Congratulations to the Fall 2023 TN HIMSS and Belmont University Health IT Workforce Accelerator graduates! With over 200 graduates since its inception, this program has empowered healthcare technology and other professionals from diverse backgrounds and career paths.

The graduates and their companies are:

Loren Bailey VUMC Sr. Application Analyst
Christopher Breland Ankura Director of Strategy & Performance
Douglas Carpenter AMSURG Systems Engineer
Gina Clemons SSA Manager
Natlie Crawford Ardent Senior Epic Analyst
Darla Emberton VUMC Application Analyst
Felix Garcia Ankura Senior Director, Strategy &
Performance – Americas
Barry Hamblin Ardent Manager
Nicholas Head VUMC Principal Application Analyst
Andrew Hyder BCBST Business Systems Analyst Specialist
Donna Lutton BCBST Director of Application Services
Geoff Mavrak VUMC Application Analyst
Moolchandani Moolchandani HCA Director, Applications and Analytics
Aniko Moore VUMC Lead Clinical IT Support Specialist
Ashley Moyers BCBST Associate Software Engineer II
Donald Rogers VUMC Clinical IT Support Specialist
Melanie Roper VUMC Lpn
Matthew Sherman VUMC Application Developer
Tara Tillman BCBST Application Manager
Demesha Warren VUMC HealthIT Regional Support/
Customer Care Specialist
Josh Weem VUMC Application Analyst

Tailored for professionals at every level, the program provides both in-person and remote learning options. It delves into the intersection of healthcare and IT, emphasizing how this blend influences care outcomes. The curriculum encompasses the evolving landscape of healthcare and its business processes. Students also gain invaluable exposure to various healthcare settings including provider, payer, and vendor environments. Led by seasoned HIT professionals, the program immerses students in real-world challenges, enabling them to discern and implement best practices in their careers.

The training offers an extensive overview of the U.S. healthcare system and policies, coupled with specialized knowledge of HIT systems and processes. Participants develop a comprehensive understanding of vendor solutions while honing their team-based skills.

For further details and enrollment in upcoming classes, please visit our website.