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ANDRE SANTANA

ANDRE SANTANA

Director of Operations, RN

Andre Joined DeLappe Consulting in 2016. Andre began his Health Care career as a Nurse Aide and worked his way through the ranks to Director level positions in Healthcare. In the late 1990’s Andre discovered the power of data and developed tracking tools which facilitated the significant decrease in length of stay for the ED. Andre was asked to join Kaiser’s Electronic Medical Records (EHR) initiative (KP HealthConnect in 2004) and was elevated to Director of Strategic Implementation and was one of the pioneers in the development and implementation of Epic Systems for Northern California Kaiser. Andre moved to the Napa-Solano region in 2009 as the Transition Lead for the opening of the new Vacaville facility where he orchestrated the opening of the 140-bed hospital. After this opening Andre also orchestrated the move of 130 plus patients into the new hospital in Vallejo CA.  Andre also lead initiatives to start the effort towards the achievement of obtaining Primary Stroke Center,  developed the education and training processes to meet Trauma Designation for Vacaville and Vallejo facilities. In 2013 Andre moved into consulting working with Sutter Health in implementing Epic concentrating on Hospital Outpatient Departments. Andre is currently involved with engagement, workflow evaluation, and strategic implementation of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).