Impact Insights

Data Conversions: Facilitating Success Through Planning

August 15, 2019

When implementing an EMR, the minutiae of data conversion planning can easily be overlooked with the various other tasks occurring in a complex project. You... 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

Top Things to Consider When Starting a Legacy Data Archiving Program

July 22, 2019

There are many reasons why an organization would and should consider a data archival program. The major reasons tend to revolve around reducing costs and... More

Healthcare Integration Methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, or Combined?

July 17, 2019

I’ve been managing projects and programs for over 24 years and in this time I’ve seen all different types of methodologies and approaches to projects.... More

Are Your Revenue Cycle Processes Working Optimally?

June 28, 2019

A recent survey from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) of Chief Financial Officers (CFO’s) names “financial challenges” as their largest worry with revenue... 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

Jumping In the Pool of Denial Management

June 19, 2019

Summer is quickly approaching and now may be a good time to review your denial management strategy. With staff and managers taking well deserved time... More

What’s Keeping Healthcare CIOs up at Night?

June 13, 2019

We often ask the CIOs of our clients, “What’s keeping you up at night?” For years, the most common responses were usually major implementation, dealing... 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

ImpactPalooza 2019 – Awards Presentation

May 24, 2019

Our Impact Advisors family had so much fun together during Impact Palooza 2019! Here are some happy photos from our more formal Thursday evening celebration... More

ImpactPalooza 2019 – Impact Goes to the Movies!

May 17, 2019

Our Impact Advisors’ Winners and guests had a chance to SHINE as their favorite movie or TV character at Impact Palooza 2019 – Impact Goes... 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

Expanding Data Access: Considerations for Decentralizing Analytics

April 30, 2019

Driven by mandatory requirements and the potential to improve the quality of healthcare delivery while reducing the costs, healthcare organizations have become both sources and... More

TEFCA in a Nutshell – Part 2

April 23, 2019

This past Friday (April 19, 2019) Health and Human Services (HHS) released its long awaited update to TEFCA–the “Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement”. This... More

Building The Digital Health Portfolio: Aligning Strategy & Execution

April 19, 2019

Daniel Burnham, the legendary architect and urban planner, thought big. In a 1910 speech to fellow city planners in London, Burnham said, “Make no little... More