Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer @
Experienced healthcare executive - physician, engineer, and leader - specializing in strategic IT initiatives, informatics, and clinical quality. Extensive experience with software and firmware development including hands-on software engineering, creation and leadership of teams as large as 1000+ contributors, and rapid-cycle innovation and execution in support of critical organizational needs. Strong customer relationship experience including formal sales
Experienced healthcare executive - physician, engineer, and leader - specializing in strategic IT initiatives, informatics, and clinical quality. Extensive experience with software and firmware development including hands-on software engineering, creation and leadership of teams as large as 1000+ contributors, and rapid-cycle innovation and execution in support of critical organizational needs. Strong customer relationship experience including formal sales support, applications engineering, and customer support leadership. Board certified pediatrician (licensed in Oregon and Colorado) with extensive practice experience in multiple clinical venues.
Specialties:Clinical medicine, physician relationship management, IT specification and design, software development, team leadership, organizational and behavioral structure.
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer @ Advisory consulting and group leadership at a rapidly growing advisory and staffing services organization. Responsible for clinical advisory direction and effective use of the expertise of a highly skilled advisory organization, focusing on clinical governance, technical-clinical interaction, informatics, and related areas. Specific areas of interest include clinical practice optimization, achieving value from health information exchange, large-project and large-team governance, strategic IT planning in healthcare organizations, and effective use of edge technology in leading organizations across the country. From May 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Frisco, TXChief, IS Strategy and Business Development @ Overall responsibility for creation and management of IS strategic direction at a 32-hospital multi-state integrated delivery system.Accountable for creating and maintaining IT Governance structures (local, regional, and system-wide), enabling and nurturing key strategic innovation, including new technologies and expanded application of existing capacities, and managing a comprehensive IT outreach service including EMR hosting, non-EMR IT services, HIE and interface data outreach, and strategic IT business development. From March 2012 to May 2013 (1 year 3 months) Renton, WAChief Program Officer - Epic @ Leadership position supervising integrated project team implementing the Epic EMR over Providence ministries in Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and California. Leads Providence's 1000+ person Epic team implementing Epic on a 2.5 year timeline covering 4400+ acute care beds and some 300 clinics. Responsibility for all aspects of deployment including cross-organization collaborative build and governance, technical deployment of servers, endpoints, networks and infrastructure, application build and QA, change control, production support, and evolution and creation of a long-term support structure covering both local hospital/clinic needs and scalable efficient models for application support. Budgetary responsibility for $775M overall project budget and cost control. Ongoing project continues to be substantially under budget and is operating within expected parameters for schedule, quality, and organizational change acceptance. From November 2010 to May 2013 (2 years 7 months) Chief Medical Information Officer (Oregon) @ CMIO for Providence Oregon (8 hospitals, 500+ employed physicians). Responsible for physician engagement, EMR governance, innovation and new physician-facing IT technologies, and other areas of focus in a statewide faith-based not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system. Led successful multi-vendor effort to implement standards-based structured data interchange between dissimilar EMR systems. Leadership role in CPOM implementation, achieving near-100% adoption and HIMSS Level 6 designation for lead facilities. Implemented novel CPOM integration technologies leading to substantial physician adoption. Regulatory involvement including Healthcare Intelligence evolution, data warehousing, specific core measure reporting and optimization, and review/assistance for documentation improvement measures. From March 2008 to December 2010 (2 years 10 months) Vice President, Medical Affairs @ Sales support and solutions engineering for Fortune-15 pharmaceutical distributor and healthcare IT vendor. Responsible for pre- and post-sales support for integrated EMR and related systems. Developed integration technologies, demonstration methodologies, and