Healthcare IT

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.
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.
June 23, 2020

Unique Partnership Launches First Pathway to Healthcare IT Jobs

Read Time: 3 min Optimum Healthcare IT joins with the University of North Florida to launch first apprenticeship program for EMR and Healthcare IT jobs.
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.
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.
September 24, 2019

Healthcare IT in the NICU: Providing Care, Safety and Parental Communication

Read Time: 5 min National Health IT Week is a nationwide action week focused on catalyzing change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology.
June 5, 2019

3 Keys to Effective Use of IT in Healthcare

Read Time: 4 min Often healthcare leaders incorrectly link the cause of symptoms, like physician burnout or poor operating performance, with effective use of IT systems as the failure of outcomes when there are other factors at play.
December 20, 2018

2018 Healthcare IT Year in Review

Read Time: 3 min In 2018, the Healthcare IT industry saw a great deal of advancement and disruption. In this Healthcare IT Year in Review, we discuss four of the biggest stories of 2018.
November 13, 2018

Is Healthcare Ready for 5G?

Read Time: 3 min 5G is expected to allow connectivity speeds of around 10 GB per second, which is about 20 times faster than 4G. 5G will also bring low latency & the ability to support millions, if not billions, of devices.
October 11, 2018

Healthcare IT Impacts Us All, Some More Than Others

Read Time: 3 min Healthcare is a deeply personal issue for all of us, and the impact of Healthcare IT is becoming a much larger part of our daily lives.
August 22, 2018

Center Stage: Leah Kromar, VP, Consulting Services

Read Time: 5 min Welcome to Optimum Healthcare IT’s "Center Stage" series. Our service line leaders have track records of service excellence in Healthcare IT and are passionate about their work. Our goal is to improve healthcare through technology, and these leaders are how we're getting there.
July 25, 2018

2018 Health Data Breaches Fast Facts

Read Time: < 1 min 2018 has seen record-setting pace for mergers and acquisitions, but there is something that is setting records as well, and this one is not as positive. Data Breaches.
July 11, 2018

Optimum Healthcare IT Named to Jacksonville Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies List for 3rd Time

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing companies in Jacksonville, Florida for the 3rd consecutive year.
May 9, 2018

Center Stage: Kelli Mangino, Community Connect

Read Time: 4 min Welcome to Optimum Healthcare IT’s "Center Stage" series. Our service line leaders have track records of service excellence in Healthcare IT and are passionate about their work. Our goal is to improve healthcare through technology, and these leaders are how we're getting there.
April 3, 2018

Center Stage: Shafin Kalyan, Ancillary Services

Read Time: 4 min Optimum Healthcare IT’s "Center Stage" series is where we turn the spotlight on Optimum's executive leaders. In this installment, we talk with Shafin Kalyan, Executive Director, Ancillary Services.
March 13, 2018

4 Questions with James Feen, SVP and CIO at Southcoast Health

Read Time: 4 min Optimum Healthcare IT’s “4 Questions with…” executive interview series, where we interview top thought leaders in the Healthcare IT space.
March 8, 2018

Optimum Healthcare IT Celebrates International Women’s Day

Read Time: 5 min International Women's Day has occurred for well over a century and is celebrated by organizations and groups throughout the world.  For perspective on International Women's Day and their place in Healthcare IT, we asked women at Optimum to weigh in.
March 8, 2018

HIMSS18 Day Two Recap

Read Time: 3 min The second day of HIMSS18 was jam-packed with activities and knowledge sharing. With experts in Training and Activation, Managed Services, Security, Lab Services, Epic Community Connect and Advisory Services, Booth #1655 has something for just about everyone.
February 22, 2018

Five Reasons to Drop by Booth #1655 at HIMSS18

Read Time: 3 min While you’re looking to maximize your stay in Vegas at HIMSS18 stop by Optimum Healthcare IT’s booth, #1655.  Here are five reasons that will make you glad you did.
February 20, 2018

Center Stage: Jon Straffon, Community Connect

Read Time: 4 min Welcome to Optimum Healthcare IT’s "Center Stage" series. Our service line leaders have track records of service excellence in Healthcare IT and are passionate about their work. Our goal is to improve healthcare through technology, and these leaders are how we're getting there.
November 2, 2017

ERPs are Important Too

Read Time: 3 min ERP systems are relied upon to run business operations such as finance, human resources, and supply chain – many are out of date, limiting the availability of information to understand & react to the changing aspects of the business in real-time.
October 17, 2017

Alert Fatigue is an Alarming Problem

Read Time: 3 min In theory, the more you alert a provider to potential problems, the better care the patient will receive. Pop-up alerts can simultaneously be one of the most positive and most negative features of an EHR – depending on how they’re implemented.  Too many alerts can lead to alert fatigue, which can be an alarming problem.
September 26, 2017

Technology’s vital role in Healthcare and Society – National Health IT Week

Read Time: 3 min Monumental advances have been made in the last 20 years that have improved the way the healthcare industry delivers patient care and the way the public expects to be treated. Not only is the industry increasingly reliant on technology, our patients are tech savvy and expect to be treated as such.
August 31, 2017

The Master Training Environment’s (MST) Role in Go-Live Readiness

Read Time: 3 min The MST environment build provides experience and a depth of knowledge that will also build each trainer’s confidence prior to delivering Instructor Led Training (ILT).  A solid master training environment promotes efficient and effective training and will help to ensure your organizational go-live readiness.
August 22, 2017

Do your Patient Access & Front End Revenue Cycle Processes need a Health Check?

Read Time: 3 min Have you performed a health check on Patient Access and Front End Revenue Cycle lately?
August 17, 2017

4 Questions with Jon Morris, Former SVP & CIO of WellStar Health System

Read Time: 4 min Optimum Healthcare IT’s “4 Questions with…” executive interview series, where we interview top thought leaders in the Healthcare IT space.
August 16, 2017

Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Read Time: 4 min For the 2nd Time, Optimum Healthcare IT Appears on the Inc. 5000 list,  Ranking No. 2565 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 137.21%
August 10, 2017

3 Considerations when Planning Epic Upgrades

Read Time: 5 min Upgrading to new Epic versions is vital to organizational success. Getting your Epic Upgrade right starts with preparation. Read on about three things you need in place, before you even start.
August 3, 2017

Clinical Simulation Bolsters EHR Readiness

Read Time: 3 min Clinical simulations are a key part of a blended learning solution for go-lives and an existing part of clinical training.  The EHR can be integrated into the simulation to increase the effectiveness of existing high fidelity scenarios.  The advantage for organizations that invest in clinical simulations during go-live is that users are better prepared to use their new knowledge and skills prior to seeing patients, and the structure created in the deliverables can be used post go-live.
July 20, 2017

Optimum Healthcare IT Again Named One of the Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies in Jacksonville

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing companies in Jacksonville, Florida for the 2nd consecutive year.