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  • Get HL7® FHIR® standard enabled today—How interoperability ignites innovation for healthcare organizations

    To integrate and improve your business operations and make optimal care coordination a reality, your healthcare technology must be able to bridge isolated platforms.

    At the industry level, the Affordable Care Act’s population health model—and its associated reimbursements—“is forcing healthcare entities to shift focus from amount of care to quality of care.” This means organizations must find ways to improve care coordination and share information across a patient’s continuum of care.

  • Spoks Fifth Annual Mobility Strategies in Healthcare Survey Results Revealed

    Now in its fifth year, Spok’s annual Mobility in Healthcare Survey is starting to reveal some longer-term trends in addition to annual snapshots.

    For example, organizations that report having a documented mobility strategy have nearly doubled, and the use of pagers has not changed significantly (in fact, in-house pager use has increased slightly over the past two years).

  • Developing a Secure, HIPAA Compliant Roadmap to the Public Cloud

    Actionable insights on public cloud within an HIT environment

    Healthcare IT organizations, ever aware of their responsibility to safeguard PHI, have been slow to adopt public cloud technology due to security and compliance concerns. Driven by mounting pressure to rapidly implement new clinical initiatives, provide greater system interoperability, support evolving payment models, and improve cost efficiencies, savvy HIT leaders are now evaluating the use of public cloud as a necessity to future success.

  • Revealing Product Variation Trends and Controlling Costs Across the Enterprise

    How supply chain leaders can use analytics to drive change, save money and increase operational efficiency

    Under pressure to control costs, supply chain and clinical area leaders face a number of challenges. However, a powerful analytics platform harnesses product usage data across all hospitals and departments, so you can start looking at product use, choice, and availability holistically across the IDN. That kind of visibility allows you to identify, share and adopt best practices for product usage, so you can drive down costs.

  • Efficiency Opportunities for Healthcare Providers

    Improve Customer Experience and Efficiency

    Today’s healthcare providers face the daunting task  of providing high-quality care to patients, a well-run  establishment for personnel, and an efficient and  effective business for management or shareholders.

    This is no small feat.

    Fortunately, your organization can implement the same workforce optimization and sophisticated task management solutions used by thousands of enterprises to improve both their customer experience (CX) and their efficiency.

    For healthcare providers, this means: