Impact Insights

The COVID-19 Federal Stimulus Package: What Does it Mean for Providers

March 27, 2020

Congress has officially passed the $2 trillion COVID-19 federal stimulus package – the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (or “CARES Act”) – which... More

Pivoting to Quickly Operationalize Telehealth for COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Health systems across the U.S. are mobilizing to address the current COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth has become a vital tool to meet the critical needs for... More

COVID-19: Best Practices from the Front Line

March 24, 2020

The healthcare industry’s response to COVID-19, or coronavirus, is rapidly changing. This pandemic presents a new set of challenges for our clients and their staff.... More

Improve Your Coaching Skills by Listening and Learning

October 16, 2019

“A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life.” – John Wooden One of the areas I am most passionate... More

Mergers & Acquisitions: Don’t Lose Sight of Culture

August 27, 2019

When I share with people that I am a healthcare IT consultant, I am often asked what exactly that means. In my role, I advise... More

Flossing for Dollars

June 27, 2019

You’re lying in your dentist’s chair for your semi-annual teeth cleaning and before the dental hygienist starts using that always enjoyable “Captain Hook” metal scraping... More

“Becoming” a Great Advisor

June 3, 2019

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” ―John Wooden I had a milestone birthday last year and that milestone also marked... More

Overheard at HIMSS

March 5, 2019

Each year, everyone at Impact Advisors looks forward to the annual Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. As the largest conference of its... More

Deep Cuts: PAMA’s Impact on Clinical Laboratory Reimbursement

August 27, 2018

On January 1, 2018, CMS published the new clinical laboratory fee schedule, reducing Medicare laboratory test reimbursement 40-50%. Now more than ever, laboratories will have... More

One Dinosaur’s Evolution to Embrace Change – A True Story

June 5, 2018

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”  ― Leo Tolstoy My Story Begins on Wall Street I was a... More

Choosing the “Host” of Your EHR Extension in the Acute Setting

April 26, 2018

EHR extension – using someone else’s implemented EHR – is not a new practice among healthcare providers. In the EHR Extension Model, the “recipient” (a... More

What is Master Data Management and Where Should I Start?

October 23, 2017

Master Data Management (MDM) has been an established IT concept for several decades. However, it just became a buzzword in the healthcare industry over the... More

Denials Management: Going from Zero to Hero

October 16, 2017

According to Change Healthcare, of the estimated “$3 trillion in claims submitted by hospitals in 2016, an estimated 9% of charges ($262 billion) were initially... More

Clinical Workflow Optimization

September 29, 2017

Are you optimized to achieve true ROI from your EHR? It’s no secret implementation and maintenance of an EHR is a costly proposition.  It’s essential... More

Streamlined Training Reporting During an EHR Implementation

September 19, 2017

It is well understood that a comprehensive and engaging training program is a key element of any successful EHR implementation. To maintain the high standard... More