Expert consulting focused on healthcare defines The Checkley Group. Whereas a general technology consulting company must spread their energies to understand healthcare, then your business needs, and finally the requirements at hand, we can maximise our head start and focus our energies on combining our knowledge with yours to deliver better projects. The Checkley Group delivers excellence in IT Strategy, Program Management, and Business Case development; our focus is healthcare.
We understand the kind of information systems investments that are needed to enable and meet the growing demands placed on healthcare and how these investments can support your key healthcare initiatives both today and in the future.
We all know there is increasing demand for the healthcare sector to improve patient safety, improve access to care, ensure the right services are being delivered at the right time, enhance the quality of care being provided, and still achieve operational efficiencies are the realities of healthcare service delivery today. Better use and understanding of how and where information and communications technology can enable health care and provide value is critical to achieving any improvements in healthcare service delivery. It is no secret that healthcare professionals are also under tremendous pressures to improve healthcare delivery. Managing multidisciplinary environments and developing plans to support the implementation and uptake of information and technology solutions through peer consensus is challenging.
The development of a sound healthcare strategy that outlines the direction and value of healthcare initiatives is essential for success. It may seem obvious, but defining a healthcare information and technology strategy is the foundation for setting strategic goals, encouraging positive uptake and contribution to initiatives, and for maximizing investment in areas that align with and will help to achieve improved healthcare delivery.
Many organisations today are asking how they can implement an information and technology solution that provides a complete and accurate client health record in a secure and timely manner. Having the ability to collect, analyse, and share information effortlessly, promoting greater collaboration between the healthcare facility and the community in delivering quality patient care is critical – and the tools are now there to achieve it. We can help in the journey through our focus on strategy development and on execution through focused effective portfolio and program management.
Our team have worked on many of the large and small eHealth deployments around Australia and internationally. We're familiar with PAS systems and EMR systems from vendors like CSC, Cerner, MediTech, and Allscripts, among others. We understand the complexity of the integration requirements in large hospitals and we can help you to map how the key systems interact.
Our consultants know healthcare. Our Managing Director of Consulting Services, Bruce Pedersen worked for 15 years in hospitals and area health boards before becoming a consultant. He has been a hospital CIO and has directly project managed the installation of patient management systems, payroll, dictation and finance systems. Our Managing Director of Resources, Alicia Curry is a former nurse with more than 10 years’ experience in Health IT.
We have experienced former nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, health service leads and health information managers amongst our team.
ALL of our team know and understand the sector. Health is the only sector that we operate in.