The RockWood Group (RWG) offers a range of strategy and management consulting services, all designed to help your company leverage your technology investments to drive business value. We offer direct and honest opinions based on real-world experience as healthcare executives.
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strategy & management consulting
Strategic decision support
The RWG team can assist your organization with the development and adoption of a methodology for strategic decision making, including the design and implementation of a strategic investment tool. Our Consultants can assist with vendor selection as well as software implementation. We have experience in requirements analysis as well as providing a quantitative approach for evaluating vendor performance to requirements. We can coordinate, structure, and document vendor demonstration for major stakeholders. We have a comprehensive, customizable tool set with a proven approach to decision making.
Initial Execution Planning
The RWG team has assisted our clients with the development and implementation of IT governance structures that resulted in the full engagement of staff to members of the board of directors. We have strong project managers who have managed everything from assessments to implementations. We can assist your organization with IT investment strategy development, as well as analysis of an existing IT investment strategy and the associated portfolio. We will guide your organization in making data driven decisions and the development of the framework to support this approach. We have seasoned, trusted professionals with functional expertise, to support your initial planning efforts and best practice development. Our team can tailor Project Management Institute compliant processes and artifacts to your organization's specific needs. The RWG team will work closely with your execution staff to ensure a smooth, robust hand off of the initial plan.
Contract Development & Negotiation
The RWG team has experience developing and negotiating contracts for single solution purchase, enterprise-wide, multi-faceted, software and resource contracts. We have achieved deep discounts and long term contract rates for our clients.
We can provide coaching and mentoring for your organization's C-suite, on the use of technology as a market differentiator when possible. Our team brings their broad experience base, as well as their plain speaking approach, to ensure all decisions are fact-based and actionable.
The RWG team can provide interim executive-level leadership for your information technology organization. Our interim leaders come with a broad experience base that includes service improvement, solution optimization, and project management.
Transformational Planning & Guidance
To support your leadership staffing decisions, we deliver a complete IT assessment that includes staffing levels, staffing skills, budgets, and a focused list of opportunities for improvements with the ability to deliver on the improvements. We can provide consultation and guidance regarding career ladders and staff engagement, as well as succession planning.
it operational consulting
Health Information Technology Implementation, Adoption & Optimization
The RWG team has installed EHR solutions across the healthcare continuum: from the emergency room to the ambulatory setting. We provide a wide range of support services to assist our clients with Health Information Technology (HIT) Implementation, Adoption and Optimization with a goal of assisting our client in transforming care delivery and driving business value. We have worked in a variety of healthcare settings including, but not limited to, acute, ambulatory, behavior, long-term, home and sub-acute. We have experience with EPIC, Cerner and Allscripts, to name a few.
Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation, Adoption & Optimization
Our team has installed and configured numerous Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions: from accounting to human resources, and through the full range of business management capabilities in modern ERP systems. We provide a wide range of support services to assist our clients with ERP implementation, adoption, and optimization with a goal of assisting our client in driving business value. We have worked in a variety of business settings, including but not limited to, military human resources, health system finance, payroll and human resources, and healthcare purchasing. We have experience with PeopleSoft, Lawson and API systems. We have a methodology that delivers proven results and ROI. We leverage the Agile methodology where appropriate to deliver rapid, impactful results.
Program & Project Management
The RWG team has the demonstrated ability to manage programs and projects; on schedule, on or under budget, while meeting or exceeding quality and customer satisfaction requirements. The RWG provides certified Senior Project Managers with the experience and skills to support complex software implementations in business, clinical and information technology areas. Broad experiences with Cerner EHR and patient accounting, PeopleSoft suite, API products, and Lawson suite. Our project management resources are committed to being the honest broker, while providing a path to success for each and every program or project. We leverage the Agile methodology when appropriate to deliver rapid, impactful results. We have experience leveraging tools like Service Now to help improve IT service delivery.
Data Analytics & Business Intelligence
Our team has helped our clients with strategically planning their approach to “BIG DATA” by leveraging their existing investments and resources. Our Consultants can assist with software and implementation vendor selection. We assist with requirements analysis as well as provide a quantitative approach for evaluating vendor performance to requirements and finding best fit. We can coordinate, structure, and document vendor demonstration for the major stakeholder groups. Our team has experience developing and negotiating contracts for single solution purchase, enterprise-wide multi-facetted software and resource contracts. We have achieved deep discounts and long term contract rates for our clients.
The RWG team can provide skilled, certified cyber-security experts with knowledge of HI-Trust and other security models, IT security governance, risk assessments, and other current platforms.