integrated delivery network in the Midwest

  • Senior HER Application Analyst at an academic medical center in the South West

The Rundown

This consultant is a skilled Epic HB analyst with 22 years of healthcare experience specializing in hospital billing and charging.  He is knowledgeable with the CDM and has been a charging team lead with advanced Epic experience in CDM consolidation, charge and fee schedule build, charge testing, and troubleshooting throughout build, go-live, support, optimization, and upgrade activities.  His other areas of expertise related to charging include hospital general ledger and cost center assignment build.  In addition, this consultant has led a cross-application charging workgroup and facilitated multiple meetings with organizational charging stakeholders on a regular basis.

 

 

Hospital Billing Analyst - C
Years of Experience: 8
Madison, WI
Certifications

Hospital Billing  |  Crystal | Cache | Radar | Research Billing | Professional Billing | Claims | Home Health Billing | Grand Central

Recent Engagements
  • Reporting Project Manager at an academic medical center on the East Coast

  • Reporting Project Manager and Cogito Analyst at an academic medical center on the East Coast

The Rundown

This consultant is a former Epic Hospital Billing Technical Services Team Lead and Engineer with eight years of experience in revenue cycle analysis and reporting, team leadership, and data warehouse project management. His capabilities span hands-on SQL report development through strong facilitation with operations and leadership. This consultant worked with the finance team at an academic medical center in a report writing, technical, and advisory capacity, supporting the cost accounting process with Epic capabilities. He also has an MBA in Healthcare Technology Management, which lends itself to applying his technical skills to analyze and support business and financial needs. References commend his technical, communication, and interpersonal skills, describing him as “off-the-charts smart,” a revenue cycle “rock star,” “a strong communicator as well as a strong listener,” and “a real pleasure for the team to work with.” 

 

 

Professional Billing Analysts

 

Claims and Professional Billing Analyst
Years of Experience: 8
Seattle, WA
Certifications

Claims  |  Resolute Professional Billing  |  Resolute Hospital Billing  |  Grand Central ADT  |  Prelude  |  Tapestry 

Recent Engagements
  • Claims Consultant for Rural Health and Provider Based Billing at a community health system in the Midwest

  • Claims Consultant at an academic medical center on the West Coast

The Rundown

This consultant is a former Epic Claims Technical Services (TS) employee with over eight years of Epic experience. She is one of those rare individuals who can troubleshoot technical issues and write cache code, but also understand and optimize revenue cycle operational workflows. This consultant has deep experience with the Epic Claims module across both Hospital Billing and Professional Billing. Jessica’s clients rave about her ability to think through complex problems and implement solutions quickly. She also has experience with many Epic upgrades and understands how to leverage new Epic functionality to automate processes and enhance workflows.

 

 

Professional Billing Analyst
Years of Experience: 6
Columbus, OH
Certifications

Professional Billing 

Recent Engagements
  • Reporting Liaison at an academic medical center

  • Senior Revenue Cycle Consultant at an academic medical center

The Rundown

This consultant is an expert in Professional Billing, worked in Technical Services at Epic for four years, and has focused on advanced analytics for two years in his most recent position. During his time at Epic, he regularly helped his clients with extract setup in anticipation of their go-lives. Leaving Epic, he earned his Master of Business Administration degree, focusing on quantitative analytics including forecasting, data mining, and advanced statistics classes. In a recent project in the insurance industry, this consultant linked sales calls to outcomes by gaining a deep understanding of multiple data sets, working with IT to resolve data issues, using statistical techniques to fill in gaps in the data, and integrating the results with decision-oriented data products. While at Epic, he worked with an east coast children's hospital to deliver a special set of reports for use by a third-party vendor. He worked closely with end-users to collect requirements, translating them into Epic terminology, and lining up/performing report development. His references praised his technical chops in Epic and credited him with seeing their projects through to a successful completion.

