Jim Powers

Director of Professional Services - State and Commerical

“Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.”

Prior to Ready Computing, Jim has 14 years in Healthcare IT with 11 years working in Project and Program Management implementing Cerner EMR across the U.S. He has also worked for Pfizer, inc. for four years as part of a global IT infrastructure management team after five years of active duty in the U.S. Navy. Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in organizational and program management with an IT services focus. Jim started with Ready Computing in May of 2020 as Program Manager on the Federal team to help kick off the first production site of VDIF with the VA. Moved to Senior Program Manager in 2021 to grow our Professional Services State & Commercial division and then accepted the position as Director of Implementation Services State & Commercial in September 2021.

PAST

Cabell Huntington Hospital/Marshall health, Project Director, 2019 to 2020

Jupiter Medical Center, Cerner Program Director Consultant, 2018 to 2019

Iasis Healthcare/Steward Healthcare, Implementation Project Manager, 2016 to 2018

Blanchard Valley Hospital, Cerner Implementation Program Manager, 2015 to 2016

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Cerner Project Manager, 2015 to 2016

Indiana Health University, Senior Project Manager, 2014 to 2015

Via Christi Health/Ascension Health, Senior Project Manager, 2013 to 2014

Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, Project Manager, 2012 to 2013

Tenet Healthcare, Project Coordinator, 2010 to 2013

Pfizer, Inc., Global IT Infrastructure Manager, 2007 to 2010

EDUCATION

Eastern Connecticut State University

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification