Ensure a stronger financial future in a value-based care world.

Get the most integrated budgeting, decision support
and long-range planning solutions from a trusted partner.

Experience the most strategic results
with management consulting services.

Design and implement best practices that deliver the highest value when you work with our team of senior consultants who have supported the most successful hospitals in the country. Refine and optimize your processes to get the most out of your EPSi implementation with customized packages designed to suit your specific situation. You can add a package at the time of implementation, or customize the services you need after purchase. Our experienced consultants know the products inside and out, ensuring you see the most strategic results from your EPSi toolkit.

Refine and optimize your processes to get the most out of your EPSi implementation with customized packages designed to suit your specific situation. Design and implement best practices that deliver the highest value when you work with our team of senior consultants who have supported the most successful hospitals in the country.

You can add a package at the time of implementation, or customize the services you need after purchase. Our experienced consultants know the products inside and out, ensuring you see the most strategic results from your EPSi toolkit.

CLINICAL PATHWAYS

Assist in building standard pathways or patient workflow benchmarks and generate comparisons by day of stay.

PROVIDER REPORTING

Establish comparative reporting programs for providers to analyze utilization and profitability for critical services.

RVU DEVELOPMENT

Update your RVUs using our proven approach for balancing and testing the validity of the RVUs built with Department Managers.

STRATEGIC PRODUCT BUDGETING

Create long-term forecasts and plans, modeling scenarios including new programs or providers.

ACTIONABLE COST IMPROVEMENT

Combine the service line and patient cohort groupings from Product Line Analyst using Clinical Analysis, and detailed cost variance tracking with Activity Costing.

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Meet Our Team

Terri Adcox EPSi

Teresa Adcox

Senior Consultant
Terri has worked in healthcare at multiple organizations over a span of 17 years as both a nurse and as support for provider facing software. In her role of Senior Consultant, Terri’s focus is on delivering consulting services for Product Line Analyst and Cost Manager as well as remote client projects.

Nezar Ahmed

Associate Consultant
Nezar’s experience within the healthcare industry has been focused on improving financial and operational processes. He has had previous experience at Robert Wood Johnson where he focused his effort on productivity, developing efficient staffing models, identifying inefficiencies in corporate business models, and spearheading cost reduction initiatives.

Keith Bakowski

Solutions Architect
Keith has been with EPSi since 2011. He has 21 years of healthcare finance experience working at a variety of healthcare organizations. Being a former client, Keith has familiarity with all EPSi modules and currently specializes in consulting, value added services and implementations related to Strategic Product Budgeting – SPB and Enterprise Budget Manager – EBM.

Randy Bottorff

Solutions Architect
Randy has worked in healthcare finance at multiple healthcare organizations over a span of 20 years. In his role of Solutions Architect, Randy’s focus is on delivering consulting services for Product Line Analyst (PLA) and Cost Manager implementations and remote client projects.

Diane Carlson

Senior Consultant
Diane is a Senior Consultant nurse with more than 20 years’ experience in provider and payer health care with claims and clinical operations, and software design and implementations. Diane’s focus is on delivering consulting services for Product Line Analyst and Cost Manager as well as remote client projects.

Schindler Chavadiyil

Associate Consultant
Schindler is a recent grad from Loyola University Chicago. He had previous experience working for Allscripts as a Business Development intern and for Alliance Chicago as a Practice Transformation intern. He has front-end experience with Epic from time working at Northshore University Health System, Skokie Hospital in the Stroke/Telemetry unit.

Darren Cook

Senior Consultant
Darren has worked in healthcare finance at multiple healthcare organizations over a span of 30 years. In his role of Senior Consultant, Darren’s focus is on delivering consulting services for Strategic Product Budget (SPB), Product Line Analyst (PLA) and Enterprise Budget Manager (EBM) clients.

John Cusick

Technical Services
John has worked with EPSi for over 10 years. Prior to EPSi, John spent six years as a financial analyst at a single facility acute care hospital. As a Technical Services Consultant, John is knowledgeable in the upgrade process, server configuration, and Tableau visualizations.

Sunny Dascanio

Associate Consultant
Sunny has worked in the healthcare industry for nearly 3 years. Prior to joining the EPSi team Sunny worked for Cerner Corporation as a Physician Practice Consultant, implementing software for the DoD nationwide. In her current role, Sunny’s focus is delivering consulting services for Clinical Analysis and Product Line Analysis (PLA).

Jospeh Dresselhouse

Joseph Dresselhouse

Senior Consultant
Joe has had a role in healthcare finance for a span of 10 years, both as a client and as a consultant with multiple organizations. As a Senior Consultant, Joe’s primary focus is on delivering consulting services for G/L Budget and Payroll Forecasting.

Thea Furney

Senior Consultant
Thea has been a consultant with EPSi since 2006. Her areas of expertise include Cost Accounting, PLA, and Contract Modeling. She has previously worked for over a decade on the payor side (Blue Cross and Cigna) and later would spend 15 years with various acute and specialty hospitals in Florida and has held the positions of Director of Decision Support and Managed Care.

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John Gragg

COO
John is veteran of more than 30 years implementing cost accounting for more than 400 hospitals nationwide. He provides comprehensive advisory services based on industry observed leading practices and bring executive oversight to our project.

Mark Hansen

Sr Manager Professional Services
Mark has worked in healthcare finance at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and for multiple Decision Support Vendors over a span of 25 years. In his role of Manager of Professional Services, Mark’s focus is on managing and delivering project management services for EPSi’s client base.

Stacy Hendon

Senior Consultant
Stacy is an experienced healthcare professional with a 17 year history of working in the industry. She has led cost standardization projects across multi-facility organizations as well as patient accounting extract design projects to maximize the use of clinical data. She also co-leads the EPSi Clinical Insights program.

