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Health Care & HIPAA Consultants & Partners

Rachel Foerster & Associates, Ltd., is delighted to announce that CANA Software & Services, led by Andy Stechishin, is now a key partner. Andy is an established expert in the HL7 FHIR specifications since its inception in 2013. His expertise in providing key expertise for mapping data between HL7 FHIR resources and X12 HIPAA-mandated health care transactions for revenue cycle data exchanges contributes dramatically to RFA’s continued leadership in providing business and technical expertise to the health industry.

Andy and CANA have focused on health care applications specializing in defining and implementing the exchange of data internally between applications and externally with trading partners since 1999. As a recognized expert in the U.S. and international health care data exchanges standards space, Andy assists clients to navigate a landscape filled with government regulations, international standards, and private implementations to efficiently produce applications that benefits health care providers and the patients they serve.  

Andy has also delivered training and key expertise to national projects and programs in Canada, Australia, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to adopt HL7 FHIR for national e-claims standards for multiple organizations on HL7 FHIR best practices for use of the standards within organizations 


Rachel Foerster & Associates, Ltd is pleased to announce that Saroni Consulting, a veteran-owned consulting organization led by Dominic Saroni, a now is a key partner.

Saroni Consulting is a full-service IT consulting company offering specialized, highly customized technology solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Using powerful, state-of-the art development tools, Saroni Consulting focuses on the information ecosystem, to build products which protect, monetize corporate healthcare data, and provide architectural and integration services to make it all work together. Saroni Consulting delivers a successful IT strategy through these 5 key strategic pillars:

•Assess and Inventory: domain-specific technology data gathering provides a detailed and comprehensive blueprint of existing data architecture, IT systems and working application.

•Recommend: Research, analyze and provide a summary approach for individually designed solutions that suit the organization’s business, recommending a course of action with clearly defined objectives, an architecture map, and a detailed plan.

•Implement: Manage all aspects of the implementation process, including design, procurement, project management, testing, training, and documentation, working closely with the organization’s existing IT team to produce the best possible results.

•Monitor: Ensure that the organization’s technology always performs optimally and securely by providing solutions that continuously monitor, assess, and track the performance and security of network and applications.

•Manage: Provide systems maintenance and support to help reduce costs by managing systems with greater efficiency, enhanced system stability with scheduled visits and round-the-clock troubleshooting that's just a phone call or a network alert away.

Saroni Consulting

It is with extreme sorrow to announce the passing of Steven S. Lazarus, PhD from COVID-19 on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Steve was the founder of Boundary Information Group, a virtual consortium of leading health care consultants improving the value of health care through innovative information management and e-commerce. Steve was a much-loved member of the health care community. Rachel Foerster & Associates, Ltd was proud to be a long-time collaborator and partner with Steve and the Boundary Information Group.

Boundary Information Group