Category: Healthcare

4 Trends Your Healthcare Technology Roadmap Must Account For

4 Trends Your Healthcare Technology Roadmap Must Account For

Although it’s impossible to predict the future of any industry, there are definitely some shifts in health IT that are worth watching, and these important trends are likely to affect your technology roadmap going forward.

Accounting for these events as you plan your healthcare technology roadmap could help you implement a system and strategy that’s more robust and scalable. Here are some trends to include: Read More

5 IT Components Necessary to Support Clinical Integration

5 IT Components Necessary to Support Clinical Integration

Clinical integration represents the collaboration between doctors and hospitals to use proven protocols and measures, in order to improve patient care, decrease cost, and demonstrate value. Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the rise of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other value-based care organizations, Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs) have been increasingly more prevalent. The proposed Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) rules have provided another push for health networks to maintain and grow their clinical integration efforts and work in greater collaboration with doctors and medical practices and to structure future acquisitions around their clinical goals.

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4 Data Security & Breach Challenges Facing Healthcare Today

Healthcare has evolved into a highly technical and heavily regulated industry. No longer is a locked cabinet for patient files enough to protect Personal Health Information (PHI). While healthcare has traditionally been seen to have a lesser risk of attack, in recent years, it has proven to be a primary target. When an organization faces a large security breach or challenge, not only is there a risk to reputation and patient trust, but also risk of heavy government fines. Here are 4 security challenges facing healthcare organizations today:

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4 Data Security & Breach Challenges Facing Healthcare Today

5 Ways Technology Helps Grow Your Bottom Line

As healthcare evolves, CFOs and business owners are continually looking for ways to increase revenue and decrease costs. In a market crowded with solutions promising to help collect bills faster and shorten the revenue cycle, evidence also shows there are proactive steps that can be taken to improve the bottom line through investing in and maintaining technology. Here are five ways technology can help improve your bottom line:

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Strong Leadership is Crucial in your Data Conversion Project

If you plan on undergoing a data conversion project in the near future, you may want to take a close look at your leadership. It is a common misconception that the conversion will take care of itself while the data conversion specialist is performing the transfer. In many cases, there needs to be certain leadership in place that can answer questions quickly and effectively. A data conversion project should not be taken lightly. Believe it or not, the strength of your leadership throughout the project will greatly impact the success of the data conversion project. Here are a few things to consider.

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Strong Leadership is Crucial in your Data Conversion Project