Allison Jeter EPSi

Allison Jeter

Implementation Consultant
Ali has worked in healthcare over a span of fifteen years. Of those fifteen years, ten years were worked directly in a large hospital setting. In her role of Implementation Consultant, Ali’s focus is on delivering consulting services for Product Line Analyst (PLA) and Cost Manager implementations and remote client projects.

Mike Joback

Implementation Consultant
Mike joined EPSi in 2015 as a Software Support Developer. He has over 30 years’ experience in IT as a Developer, Systems Support Analyst and Team Leader, and Technical Instructor.  At EPSi he has focused primarily on Upgrade/ Installation programming, execution, and documentation.

Danny Joseph EPSi

Danny Joseph

Associate Consultant
Danny is a recent graduate from Loyola University-Chicago. Throughout his undergrad career, he worked at Northshore University Health System-Skokie Hospital. From his 4 years of experience at Skokie hospital, he was able to attain valuable skills from the front end application of Epic on an Orthopedic Unit.

Nancy Knop

Nancy Knop

Solutions Architect
Nancy is a former ICU & quality assurance nurse who joined EPSi in 2008, specializing in cost manager, product line analysis,and reporting. Nancy co-leads the EPSi Clinical Insights program, focused on assisting clients to develop complex clinical searches within and across encounters and will serve as a subject matter expert.

John Kordek EPSi

John Kordek

Implementation Consultant
John has worked in the Healthcare field for over seven years and has been in software consulting for over 18 years. In his role of Implementation Consultant, John’s focus is on delivering consulting services for Budget Manager implementations and remote client projects.

Shelly Linnan

Implementation Consultant
Shelly has worked in healthcare decision support for 8 years. In her role as Implementation Consultant, Shelly’s focus in on delivering remote hosting services covering Budgeting, Product Line Analyst (PLA), and Costing.

Kimberly Madison

Senior Consultant
Kimberly is a healthcare software professional with 20+ years combined clinical and consulting experience. She has managed large scale Implementations for both acute and post acute HealthCare Systems. Prior to that she worked as a clinician in multiple settings, specializing in Surgery.

Greg McLatchie

Sr Implementation Consultant
Greg has worked with multiple healthcare organizations since joining Allscripts-EPSi in 2010. In his role of Sr Implementation Consultant, Greg’s focus is on delivering implementation and consulting services for Budget Manager, Capital Budget, and Productivity.

Zachary Mertens

Implementation Consultant
Zach has worked in the healthcare finance industry for over 6 years. In his current role of Implementation Consultant, Zach’s focus is delivering consulting services for Product Line Analysis (PLA) projects and upgrades of EPSi.

Lauren Okenica EPSi

Lauren Okenica

Technical Consultant
Lauren has led 200+ successful technical implementations. She is skilled in delivering technical presentations to C-suite, physicians, and hospital administration onsite and via webinar. Her expertise includes ETL, data reporting, testing, risk analysis, and data validation.

Ken Ring

Director of Prof Services
Ken has worked in healthcare finance at multiple healthcare organizations over a span of 21+ years. In his role as Director Professional Services, Ken is the leader of the implementation services team.

Matthew Roehrig

Implementation Analyst
Matt has been a valued team member at EPSi since graduating college in 2016. Prior to working for EPSi, he completed his internship at Stifel, a stock investment company. Now as one of our trusted Implementation Analysts, Matt’s focus is streamlining the client upgrade process and server configurations.

Shannon Rose

Associate Consultant
Shannon has worked in the IT Healthcare industry for almost two years. Prior to joining the EPSi team Shannon worked for Cerner Corporation as a RevCycle consultant where she was responsible for project implementations, end user training and go live support. In her new role, Shannon will focus on clinical data analysis.

Albert Safar

Associate Consultant
In his prior role, Albert served as a consultant in the life sciences. He is currently leveraging his experience from Big Pharma to deliver EPSi’s strategic budgeting and financial forecasting solutions to the healthcare industry.

Ryan Self

Director – Prof Services
Ryan is a seasoned decision support manager after spending ten years managing large-scale projects across the provider spectrum. He has led clients through EPSi implementations in both the hospital and professional setting and serves as the project director.

Jeff Sherwin

Principal Technical Developer/Consultant
Jeff has worked in healthcare for over 27 years at multiple organizations, which includes implementing and supporting EPSi and Epic for 10 years. He brings with him a wide variety of technical, analytical, and educational disciplines. Currently, Jeff is the Senior Epic Lead Consultant for EPSi.

Kate Thieman

Implementation Consultant
Kate Thieman joined the Allscripts EPSi team in 2011 as an Implementation Consultant. Kate has working experience across all modules – specializing in the Data Studio, Product Line Analysis, Activity Costing, Management Dashboards and reporting applications in the EPSi software and has worked with a variety of EMR systems including EPIC, Cerner, Allscripts etc.

Jill Turek EPSi

Jill Turek

Sr Software Consultant
Jill has a combined three years of software system implementation for health care and over twelve years in finance decision support. She is dedicated to ensuring her clients have a solid understanding of data flow, analytics and system setup to empower them with accurate and up to date organizational information. Jill specializes in Budgeting, Reporting and Strategic Planning.

Travis Watson

Manager – Prof Services
Travis has been with EPSi since 2009. He has 20 years of healthcare finance experience previously working as the corporate principal analyst for St. Joseph Health System. He has extensive experience in implementing all EPSi modules such as Budget Manager, Strategic Product Budget Manager, Productivity Manager, Capital Manager, Costing Manager, Product Line Analysis etc.

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