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 …

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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, …

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Role of Integration in the Healthcare Innovation Cycle: Part 2

In the first part of this blog post, we discussed why integration has become so vital for the healthcare industry today, and its role in moving the healthcare innovation cycle forward. In the second part, we will cover the present day challenges associated with integrating various healthcare systems, and choosing interoperability and integration models. Challenges …

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3 Workflow Improvements to Address Orthopedic Practice Challenges

Managing an Orthopedic practice comes with its own unique challenges. Studies report some of the top challenges of an orthopedic practice as: High patient volumes Managing several concentrations Inefficiencies in use of clinician’s time Maintaining profitability in the face of declining reimbursements Responding to government regulations You can resolve these challenges by digitizing three critical workflows – …

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Integration with EHR is No Longer a Choice, but a Matter of Survival

There is a seismic shift happening in the healthcare industry, creating business needs and opportunities for non-EHR systems to integrate with EHRs. It’s a now or never moment that non-EHR ISVs cannot afford to miss if they have to remain competitive in the marketplace. Let’s look at these industry-changing trends and how they will impact the …

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Role of Integration in the Healthcare Innovation Cycle: Part 1

‘There is always N + 1 innovative solutions for any problem, where N is the number of solutions that has been tried and 1 is the best solution’ With an estimated annual expenditure of $3 Trillion USD, US healthcare is the largest in the world and certainly not new to challenges. These challenges created a lot of …

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Effective Feedback Collection: The New-age Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys have become the standard for quantifying patient experience, qualifying healthcare outcomes and even determining your payments1. Do surveys play these roles in your practice? The hue and cry about patient satisfaction surveys In any industry, ignoring the customer, to say that the customer’s voice and desires are irrelevant, is the sure-shot way of getting …

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