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  • Five Best Practices to Enable Population Health Management

    Enable Self-Service Analytics

    In an era of big data, old healthcare analytics systems have created inefficient report factories that simply don’t meet today’s needs. A new generation of technologists hope to evolve beyond this status quo by empowering individuals to explore their own data. Not only is this yielding faster, more insightful decisions, it’s also allowing IT leaders to return their focus to their central task of maintaining a secure and reliable data infrastructure. Self-service analytics yield huge dividends for individual doctors and business analysts, and also provide a single source of truth throughout the entire organization.

  • QlikView Advances Quality Improvement and Outcomes Reporting at Texas Children’s Hospital

    Bridging the Gap Between Groups Across an Enterprise…

    With a vast network of healthcare professionals working together to deliver optimal care, Texas Children’s needed a comprehensive system that could bridge the gap between all the groups across the enterprise and unify them. Further, the organization implemented an EMR system, increasing the amount of data employees were inundated with.

  • eBook: The Time is Now for Stronger EHR Interoperability and Usage in Healthcare

    A recent study conducted during a sweeping five month period in 2015 of more than 27,000 EHR users concluded that productivity rates in their practices have risen from 7% in 2013, to a staggering 63% in 2015, due to stronger EHR usage. Though that doesn’t represent the entire healthcare landscape, it does represent a trend that EHR’s have a tremendous impact on healthcare organizations and that it is a technology all healthcare systems should be adopting.

  • Enterprise Imaging in the Large Enterprise

    Today, progressive imaging departments manage images from myriad modalities—simplifying the viewing of and centralizing image management across complex health systems to broaden enterprise access and help exams get reimbursed. A large university medical center well-known as an imaging pioneer is using GE Healthcare’s Centricity™ PACS and Centricity Clinical Archive solution1 to optimize imaging across the enterprise. Take a closer look at how they are doing it and why it might be the way to go for you, too.


  • Rebuilding Customer Trust in Breach Response: A Plan for Secure Email Communications Post Breach


    Breaches Have Become the New Normal for Today’s Organizations…Do You Have a Breach Communication Plan in Place?

    Customer-facing communication following a breach is a critical component of incident response and the first step in reassuring consumers that your organization is handling the incident appropriately. Botch the response, and you’ll never be able to regain customer trust. Nail the response, and you have an opportunity to not only regain their trust but also strengthen the relationship.”   --Forrester Research, Inc.

  • 7 Ways Discrete Data Capture is Changing the Game

    Bottomline Technologies
    Eliminate Paper. Capture Data. Streamline Processes.

    In healthcare, paper remains the primary method of transporting information that facilitates processes and decisions. On the most basic level, managing paper healthcare forms and documents decreases efficiency, increases costs, and adversely impacts patient care. Now, there is an even more pressing issue bearing down on healthcare providers: the rising demand for electronic data.

  • eBook: Data Governance and Data Management: Integral Pieces of the Healthcare IT Puzzle

    Having clarity around data governance and data management structures is crucial when it comes to success in all areas that are health IT-related. Overlooking these factors can lead organizations down a path of uncertainty, while leaving their IT teams overwhelmed with minute tasks instead of focusing on the big picture.

     Download this Healthcare Informatics e-book for a comprehensive look at how top healthcare organizations and industry experts are approaching the data governance and data management topic. Some of the key focal points will include:

  • Industry Consolidation Underscores the Need for IT System Integration Planning


    Changes in reimbursement approaches in healthcare are unleashing unprecedented business forces in the industry. As a result, providers are consolidating into larger integrated delivery networks, hoping to achieve economies of scale and greater operating efficiency. Consolidating organizations need a solid integration strategy to be successful.