Stoltenberg Consulting Appoints Randy Carpenter Senior Vice President of Strategic Services
PITTSBURGH,PA – January 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –– Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Randy Carpenter as senior vice president of strategic services. In this executive leadership role, Carpenter will focus on strategic relationships with key healthcare and technology service providers, as well as on working with clients in the strategic planning, IT governance, interim management, mentoring and system selection, implementation and optimization areas.
“As today’s healthcare industry and pressures continue to evolve, Stoltenberg Consulting has prepared itself for industry longevity beyond our 20 years of service with the appointment of Randy,” President and CEO Sheri Stoltenberg said. “Randy’s extensive experience as a senior health services executive spans a number of healthcare environments to lead client healthcare providers toward making informed, cost-effective decisions for better care delivery.”
Prior to joining Stoltenberg, Carpenter served Omnicare Corporation, a $6.2B pharmaceutical services company based in Cincinnati, OH, as senior vice president and chief information officer from 2011 to 2014. Leading a team of several hundred information technology professionals, Carpenter was responsible for all corporate-wide information technology strategy and initiatives.
Carpenter’s additional past leadership roles include serving as senior vice president and CIO for HealthSouth Corporation; CIO for 18 acute care hospitals in Hampton, Va.; CIO for the Air Force Academy Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo.; and chief software development executive for the Medical Systems Program Management Office in Montgomery, Ala.
“I am looking forward to blending my health services leadership expertise with Stoltenberg’s two decades of valued health IT consulting,” Carpenter said. “This new role will enable Stoltenberg to strengthen and progress its services, while benefiting the multifaceted needs of healthcare providers.”
Carpenter served in the U.S. Air Force for over 23 years and retired from service in 2000. He holds dual bachelor’s degrees in business administration and computer and information systems, as well as a master’s degree in personnel management from Troy State University. He also has a master’s degree in health informatics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Carpenter is a lifetime member (LCHIME) and fellow in the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (FCHIME) and a fellow in the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (FHIMSS).
For more information about Stoltenberg Consulting, visit www.Stoltenberg.com.
About Stoltenberg Consulting
Founded in 1995, Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., serves healthcare organizations with a variety of services including project management, implementation support, optimization and integration between systems. Stoltenberg consultants hold skills in both financial and clinical systems, averaging more than 15 years of direct on-site hospital experience. A two-time Best in KLAS Category Leader, Stoltenberg Consulting has grown to serve a client base of more than 200 preeminent healthcare organizations throughout the United States providing services for Cerner, Siemens, Epic, Meditech, NextGen, Allscripts, McKesson and Infor customers. For more information call 1-888-724-1326 or visit www.stoltenberg.com.