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  • 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.


  • eBrief: Five Ways to Save Your Hospital Money with Better Communication



    Hospitals and health systems around the globe are looking at everything from tighter supply controls to energy efficiency initiatives as ways to cut costs and save money. Another avenue being evaluated more closely is communications. By improving communications and designing more efficient mobile workflows, hospitals can make a big impact on their bottom line.

    Inefficient communication is expensive because:

  • 2015 Survey Report: BYOD Trends in Healthcare: An Industry Snapshot


    Bring-Your-Own-Device Issues Are Changing Rapidly as Mobile Strategies in Healthcare Mature

    A popular topic for hospitals right now is whether to allow employees to use their personal smartphones and tablets for staff communications and patient alerts. “Bring your own device” (BYOD) is a challenging issue because it encompasses so many questions related to an organization’s costs, security risks, IT availability, and the varying needs of different groups of staff.

  • Case Study: Eskenazi Health--How Award-Winning Eskenazi Health Was Able to Recapture Millions While Increasing Patient Engagement


    As healthcare shifts from volume to value, hospitals are looking for new and inventive ways to increase patient satisfaction while achieving financial gains.

    Eskenazi Health, one of the nation’s leading safety net hospitals, activated the hc1 Healthcare Relationship Management platform to deliver a personalized experience to their patient population. Eskenazi was in need of a way to educate patients about the new state supported insurance program, HIP2.0, available to individuals who would otherwise lack access to affordable health insurance.