IT Training and Education

Maxwell IT Best Practice Series™

The Maxwell IT Best Practice Series is run in partnership with state medical associations and community hospitals, providing pre-recorded webinars and live seminars for their member community. The primary goal of this program is to help physicians, administrators and IT managers learn best practices for IT project management, security, software implementations, vendor management, HIPAA compliance and other important standards.
This vendor-neutral, nationally recognized education program is designed to help health organizations successfully navigate the world of healthcare IT management.

IT training and education

Speakers & Trainers

Maxwell IT has an experienced team of speakers and trainers compromised of physicians, administrators and technology project managers. Courses are usually taught by one to two trainers. Here is a partial speaker/trainer list:

Debra Wiggs, FACMPE, Senior Consultant

Debra Wiggs, FACMPE is a practice administration Transformationist and Founder of V2V Management Solutions.  She has been a supporting Senior Consultant for Maxwell IT for over 11 years and is available to speak on subjects related to organizational governance, strategic planning and optimizing workflow and IT.

Through her lengthy career, she has gained a wide array of medical group administration experience in large and small organizations, private, public and hospital based in both rural and metropolitan medical settings.

She currently serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the MGMA Board of Directors.  She has a BSc degree in Healthcare Administration and is a board certified Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives.

Tracy Maxwell, President

Tracy Maxwell founded the company with a vision to create affordable and reliable IT Services for the healthcare industry.  Prior to creating Maxwell IT Company, she was the Founder and CEO of Advanced Research Systems, Inc.—a care management software company that was ultimately acquired by EDS (now a part of HP).  During her tenure with ARS, Tracy received a nomination as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Tracy also works as an advisor to technology start-ups in the Puget Sound area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Washington. Tracy also served as a member of the Washington State Medical Association’s Practice Informatics Advisory Council and as a HIT advisor to the California and Florida Medical Associations.


We are grateful for the support and volunteer time made by individuals, hospitals and medical associations to this program. Since 2005, the EHR Best Practice Series is one of the largest, longest running education and outreach programs of its kind. We would like to take a moment to thank the following people for their past/current participation.


Alaska eHealth Network
Alaska MGMA
Alaska Physicians & Surgeons, Inc.
Providence Alaska Medical Center


Arizona MGMA
Arizona State Physicians Association
Baptist Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Paradise Valley Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Tempe St. Lukes Hospital, Tempe, AZ
Tucsan Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott, AZ


California Medical Association
Fresno/Madera County Medical Society
Los Angeles County Medical Association
Orange County Medical Association
Riverside County Medical Association, CA
San Bernardino County Medical Society, CA
San Diego County Medical Society
Santa Cruz County Medical Society, Santa Cruz, CA
Sierra/Sacramento Valley Medical Society


Aspen Valley Hospital


The Florida Medical Association


Hawaii Chapter – American College of Pediatrics
Kapi’olani Medical Center at Pali Momi, Aiea, HI


Indiana State Medical Association


Detroit Medical Society
Wayne County Osteopathic Medical Society
Wayne County Medical Society


Metropolitan Medical Society of Kansas City


Montana MGMA



Aultman Hospital, Canton, OH


Oregon Medical Association



Allenmore Hospital, Tacoma, WA
Enumclaw Hospital, Enumclaw, WA
Evergreen Medical Center, Kirkland, WA
Highline Medical Center, Burien, WA
Kennewick General Hospital, Kennewick, WA
Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA
Northwest Physicians Network, Tacoma, WA
Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia, WA
Information Technology for WA
Skagit County Medical Society, WA
St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, WA
Stevens Hospital, Edmonds, WA
Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA
Washington State Medical Association
Washington State MGMA
Whatcom County Medical Society, WA

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