Whitepapers

These white papers are designed to share with readers the issues that healthcare organizations may be facing as well as ideas, changes, and methods that we have developed and tested to help organizations make improvements

October 24, 2019

ERP System Selection: Evaluating Options and Building Consensus

Read Time: 2 min In today’s healthcare environment, controlling cost is an essential component of the business. However, costs can’t be controlled unless they are appropriately measured & made visible to decision-makers throughout the organization. Doing so requires a modern & well-deployed ERP solution.
July 17, 2018

Change How You Approach Change in Healthcare

Read Time: < 1 min A systematic approach to change management helps organizations adjust to expectations & skills. With the inevitability of the ever-changing healthcare industry, leaders need to overcome the barriers that result in failure.
March 22, 2018

Are you Preparing for a Cyber Attack? You Should Be

Read Time: 2 min Healthcare technology has become one of the primary targets of cyber-attacks. It's the responsibility of organizations to care for their patients, including their personal health information. Are you doing everything you can to protect your patients?
August 8, 2017

Epic Upgrades are Epic Events

Read Time: 2 min After everything you’ve gone through, an upgrade can’t be that bad, can it?  It’s just an upgrade, right?  It’s not like you must undergo an entirely new implementation, right? This paper covers key factors of success and potential risks.
February 15, 2017

Ensuring a Successful Implementation and Go-Live

Read Time: 2 min Successful implementation & go-live of an EHR is the culmination of years of planning & work. Understanding & preparing for the challenges determines the project's success.
January 9, 2017

Avoiding Common EHR Implementation Mistakes

Read Time: < 1 min The implementation of EHRs depends on many variables & involves many challenges. Understanding & planning for the challenges can help ensure a successful outcome.
December 1, 2016

Clinical Order Sets and Why They Matter

Read Time: < 1 min Order Sets are an integral part of the day-to-day operations of healthcare organizations throughout the country. They are often overlooked & patient safety suffers.
October 27, 2016

Expanding Epic into the Community

Read Time: < 1 min The gap between big healthcare & their smaller counterparts has widened as the complexity of EHRs has increased. That’s where Epic Community Connect comes in.
October 7, 2016

The Problem (and Solution) With Data Governance

Read Time: < 1 min There is a fundamental misunderstanding of what Data Governance is, how it impacts an organization and how it should be managed in healthcare organizations.