Blog posts that are encompass all areas of Healthcare IT

August 16, 2023

Lights Out: Defeat Digital Darkness

Read Time: 4 min Four key benefits to standard prescription order sets makes your formulary more efficient and cost-effective.
August 9, 2023

Four Pros for Standardizing the Formulary

Read Time: 2 min Four key benefits to standard prescription order sets makes your formulary more efficient and cost-effective.
August 2, 2023

Success With Specialists Training Specialists

Read Time: 2 min Using specialists as trainers is an effective strategy to increase physician ownership and ensure long-term EHR sustainability.
July 26, 2023

Four Questions with Optimum CareerPath Analysts

Read Time: 7 min If you're looking for talent or if you're a recent graduate, check out what these Optimum CareerPath analysts had to say about the program.
July 13, 2023

EHR: Your Lifetime Journey

Read Time: 3 min Do you know how to navigate the EHR lifecycle? Let's dive deeper into the complexities of each stage in the EHR implementation lifecycle. 
June 28, 2023

Adopting Agile: The Power of Iteration in Healthcare IT

Read Time: 3 min Agile methodology and Iteration support successful technology integration. How can healthcare embrace these concepts?
June 14, 2023

ChatGPT, Telehealth, and Financial Burdens: Is it Here to Stay?

Read Time: < 1 min Geoff Blanding joined This Week Health's Newsday Podcast to discuss ChatGPT, Telehealth, and Financial Burdens.
May 31, 2023

Empowering Healthcare Excellence: The Vital Role of Clinical Asset Management

Read Time: 2 min Beyond ensuring that medical devices function properly, clinical asset management remains challenging for health organizations.
May 24, 2023

What IT advancements are needed to improve value-based care

Read Time: 4 min The shift to value-based care models in healthcare will require significant IT advancements. Prepare your organization with these tech tips.
March 29, 2023

Is your Healthcare System prepared for the Digital Future?

Read Time: 4 min The digital transformation of the healthcare industry is rapidly changing how hospitals operate and provide care to their patients.
March 1, 2023

Combatting Burnout and Fatigue in Healthcare

Read Time: 5 min Burnout and fatigue among clinicians and healthcare IT professionals are only increasing. But what can we do about it?
January 25, 2023

Healthcare IT Trends You Can Expect in 2023

Read Time: 4 min Healthcare IT is constantly evolving and you need to understand the healthcare IT trends that we believe will make an impact in 2023.
January 18, 2023

How do you decide which staffing model is right for you?

Read Time: 3 min Which staffing model best fits your organization and specific project needs? Are getting the most out of your outsourced staffing options.
January 10, 2023

Content Round Up: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2022

Read Time: 2 min In case you missed them, here are our top five blog posts from 2022! We hope you enjoy them and find them informative.
December 8, 2022

Take Better Time Off During the Holidays 

Read Time: 3 min Many are excited to enjoy time with family and friends, but time off during the holidays can benefit us as professionals as well.
November 9, 2022

How a Black Hawk Pilot Became a Healthcare Security Expert

Read Time: 5 min Brian Symonds and his team are focused on relationships and doing what’s right for our clients, their systems, and, ultimately, patients. 
November 3, 2022

The Burden of Choice Along the EHR Journey

Read Time: 3 min It’s up to your health system to navigate the burden of choice and to connect those pieces for the most optimal patient care journey.
October 26, 2022

Optimum CareerPath Celebrates Global Health Equity Week

Read Time: 3 min HIMSS Global Health Equity Week brings people together to discuss the power of information & technology in eliminating health disparities.
July 21, 2022

Incorporate Mentoring and See Your People Thrive

Read Time: 3 min As a strong proponent of mentoring, Kristi Lanciotti was a recent panelist during the Women in Tech Regatta conference in Seattle.
May 3, 2022


Read Time: < 1 min Optimum's Geoff Blanding joined CHIME's LEADER2LEADER Podcast to discuss Optimum CareerPath’s partnership with CHIME to help high-aptitude, non-traditional students and workers train for careers in healthcare IT.
April 27, 2022

How to Take a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pulse Check

Read Time: 3 min April is Diversity month! There’s never a better time to celebrate the many backgrounds, cultures, and experiences in your organization.
March 10, 2022


Read Time: 2 min We’re fired up! As fans of healthcare innovation, we’re pumped up! HIMSS22 is here. March 14-18 in Orlando, FL.
March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day: Gender Equity in Healthcare

Read Time: 8 min International Women’s Day aims to “break the bias” by taking action for equality and raising awareness against bias.
March 2, 2022

ViVE, The Industry’s New Health Information Technology Event

Read Time: 3 min ViVE merges the leadership of CHIME & the digital marketplace of HLTH for an event focused on the business of transformation in healthcare.
January 5, 2022

Optimum Healthcare IT Top 5 Posts of 2021

Read Time: 2 min Each year, Optimum Healthcare IT publishes content across many areas of our business. Here are the top 5 posts from 2021.
August 3, 2021

Countdown to HIMSS21

Read Time: 2 min It is finally here! The first in-person industry trade show in over 18-months. The industry will descend on Las Vegas next week for HIMSS21.
March 8, 2021

