Read Time:3min Mom & Dad gave us the same advice so often that it turned into background noise. That advice is just as important now, as it was then. Here are 3 of those things that apply to HIT security.
Read Time:3min Search your organization for those that know or have an interest in MACRA. Expand your team. Focus on what is important to track and report. And like a Zombie, keep going and don’t stop!
Read Time:3min In Epic, the Health Maintenance build is one of the backbones of the Healthy Planet functionality, and as much as you would like to abandon Health Maintenance, the answer is no, you cannot.
Read Time:2min Are you preparing to implement your first Epic Community Connect (CC) Practice? Do you have enough resources? Do you have the right Community Connect resources? We all typically focus on certified build and design analysts, but do you have a qualified resource in place to handle the project?
Read Time:2min For a successful Epic Community Connect Program, both the extending health system and the receiving hospital/practice must have skin in the game and work together to make the dance a successful one.
Read Time:3min Organizations find that they are struggling to successfully balance organizational goals with end-user support, requests for optimization and improvement, while also working to address ongoing maintenance and updates of the system.
Read Time:4min The first common mistake healthcare organizations make during an Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation is a half-hearted effort buying into principles. Learn what to avoid when implementing an EHR and how to avoid common implementation mistakes.
Read Time:2min More and more community health systems and community private physicians are considering partnering with a larger health system to implement Epic Community Connect. Why? Many reasons, most being for the continuity and safety of patient care.
Read Time:3min Who is responsible for the care of a patient? This seemingly-simple question has become increasingly complex, and population health initiatives can act as a catalyst for improving the process of patient attribution.
Read Time:6min Through the wave of enterprise electronic health record (EHR) implementations over the past ten years, many organizations come to the conclusion that their traditional help desk management is not an adequate resource for their end-users; Particularly the clinically oriented end-users. This blog post examines options, influences, alternatives, and best practice for help desk management.
Read Time:3min Your EHR Implementation is complete. The system is running, and now it’s time to move on to Optimization. Not only do you have a live system to support and maintain, but you have the task to make it even better.
Read Time:3min There has been a lot of post-election speculation on what the future holds for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and how any changes will impact healthcare organizations. Optimum Healthcare IT shares our thoughts in this blog entry.
Read Time:4min Epic Community Connect can provide a small independent physician's office better visibility into a patient's care, but can also present numerous questions while looking to use an Electronic Health Record (EHR), such as Epic.