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Systems Designer Resume

Jamaica Plain, MA


Over 20 years programming, analysis, and office management experience in health care and academic environments. Extensive experience with HL7 interfaces including ADT, orders, and lab resulting.


4/07 - Present
Systems Designer, Confidential
Confidential, Wellesley, MA 02481

  • Analysis, design, and Intersystems Caché programming for the clinical laboratory system. The Brigham Integrated Computer System (BICS) was based on Meditech code and the Meditech database with a high level of customization as well as conversion from MIIS to Caché.
  • Set up and maintained HL7 interfaces in Partners' in-house-developed interface engine.
  • Lab team programming lead in system migration from Windows-based Caché to a UNIX system.
  • Designed, programmed, installed, and supported HL7 interfaces with Roche lab automation equipment.

1/03 - 7/06
Senior Programmer/Analyst
Confidential,Ft. Myers, FL 33913

  • Primary responsibility for Cerner/Misys(Antrim, Sunquest) HL7 billing interface.
  • Primary responsibility for pre-employment toxicology testing reporting processes including HL7 and custom interfaces.
  • Participated in set up of HL7 interface to physician office systems using Emdeon (formerly WebMD).
  • Custom programming in Cerner Command Language (CCL) on HNA Classic system and Epathlink module of HNA Millennium (VMS Alpha environments).
  • Custom programming for Misys (Antrim) commercial lab financial module (Caché/VMS Alpha environment).
  • Ad-hoc programming in Caché/Windows environment including complex reporting combining data from multiple internal and external systems.
  • Boston WorkStation/VB scriptwriting to interface and perform automated data entry into Misys.
  • Researched tools for results and demographic interfacing between lab and physician office systems.

5/01 - 11/02
Programmer Analyst
Confidential, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

  • Full responsibility on laboratory side for implementation and production support of web front-end registration and order entry HL7 interface to the lab system.
  • Programming enhancements in DSM-MUMPS to Antrim LIS.
  • Programming in Crystal Reports for Oracle-based laboratory system.

8/99 - 5/01
Programmer Analyst
Confidential, Tampa FL

  • Participated as sole IDX programmer in Channel Health (point-of-care handheld clinical information system) implementation team, including responsibility for HL7 interface specs between handhelds and main system.
  • Custom MUMPS programming for clinical and administrative purposes on IDXtend system in ISM/VMS environment for 350 physician academic group practice. Included IDX AES, BAR, DBMS, and SCHED modules.
  • Full responsibility for IDX billing statement production.

10/97 - 7/99
Senior Programmer
Confidential, Pompano Beach FL

  • Design, implementation, and production support of inbound and outbound HL7 interfaces between Infomed\'s home health agency software and major healthcare delivery network\'s system.
  • Automated database conversions to client\'s systems using MSI T-link (screen scraping) software.
  • Custom design and programming for clients.
  • Enhancements to Infomed's STAT2 Home Health system, UNIX and NT platforms.
  • Interface with clients for custom programming projects including HL7 admission and order processes.

12/96 - 10/97
Confidential, Latham NY

  • DSM programming on IDX managed care system.
  • Managed care EDI enrollment interface maintenance and enhancement.
  • Wrote enhancements to IDX AES and MCA modules.

7/96 - 9/96
Confidential, Troy, NY

  • Documentation of existing HL7 processes, messages, segments and fields.
  • VA FileMan programming in DSM environment.
  • 3-month contract.

7/92 - 7/96
Self employed, Non-profit Administrative Services

  • Offered administrative services to not-for-profit organizations.
  • Services included public relations, volunteer recruitment, grantsmanship, and purchasing.

8/88 - 7/92
Director of Administrative Services
Confidential, Delhi, NY

  • Office management in development and alumni office.
  • Report programming from alumni database.
  • Instituted fund-accounting system.
  • Led the office in conversion to Banner (now SunGard Banner) software\'s alumni and development module, developed procedures and user guides, and trained office staff.
  • Served as assistant secretary to the foundation board.


Associate in Applied Science degree, health services management major.
Additional undergraduate coursework.
Graduate health services administration coursework.

Oracle Corporation courses: Relational database design, SQL programming.

IDX Corporation (now GE Healthcare): BAR and DBMS training.

Crystal Reports (now SAP Business Objects): v 9, Courses I & II


'Partners in Excellence' award, December 2009, for work done on implementation of the Brigham laboratory system at a new outpatient facility.

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