Teal Heath, Principal at Equinox HIT
Teal brings over twenty-five years of clinical, operational, business, and technical expertise in healthcare. She is a Registered Nurse (RN), a Six Sigma Green Belt, is Program and Portfolio Management Mastery certified, is Project Management Professional (PMP) certified. Teal has a Bachelor of Science and Nursing (BSN) degree, a Master of Computer Resources and Information Management degree, and is distinguished as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). She obtained her teaching certificate from Colorado Technical University, where she translated her healthcare experience in the classroom as Adjunct Faculty instructing undergraduate and graduate-level students in healthcare, IT, and project management.
Her former roles include Vice President of the corporate Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) and Director of IT Project Management Office (PMO) for one of Colorado’s largest healthcare organizations. Utilizing that education/experience triad, she continues to lead multiple multi-million-dollar, high complexity, high visibility healthcare IT projects across the United States. Most of which are large-scale hospital construction projects where she excels at managing liaisons at the executive to unit coordinator levels. Teal is passionate about healthcare leadership and digital technology transformation.
Teal's illustrious career is something to be proud of and admired by others. How exactly did she get to where she is today? Teal talks to us about creating a career roadmap and much more on this week's installment of The Everyday PM Podcast.
Here's a sneak peek at what we cover:
How to craft your Career Roadmap?
What considerations did you make before pursuing your certifications?
What drove you to be an IT PM versus a non-tech PM?
How to request or position yourself for the projects that will help you grow
Advice on how to build your professional network
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Worldwide Readiness Program Manager at Apple, Inc.
Program/Project management professional with 10 years of experience in product development, consumer goods, tech, and healthcare industries.
Principal at Equinox HIT
Experienced Healthcare Executive / Vice President with 25+ years of clinical, operational, business, and technical expertise. Executive-level consultation, leadership, relationship building, visioning, and decision making. Strong working knowledge of healthcare IT and healthcare construction. Special affinity working in complex, highly metricized, geographically dispersed environments where regulatory / business acumen and ability to lead change is required.