Featured | Healthcare IT | IT Services

21st Century Cures Act Final Rules: Breaking down the new criteria – Part 2

In the first part of the blog series, we presented a broad view of the two categories on which the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rules are based – an open technology ecosystem and information blocking. The reporting period has been extended to help healthcare IT vendors prioritize COVID19 responses; however, it’s crucial to start planning and preparing to…

Featured | Healthcare IT | IT Services

21st Century Cures Act Final Rules: What it means for ISVs, providers, and payers – Part 1

The constant waves of change that sweep the healthcare regulatory landscape ensure optimal care delivery to patients. Undoubtedly, putting the patient at the center is the core philosophy upon which the foundation of value-based healthcare rests. To strengthen this foundation, the ONC and CMS have issued two final rules of the 21st Century Cures Act, bringing under its purview…

Patient Intake

Improving Clinical Efficiency with Patient Intake Technology

It isn’t every day that the Journal of the American Medical Association takes note of drawings of 7-year-olds. But when it did, the drawing sparked a conversation on the ‘Cost of Technology in Healthcare’. The drawing was unmistakable. It showed the artist—a 7-year-old girl—on the examining table. Her older sister was seated nearby in a chair, as was…

Integration | IT Services

Role of Integration in the Healthcare Innovation Cycle: Part 3

In the earlier posts in this series, you read about the why and how of integration in healthcare. Now, let’s look at what should be your considerations for a successful integration that will help you minimize IT operational costs, shorten time-to-value and reduce risks. Considerations for Successful Integration Define a clear integration strategy for the organization,…