DCS Acquires Coastal Healthcare Consulting
Dynamic Computing Services Expands Epic Offering and Creates Legacy Support Services with Acquisition of Coastal Healthcare Consulting
Dynamic Computing Services (DCS) announces it has completed the acquisition of Coastal Healthcare Consulting, Inc. (Coastal), a leading healthcare IT consulting firm based in Seattle, WA.
Coastal has been a premier provider of healthcare IT and Project Management consulting services since 1995 and brings this experience, a loyal customer base, consulting power, and the highest quality consultants specializing in GE Centricity, Legacy support services, and Project Management. Coastal was awarded “Best in KLAS,” Clinical Implementation, Supportive for 2005-2009. With Coastal’s history of more than 850 HIT projects and a sizeable number of loyal and repeat clients, Coastal will make an immediate and positive impact on DCS and its clients and consultants.
“Coastal’s impeccable reputation and two decades of expertise with GE Centricity, Legacy Support Services, and Project Management combined with DCS’s background with GE Centricity, and strong Epic implementation and optimization consulting brings together the best of the best. We enthusiastically welcome them to our team,” said DCS’s President, Sheri Sherrell. “This acquisition creates a powerhouse in the Epic and Legacy Support/GE Centricity market providing a tremendous value of insight and capabilities. DCS can now fully support clients with where they are, where they’re going, and play a vital role in getting them where they want to be.”
“DCS has been a long-term proven partner who is committed to their customers, values their staff, and delivers exceptional customer service. The similarity of our cultures and business approach created the perfect fit” said Amy Noel, CEO of Coastal. This acquisition sets DCS apart from the competition making us one of the longest running, most respected and successful healthcare IT firms in the nation.” As part of the acquisition, Noel will join DCS in a Business Development role.
The acquisition strengthens DCS’s position as the elite provider of Legacy support and Centricity project management and expands their capabilities around Legacy to Epic transition services, which have become increasingly vital during Epic implementations and integrations. “We strive to increase our value to our clients. This is a service they’ve been asking for.” Sherrell said, “Now, if your facility is moving from Legacy applications to Epic there is only one place to go for the expertise you need; DCS.”
Since 1990, DCS has been recognized as one of the industry’s premier providers of Epic consulting services. DCS’ commitment to long-term client and consultant partnerships allows consistent delivery of innovative resource solutions, project management, cost savings measures, and a high level of customer service.
DCS is a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) and a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise that supports some of the most prestigious healthcare institutions with the full life cycle of Epic certified consultants, credentialed trainers, integration consultants, all the way to go-live staffing solutions. DCS clients also leverage DCS’s strong project management and project assessment capabilities on Epic implementation projects including Epic Ambulatory, InPatient, Rev Cycle, and Reporting. DCS also offers Legacy (GE Centricity) experienced talent with critical implementation, optimization, and support projects, as well as Government projects nationwide. Please visit our website http://www.dcshq.com for more information.