About Rick Wilminko

Rick is a Consultant with over 20 years of experience in Business Process Consulting.

How Google and Ascension Can Get Project Nightingale Back On Track

By |2023-07-04T20:55:53-04:00July 5th, 2023|

This blog was posted on Electronic Health Reporter's website here. The news that Ascension and Google are working together on a system using machine learning, called Project Nightingale, at first seems like a step forward toward better patient care. Because it’s challenging for any healthcare provider to exchange information about patients and patient [...]

Sharpening Your Presentation, Facilitation, and Speaking Skills

By |2022-03-31T10:20:00-04:00April 5th, 2022|

I was co-facilitating a workshop when my colleague and I noticed we were both using crutch words such as um, ah, you know, so, like, well, and right? We discussed how the use of crutch, filler, or fill-in words increased the duration of our workshops and made us appear less knowledgeable. We wanted to [...]

Three Paths for Handling Change

By |2021-08-16T09:41:20-04:00August 17th, 2021|

I’ve always liked quotes, and one of my favorites is “Change before you have to,” by Jack Welch. It reminds me that change is inevitable; it will happen no matter if you like it or not. In other words, you can watch change happen or make change happen. The choice is yours. John Newbern [...]

Creating a Wellness Routine

By |2021-01-18T20:23:12-05:00January 18th, 2021|

A little less than two years ago, my cardiologist was very concerned about my weight and recommended that I go on a modified Keto diet. I must stress “modified,” because some of the Keto diets you find on the internet can actually be harmful to you. My diet is under the supervision of a [...]

Create a Solid Foundation with As-Is Process Documentation

By |2021-11-08T11:59:24-05:00August 5th, 2020|

I was once asked, “How do you know how to get somewhere when you don’t know where you are?” This question is one that organizations should be asking themselves regularly. Knowing where you are is imperative to get where you want to be. This is especially true when it comes to implementing a state’s [...]

Change Before You Have To

By |2022-09-11T15:34:10-04:00February 14th, 2020|

As we all know, the only two things that are certain in life are death and change. Knowing that, why is it so hard to accept change both in our lives and at work? Jack Walsh, a former CEO at General Electric (GE), was the one that said, “Change before you have to.” For me, [...]

Boris and the Bucket List

By |2022-09-11T15:17:19-04:00December 31st, 2019|

I love challenges. When someone says, “You can’t do that”, watch out. I do everything I can to do it, within reason that is. Working for netlogx is that kind of place, even with small stuff, they challenge us. For the past two years, Audrey Taylor, our CEO, has challenged the entire team with little [...]

Understanding FedRAMP

By |2022-09-09T17:07:30-04:00October 18th, 2019|

As state agencies move away from their current legacy cybersecurity systems, they should consider those that provide better modular capabilities. One way to do this is to move to Software as a Service (SaaS) and cloud-based solutions. To ensure the security aspects of cloud products and services, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) established [...]

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