other aids to the sales support process. Substantial and intensive end-customer contact and relationship development, along with training and mentoring responsibilities. President's Achievement Award (Solution Consultant of the Year) 2007. From March 2006 to April 2009 (3 years 2 months) Physician @ Pediatrician, Pediatric Hospitalist, and member of IT Physician Leads team (Innovation and Decision Support). Practiced clinical pediatrics in outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department settings in community and tertiary-care settings. Assisted with Epic EMR go-lives and provided support for pre-Epic and Epic EMR physician adoption and engagement. From June 2001 to April 2008 (6 years 11 months) Denver, ColoradoProject Director @ Project Director for medical device development outsourcing organization. Provided project leadership, embedded software development, verification/validation engineering, and other services in an FDA-registered development and manufacturing organization. Major areas of development included medical devices based on PalmOS and embedded Linux, as well as complex networking topologies and fault tolerant system design. From July 2001 to July 2003 (2 years 1 month) Boulder, COResident in Pediatrics @ Intern and resident in general pediatrics. Community, academic, and childrens' hospital settings as well as outpatient pediatrics in community and integrated delivery network settings. From June 1998 to June 2001 (3 years 1 month) Denver, COIndependent Software Engineering Contractor @ Independent software development for several organizations in the Boulder area. Specific work included SunOS C++ client/server system creation, embedded system design and development, and networking software. From October 1993 to September 1994 (1 year) Boulder, COSoftware Designer IV @ Software development (production and multiple areas of tools) and project leadership for a manufacturer of high-performance fault-tolerant data storage systems (RAID-5 and RAID-1 arrays). C, C++, CASE tools, and advanced software development methodologies. From March 1992 to October 1993 (1 year 8 months) Boulder, COSenior Software Engineer @ Architecture and development of heterogenous high-performance hierarchical fault-tolerant data storage systems. Hardware selection including processor architectures and interfaces. Software design including high-grade fault tolerance, real-time operating systems, and software standards and methodologies. From January 1991 to March 1992 (1 year 3 months) Longmont, COSoftware Engineer @ Operating system development engineer for SunOS (BSD and SVRx lines) in a Sun-compliant computer design and manufacturing organization. Disk and tape subsystem development including high-performance drivers, drive qualification and selection, advanced operating system support, and operation in a symmetric multiprocessing environment. Tools development including benchmarking and debugging/development suites. From November 1989 to January 1991 (1 year 3 months) Longmont, COFirmware Engineer and Supervisor, Support Engineering @ Embedded firmware development for a board-level data device subsystem manufacturer, including disk, tape, flexible, and optical-disk devices. SCSI-1, SCSI-2 and proprietary devices; Intel x86 operating environments. Small-company environment with direct responsibility for device design, customer interaction, and high-criticality issue resolution. Transitioned to full-time applications engineering and direct customer support and then to supervisor of applications and support engineering in 1987. From September 1985 to November 1989 (4 years 3 months) Plymouth, MNProgrammer/Analyst @ Software engineering in an educational/research system (the Control Data Plato system) for a major computer hardware and software company. User interface research, programmerless authoring systems, and small-team schedule-driven development. Team coordination and project leadership. From April 1982 to September 1985 (3 years 6 months) Minneapolis, MN
MD, Medicine @ University of Colorado School of Medicine From 1994 to 1998 BA, Distributed Studies (CS, Math, Chemistry) @ University of Colorado Boulder From 1977 to 1994 Dick Taylor is skilled in: Medicine, Integration, Healthcare Information..., Team Leadership, Software Development, Bedside Manner, EHR, EMR, Healthcare, Informatics, Hospitals, Healthcare Management, Clinical Research, HIPAA, Health Information..., Epic Systems, Healthcare Consulting, CPOE, Ambulatory, Clinical Decision..., Healthcare Industry, Health Policy, Inpatient, Leadership, Managed Care, Patient Safety, Pediatrics, Physician Relations, Physicians, Quality Improvement, Revenue Cycle, Strategic Partnerships, Strategic Planning, Strategy, Practice Management, Medicaid, Public Health, Change Management, Cerner, Medicare, Medical Education, HL7, Nursing, Health Information..., Performance Improvement
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