Mark Lederman, President of LCG Consulting,
LLC, d/b/a Ventures in Healthcare, has over twenty-five years
of experience in the healthcare industry, most as a management
consultant, working for and with healthcare provider organizations
and healthcare market-focused ventures in the areas of information
technology, finance and reimbursement, and new business development.
A selection of recent healthcare clients and engagements
are listed below. Where highlighted, click on the link to
an expanded engagement summary.
Client: 700-bed multi-site healthcare provider, Indiana.
with PACS/CR/DR Selection. Consulting firm engaged to
conduct PACs/CR/DR selection sought consultative support
with the selection process. Assistances includes identification
and qualification of eligible vendors as well as support
with development of marketplace overview, participation
in client needs assessment, RFP review, and vendor proposal
Client: 370-bed Hospital, New York.
Technology Department Assessment. Conducted an assessment
of the IT Department for the new executive leadership
team at the Hospital, including analysis of staff skills,
workflow, priority setting, governance, decision making,
leadership, systems and end-user perceptions.
Client: Vendor of Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Software that “reads” transcribed medical notes and determines
the billable CPT4 and ICD9-CM codes.
Management Services to Vendor’s clients to assist
in preparing for deployment of this host-based service. Assistance
included workflow management, interface specification
development, testing, account setup and regular client
reviews. Current focus is on providers of radiology, cardiology,
obstetrics/gynecology and emergency department services.
Client: 480-bed Urban, Academic Health System, New
York. Engagement: Project
of PACs and CR. Engagements included operational
overview, RFP development, vendor response analysis, identification
of semifinalists, site visits, system demonstrations and
Engagement: Selection of a Surgical Information
Engagement: Assistance with the development
of an IT Strategy (2002) and an IT Strategy update (2004)
to reflect organizational initiatives.
Client: Multi-entity Non-acute Care Provider &
Management: HIPAA Transaction & Code Set Compliance. Assisted
multi-entity provider and payer organization with HIPAA
Transaction & Code Set compliance efforts in all lines
of business. Initially, assessed compliance efforts to
date, then structured an ongoing project to advance and
accelerate compliance efforts.
Client: Regional Health System, Florida.
Technology Strategy Development. Provided assistance
to a multi-entity regional healthcare provider with the
development of a five-year Strategic Information Technology
Client: 300-bed Suburban Hospital, New York.
Management: HIPAA Privacy Rule Preparation. Development
of gap analysis of compliance efforts to date; provided
project management of new compliance implementation work
Client: Multi-office Outpatient Medical Practice,
New Jersey. Engagement: Project
management: Design and implementation of network across
all offices; enable e-mail and internet capability.
of new Practice Management (PM) and Electronic Medical
Record (EMR) system.
management for implementation of PM and EMR systems.
Client: Rural Healthcare Provider, Kansas.
of an Information Technology Strategic Plan.
Client: 275-bed Suburban Hospital, Connecticut.
Project Management: IDXrad v.10 Radiology Information
Client: 200-bed Community Hospital, New Jersey.
an Information Technology needs assessment that included
hardware, software, infrastructure, governance, human
resources and budget; conducted a HIPAA privacy gap analysis
and developed a hospital-wide and department-specific
compliance approach including executive and staff education.
Client: New Venture.
and refinement of product offerings and organizational
mission of this radiology-focused venture. Developed business
plan for product roll-out and organizational startup;
evaluated potential third party offerings that were pursued
as value-added products and services; qualified numerous
radiology service organizations as to their need for the
new venture’s offerings. Developed workflow analyses
to determine best use of products and operational efficiencies
to be gained.