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Great Lakes Chapter of the Project Management Institute
...Brian DobyA clinical practitioner for over 22 years with research nationally and internationally in Cardiovascular procedures ;he became an early adopter of the PMI methodology and became a member in 1996 after he became a principal in one of the first public companies to address electronic patient data.His
passion for computerization in health care has assisted in the pioneer development of many other companies including WebMD
.While actively involved in the electronic patient data industry, he has served as a consultant emphasizing project management practices for Deloitte Consulting, and Cardiovascular Services with healthcare clients including Tenn. Care, Kaiser Permanente, SciMed, Medical-Boston Scientific, Cardiometrics, Summit Medical, Schnieder-Pfizer Cardiology Division, and Spectral Diagnostics. He
has a special expertise in developing processes and procedures that reduce implementation time lines, developing and implementing problem management and escalation processes, along with business process engineering.Doby is a principal founder of the PMI Healthcare Project Management SIG and serves as the Sr. Project Manager for MedPlus Inc A Quest Diagnostics Company.
The March Toward Paperless Health Care
"A rule of thumb is that 30% to 40% of an EMR implementation is spent on project planning," said Brian Doby, CCP, PMP, a senior project manager in St Paul and president of Project Management Institute Healthcare, a special interest group for project managers working in health care technology fields."It is far cheaper for the physician practices and institutions to hire a project manager so that business can continue as normal.Every minute the physician takes to address a business issue, it decreases their revenue exponentially," said Doby.
PMI HealthCare SIG - News Releases 10-06-2004
Brian Doby, PMI Healthcare SIG president, said "We see this agreement as a milestone in the evolution of the PMI Healthcare SIG.
"The partnership with MeetingOne will prove to be a very useful instrument in the PMI Healthcare SIG's ongoing efforts to conduct business and educational programs throughout the world, among our developing LIGs (local interest groups) and PMI members as a whole," according to Brian Doby, vice president of the PMI Healthcare SIG board of directors.
"The people charged with implementing large, complex, and expensive projects for healthcare, as well as other sectors, should know that there is a name for what they do, it's project management, and there are a set of standards they can follow that work," according to Brian Doby, the vice president of operations for PMI Healthcare and the high-powered PM who also project-managed the PMI Healthcare SIG into reality.
...Brian Doby, Vice President of Operations and Project ManagementSr. Project Manager, MedPlus Inc., A Quest Diagnostics Company