Fred Pennic

Healthcare Strategy & Transformation | Healthcare Innovation | Digital Health | Health IT | Revenue Cycle |

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Healthcare technology strategy management consultant with 16 years of full lifecycle project management, PMO, and governance experience in providing advisory services to executive leadership. Prior experience working in healthcare technology consulting practices at consulting firms Accenture, Deloitte, and The Chartis Group managing multi-phase PMO healthcare technology initiatives across multiple organizations from inception to closure. In 2013, he founded HIT Consultant, a healthcare technology editorial news site providing deep insights and analysis of healthcare technology trends and innovation. It has quickly emerged as one of the fastest-growing digital media outlets in the healthcare technology industry. Fred's articles and interviews have appeared in HIMSS, mHIMSS, Healthcare IT News, Physician Practice Journal, Government Health IT, Healthcare Finance News, Fierce HIT, and many others. Specialties: healthcare technology assessment/planning, business development, content curation, content marketing, digital media strategy, management consulting, marketing, project management/support, thought leadership, social media

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digital health
health IT
healthcare IT
healthcare provider
management consulting
revenue cycle management
healthcare innovation
healthcare venture capital
project management
system selection
deal sourcing
hospital operations
strategic planning
workflow optimization
care coordination
Electronic Health Record
Electronic Medical Record
change management
healthcare financial management
healthcare strategy
healthcare transformation
digital transformation
health information management
medical coding
clinical operations
Healthcare information technology
Healthcare IT
Healthcare leadership consulting
Hospital leadership
Mayo Clinic
Healthcare IT strategy
Work experience

Aug 2020 - Present


Mentor - Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator

Mentor and advise early-stage companies focused on innovative and creative caregiving solutions to address the unmet needs of individuals providing and receiving elder care. Provide counsel on strategy, business development, marketing, product development, and fundraising.

Oct 2017 - Present

HIT Consultant LLC

Healthcare Strategy & Transformation Leader

Providing strategic advisory services to hospital and health systems, specializing in engagement management, healthcare innovation strategy, PE/VC deal sourcing/due diligence, market research/competitive intelligence, operations assessment, and revenue cycle management. Representative Clients: Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub, Geisinger Health System, Maimonides Health System, One Brooklyn Health System (OBHS), 11|TEN Innovation Partners

Sep 2017 - Present

GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group)

Healthcare Council Member


Jan 2013 - Present

HIT Consultant Media

Founder, Editor-in-Chief

HIT Consultant is the leading source of healthcare technology news, analysis and insights for healthcare executives, physicians and providers. Our content provides editorial insights on health IT, EHRs, population health management, digital health, telehealth, accountable care, patient engagement and startups.


Oct 2012 - Present


Healthcare Advisory Council


Jun 2016 - Oct 2017

UnitedHealth Group

Associate Director

Managed a cross-functional team to establish an enterprise-wide middle revenue cycle operations model focused on meeting revenue cycle goals (SLAs and PSLs) for Northwell Health’s 22 hospitals, ambulatory, and urgent care centers across the New York City metropolitan area.


Jul 2011 - Jun 2016

The Chartis Group

Engagement Manager

Lead cross-functional teams providing advisory services to leading healthcare organizations.


Jun 2010 - Jul 2011

Deloitte Consulting

Consultant, Healthcare Strategy & Operations

Responsible for providing advisory services/solutions that improved sustainable margins, technology-enabled transformations, and value-based care for healthcare providers.


Jun 2007 - Jun 2010


Healthcare Provider Management Consultant

Managing industry-leading healthcare provider package solutions that would help deliver cost benefits, efficiency and streamline organizational business processes.

Nov 2004 - Jun 2007

Cerner Corporation

Implementation Consultant

Support the successful implementation and ongoing support of Cerner solutions focused on clients in the Southeast region of the U.S.


1999 - 2004

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Bachelor's of Science, Health Information Management

B.S. in Health Information Management with a minor in Administrative Health Services

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