PowerHealth Solutions Restructures for Customer Responsiveness
8 November 2012
PowerHealth Solutions has restructured into 3 Divisions ― Projects, Development, and Operations ― each being headed up by an internal director. This new structure aligns the company towards project responsiveness, ensuring internal cohesiveness and focus. With the rapid growth experienced in the last few years, this is another step towards improved efficiency and productivity with a customer-centric focus. Meet our new directors ― Evie Karagiannis, Brett Michael and Amanda Anderson.
Evie Karagiannis ― Project Director
Evie heads up the new Projects Division with Consulting, Project Management, Integration and International Projects reporting to her. Evie is responsible for delivering PHS products and services for each project.
Evie has over 20 years experience in healthcare IT, spanning casemix project officer, decision support coordinator, TrendStar consultant, PAS billing consultant, costing consultant and as a PRINCE2-accredited project manager.
At PHS, Evie has worked in many roles including Costing Consultant, then Project Manager for many costing and billing projects including both the NSW Health state-wide costing and billing implementations, as well as Hong Kong Health Authority billing implementation.
Brett Michael ― Development Director
Brett heads up the PHS Development Division with all Development Teams (PPM, PBRC-IE, PBRC-AE, Reporting) and the Testing Unit reporting to him. Brett is responsible for the design, development, testing, maintenance and support for all PHS products.
Brett has over 13 years experience in healthcare IT, with skills in software development, business analysis, systems architecture and project management. Prior to PHS, Brett ran his own consulting business in the collection, analysis and reporting of healthcare data.
At PHS, Brett has been responsible for standardising the tools and development methodology used by all of his teams, as well as being involved at the outset of many major software projects. Notable projects include building a team around the newly acquired PBRC-AE, architecting and managing the development of PBRC-IE, and designing and architecting PPM.
Amanda Anderson ― Operations Director
Amanda is a CPA with over 22 years experience in Finance, starting her career at KPMG. Amanda has since been the Chief Financial Officer in various small to medium enterprises.
Amanda heads up the Operations Division with Quality, Account Management, Sales & Marketing, Technical Writing, Administration & Finance, Human Resources and Infrastructure teams reporting to her. Amanda is responsible for the general operations of the company including finance, legal, expansion, processes, and management of growth. Amanda is also Company Secretary, providing a direct link to the Board of Directors.
At PHS, Amanda has been building on the existing structure of the company, such as the review and formalisation of policies & procedures especially in the areas of OH&S and HR. Amanda has also set up overseas companies in Hong Kong and Ireland, in addition to the existing UK and NZ entities. Amanda has setup monthly reporting to the Board and has reviewed & reissued all employee contracts. Her HR team has successfully implemented a new performance appraisal system.