Impact Insights

The Importance of Clinical Content Build Out

March 19, 2015

Clinical Content Build Out (CCBO) is the phase of system implementation in which each clinical area will review and modify the clinical documentation tools that... More

Week in Review 3/13/15

March 13, 2015

CMS announced the “Next Generation ACO Model” early last week. The program will be CMS’ third ACO initiative, following the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)... More

Week in Review 3/6/15

March 6, 2015

A new report from KLAS finds that competition between Epic and Cerner is “closer than it has been in years past,” with a greater number... More

Dr. Smartphone to the Rescue

February 24, 2015

A “new” life saving device may already be in your pocket or purse. Your smartphone! The constant development of mobile technology has led to hundreds... More

Week in Review 2/20/15

February 20, 2015

ONC recently published the draft version of its 2015 “Interoperability Roadmap.” The Roadmap lays out action items that ONC believes should be taken by a variety... More

Epic Importing: Some Helpful Guidelines

February 10, 2015

What do you do if you have to load a substantial number of records or data at one time into Epic? This can be accomplished... More

I AM an Emergency Nurse, My Story

December 15, 2014

Emergency nursing has always been my passion and my identity for years. My entire career has been in the Emergency Department (ED) working as an... More

Epic Epic Upgrades

November 17, 2014

Version upgrades are a common biannual process that all Epic customers spend countless hours and significant amounts of energy to implement. Although in the end,... More

Week in Review 11/14/14

November 14, 2014

The FY 2015 Work Plan from HHS’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) suggests even more oversight around HIPAA compliance and EHR incentive payments is coming:... More

Epic Device Deployment Recommendations

October 29, 2014

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Having the greatest Epic system in the world won’t provide value if users are unable to... More

Epic Security Recommendations Using the Integrated Workgroup Security Model

September 24, 2014

Having the greatest Epic system in the world won’t provide value if users are unable to access it properly and efficiently. The following recommendations will... More

Week in Review 8/29/2014

August 29, 2014

A new report from KLAS finds that more than one quarter (27%) of ambulatory practices are considering replacing their current EHR. An additional 12% reported... More