Impact Insights

Ransomware Protection Best Practices

October 30, 2020

During the last few weeks of October 2020, we are seeing an increase in cybercrime, especially ransomware involving healthcare organizations. Ransomware is a form of... More

Culture Still Driven by Leadership During Crisis Times

August 25, 2020

Whether your desired culture is one where employees compete with each other in a dog-eat-dog world or you prefer to have a work environment where... More

Use Your COVID-19 Work to Build Data Governance

June 12, 2020

You’ve likely already implemented aspects of data governance to manage your organization’s response to COVID-19. As referenced in Greg Taylor’s recent blog, we encourage you... More

Video Teleconferencing Security Tips for Zoom

May 1, 2020

As there are reports of security concerns regarding the use of Zoom for healthcare video teleconferencing, please read the following security tips regarding the use... More

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

Destress During Implementation with Simple Décor

February 14, 2020

To decorate or not? That is the question. The holidays mark a time when people intensely decorate inside and outside their homes. Stores are glitzy... 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

Effective Habits, Courtesy of Impact Advisors Winners

October 8, 2019

A few weeks ago, something compelled me to dust off an old copy of Stephen Covey’s, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” and reread... 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

The ‘People’ Side of Implementations: Change vs. Readiness vs. Culture

July 24, 2019

With so much jargon involved in healthcare IT projects, is there any difference between operational readiness, culture, and change management? The people side of healthcare... 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

How Healthcare Interoperability Affects Information Security

May 9, 2019

The evolution of healthcare interoperability includes the exchange of patient information across organizations, vendors, technologies, and geographical boundaries. In some national debates, interoperability is defined... More