As more organizations move to Microsoft’s Office 365 platform, new conversations are occurring around how to best leverage the investment beyond the messaging, file storage, and desktop productivity applications that comprise the core of the offering.
Today, as providers across the country are gaining experience with new approaches on the renewed focus of a “shared services model,” we have new reasons to believe that we can reduce unnecessary healthcare costs while maintaining and improving quality and access through the practice of sharing IT services.
Do not give your data to a healthcare IT vendor just to be handed back your information with a beautiful wrapper.
Matching patient data is less about moving data from one database to another and more about light weight technologies that do not require duplication of data.
Despite the widespread adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) systems, new integration techniques, and innovative technical advances to avoid medical errors, problems of record matching continue to be a major challenge for healthcare organizations. This issue is exasperated by the multitude of systems involved in a patient’s continuum of care.
New teams are formed every day… music bands, sports teams, school and church groups, military troops and units, business teams, organizations and companies.
As a leader in the technology industry for the last 21 years, I have led many different teams, ranging in size from 2 to 300. Yes, there are MANY factors to consider when leading teams.
We are all heavily dependent on technology, especially in the workplace. I work in healthcare, and technology is the epicenter of the transformation of the industry.
In the IT services business when we think about Disaster Recovery (DR) it’s almost always in the context of business infrastructure and applications – for obvious reasons.
Why is it that even as our ability to objectively evaluate vendor bids for outsourcing has improved, we rely as much if not more on our gut feelings than we do on hard, objective data?