White Paper: Optimization Methodology

Healthcare regulations and requirements are an ongoing challenge for health systems, hospitals, physicians, and clinics. Costs are increasing, systems undergo continuous change to meet regulatory requirements, staffs are overwhelmed with current workloads, and revenue is decreasing. Systems are regularly brought live using only a small percentage of the system capabilities. Faced with these challenges, organizations implement temporary workarounds to… Read more »

White Paper: Assessment Methodology

Healthcare regulations and requirements are an ongoing challenge for hospitals, physicians, clinics and medical systems. Costs are increasing, systems are undergoing continuous change to meet regulatory requirements, staffs are inundated with current workloads, and revenue is decreasing. Faced with these costly challenges, organizations implement temporary workarounds to support ongoing needs. Processes are developed utilizing the… Read more »

Increasing Healthcare Productivity Through Mobile Applications

Information technology has brought productivity increases in many areas, and it has the potential to increase productivity in healthcare as well. One area where technology is likely to have a major productivity impact is with mobile applications. Recent surveys show that there is a significant trend of physicians using mobile applications in their practices. Although… Read more »

The Looming Transition of the Stage 2 of “Meaningful Use”

Hospitals and other medical facilities have been educated on Meaningful Use and how that relates to the implementation of electronic healthcare records in their facility. Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use program is slated to begin in 2014. Stage 2’s final regulations, that were recently published, are emphasizing interoperability, the ability of providers to share… Read more »