New Consultant Development Initiative Addresses Hospital IT Staff Shortages As Meaningful Use Deadlines Approach
PITTSBURGH, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, today officially launched its Junior Consulting Program, designed to provide expertly trained and vendor-educated junior consultants to help address hospitals’ growing challenge of resource shortages.
“With hospitals facing strict timelines for complying with government-mandated technology standards, the pressure is on to maximize resources effectively,” said Sheri Stoltenberg, CEO of Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc. “We designed our Junior Consultant Program to directly address these challenges with a cost-effective solution that allows all types of facilities – small or large – to achieve these standards with a team of well-qualified, expertly trained consultants.”
The Junior Consultant Program offers hospitals-trained and certified consultants who have been mentored and coached by Stoltenberg’s experienced team of consultants. The training focuses on project management principles, hospital workflow, clinical transformation and industry-standard training tools. The consultants also receive vendor-specific education and technology training in a controlled setting. As a result, they are appropriately prepared, well-rounded, and able to take on a variety of projects.
According to a current Stoltenberg customer utilizing a recent graduate of the Junior Development Program, the training platform “appropriately prepares these young consultants to take on a variety of projects and become an integral member of the hospital’s IT team.”
Davis continues, “I appreciate what this program is aiming to provide hospitals during what can be a tumultuous time for the industry. Also, the cost effective model is very attractive.”
Additional benefits of the program include:
- The option for hospitals to permanently hire the Junior Consultant following the completion of their one-year contract
- Vendor-specific application training to learn technology and the preferred approach to implementation and roll-out
- Team-based training led by industry veterans that begins with observational and leads to participatory experience
To learn more about Stoltenberg’s Junior Consultant Program, please call 1-888-724-1326 or visit www.stoltenberg.com.
About Stoltenberg Consulting
Founded in 1995, Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting Inc. creates an environment for success by working with health care organizations to provide a variety of services including project management, implementation support and integration between systems. Members of the Stoltenberg Consulting team are consultants with extensive experience in both financial and clinical systems, averaging more than 15 years of direct on-site hospital experience. Stoltenberg Consulting has grown rapidly to serve a client base of more than 100 preeminent healthcare organizations throughout the United States, and primarily serves clients utilizing Siemens, Epic and Cerner technologies. In addition to numerous local accolades, Stoltenberg Consulting has been recognized by the 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies four times in the last five years. For more information call 1-888-724-1326 or visit www.stoltenberg.com.
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