Europe

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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Terri LeFort

President, Nordic International

Terri LeFort joined Nordic in 2019, when it acquired Healthtech Consultants. After continuing to serve as president of Healthtech for three additional years, in 2022 Terri took on an expanded role as Nordic’s president and senior executive, International. In this role, the 30-year healthcare veteran sets policy and strategic direction for Nordic’s international markets, ensuring close coordination with the U.S. and fulfilling the company’s mission and financial targets internationally. She also ensures integration and standardization across the geographies, bolstering Nordic’s efforts as a global leader that addresses the local needs of regional geographies.

Prior to joining Nordic, Terri led Healthtech for 20 years, guiding healthcare organizations through successful patient safety and clinician adoption initiatives. She has significant experience in clinical systems assessment, planning, and implementation, along with CPOE and electronic medication management. She also boasts decades of clinical practice, both on the front lines and in management, has spoken internationally on electronic clinical documentation best practices, and is an industry leader in advanced clinical system planning and implementation. 

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Kieran Hughes

Executive VP and President, Europe and Middle East

Kieran joined Nordic in 2022 as an executive vice president and president of Nordic’s European and Middle Eastern markets. He is a member of Nordic’s senior leadership team and is accountable for the strategy, performance, and operations of these regions. In his role, he is focused on developing and growing new and existing client relationships, accounts, and revenue across all Nordic business lines.

Before joining Nordic, Kieran spent several years working for healthcare consulting, innovation, and technology services firms, where he defined and executed international M&A and growth strategies as well as new commercial strategies. He is a board-level executive with a proven track record of scaling HIT services businesses and has 10 years of commercial leadership, sales, strategy, and product launch experience focusing on software and services. His previous consulting clients include Governments, National Agencies and Healthcare Provider organizations throughout Europe and the Middle East.

He is based in the UK.

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David Chevins

CEO - Hygeian Consulting

David is the CEO of Hygeian Consulting, a Nordic Global Company. He has extensive healthcare experience in the public and private sectors, as an accountant, entrepreneur, management consultant, senior manager, and non-executive director. Following 10 years in NHS finance, he became a management consultant with Deloitte.

David established Secta Group in 1990, which grew into a leading specialist healthcare consulting and financial software business before being acquired in 2002 by Tribal Group plc.

From 2003 to 2006, David was Chief Executive of Tribal’s consulting division, where he gained considerable experience working within a group structure. He has subsequently worked as a freelance consultant advising on corporate strategy and acquisitions. In 2011, David established Hygeian Consulting, which has grown to be a leading provider of consultancy and resourcing services in the UK and Middle East. Hygeian Consulting was acquired by Nordic in October 2022.

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Richard Gladman

Client Service Partner, Europe and Middle East

Richard joined Nordic in November 2022 with more than 25 years of professional consultancy services experience, specialising in digital transformation, selling, designing, and delivering complex programmes with a focus on healthcare. He is a specialist in UK NHS, programme delivery, and commercial management centred on Patient Record and Population Health Management solutions. He enjoys building long-term relationships with healthcare clients to help the NHS take advantage of new ideas, opportunities, and technologies.

Richard has held senior positions with PwC, IBM, PA Consulting, and Deloitte, where he headed the UK Human Capital Healthcare team, and has led work across Europe and the Middle East. After Deloitte, Richard set up boutique digital healthcare consultancy Verbena Digital.

For the last seven years, Richard has served as a non-executive director on the Board of Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. He chairs the Business Committee and focuses on digital strategy and workforce transformation. 

He has a degree in economics and is a qualified accountant.

Richard joined Nordic in November 2022 with more than 25 years of professional consultancy services experience, specialising in digital transformation, selling, designing, and delivering complex programmes with a focus on healthcare. He is a specialist in UK NHS, programme delivery, and commercial management centred on Patient Record and Population Health Management solutions. He enjoys building long-term relationships with healthcare clients to help the NHS take advantage of new ideas, opportunities, and technologies.  

Richard has held senior positions with PwC, IBM, PA Consulting, and Deloitte, where he headed the UK Human Capital Healthcare team, and has led work across Europe and the Middle East. After Deloitte, Richard set up boutique digital healthcare consultancy Verbena Digital. 

For the last seven years, Richard has served as a non-executive director on the Board of Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. He chairs the Business Committee and focuses on digital strategy and workforce transformation. 

He has a degree in economics and is a qualified accountant.
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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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