Julie is a change management consultant specializing in the organizational and behavioral challenges related to health IT adoption. She works with healthcare providers to improve technology selection and implementation and with technology vendors to create more user-friendly devices and applications.
Julie's experience includes ten years as an RN (ICU, ER, behavioral health), five years on the Information Systems faculty at Case Western Reserve University, and more than fifteen years studying and facilitating IT-related change. She holds a BS in Nursing from Purdue University and a PhD in Organization Behavior from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where she studied the behavioral aspects of virtual teams in high-tech, automotive, and semi-conductor firms.
She founded The Management Doc in 2009 to apply her cumulative experience to the goal of making technology work for healthcare. She is active in her local chapters of HIMSS (Health Information Society), SIM (Society for Information Management), and ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives) and is the Practice Liaison for the Executive Committee of the Organizational Communication and Information Systems division of the Academy of Management. She has presented at the international meetings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Healthcare Symposium and the User Experience Professionals’ Association (UXPA), and her work has been published in various academic books and journals.