Brookmeade Healthcare was founded in 1998 with the goal of becoming the premier consulting firm for Healthcare Providers across the United States. Since our inception we have focused on developing a true partnership with our clients. This can only be accomplished through a strong delivery model that listens to our clients. Our clients include large IDN’s, Academic Medical Centers, Children’s Hospitals, and Community Health Systems.
Employees in our practice average 15 years of Healthcare, and 7 years of Epic implementation expertise at no less than 5 client sites. 85% have clinical or financial backgrounds within the Healthcare Provider industry prior to moving into technology or technical services. This allows our employees to not only understand the technology that we are implementing, but to also approach the process and workflow from the end user’s perspective.
Our Implementation Services
From kick-off to closeout, Brookmeade offers expert and professional services to meet every aspect of your EMR implementation goals.
Project Management – Success of every project starts and stops with how well the project is defined, executed and managed. Brookmeade Healthcare’s highly skilled staff can tackle any size project to help your organization successfully implement Epic. Our professional and experienced staff can help you with the full lifecycle of your to ensure your success.
Workflow Development – Workflow analysis and development is more than replicating a commonly inefficient paper process into an electronic workflow. Successful workflow analysis includes identifying deficiencies in an organization’s current workflow and developing a more efficient process delivered through an electronic solution. The key to developing the best solution is experience in three critical areas: clinical background, business operations and Epic expertise. Brookmeade’s experienced employees have the right combination of all three areas to allow us to match the right solution to accomplish your implementation goals.
Build – The Epic build phase is the critical step connecting the work performed during the design phase to the success of the validation phase; as well as’ the effectiveness of your organizations training curriculum and program. Whether your organization has chosen model build or complex customized build, strict quality standards should be established and followed in every phase of your build. The higher level of experience and skills of your build team members will reduce time, effort, and replication of work during this phase.
Validation and Testing - Validation and testing measure the quality of the design and build efforts; and is one of the final steps before the system is utilized for patient care. Brookmeade’s staff has extensive knowledge in validation best practices and strategies to ensure your system is patient care ready. From performing the validation and testing, to specialized coordination, Brookmeade has a successful track record of delivering successful validation for Epic implementations.
Training – Brookmeade has a proven record of delivering the most effective and professional training engagements in the industry. Our training team includes Training Directors, Training Managers, Instructional Designers, Credentialed Trainers, and Scheduling. Brookmeade also provides best practices, lessons learned and case studies to ensure that the strategy will meet your organizational needs.
Optimization – The optimization phase is highly anticipated by the organization because it provides enhancements to usability, efficiency, and patient safety. There are many varieties of optimization strategies that can be utilized at your organization. Brookmeade can help you identify and execute which approach will maximize your organization’s adoption success.