Brian Book, PMP, CSM

A trusted interoperability advisor and expert in the healthcare standards community, Brian founded the healthcare IT consulting firm, BookZurman (BZ) in 1996 – bridging the gap between healthcare and technology through the interpretation, implementation and transformation of healthcare IT standards for a better patient experience.


Brian served in the U.S. Army during the Gulf War, and applies his veteran experience and HIT subject matter expertise to BookZurman’s award-winning work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Brian and Team BZ adhere to Project Management Institute (PMI) and Agile HIT Standards Development. Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Madison University, and applies his cross-industry experience from manufacturing to creating efficiencies in the healthcare space. He studied project management at Southern Methodist University’s School of Engineering and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Active in the healthcare IT community, BookZurman holds memberships with HiMSS and OSEHRA.