Drew Madden is an industrial engineer by profession, a career Healthcare IT executive, and an accomplished entrepreneur. The University of Lowa alumnus partly owns and co-manages Evergreen Healthcare Partners, an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) optimization firm based in Middleton, Wisconsin. Drew Madden has been at the company for the last three months and has professionally grown to become not only a leader but also a passionate contributor to EMR projects.
Early Leadership Roles
Madden’s leadership qualities started showing themselves way back in 1998 when as a first-year student at the University of Lowa, the institution made him the student advisor. He held that position until he graduated in 2002. Within the same year, Cerner Corporation hired him as its integration consultant. For four years, Madden was assigned to two hospital systems in Chicago and was mandated with the responsibility of implementing various clinical applications including, but not limited to, the eMAR application. It was also during this time that he got certification for PharmNet and CPOE.
After leaving Cerner Corporation in 2006, Madden joined Healthia Corporation and remained there for the four years that followed. The company made him its senior epic consultant and put him in charge of systems in several hospitals in Midwest. Some of the applications that he was implementing during this time included Epic Inpatient apps. His contribution in the industry earned him certification in a handful of disciplines including Inpatient Medication Orders, Clinical Documentation, and Inpatient Procedure Orders.
A year before quitting Healthia Corporation, Ingenix Consulting Madden its regional sales manager for Midwest region. For thirteen months, he was involved in devising mechanisms through which the company’s sales would be scaled up and most importantly, how the company would develop. He was also given the duty of improving the sales of consulting practices such as GE, Epic, and Allscripts.
Nordic Consulting Partners, Inc.
In December 2010, Drew Madden relinquished his jobs at Healthia Corporation and Ingenix Consulting to take up another job offer at Nordic Consulting Partners, Inc. The company made him its executive vice president, a position he held for less than a year before he was promoted to the company’s president position. He served in that position until April last year.