HPG, a Leader in EHR Technology Integration, Acquires Consulting Services Provider HIT HDS

Healthcare Performance Group, Inc. (HPG), which has been providing industry-leading consulting expertise for EHR technology since 2002, today announced the acquisition of Health Data Specialists, LLC (HDS). With expertise in Epic, Siemens and Cerner platforms, HDS has provided health information technology consulting services to over 300 hospitals and health systems, making it an excellent complement to the services offered by HPG.

With deep experience in Oracle Cerner and Epic systems, HPG consultants provide comprehensive strategic and support services to optimize clients’ healthcare IT, maximize EHR platform capabilities, and improve performance across the company. Services offered by HDS to support customers’ HIT initiatives – including project management, optimization, legacy systems support, managed services and more – will be integrated into HPG’s service offerings as a business. unique.

“We are thrilled to have HDS join the HPG family as we expand our ability to deliver results-driven solutions for healthcare IT systems, applications and workflows,” said Andy Flynn, President and Co. – CEO of HPG. “As we grow together as HPG, we believe HDS customers will benefit from our extensive experience and customized strategies to maximize their EHR capabilities, resulting in increased efficiency, better financial health, increased security patients and better health outcomes. »

CEO Bob Hayden, who with partner Brent Budke founded HDS in 2003, said of the acquisition, “HDS has had a close relationship with HPG management for many years, and we have long respected the vision and business success. We are extremely excited about joining this partnership, and we know that our customers and teammates who join HPG are in good hands.

The HPG consulting team includes computer and IT experts as well as nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, radiology experts, certified revenue cycle professionals, medical executives, program managers and project managers. This track record – combined with an average of over 22 years of HIT/clinical experience for each consultant – allows HPG to deliver what customers need in a trusted partner.

“This acquisition is indicative of our total investment in HPG’s growth and our response to the growing demand for consulting expertise in the rapidly changing HIT industry,” Flynn said. “As we grow and strengthen our business, HPG is well positioned to provide even more comprehensive services to our customers, as well as support our associates as they pursue their professional careers.”

About HPG

For hospitals and health systems with Cerner and Epic enterprise technology, HPG offers unparalleled knowledge and expertise, connecting as partners to integrate and optimize technology across the continuum of care. By collaborating with its customers, HPG delivers better performance, greater efficiency, better financial health, better patient safety and better health outcomes for patients.

About HDS

HDS is a privately held healthcare information services company that has provided exceptional consulting services, valued specialists and trusted advisors to healthcare organizations nationwide since 2003. As we bring value and proven solutions to our clients’ information technology initiatives, we help them achieve their goals in a cost effective and efficient manner. For more information, visit hds-llc.com.