Friedland , MBA, FHIMSS
Consultant and Project Manager
Friedland has more than 35 five years of experience in health care
information systems, performance improvement, and project management.
His consulting practice has primarily been provider based. He has
had responsibility for advising hospitals on information systems,
management engineering, budget control, staff development, information
systems planning, system selection, and system implementation. For
18 years, he was Vice President of Hospital Services/Management
Services for Inteck, Inc.
has provided consulting services for more than 150 clients ranging
in size from under 30-bed hospitals to multi-hospital networks of
more than 1,000 beds. He is been responsible for managing the IT
consulting services of nationwide firms. His information system
consulting engagements have included the development of long-range
strategic information technology plans, systems selection, contract
review, and negotiations, and system installations.
Friedland is Past-President of the Colorado Chapter of the Healthcare
Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), past Chairman
of HIMSS's Fellows Group and he has been a frequent speaker on topics
relative to information technology and HIPAA.
Friedland received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from
the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
a hospital in the Midwest, Mr. Friedland conducted a HIPAA Readiness
Assessment/Gap Analysis covering the security, privacy, and transactions
and code sets regulations. He is responsible for conducting the
data collection activities including interviews, observations, and
document review; educating the hospital senior management on HIPAA
and HIPAA strategies; and performing the gap analysis and presenting
the results and recommendations to the hospital leadership.
Friedland has developed and delivered presentations on HIPAA compliance
at the MUSE International Conference, for the Kentucky Association
of Healthcare Facilities, and for several health care clients. His
continuing development of HIPAA knowledge and expertise is focused
on the transactions and code sets, and security.