The Paradox of Women’s Equality – It Starts with Giving Men More Benefits at Work

Read Time: 5 min International Women’s Day celebrates women’s accomplishments reminds us of the women's equality challenges many still face.
January 19, 2021

Top 3 Healthcare IT Trends of 2021

Read Time: 3 min The improved adoption of technology, combined with the disruptive arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, has drastically shifted healthcare organizations' focus on utilizing technology to continue providing efficient care to their patients.
January 13, 2021

How COVID-19 Has Changed Healthcare

Read Time: 3 min COVID-19 has effected healthcare in many ways. From how people receive care to staffing issues, healthcare is forever changed.
January 5, 2021

Optimum Healthcare IT Top 5 Blog Posts of 2020

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT is proud to announce the top 5 blog posts of 2020 from the Optimum Healthcare IT blog.
December 9, 2020

How Does Telehealth Change the Provision of Care?

Read Time: 3 min Telehealth technologies have been around for years. However, COVID-19 has […]
December 2, 2020

Healthcare M&A and the Effects from COVID-19

Read Time: 4 min The anticipation for 2020 was that the record pace of Healthcare M&A and the dollars associated with it would continue to set records. Due to COVID-19, it has not.
October 14, 2020

Introducing Brenda Ashley and Optimum CareerPath

Read Time: 3 min In this installment of "4 Questions with...", we spoke with Brenda Ashley, Vice President of Optimum CareerPath, at Optimum Healthcare IT.
September 30, 2020

Epic to Integrate Microsoft Teams Connector

Read Time: 2 min The Microsoft Teams Connector, will allow clinicians to launch a virtual patient visit or consult in Teams directly from their EHR system.
September 18, 2020

CHIME Leader to Leader Podcast

Read Time: < 1 min Optimum Healthcare IT's EVP of Training and Activation, Rebecca Manne, joined CHIME CEO Russ Branzell on CHIME's Leader to Leader Podcast.
September 16, 2020

Surge Staffing Preparation Tips

Read Time: 3 min With the upcoming cold and flu season almost upon us, and our […]
August 18, 2020

Mental Health Risks for COVID-19 Frontline Healthcare Workers

Read Time: 3 min Healthcare workers are at risk for various mental health struggles as they continue to work tirelessly caring for COVID-19 patients.
August 4, 2020

Hurricane Prep During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Read Time: 3 min In 2020, standard guidelines for hurricane preparedness conflict with the current guidance given to reduce & prevent the spread of COVID-19. 
July 21, 2020

Healthcare IT Today Interviews Rebecca Manne, EVP EHR Implementation

Read Time: 4 min Healthcare IT Today interviews Rebecca Manne, EVP, EHR Implementation about the recent virtual Epic Go-Live at Valley Children’s Healthcare.
July 15, 2020

Hey Epic – Epic’s New Voice Assistant

Read Time: 2 min Epic’s new EHR voice assistant, “Hey Epic!” was supposed to officially debut at HIMSS20. However, due to the cancellation, people were not able to experience and test out this new feature set.
April 21, 2020

The New Normal of Healthcare After COVID-19

Read Time: 4 min What COVID-19 has taught us is that once we have this health crisis under control, there will be a new normal in healthcare. The question is, what will healthcare look like after COVID-19?
April 16, 2020

Working From Home: 5 Tips to Promote Health and Wellness

Read Time: 5 min Putting good habits in place to create a healthy work environment will help you get through this unique transition to working from home.
April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Enlisting the EMR in the Fight

Read Time: 3 min In this unprecedented time, the EMR has great potential to support patients and clinicians in the fight against COVID-19.
April 1, 2020

COVID-19: Planning to Support Temporary Facilities

Read Time: 3 min The most important factor for effective COVID-19 tech support is ensuring that IT leadership is involved in crisis response meetings.
March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Telehealth Considerations

Read Time: 3 min While IT & clinical staff are tasked with quickly getting telehealth programs up & running due to Covid-19, here are some considerations to keep in mind.
March 4, 2020

HIMSS20 – Be The Change

Read Time: 2 min HIMSS20, the time of year when the Healthcare IT industry gathers for the leading health information and technology conference in the US.
February 27, 2020

Benefits of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare

Read Time: 3 min Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare has been gaining traction in the last two years and will continue to be popular as the technology grows and evolves. Here are a few of the top ways that healthcare can benefit from AI and machine learning.
February 12, 2020

4 Questions with Ron McKinnon, Chief Information Officer, Ellis Medicine

Read Time: 2 min In this installment of our "4 Questions with series...", we have 4 questions for Ron McKinnon, Chief Information Officer, Ellis Medicine.
January 15, 2020

Revisiting Some of 2018’s Most Significant Healthcare IT Topics in 2020

Read Time: 3 min In our 2018 Healthcare IT Year in Review post, we discussed the four most significant stories of 2018. Three of these topics continued to be front and center in 2019, and we wanted to review the advancements.
January 7, 2020

Optimum’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

Read Time: 2 min With 2020 now upon us, here is a compilation of the top 5 most popular blog posts from the Optimum Healthcare IT blog in 2019.