Drew Madden’s Career as a Healthcare IT Consultant

Drew Madden is an IT entrepreneur specializing in Healthcare. He is known for serving as President at Nordic Consulting Partners Inc. Madden’s career is centered on building trust with clients, outstanding company culture and creating high-caliber teams. He has been at the helm of Nordic Consulting Partners from 2011 to 2016having joined the firm in 2010. Under his leadership, the firm received several awards recognizing its consulting excellence. The number of employees, client partners, and revenue saw a great increase during this period.

The number of employees rose to 725 from 10. Client partners rose to 150 from 3. Revenue increased to $130 million from the initial $1 million annually. Before joining Nordic, Madden was at Ingenix where he served as an Epic consultant as well as in business development. He began working in healthcare at Cerner Corporation after completing his education. Madden attended the University of Iowa where he graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering with focus on Medical Systems.

Drew Madden has almost a decade worth of experience in planning, implementation, and optimization of health records in hospitals countrywide. He has four Epic Certifications and has been a consultant for several years. Two years of his consulting career were spent in Cerner Corporation. At Nordic, he oversaw the firm’s rise to become the largest Epic consulting firm. In 2012 and 2014, it got to number one ranking for Epic implementation.

His vast experience has seen Madden be able to combine his project management knowledge with technical EMR background effectively. This has, in turn, enabled him to guide IT leaders to build great Epic implementation teams. At Cerner Corporation, he implemented inpatient clinical solutions for four years before joining Healthia Consulting. This firm was then bought off by Ingenix Consulting in 2007. Here he spent another four years in implementation and later moved on to business development.

At Nordic Consulting, he was responsible for maintaining client relationships, recruitment of new personnel and business development. As President at the firm, his mandate was spread across the country as well as other parts of the world.