U.S. consulting firm sets up shop in
WESTFIELD, Ind. –
maxIT Healthcare, a leading professional consulting services company for
healthcare providers in the U.S., has announced the launch of a new
business unit in Canada. maxIT Healthcare is the largest privately owned
U.S. healthcare IT consulting firm with over 550 full-time consultants.
maxIT Healthcare has named seasoned Canadian healthcare IT industry
leader, Bob Betts (pictured) as Regional Vice President of Canada. Mr.
Betts brings over 20 years of consulting and management experience in
Canada to maxIT Healthcare. Mr. Betts will primarily focus on new
business development in Canada. “With all the challenges and
opportunities facing Canadian healthcare organizations today, launching
maxIT Healthcare provides a logical solution for small and large
Canadian healthcare providers,” said Mr. Betts.
The company consistently receives high scores and positive customer
feedback in KLAS reports, and was recognized last year by Inc. magazine
as one of the 5000 fastest growing private companies, by Healthcare
Informatics magazine as a Top 100 healthcare IT vendor and by Modern
Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2010.
“Our growth in the U.S. is based on our focus on the success of both our
clients and employees,” said Parker Hinshaw, CEO of maxIT Healthcare.
“We are pleased that the same strategy has been well received with our
current clients and employees in Canada. We believe that maxIT
Healthcare can quickly provide a great deal of value to healthcare
providers implementing and optimizing electronic health systems
throughout Canada,” said Mr. Hinshaw.
With a full breadth of service offerings, the company provides
experience and expertise in a variety of strategic areas, including
Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, Health Information Systems
(HIS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, Clinical Imaging and
Informatics systems and Management Consulting. The company said it
supports all of the leading software vendors, including Cerner, Meditech,
McKesson, Allscripts, GE, Siemens, NextGen, and Epic.
“Through our many senior leaders who have worked in Canada and our
Canadian client experience, we understand and appreciate the nuances of
the Canadian healthcare model,” said Mike Sweeney, President of maxIT
Healthcare. “That puts us in a great position to work with Canadian
clients and consultants in every province and territory.”
According to Gary Gorden, Vice President for maxIT Healthcare, “Most of
our consultants have clinical credentials and deep experience in all of
the major US-based health IT software vendors with a strong track record
of results. Our consultants are senior, experienced leaders who
cross-train the IT staff on the client side,” said Mr. Gorden.
About maxIT Healthcare, LLC
maxIT Healthcare has been completely focused on Healthcare Information
Technology since its inception in 2001. With over 550 consultants, maxIT
is the trusted technology advisor and partner to healthcare
organizations, providing seasoned professionals and expert guidance to
maximize quality, safety, and financial performance. maxIT Healthcare’s
key goals are to contribute to our client’s success and to provide a
supportive culture for our professional consultants and associates. For more information, visit our Canadian website at
Posted March 10, 2011