Our Associates

We are expert Health Care consultants specializing in serving the needs of Health Systems that have chosen Cerner Millennium®. We all come from different backgrounds including HIT Vendors, Health Systems and other health care consulting firms. We all share a passion for healthcare and its mission. Many of us have clinical designations (More than 60%) and many are IT professionals that have become healthcare experts through doing the “Hands-On” work with our customers.

We are very proud of everyone at HPG and are proud to introduce you to a few of our experts:

Meet ... Leslie Guardalabene

Meet ... Leslie Guardalabene

Leslie is an HIT professional with 22 years’ experience, including 8 years with Millennium. An expert in FirstNet®, PowerChart®, IView and more… A dedicated professional…”always thinking outside the box”.

Meet … John Knuckles

Meet … John Knuckles

John is a Respiratory Therapist with 21 years in Healthcare and 12 years’ experience with Millennium. An expert in Clinical Documentation/Reporting, PowerNote™, PowerChart® and many other applications. John brings a “Smile to work, everyday”.

Meet … Tracey Spear

Meet … Tracey Spear

Tracey is a Surgical Technician with 12 years of clinical experience and 12 years with Millennium. Starting from an expert base in all aspects of Surgery, he has extended his skills deep into Enterprise Wide Scheduling and clinical reporting through CCL and PowerInsight®. His extensive clinical and application depth combined with a patient, calming consulting style makes him the cornerstone of a project.

Meet … John Pearson

Meet … John Pearson

John is an HIT expert with over 9 years of Millennium experience. An expert in PharmNet® and the entire Meds Process; an industry best in Rules and Reporting. He is a “creative technical expert” that comes up with that “out-of-the-box idea” that will improve process, workflow and quality.

Meet ... Joe Vanderbeek

Meet ... Joe Vanderbeek

Joe is an HIT professional with  10 years Millennium experience. An experts, expert in testing and auditing application builds and data. A creative, technical problem solver… “If Millennium were a Piano, he would be the world’s best tuner”.

Meet … Judy Toscano, RN, MSN

Meet … Judy Toscano, RN, MSN

Judy is an RN,MSN specializing in Clinical Adoption across the Health System and Surgery, with deep application expertise in SurgiNet®. She has 20 years’ experience in healthcare and 15 years with Millennium.

Her motto – “I’m there to make you look good.”

Meet … Julie Baker, MT

Meet … Julie Baker, MT

Julie is a Medical Technologist with 17 years clinical experience combined with 9 years of Millennium. She is a “Go To” resource with expert knowledge from PowerChart®, CPOE, Clinical Documentation, PathNet®, INet® (and many others) to enterprise wide Testing and Training processes. “A tremendous team member.”