Healthcare IT Leaders today announced the hire of three Cerner-experienced consulting executives to further enhance the firm’s fast-growing Cerner consulting practice:
Ken Boyett, General Manager, Cerner Practice
Ken offers our clients unmatched perspective and experience gained from a 26-year career at Cerner Corporation, where he worked directly with founder Neil Patterson and other long-tenured executives in the company. Ken joined Cerner Corp. in 1990 as a project accountant, and then transitioned into sales and project management roles of increasing scope and responsibility. In 2007, he was elevated to the role of Cerner General Manager, leading strategy, sales and project management across a 7-state region. As GM of the Cerner practice at Healthcare IT Leaders, Ken is responsible for client delivery and satisfaction.
Larry Todd, CPA, Cerner Revenue Cycle Practice Lead
Larry brings an in-depth understanding of Cerner Revenue Cycle requirements to client engagements. He is a former healthcare CFO with 30+ years of Revenue Cycle experience, including 6 years as a Revenue Cycle Consultant for Cerner Corporation. Most recently, Larry held the title of Managing Director-Cerner Practice at Leidos. At Healthcare IT Leaders, he will advise Cerner clients on Revenue Cycle implementation, upgrade and optimization projects, ensuring that key financial metrics are observed and met.
Jim Beezley, Associate Director, Cerner Practice
Jim offers our Cerner clients deep experience in project management, EHR implementations, and senior-level engagement services. He is an expert in supporting health system leaders with strategic goal setting and road-mapping, migration from legacy systems, implementations and optimizations, and user adoption. Jim worked for 18 years at Cerner Corporation in a variety of client-facing leadership roles. As a senior engagement lead and consultant, his responsibilities included oversight of multiple clinical and revenue cycle projects, client satisfaction and delivery.
“These individuals offer invaluable, first-hand experience managing the complexity of large-scale Cerner engagements. They also bring added insights gleaned from their direct experience working at Cerner Corporation. They are already making an impact for our Cerner customers, and adding velocity to our fast-growing Cerner business,” said Bob Bailey, Managing Principal, Healthcare IT Leaders.
About Healthcare IT Leaders
Healthcare IT Leaders is a KLAS-rated, national leader in IT consulting and workforce solutions, connecting healthcare organizations with experienced technology talent for implementation services, consulting and full-time hiring. Areas of focus include EMR, ERP, HCM, CRM, and BI. Based in Greater Atlanta, our company is ranked on the Inc. 5000 (2017, 2016, 2015), and has been named a Best Place to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and one of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms by Forbes.