Fulcrum Methods to Exhibit at the HIMSS12 Health IT Conference in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands Expo Center February 20th Thro

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum Methods, the leading developer of toolkits to assist health care providers with program management and meaningful use, announced today that it will be exhibiting at the HIMSS12 Health IT Conference in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands Expo Center from February 20th through February 24th. Hospitals, health systems, and medical groups will be able to learn more about and demo Fulcrum Methods' project-ready tools and templates.

Fulcrum Methods' toolkits include work plans, guidebooks, libraries of deliverables, and online assessment tools that cover systems planning, vendor selection, implementation, building a program management office, ICD-10 transition, and meeting meaningful use requirements. The program management tools and templates have been proven out in the field with a wide variety of hospitals and health systems over a 20-year period. They are encyclopedias of best practices and designed to develop core competencies, accelerate project rollout, and ensure organization knowledge remains in-house.

Users of Fulcrum Methods' tools are well-respected healthcare organizations and include Stanford Hospital & Clinics, a HIMSS Stage 7 organization, and NorthBay Healthcare, which attested to Meaningful Use Stage 1 requirements in November 2011. Other notable clients include Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, University Hospitals (Cleveland), MaineHealth, University of Kentucky HealthCare, John Muir Health, and Community Medical Centers.  

Fulcrum Methods also announced that Tim Tarnowski, CIO at University of Kentucky HealthCare, and Joe DeLuca, Knowledge Architect at Fulcrum Methods, will be holding an interactive discussion on Methods For Analytics Program Excellence during the Conference at the Business and Clinical Analytics/Intelligence Center Theatre on Tuesday, February 21st at 1:15 p.m. The discussion will cover the current environment for business and clinical analytics, successfully integrating analytics capabilities into a healthcare organization's long-range plan, how to manage governance around analytics programs, how to select analytics vendors that deliver maximum value, and how to implement analytics around electronic health records. Attendees at the discussion will be eligible to win an Apple iPad.

To learn more about Fulcrum Methods visit us on the exhibit floor at the Business and Clinical Analytics/Intelligence Knowledge Center - Booth 13247 Kiosk 6 or visit http://www.fulcrummethods.com.

About Fulcrum Methods

Fulcrum Methods is the leading provider of program and project management, planning, vendor selection, system implementation, process redesign, change management, and meaningful use toolkits to the healthcare IT industry. Our approach delivers immediate value to healthcare organizations while developing sustained core competencies and proficiency. We are a community of over 1,200 licensed Fulcrum Methods users, influencing 10,000 healthcare professionals who daily oversee thousands of complex initiatives.

Rick Beberman
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