Meet The Team

Brad Block

President

Mr. Block has over 29 years healthcare information technology experience, including 16 years working for a provider in the hospital setting. Prior to joining DrFirst as General Manager, Enterprise Markets, Mr. Block held executive level positions in the healthcare consulting industry for 10 years. During that time he worked with healthcare organizations across the country providing solutions that solved client problems through best practice thought leadership and systems optimization subject matter expertise. While CIO at Doylestown Hospital, Mr. Block also participated in numerous advisory boards and contributed as faculty in healthcare conferences nationwide. He also served on the MUSE Board for 6 years in various roles including President.

Bruce Matthias, RPh

Senior Vice President

Licensed Pharmacist with a diverse background of over twenty years successful professional experience. In-depth, practical knowledge of medical/clinical computer technology including its setup and application, with major concentration on MEDITECH applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; readily able to establish effective rapport with professionals and the public at all levels. Strong and enthusiastic affiliation with professional and community organizations including MUSE.

William Salemi

Engagement Manager

Former Certified Pharmacy Technician with 20+ years of experience as Project Manager, IT Director, Applications Specialist and Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in implementation and optimization of MEDITECH’s Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on Pharmacy and related clinical modules and interfaces. Expertise includes Zynx administration, pre and post implementation assessments, process/workflow improvements, and managing application and super user teams.

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Theresa Palasota

Program Manager

Senior Consultant with 16 years of experience developing print and download file reports within numerous modules. Specializes in implementation of HL7 interfaces with 3rd party systems. Responsible for electronic forms automation in Admissions and Accounting using FormFast and writing scripts using Boston Work Station scripting tool.

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Chuck Bedel, PharmD, RPh

Senior Consultant

Registered Pharmacist (Ohio) with 11 years of experience as a Consultant, Pharmacy Assistant Director, Onoclogy Pharmacist, NICU Pharmacist, Pharmacy Intern/Tech, Project Lead, and Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in implementation and optimization of MEDITECH’s Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on Pharmacy and related clinical modules and interfaces. Expertise includes Medication Management, Medication Reconciliation, and Pharmacy Automation implementation/administration with a primary focus on patient safety and satisfaction.

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Penny J Hilton

Senior Consultant

Healthcare Professional with 30 years of experience as Project Manager and Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in system implementations and optimizations of Advanced Clinical Applications and associated interfaces. Her professional history encompasses managerial, technical, software support and healthcare services operations.

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Chris Sheehan

Senior Consultant

Former RIS Coordinator and PACS Administrator with 9 years experience as Clinical Analyst and Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in implementation of MEDITECH’s Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on physician documentation and computerized ordering (CPOE). Expertise includes Dragon Naturally Speaking, Powerscribe and Forward Advantage.

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Hao Luu

Senior Consultant

Expert Report Writer with 20+ years of experience developing reports within all applications. Expertise includes writing rules and developing custom view boards within clinical applications.

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Lynne Clapp-Roch, LPN

Consultant

Licensed Practical Nurse with 15+ years of experience as Nurse Informatics Specialist and
Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in implementation and optimization of MEDITECH’s
Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on clinical workflows and e-prescribing.
Expertise includes pre and post implementation assessments, process/workflow
improvements, and managing application and super user teams.

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Jessica Stears

Consultant

Senior Consultant with 12 years of experience as Certified Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Analyst, Project Manager and Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in implementation and optimization of MEDITECH’s Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on e-prescribing, RXM, Pharmacy and related clinical modules and interfaces. Expertise includes pre and post implementation assessments, process/workflow improvements, and maintaining both PHA and RXM drug dictionaries.

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Andrea Corner, PharmD, RPh

Consultant

Healthcare Professional with 11 years of experience as a Registered Pharmacist and a Subject Matter Expert. Specializes in implementation and optimization of MEDITECH’s Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on Pharmacy and related clinical modules and interfaces. Expertise includes Zynx administration, pre and post implementation assessments, process/workflow improvements, and managing application and super user teams.

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Naketa Perry, PharmD, RPh

Consultant

Registered Pharmacist with over 10 years of healthcare and IT experience including almost 5 years as a Pharmacy Informatics Specialist and Subject Matter Expert and 5 years as a computer programmer. Specializes in the implementation and optimization of Meditech’s Advanced Clinical Applications with emphasis on the review of the drug formulary, building and maintaining pharmacy dictionaries, maintaining AOM dictionary, building and maintaining evidence based order sets and providing support to the pharmacy and providers.

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