About the Authors
Scott Wanless is the healthcare business intelligence practice lead for Resource Management Professionals (www.yourrmp.com) and an industry researcher, consultant and business analyst in the healthcare business intelligence field. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business intelligence strategic planning, informatics and analytics development, financial management, economic development and process improvement. His vast industry experience spans healthcare providers, hospitals, long-term care, primary care and specialty physician practices, healthcare payers, laboratory research, retail pharmacy and optical, insurance, financial services, banking, manufacturing; and state and local governments. Scott can be reached at email@example.com.
Thomas A. Ludwig, RN, MBA, FACMPE
Tom Ludwig is president and CEO of Forward Healthcare Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in working with physician practices (www.forwardhealthcaresolutions.com). Having worked in the medical environment for 35 years, Tom started his career as a Navy Corpsman and also worked as a medical assistant and as a staff nurse. His 20-plus years’ experience as an administrator have been in roles from front-line manager to program director to chief operations officer. He is a member of the Medical Group Management Association and the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) and currently serves on the ACMPE Board of Directors. Tom is a Board certified medical practice executive and a fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Tom can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.