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Connecting health and technology in Europe

Nordic supports healthcare organisations throughout Europe. Leveraging our expertise in helping hospitals navigate their journeys in a digital world, we are health and technology consultants who combine deep clinical and operational experience with extensive technical knowledge. Our team serves as a bridge between global technology resources and local needs to implement solutions that enable your organisational goals.

We deliver targeted expertise with a focus on value versus cost alone. With our global reach and platform-agnostic approach, we tailor solutions to match the unique needs of each client. Whether working with community-based systems, large academic hospitals, or nationwide healthcare organisations, we believe collaboration across clinical teams and digital initiatives will lead to a healthier population and streamlined processes that benefit clinicians and patients alike.

Harness technology to bring healthcare forward

Nordic provides a broad range of consulting services, including strategic advisory, digital and cloud initiatives, implementation and support, and enterprise technology transformation. Since 2015, more than a dozen clients across Europe have trusted us to help them identify and focus on the most important priorities, and consistently deliver impact that makes health systems, and the people they serve, healthier.

STRATEGIC ADVISORY

Clinical and Operational Performance Optimisation

EHR Implementation and Benefits Realisation

DIGITAL AND CLOUD INITIATIVES

Nordic Offices

Amsterdam, Netherlands

London, United Kingdom

Experts who understand healthcare from every angle

People are at the centre of everything we do. Every process we create, every tool we develop, and every member of our team has a singular focus: to improve the health of communities. This commitment to service springs from our clinical roots, inspiring us to help the people around us achieve their goals, whatever they may be.

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Jo Smith

Healthcare Advisory Services Leader, Europe and Middle East

Jo has 30 years of global healthcare industry experience as both a practitioner and consultant that includes senior leadership roles in the UK NHS and work providing healthcare advisory services and solutions in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, South America, and the U.S. She is a trusted advisor to internal and client leadership teams and has successfully created new sector and practice structures and teams leading to significant business growth.

She serves as the Healthcare Advisory Services leader for Europe and the Middle East, offering a range of advisory and IT implementation solutions for global clients, including advice and counsel related to digital health system implementation benefits realisation; clinical, operational and financial performance optimisation; and health system integration and sustainability.

Jo joined Nordic after its 2020 acquisition of international healthcare technology consultancy Tasman Global, where she was head of Healthcare Advisory Services. Prior, she developed the global health businesses of several professional service firms. She spent nearly 10 years at EY, focused on developing and delivering its global health business as the global health performance optimisation solution lead. Before EY, she was a managing consultant at Mott MacDonald Health in the UK, responsible for identifying, pursuing, and delivering business opportunities, and she also worked for several UK NHS organisations.

She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from University College London.

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Nene Antonio

UK NHS Healthcare Advisory Services Leader, Europe

Nene has nearly two decades of experience in healthcare across several sectors and boasts an extensive record of delivering complex projects for clients, including strategy development and implementation, and financial and operational turnaround.

He is the UK NHS Healthcare Advisory Services leader for Nordic’s team in Europe, which offers a range of advisory and IT implementation solutions for global clients, including advice and counsel related to digital health systems implementation benefits realisation; clinical, operational, and financial performance optimisation; and health systems integration and sustainability. He has a particular focus on financial and operational turnaround, financial management, strategy development, and operating model design.

Nene served as the UK&I NHS Advisory lead for international healthcare technology consultancy Tasman Global, which Nordic acquired in 2020. Prior to that, he was head of strategy for Supply Chain Coordination Limited, a company set up to procure and manage all the medical consumables and devices for NHS hospitals in the UK, where he was responsible for developing and delivering its corporate strategic projects. He also worked at EY for four years, where he led several strategy and large-scale business transformation and optimisation projects for NHS clients, including strategy development, financial modeling, financial due diligence, operating model development, and organisational design. He began his career ​​as an NHS Graduate Finance Trainee, and held increasingly senior financial roles in the NHS, including assistant director of Finance for a London Acute Trust.

He holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and is a CIMA-qualified accountant.

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Eliza Corrigan

Head of Client Services, Europe and Middle East

For the past 15 years, Eliza has helped healthcare organisations and those they serve from technical EHR configuration and implementation project management to account management, executive support, and sales leadership within the consulting industry. She thrives on establishing and growing lifelong client partnerships, qualifying and developing customized solutions for complex challenges, and leading cross-functional teams.

