Impact Insights

Lessons Learned: General Ledger Revenue Mapping

May 10, 2017

Imagine you go grocery shopping and have 10 items on your list. What would be more efficient, making 10 separate trips to the store and... More

Focus on High Value, High Impact Optimization Areas to Drive Benefits Realization

April 4, 2017

Two years ago, we reported that nearly 70% of health systems had failed to achieve the expected value from their EHR investments. In late 2015... More

Health Information Technology’s Opportunities for Patient Safety

March 29, 2017

Recently, my wife and I waited for our daughter to recover from a routine laparoscopic procedure. About twenty minutes after the surgeon came out to... More

EHR Optimization in a Behavioral Health Hospital: Patient Safety Win

March 14, 2017

Impact Advisors’ Clinical Performance Solutions Service team was hired by a large behavioral health hospital to assist in the optimization and adoption of their EHR... More

Epic Workqueues and Revenue Cycle

March 8, 2017

Workqueues are a cornerstone of Revenue Cycle management in Epic; they can provide powerful functionality to keep business operations running smoothly. However, it is not... More

EHR Optimization in a Behavioral Health Hospital: A Roadmap for Success

February 27, 2017

In 2015, Impact Advisors’ Clinical Performance Solutions Service team was hired by a large behavioral health hospital to assist in optimization and adoption of their... More

Revenue Cycle Post-Implementation Support

February 22, 2017

Unlike the typical EHR implementation plan with a highly anticipated go live date followed by several weeks of augmented and dedicated support, and smooth sailing... More

The Importance of a Learning Culture in Healthcare IT

February 14, 2017

Thoughtfully implemented technology is a valuable tool in enhancing the delivery of high quality medical care. Electronic health records (EHR) systems provide crucial checks and... More

KLAS Recognizes Impact Advisors as Clinical Optimization Leader

February 6, 2017

This week KLAS, a research firm that independently monitors vendor performance through the active participation of thousands of healthcare organizations, released its annual Best in... More

New Facilities Transition Management: Not Just About Technology

January 31, 2017

Technology comes in all sizes and shapes and plays a big role in the success of a new healthcare facility, but it is not the... More

Domain Name Server- The Essential Hidden Server

January 27, 2017

Every Enterprise has one or more Domain Name Servers (DNS) and, whether they are aware of it or not, every user accesses the system multiple... More

ICD-10 Issue and its Impact on CMS PQRS Penalties

January 11, 2017

This week, CMS announced that it was providing relief for PQRS payment adjustments for any Eligible Professional or group practice that “fails to satisfactorily report... More

Specific HIT Provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act

December 28, 2016

As we mentioned in our last blog post, the IT provisions of this bill are particularly interesting. We’ll look at each topic and provide a... More

Holiday 2016 Photo Blog

December 21, 2016

Happy Holidays! The Impact Advisors family wishes you a vibrant holiday season and a Happy New Year! Our team members gathered at various locations throughout... More

The New “21st Century Cures Act” Summarized

December 14, 2016

The 21st Century Cures Act, a bipartisan bill that was overwhelmingly passed by the Senate (94-5) and House (392-26), has this Tuesday (December 13th) been signed... More