Epic Consulting

How to become an EHR consultant

A quick guide to the important points to consider when deciding which EHR consulting role fits you best and how to engage an EHR consulting firm to learn more about possible opportunities.


Nordic’s 2018 Open House: Photos and video to relive the night

Check out photos and video from Nordic’s 2018 Open House – a fun evening of food, drinks, and lively conversation.


How to reduce physician burnout through EHR optimization

Are your providers burned out on documentation and other bureaucratic tasks? The EHR can be a helpful tool to manage workload, not increase it.


Things to do in Madison: A guide to the city's best places to visit

Here is a list of top places to visit while you're in Madison this August. In addition, don't forget to add Nordic's Open House to your must-do list. RSVP today.

Life at Nordic

Looking for a job in healthcare consulting? Here's what you can expect from us.

Our Candidate Relations team takes the interview process extremely seriously. Here are a few tenets of our approach to your experience as a candidate.


Need a reason to come and party with Nordic later this month? Here are 6.

When you're in Madison this August, stop by Nordic's Open House for beer, cocktails, snacks, and great conversation. We'd love to see you!

Epic upgrades

EHR upgrades will be on everyone's mind this August, so let's talk about it

Many healthcare leaders are wondering how to prioritize, approach, and staff quarterly upgrades for their EHR. Here are a few thoughts going into the larger conversation this August.

Epic Community Connect

Developing a strategy for your Epic Community Connect program [podcast]

Lindsey Manzuk, implementation strategy director, and Lauren Piazza, director of Affiliate Solutions, sit down to talk about the tenets of a successful Community Connect strategy and their lessons learned from many extension projects.

Data & Analytics

Using CMS data to improve clinical outcomes and reduce penalties

Data & Analytics Services Delivery Manager Eric Pennington walks you through the dashboard Nordic configured to visualize CMS' pay-for-performance data around hospital-acquired conditions, readmissions, and value-based purchasing.

Epic optimization

A quick intro to optimizing and refreshing your EHR performance

If you're looking to optimize or refresh your EHR performance, we are ready with a team of experts to assess your challenges and provide solutions.

Managed Services

How can Application Managed Services help your organization? [podcast]

Ian Mamminga and John Lanari answer some of our most common client questions about bringing on Managed Services to tackle EHR support and maintenance.

Epic Community Connect

Creating a successful Community Connect program

Thinking about creating or optimizing your Community Connect program? Nordic is here to help!

population health

How the EHR could help stem the opioid epidemic

The EHR could be a powerful tool to help providers prevent opioid misuse. Our experts explain how.

corporate social responsibility

This Pride Month, let's push for a more inclusive workplace

This Pride Month, let's all take a moment (or a few moments) to think about how we can better support a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Life at Nordic

I'm a traveling consultant and a single father. Here's my advice.

Senior Consultant Garrett Olson shares his experience as a single father and a traveling consultant, along with advice for new parents entering the consulting industry.

Epic Consulting

6 steps to creating a standout EHR consultant resume

Learn how to set yourself apart as an EHR consultant by creating a powerful resume. We've gathered expert insights from an experienced practice director who helps consultants land interviews with their ideal clients every day.

Managed Services

Can I work from home as an EHR consultant?

Can you become an Epic consultant if you're not interested in traveling Monday through Thursday every week? The short answer: Yes.


Staffing your EHR implementation: 4 areas to watch as you plan

Are you planning an implementation and unsure if your staffing model will work for your organization? Lindsey has some tips for areas to watch as you plan.


Why corporate values fail to resonate (and how to make sure yours do)

Are your corporate values falling flat? Here are some ideas to make sure your values resonate with your employees and work to build an even better culture.

Epic optimization

To generate a return on your EHR investment, practice patience

If you're looking to realize a return on your EHR optimization effort, take a long-term view because the success you're awaiting may take a few years.

corporate social responsibility

Nordic volunteers in 5 cities for annual Community Giveback Week

For Community Giveback Week, the Nordic team volunteered at 11 organizations across five U.S. cities! Read more about our philanthropic adventures in this post.

Epic optimization

Helping Green Bay's homeless population by extending Bellin Health's EHR

Nordic partnered with Bellin Health and N.E.W. Community Clinic to extend the EHR to several clinics serving homeless and underprivileged communities, allowing clinics to provde much-needed care to vulnerable patients, track their progress through the system, and ensure they received care.

corporate social responsibility

Nordic partners with Tri 4 Schools to help kids run, swim, and bike their way to healthier lives

Nordic partnered with Tri 4 Schools this week to help the Madison-based non-profit organize triathlons for local schoolchildren.

Life at Nordic

How my onboarding experience with Nordic went above and beyond

Nicole Crystal describes her experience coming on board with Nordic as a senior consultant.

Life at Nordic

I never had trouble finding consulting work until I got pregnant. Luckily, there was an exception.

Senior Consultant Chelsey Albrecht was surprised to find that motherhood made job prospects more challenging. She tells how Nordic has supported her and how her outlook has changed since giving birth to her son.

Life at Nordic

Nordic consultant competes in Mrs. Indiana pageant to raise awareness for metastatic breast cancer

Nordic Senior Consultant Dora Trittipo tells us about her recent experience competing in the Mrs. Indiana pageant to raise awareness for metastatic breast cancer.

EHR optimization

The biggest priorities for perioperative EHR optimization in 2018

Brian Beinborn and Kate Yan share the biggest priorities to optimize the perioperative area's use of the system this year.

revenue cycle

How Nordic’s revenue cycle acquisition is helping our clients succeed

A Nordic senior consultant describes his great experience working with the recently acquired Revenue Cycle Transformation practice, which was formerly part of The Claro Group.

Epic Beaker

Consultant insight: FISH cytogenics in Beaker

Senior Consultant Josh Carleton discusses one way to build out cytogenetics, specifically FISH testing, in Beaker.

Data & Analytics

Are you using data to understand your pharmaceutical costs? 

You're sitting on a gold mine of data around your pharmaceutical costs and charges. Here's how to use it to your benefit.


5 simple ways to be a greener company this Earth Day

For Earth Day, here's a brief but impactful list of things your company can do to have a positive impact on the environment, even if your organization doesn't have the capital to be completely carbon neutral.

management consulting

The shift to strategic consulting

As the needs of healthcare organizations evolve, consultants must provide a strategic perspective that looks past the immediate problem to anticipate the client's greater needs.

Life at Nordic

Nordic-themed haikus/are the best medicine for/a freezing cold spring

Nordic held a haiku contest for National Poetry Month. Celebrate National Haiku Day with some of our favorite submissions here!

mergers and acquisitions

What is it like to be an affiliate project manager? [podcast]

Curious about the role of an affiliate project manager? We sat down with one of the best to discuss what you can expect.

Epic Consulting

The most meaningful work I’ve done as a healthcare consultant

Senior Consultant Ike Glinsmann discusses the most meaningful experience he had as a consultant, bringing the EHR to a homeless patient population in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Epic Consulting

Why I chose health IT consulting: 6 benefits from Nordic consultants

We sat down with five Nordic consultants and analysts to discuss why they love coming to work every day.