Kenneth ParkisonOperations and Technology Management

Kenneth Parkison joins the Operations and Technology Management (OTM) program with 5 years of experience in healthcare IT at Epic Systems in Verona, Wisconsin.  At Epic, he supported clients with the long-term maintenance of their electronic medical record.  Kenneth also advised the implementation team on the technical configuration of the software during the implementation phase of the project.  Eventually he took on a coordination role, where he oversaw the technical support team for a client and worked with the client’s executive leadership to plan large projects, such as system upgrades.  He was key in helping clients integrate their Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) with their medical record software, which helped give real-time patient location information which was used to improve patient care and hospital throughput. During his time at Epic he also gained experience working on international projects in the Netherlands, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. 

Kenneth grew up in Omaha, Nebraska.  He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he earned a BS in Chemical Engineering.  With his free time, he enjoys traveling and running.