Eliza began her career in Implementation Services at Epic in 2007. She then worked in the non-profit sector for several years before returning to healthcare IT as an Epic consultant in 2011. In 2014, Eliza became an account executive with Nordic, serving healthcare organisations throughout the western and southern U.S. by providing focused client engagement – including executive support for new strategic accounts – new service lines, and improved service delivery.

Eliza was head of Client Services for international healthcare technology consultancy Tasman Global, which Nordic acquired in 2020. As head of Client Services for Europe and the Middle East, she leverages her EHR experience, understanding of the global healthcare landscape, account management expertise, and sales knowledge to grow business and expand service offerings.

Eliza has a Bachelor of Arts in Writing from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

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Jeroen Kolen

Territory Manager and Clinical Consultant, Europe

Jeroen started his career in healthcare IT in 2012, when working with Epic on their first university hospital implementation outside of the U.S. While at Epic’s Dutch subsidiary in Den Bosch, Jeroen was an instrumental part in Epic’s international expansion into the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, and the U.K, serving in roles as Application Manager, Team Lead Implementation Services, and Executive Account Manager. 

In 2019, Jeroen continued his career in the information security industry, overseeing multiple software implementations simultaneously, while actively contributing to product and service development, scalability, and the internationalization of a Dutch scale-up company.

Jeroen joined Nordic in 2021 after its acquisition of international healthcare technology consultancy Tasman. As Territory Manager for the Netherlands and Belgium, Jeroen is leveraging his EHR experience, understanding of the market’s healthcare landscape, and account manager expertise to create and grow exceptional relationships with client stakeholders and expand service offerings. In the meantime, Jeroen continues to offer excellent support for our clients as Clinical Consultant. 

Jeroen has a Bachelor of Economics in Sports Marketing from Fontys Economische Hogeschool in Tilburg, the Netherlands.

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Annelot Nieuwenhuis

Global Consulting Lead, Europe

Annelot grew up in the Netherlands and moved to the United States with her family at age 12. She began her career in the Implementation Services division at Epic, eventually relocating to the Epic Bristol office to support Epic’s growing international client base. Following her time supporting US, EU, and UK-based Epic clients, Annelot continued her career in healthcare IT at North Bristol NHS Trust as a senior project manager, leading their digital transformation team through the implementation of a new EHR (System C/CareFlow), as well as a rapid deployment of several mobile applications in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Annelot joined Tasman in late 2020 to embrace her interests in cross-cultural engagement and international working environments, stepping into a dual role of UK Territory Manager and Epic consultant. Over the last few years, she has leveraged her international Epic and NHS experience, in addition to her Dutch language skills, to manage all UK-based Tasman consultants, enhance internal industry learning, define Tasman’s consultant management policies and procedures, and provide consulting support at Dutch client sites. Most recently, she supported the implementation and go-live of Ziekenhuis Amstelland’s Epic instance through her work with Amsterdam Medical Centre; the first ‘Community Connect’ implementation in Europe.

With Nordic’s acquisition of Tasman, Annelot has moved into the role of Global Consulting Lead, overseeing the entire roster of Nordic consultants across Europe, as well as all US-based Nordic consultants engaged on EU and UK-based contracts. She resides in Bristol, England, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Economics from Binghamton University in New York.

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Sophie O'Connor

Global Recruiting Lead, Europe

Sophie started her career in EHR implementation services at Epic in 2015, working with U.S. hospitals in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, and New Jersey. She continued her career in the political sphere in Wisconsin, working on campaign fundraising, IT planning, communications and marketing, event planning, and outreach.

After moving to the Netherlands in 2019, Sophie joined international healthcare technology consultancy Tasman Global, which Nordic acquired in 2020. At Tasman, she was a global talent specialist and one of Tasman’s early team members, leveraging her Epic knowledge and experience with outreach and communication. She worked alongside the founding team members to expand the EHR consulting model across Europe and the UK and make deep connections with local talent in the European market.

After her move back to the U.S. in 2021, she transitioned into the role of Global Recruiting Lead for Europe, overseeing the international recruiting strategy, team management, and day-to-day recruiting work. She aims to expand opportunities for Nordic consultants and candidates internationally.

Sophie has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin.

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