25 years in the healthcare industry 2 Epic certifications Epic Experience OpTime certified Anesthesia certified Data Courier experience Training experience Epic implementation methodology Go-live planning/execution Software testing Multiple go-lives Mentoring of others Staff/end-user training Management and movement of data Issues, communication, and risk management Healthcare Organizations Trihealth Spartanburg Regional Healthcare system Consultant at a Glance Industry Experience 25 years in the healthcare industry 2 Epic certifications Epic Experience OpTime certified Anesthesia certified Data Courier experience Training experience Epic implementation methodology Go-live planning/execution Software testing Multiple go-lives Mentoring of others Staff/end-user training Management and movement of data Issues, communication, and risk management Healthcare Organizations Trihealth Spartanburg Regional Healthcare system Summary Tammy Vennemeyer is a qualified healthcare IT professional with experience in several full-cycle implementations of Epic. She is a registered nurse with first- hand experience in the operating room setting. She is certified in OpTime and Anesthesia, and has an excellent understanding of the perioperative workflows and the associated design and build in Epic. Having worked with Epic software for five years, Tammy has a firm grasp on the integration points within Epic and is able to provide valuable oversight and input into clinical matters during an implementation. She has been a dedicated leader in all phases of an Epic installation and provides the knowledge and experience needed for executing successful go-lives. Tammy quickly establishes solid professional relationships and would make an outstanding addition to any team implementing Epic.
07/2012 to Current
Senior OpTime and Anesthesia AnalystTriHealth － Cincinnati, OH
OpTime and anesthesia analyst for daily end-user support and special projects Certified OpTime and Anesthesia application programmer analyst.
Ran end-user workgroup meetings to include in-depth analysis of current workflows, data collection, report details, and other technical issues associated with the use of the Epic software applicati Reviews SU Release Notes, performs build and testing prior to install Performs gap analysis for post go-live optimization and completed build for items identified Mentored newly- certified analysts Built out application-specific records as required for OpTime, facilitating functionality including but not limited to navigators and associated workflow engine rules, SmartForms, case entry tree and questionnaire for surgery scheduling, status boards, family track boards, master daily schedules, preference lists, charge capture and charge router, procedure and preference card import, equipment and supply file import, manager reports, user security, facility structure, programming points, etc.
Completes build planning and preparation for ambulatory surgery center go-live and 2012 upgrade.
03/2012 to 07/2012
Principal TrainerTriHealth Optime/Anesthesia － Cincinnati, OH
Experience modifying Model System build to accommodate Critical Access workflows Provides technical support for live sites, identifying, researching, and resolving help desk issues Has provided end user training for optime and anesthesia Writes testing scripts for unit, regression and integrated testing; completes testing for SUs and go-live Provides command center and floor support for go-live Tracked build and modification to streamline data migration.
Gap analysis of existing hardware versus go-live ready needs to include device integration, status boards, etc.
Utilized the SharePoint intraconnect environment for integrated documentation across applications to include build-trackers, project plans, week-by-week trackers, Visio, content validation trackers, etc.
Also responsible for building, testing and maintaining the training environment, managing updates to policy and procedure documents relation to training, conducting training and support for credentialed trainers.
Trained end users in applications as well.
Responsible for daily mitosis of patients into the training environment, Developed Independent Guided Practices for end user playground use.
Supported end users in dual scheduling before go live.
Responsible for the Build of the training environment for optime/anesthesia in MST.
Supported end users in preference card update and development to prepare for go live.
Go live support at both campuses.
01/2010 to 03/2012
Operational Group LeaderTriHealth － Cincinnati, OH
Facilitated workgroup meetings and distributes complete and accurate meeting minutes to the teams.
Spartanburg Regional Medical System － Spartanburg, South Carolina
Education and Training
B.SUniversity of Cincinnati, College of Applied ScienceGPA: I.T.I.T.
Bachelor of Science: Information TechnologyUniversity of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters CollegeInformation Technology
Associate Degree: NursingNursing
go-live, Go live, streamline, analyst, Anesthesia, hardware, content, data collection, data migration, documentation, Forms, help desk, Notes, macros, managing, meetings, Access, SharePoint, navigator, optimization, programmer, programming, project plans, researching, router, scheduling, scripts, surgery, technical support, user support, user training, upgrade, validation, Visio, Workflow