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Expert in Expert in Imaging Informatics / PACS / RIS / VNA / EHR / Radiology / Cardiology

Expert ID: 735578 California, USA

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Specialty: Radiology / Cardiology / Imaging Informatics / PACS / RIS / VNA / EHR
Expert, BSRT, RT (R), CIIP is a leader in the field of imaging informatics. He has written numerous publications in the field and provides consulting services for some of the largest healthcare imaging providers in the United States. Expert is a member of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine and is a co-leader of the Imaging Informatics Professional Internship Development Team for the Imaging Informatics Professional Task Force (SIIM IIP Task Force). Common engagements include medicolegal cases involving the use of imaging systems such as a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), Radiology Information System (RIS), Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), Voice Recognition Reporting Software, Electronic Health Records (EHR), and related systems.

Specific examples of engagements Expert is qualified to assist with are:
• Evaluate system logs to determine the actions that occurred during the time of the incident being called into question
• Determine if software failure or flawed application design caused a radiologist to misdiagnose a study
• Determine if contract requirements were met from an imaging system vendor, based on specifications in the Statement of Work (SOW)
• Evaluate the role system integration issues or workflow design flaws had in a patient care incident

● Extensive experience in the field of Imaging Informatics, including technical leadership, RIS/PACS software design, security, workflow engineering, integration, software testing, implementation, training, sales, marketing, and publication.
● World class education from the Mayo Clinic and a dedication to continuous learning by attending conferences, reading industry-leading journals and online content and participating in global networking with colleagues and leaders in the field.
● Verified proficiency in Imaging Informatics through the American Board of Imaging Informatics (ABII) and in Radiography through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
● Logical and creative reasoning skills that facilitate the discovery of solutions to challenges in patient care and Imaging Informatics.
● Passionate desire to serve the needs of the patient and to comprehensively improve health care through advancements in Imaging Informatics.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Long Beach, CA - Los Angeles, CA

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2009 Degree: Certificate Subject: Radiography Institution: Mayo Clinic
Year: Degree: BS Subject: Radiologic Technology Institution: University of Sioux Falls

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President and CEO Department: Executive Responsibilities: ● Develop industry-leading solutions and services in the field of imaging informatics
● Implement and support imaging informatics solutions for clients
● Provide expert witness services for clients
● Deliver consulting services to clients related to imaging informatics
● Manage sales and marking operations
● Manage business development operations
● Continuously focus on imaging informatics education, advancements and trends
Years: 2016 to 2017 Employer: Strategic Medical Ventures Title: Director of Imaging Informatics Department: IT Responsibilities: ● Supervised IT and Imaging Informatics staff
● Managed imaging informatics technology operations, training, support and change management for 24 imaging locations and 100+ staff
● Performed HIPAA Security Officer duties, including security risk analysis, incident management, audit response analysis and remediation planning
● Engineered end-to-end workflow for all imaging centers and clinics
● Supported 15+ radiologists on the RIS/PACS including hanging protocols, voice recognition, image viewer tools, critical findings workflow and physical workstation management
● Managed all DICOM and HL7 integrations, including bi-directional integration with the health system’s EHR (Epic) and numerous downstream systems
● Managed phone and e-mail support channels and internal task management system
● Performed software and integration testing and validation
● Managed business intelligence strategies
● Managed integration error queues and ensure strong data integrity
Years: 2013 to 2016 Employer: RamSoft, USA, Inc. Title: Clinical Applications Manager Department: Responsibilities: ● Managed the RamSoft Clinical Applications Department including all personnel, projects, and
initiatives
● Led as the clinical expert and consult on the RamSoft Product Management Team
● Served as Moderator for the RamSoft Medical Advisory Board (MAB)
● Led as the Meaningful Use expert and consultant for RamSoft clients
● Managed the training plan and execution for RamSoft RIS/PACS implementations.
● Managed RamSoft’s Online Learning Management System
● Directed international RamSoft Training Seminars
Years: 2011 to 2013 Employer: RamSoft, USA, Inc. Title: Clinical Applications Team Leader Department: Responsibilities: ● Managed a team of RamSoft Clinical Applications Specialists through the execution of various
training, marketing, and development projects
● Led as the Meaningful Use expert and consultant for RamSoft clients
● Managed the training plan and execution for RamSoft RIS/PACS implementations.
● Directed the development and implementation RamSoft’s Online Learning Management System
● Directed international RamSoft Training Seminars
● Assisted in the project management and workflow analysis for multiple RamSoft accounts
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: RamSoft, USA, Inc. Title: RIS/PACS Clinical Applications Specialist Department: Responsibilities: Executed various training, marketing, and development projects
● Managed the training plan and execution for RamSoft RIS/PACS implementations.
● Developed content for RamSoft’s Online Learning Management System
● Assisted in the project management and workflow analysis for multiple RamSoft accounts
Years: 2007 to 2009 Employer: Mayo Clinic Title: Radiologic Technologist Intern Department: Responsibilities: ● Developed proficiency in radiologic technologist procedures in the following disciples:
● General Radiography
● Surgical Radiography
● Portable Radiography
● Level 1 Trauma Radiography
● Pediatric Radiography
● Excretory Urography
● Gastrointestinal Radiography
● Radiologic Quality Control
● Interventional Radiography
● Magnetic Resonance Imaging
● Computed Tomography
● Sonography
● Radiation Therapy
● PACS and Imaging Informatics
● Acquired advanced 1on1 training in PACS and Imaging Informatics from multiple Mayo Clinic Radiology Systems Coordinators
Years: 2004 to 2007 Employer: University of Sioux Falls Title: IT Specialist Department: Responsibilities: ● Provided network and PC support for the entire University of Sioux Falls campus
● Constructed and maintained computer lab and staff computers
● Developed support and maintenance documentation to track services provided by the IT Department

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine - Since 2017
Licenses / Certifications
Certified Imaging Informatics Professional - American Board of Imaging Informatics - Since 2012
Radiography - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists - Since 2009
Publications and Patents Summary
Four publications on AuntMinnie.com regarding the Value of the CIIP

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Provide case review and consultation services
Training / Seminars
● Attended SIIM Educational Sessions 2017-19
● Attended HIMSS Educational Sessions 03/16
● Annually Attended RSNA 2010 - 2017
● Attended AHRA Educational Sessions 07/15

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