Tom Kirst joins Nordic as managing director/special assistant to CEO

MADISON, Wis. – Nordic is excited to announce that veteran health IT leader Tom Kirst has joined the Nordic team. He will serve as managing director/special assistant to the CEO. Kirst brings with him nearly 30 years of healthcare experience, most recently advising the Mayo Clinic on its Epic go-live readiness and activation.

Tom-Kirst_2019“I’m excited for the opportunity to help further build out Nordic’s end-to-end solution for health systems,” Kirst said. “With these capabilities, Nordic has a great opportunity to help healthcare organizations gain measurable returns on their IT investment.”

With decades of successful project leadership experience across the industry, Kirst is able to bring a valuable viewpoint of health IT. In addition to experience as an implementation executive, he has overseen major projects while working for health systems, consulting firms, and as an independent consultant. Kirst has already begun working with Nordic leadership on strategic planning and new business development.

“We have known Tom for many years,” Nordic CEO Bruce Cerullo said. “I’m thrilled we’re able to bring on a respected professional of his caliber, who also happens to be a first-class person. I look forward to learning from and working with him.”