Welcome to HealthTechS3

HealthTechS3 is a 45 year old, award-winning healthcare consulting and strategic hospital services firm based in Brentwood, Tennessee with clients across the United States. We are dedicated to the goal of improving performance, achieving compliance, reducing costs and ultimately improving patient care. Leveraging consultants with deep healthcare industry experience, HealthTechS3 provides actionable insights and guidance that supports informed decision making and drives efficiency in operational performance.

Our consultants are former hospital leaders and executives. HealthTechS3 has the right mix of experienced professionals that services hospital clients across the nation. HealthTechS3 offers flexible and affordable services, consulting and technology as we focus on delivering solutions that can be implemented and provide a positive, measurable impact.


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Professional Resources

  • C4 June 2017

    A new feature is being added to our communications in the form of a blog. For those not familiar with this type of information-sharing, a “blog (short for weblog) is a personal online journal that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption”. (Source: Whatis.com)

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  • C4 May 2017

    Remember that old saying, “One bad apple spoils the whole barrel.” Nowhere is this more accurate than when making a key hiring decision. A bad hire drains energy, time and money from your hospital. The “wrong’ hire can create havoc inside and outside your organization.

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  • June 2017: Community Health Needs Assessment

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    On December 29, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal
    Revenue Service released the final regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) obligations for hospitals covered by §501(c)
    (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The ACA added §501(r) which specifies that hospital organizations will not be treated as tax-exempt under §501(c)(3) unless they meet certain requirements.

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  • May 2017: HIPAA Non-Compliance Proves Costly

    Written By: Cheri Benander, RN, MSN, CHC, NHCE-C
    The Office of Civil Rights (OCR), enforcement agency for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), has announced several settlements over the past couple of months. The settlement amounts have been significant making it clear that a lack of compliance can be costly to an organization.

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