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Tarun Mahendroo Celebrated by Marquis Who's Who for his Dedication to Clinical Informatics, Health Systems, and Project Management

Tarun Mahendroo, a healthcare IT business strategist, known for the depth and breadth of his expertise in clinical informatics, a driven leader who champions innovation in digital imaging, precision medicine, and AI driven clinical technologies.

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI, March 25, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Tarun Mahendroo has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Mahendroo is a distinguished, seasoned professional with comprehensive clinical informatics and imaging technology experience who has become an authority in his field, a clinician PMP recognized for his expertise in project recovery, process re-engineering, system and architecture design and optimization, change control processes, issues identification and resolution, and risk mitigation and management.

A self-starter and advanced user of online tools and platforms who works remotely and independently, Dr. Mahendroo specializes in the implementation and interconnectivity of exceptional, exclusive, unique, and innovative IT installations; he is a tenacious problem solver proficient in business intelligence, forecasting, sizing large complex projects programs and portfolios, budgeting, managing multiple locations acquisitions, mergers, divestures, partnerships, and consolidations.

Dr. Mahendroo is currently the co-owner of DTi, created at the tail end of the Covid pandemic in January 2022, when businesses were automating processes into a digital footprint and the world was undergoing intense transformation in the scientific and digital space. Digital Transformation Inc. emerged from the strategic decision to expand beyond his already impressive knowledge base and capabilities by partnering with DTi's co-owner, COO and Financial Officer, a leader with acute negotiating and directive skills, who can navigate and mitigate complex business situations and relationships with an eye for financial sizing, planning, and forecasting, a creator, technical and business writer with a deep comprehension of IT logic, infrastructure, and design, a decisive, passionate innovator, a high energy sharp-witted visionary always looking for new ways to optimize, adapt and transform.

Dr. Mahendroo credits much of his success to the strategic partnerships and thoughtful decisions he has made throughout his journey. He cites the productive guidance from instructors and counselors, his mentor at Rush University, and the many executives and physician champions who were his role models and inspiration throughout his career. He strongly believes in teamwork, building bridges across functional teams and executive leadership, and joining forces with hardworking, self-motivated, competent professionals who contribute their abilities and experience to deliver high-level quality work.

His academic achievements have been instrumental to his professional success; he holds a master's degree in project management, earned with distinction in 2005 from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University, and completed a Master of Science in Health Systems Management at Rush University, Chicago in 2003. He also maintains his many industry standard certifications in IT and project management year after year. Dr. Mahendroo's foundational education was obtained at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in Indore, India, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1991.
Dr. Mahendroo was part of several significant and impressive clinical Ancillary projects in the last five years.

He was the Project Director at Tempus Labs in Chicago, IL, where he directed the implementation of Epic's Orders and Results Anywhere platform, creating a hub and spoke model to enable hospitals to send genomic testing to Tempus. During his time at the City of Hope National Center, he managed the implementation of Metasystems, an automated microscopy spot counting imaging system that incorporates AI to the Chromosome analysis platform for molecular pathology, as well as an Epic's Bone Marrow Transplant feature set, he also set up the IT infrastructure for a research pathology lab, and implemented Imaging systems for the acquisition of 3 Cancer Treatment Centers of America in 3 different time zones. He managed the Lab IT divesture for Oklahoma University Medical Center and transitioned the Lab hardware and instruments to a new network.

At Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, he designed and managed the strategy for their Epic Beaker Technical Dress Rehearsal (TDR) and Cutover for the main hospital and fifteen outpatient locations.

During his 5 years tenure at Mount Sinai Health System in the greater NYC area between 2016 and 2021, he held several important roles in the information technology and laboratory sphere.
Most notably, he delivered onsite, amid the Covid Epidemic, a Sunquest LIS Merger project, implemented the Ceribell Point of Care Rapid Response EEG technology, invaluable for Epilepsy testing during COVID, and managed the rollout of a Smart Neuroscience ICU Moberg application to create a state-of-the-art Neuro ICU rooms using Sony PTZ cameras for remote monitoring of epilepsy patients, re-purposed for remote patient monitoring during Covid enabling the ICU nurses to avoid direct patient contact. He also managed the delivery of the AI-Enabled Digital Pathology Project and integrated testing for the Epic Ambulatory module rollout, impacting over 500 MDs and 75+ clinics, including Article 28 clinics.

During his role as Epic Technical Director, he managed the technical team that supports the backbone of the Epic EMR infrastructure. Some of his accomplishments included being appointed Sr. IT Project Manager for the sale of all of Mount Sinai's Outreach lab testing business to LabCorp. That included 625 ambulatory clinics on various systems, and managing the technical dress rehearsal project for two hospital go-live and EMR readiness of all workstations and hardware.

Early in his career, between 2009 to 2016, Dr. Mahendroo served in many pivotal roles. One of his noteworthy engagements is the IT Clinical Genomics Service project at Stanford Healthcare, Palo Alto CA, setting up a multi-vendor infrastructure for next-generation gene sequencing genomic testing, onboarding Google as a preferred vendor, implementing a HIPAA-compliant IT infrastructure for molecular pathology cancer genomics, with predictive analytics and software matching cancer patients with clinical trials. He also managed the Stanford blood center acquisition IT tasks, Blood Track Emerge implementation, and the blood bank SafeTrace Tx upgrade. Also noteworthy, while at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, he managed the project that received the CIO Recognition Award, the Electronic Signature for Informed Consent deployment of 5000 electronic signature pads. He worked on the Health Information Exchange development, coordinated Health Information Exchange HIE and NwHIN strategy as a part of Meaningful Use program. As Sr. IT project manager at Advanced Radiology Services STARS in Grand Rapids MI, he implemented a Distributed Radiology InteleRad PACS for a multi-site integration for over 100 physicians, the largest Radiologist group practice in the Western Michigan area. Other significant engagements during that period included a Meditech Emergency Department Module implementation for two St. Joseph's Health System community hospitals in Orange County, CA, Eureka and Redwood Memorial Hospitals. At Atlantic Health System, Newton Memorial Hospital in NJ, he managed a PACS replacement, the procurement processes, and facilitation of a three-way contractual negotiation for NMH NJ.

In the formative stages, his career was propelled by several significant positions he held early on. He was a senior project manager at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he managed large-scale EMR and radiology departmental projects, had several junior project manager reports, and had the privilege to work alongside several notable Physician Champions. Dr. Mahendroo began his professional journey in the United States as a file room clerk at Rush University Medical Center in 1996, building a strong foundation in imaging fundamentals and Radiology IT systems Informatics. After completing his HSM Master's degree, he served as a HIPAA privacy coordinator in the Department of Compliance, implementing the HIPAA privacy rule mandated by the federal government and overseeing the approval of departmental research studies for the Corporate Compliance Department. His work as a research assistant in pediatric GI, his clinical training, and his understanding of hospital workflows were instrumental to his career path.

Despite two downturns of the economy in 2003 and 2009, facing layoffs and adversity, his resilience and motivation to succeed drove him to keep learning and acquiring new skills to maintain a competitive edge in the rapidly changing field of healthcare. Comfortable in the ever-evolving world of healthcare IT and AI, Dr. Mahendroo emphasizes associating and collaborating with professionals who share his strong business values, impeccable work ethics, and long-term vision. And eagerness to walk uncharted paths, discover, learn, create, build, and thrive to impact the world of health care in the most effective and innovative ways.

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