 

 

Training Experts

 

Ambulatory and Inpatient Credentialed Trainer
Years of Experience: 10
Cedar Park, TX
Certifications

Ambulatory  |  Orders  |  Clin Doc 

Recent Engagements
  • Curriculum Specialist at a West Coast academic medical center

  • Ambulatory and Inpatient Principal Trainer at a community hospital on the West Coast

The Rundown

With more than two decades of healthcare industry experience, this consultant is an accomplished leader and Credentialed Trainer certified in EpicCare Ambulatory, Clin Doc, and Orders. She brings her warm and collaborative personality on site every day, making her a trusted mentor and colleague able to build rapport with a variety of learners. As an adaptable Credentialed Trainer, this consultant has applied her creativity, understanding of adult learning styles, and workflow expertise to create training curriculum and materials tailored to the specific needs of end-users. Her references remark on her ability to juggle requests from multiple sources with ease and her commitment to the quality of training she delivers. 

 

 

Ambulatory Credentialed Trainer
Years of Experience: 6
Seattle, WA
Certifications

Ambulatory 

Recent Engagements
  • Ambulatory and Inpatient Orders Certified/Credentialed Trainer at a west coast community health system

  • Ambulatory Certified/Credentialed Trainer at west coast academic medical center

The Rundown

This consultant is a highly motivated, energetic, and adaptable training professional with nearly two decades of experience as a technical trainer and instructional designer. He is certified in Ambulatory and has been training clinical end-users for more than six years. In his most recent project, he was instrumental to provider adoption of a new instance of Epic and also produced the post-live training materials. This consultant's references remark on his ability to quickly learn unique workflows and to identify and help struggling learners in the classroom and clinics.

 

 

Ambulatory Instructional Designer
Years of Experience: 7
Hot Springs, AR
Certifications

Ambulatory 

Recent Engagements
  • Ambulatory Principal Trainer at a Southern Community Health System

  • IS Liaison Program Project Lead at a Southern Academic Hospital

The Rundown

This consultant is an Ambulatory certified Principal Trainer. He has over 7 years of experience in classroom training and distance/remote classroom training for providers and nurses. In addition to this consultant's training experience, he has experience in Epic Simulation and Personalization labs as a facilitator and in a lead role. He has developed curriculum, tip sheets, and scenarios to meet the objectives of his clients. This consultant's references remark on his ability to build relationships and enable providers and clinical staff to become advanced Epic users.   

  

 

Grand Central and Prelude Instructional Designer
Years of Experience: 3
San Diego, CA
Certifications

Grand Central   |  Prelude Cadence 

Recent Engagements
  • Instructional Designer at an integrated delivery network

The Rundown

Amy Brenner is a talented training professional with more than three years of experience training in healthcare settings. For the past two years, Amy focused on implementing the training program for Grand Central ADT at an integrated delivery network on the west coast. During her time as an Education Program Manager, she collaborated with internal stakeholders to develop workflows, create curriculum, and prepare credentialed trainers for the classroom. Amy’s references remark on her commitment to quality outcomes and her deep level of care for the success of her training programs.

 

 

Radiant and Cupid Instructional Designer
Years of Experience: 5
Rockford, IL
Certifications

Radiant  |  Cupid   

Recent Engagements
  • Radiant Principal Trainer at an academic medical center in the Midwest

  • Senior Instructional Designer at an East Coast community health system

The Rundown

This consultant is a Senior Epic Radiant and Cupid Certified PT/ID with an extensive healthcare background looking to assess current processes, participate in workflow design and build, as well as organize, plan, and implement the needs of an organization to enhance professional knowledge and improve performance.  She is skilled in the areas of workflow and gap analysis, testing, mammography, and interventional and procedural areas including Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Catheterization departments. She is able to join a project at any stage, assess risks, and develop materials and build in an efficient and timely manner. This consultant is experienced in Epic functionality, including Training Environment/Master Patient build, Workflows and Worklists, SmartTools, Reporting Workbench, Workstation configuration, Procedure (EAP/ORP), Visit Type (PRC), Department (DEP), Provider (SER), Pool (PLS), Scheduling Templates, Supply (SUP/EAP), Question/Questionnaire (LQL/LQF), User Record (EMP), Security Classes (ECL), Navigators (LVN), Workflow Engine Rules, and Category Lists.