Impact Insights

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

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: EHRs and Preventative Care

October 20, 2016

Breast Cancer is a disease which seems to touch everyone’s life, no one is immune to it, including me. Being a Healthcare IT Consultant, as... More

MIPS/MACRA Final Rule Released (10-14-16)

October 14, 2016

The long-awaited “Final Rule” for MIPS/MACRA has been released today (10-14-16) by CMS. The entire 2400 page Final Rule can be downloaded here: MIPS/MACRA Final... More

MIPS: The Future of Reimbursement?

September 21, 2016

  In April, Congress passed the new Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) which is designed to make major changes to the way reimbursement... More

Small Hospitals are a Big Deal: The Challenges of Implementing Large Scale EHR’s at Smaller Organizations

September 8, 2016

  It’s only been within the last few years that the top tier EHR vendors have actively pursued smaller health care organizations.  Historically, the focus... More

Impact Advisors Creates a Culture of Caring

September 6, 2016

  When I first interviewed at Impact Advisors, I noticed it was like oil and water from other interviews I had been on. The firm... More

Common Challenges to PMO Governance

June 16, 2016

Alignment and objectivity Governance for setting project’s priorities within an organization can be difficult if there are not solid objective processes in place. Frequently, senior... More

What Happened in Vegas – HIMSS 2016 Takeaways

March 8, 2016

The annual HIMSS Conference is always huge; and when it’s held in Las Vegas, it is a surreal experience. And this year’s event did not... More

Legacy Data Management

October 26, 2015

Most healthcare systems – whether implementing a new EMR or acquiring another system and integrating under one EMR – typically do not have a comprehensive... More

NHIT Week: Endless Health IT Capabilities

October 8, 2015

Need to pre-register for a planned hospital admission?  Done Want to upload your fitness activity from your Fitbit for your doctor to see?  Done Want... More

HIMSS 2015: Top 10 Takeaways!

April 22, 2015

This time last week my feet hurt, my head was spinning with too much information and I had the overwhelming sense I was at the... More

Gimme an I, Gimme a T, Gimme an I, Gimme a L, ITIL!

October 15, 2014

Introduction: Let’s start by saying that I am a not your typical “process person.” I am organized in “my way,” meaning I know exactly what... More

Healthcare Trends 2014, White Paper Preview

October 13, 2014

Without a doubt, healthcare is in another period of profound revolution. But then again, when hasn’t it been? There are always so many emerging trends... More

The “Smart” Approach to Creating a “Smart” Hospital

October 1, 2014

The Set-Up: There’s a crane outside and construction guys are hard at work building your organization’s new patient care facility. You’ve heard the buzz words... More

A False Sense of Security, White Paper Preview

September 22, 2014

To define “security” means being free from danger or threat; however to apply this definition to healthcare organizations is misleading. Many hospital security programs focus... More