BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Culbert Healthcare Solutions, a management consulting firm serving healthcare organizations, today announced the appointment of Wayne Thompson, as Executive Consultant. Wayne brings over three decades of executive level management experience in the areas of Information Technology, Health Information Management and Supply Chain Management. In his new role, Wayne will lead the firm’s Health-IT Advisory engagements.
“Wayne is a seasoned healthcare CIO who is known throughout our industry for delivering results in both the alignment, execution, and return on value of key Health-IT functions,” said Brad Boyd, President of Culbert Healthcare Solutions. “Wayne’s IT strategic planning experience combined with his expertise in support service operations, health information exchanges, and community health needs assessments, brings unique experience and perspective to our firm and to our client base,” added Culbert’s Founder & CEO Rob Culbert.
Before joining Culbert, Mr. Thompson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Mount Nittany Health. He served as Assistant Dean and Chief Information Officer of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, where the CIO role formed out of a true start-up operations with 10 employees, to a fully functional medical college with over 800 clinical faculty, a 200 member administrative staff. Previous roles also include Chief Information Officer positions at UMDNJ, Thomas Jefferson University, and USF Health.
According to Wayne, “Healthcare organizations face an ever changing environment with increasing pressures to deliver high value services with constrained resources. Culbert’s commitment to each client’s unique needs, their proven ability to solve complex problems in a cost effective manner, and the integrity of the leadership team, has truly put them in a class by themselves. I am excited to join the amazing team at Culbert to help organizations across the country succeed in the ever changing landscape of the healthcare industry.”
Mr. Thompson obtained his MS in Information Systems and BS in Business Administration from Long Island University. He has presided on several Board of Directors and Advisory Boards including Penn State Health Policy Administrative Board, Cancer Care Partnership, Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative, Delaware Valley HIMSS, Central Pennsylvania HIMSS, and United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
About Culbert Healthcare Solutions
Culbert Healthcare Solutions is a professional services firm serving healthcare organizations in the areas of strategy and leadership, patient access and revenue cycle, clinical transformation and information technology. Culbert consultants specialize in helping academic medical centers, hospitals and large physician groups leverage best practices and technology to enhance patient care and financial performance. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, Culbert was founded in 2006.