Health Care Information Consultants
- Grant Shackelford
has over 30 years progressive management experience in the healthcare industry with a variety of clinical, financial, administrative and research information systems.
focus is on developing and implementing computerized systems that serve the needs of healthcare professionals, while supporting quality of care and organizational business goals.
strengths include strategic planning, organizational needs assessment, system selection and implementation, process reengineering, and technology integration, with excellent leadership, management, and organizational skills.
Mr. Shackelford served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Mercy Medical Center, where he lead the development of an aggressive multi-year IT strategic plan and directed its initial implementation; coordinated development of a HIPAA Preparedness Plan; and significantly expanded the online Electronic Medical Record.
Earlier, as the Director of Clinical & Financial Systems, he
directed the selection and hospital-wide implementation of a complete Meditech system, and then substantially expanded the management and clinical systems.
Recently completed engagements include HIPAA Privacy with the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore and Holy Cross Health in Silver Spring, Maryland, plus strategic planning and executive decision support for Johns Hopkins HealthCare, LLC
(a managed care organization) in Glen Burnie.
participates in local, regional and national healthcare professional groups.
He is an active member of HIMSS (Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society), MSHISM (Maryland State Chapter of HIMSS), and HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association), and is a past member of CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives).
has also participated at the regional and national levels in MUSE
(the Meditech customer users group).
Mr. Shackelford began his undergraduate career at the University of Kentucky in mathematics and computer science.
After joining the US Public Health Service, he was selected for the US Senior Executive Institute, where he completed programs in management, project development, and contracting.