Impact Insights

Happy Career, Happy Life

September 29, 2014

As a healthcare IT recruiter, I am fortunate to have a career that I love and allows me to continually grow professionally. However, I frequently... 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

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

Week in Review 9/19/14

September 19, 2014

Happy National Health IT Week! Is Congress getting into the spirit of National Health IT Week, too? One of this year’s “Asks” was related to minimizing... More

National Health IT Week – the Funnies Section

September 18, 2014

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What’s the Value of Health IT? What do you think?

September 17, 2014

In preparing for this year’s National Health IT Week for which Impact Advisors is a Proud Partner, we thought it would be interesting to find... More

What is the Value of Health IT?

September 16, 2014

Pondering this question for me has been quite a challenge and I’ve decided it’s primarily because I’m not sure we’re “there” yet. Maybe a better... More

Welcome to National Health IT Week

September 15, 2014

Good Monday Morning to everyone! Impact Advisors is pleased to be participating in National Health IT Week as a Proud Partner with HIMSS. This is... More

Week in Review 9/12/2014

September 12, 2014

After much speculation and anticipation, Apple finally unveiled the “Apple Watch” this week. In terms of health and wellness features, the device will have an... More

Roadmap to Successful Data Conversion

September 8, 2014

Historical data conversion is a crucial piece of an EMR implementation in the healthcare IT industry.  Conversion of legacy data requires extensive planning and considerable... More

Meaningful Use Final Rule

September 3, 2014

On Friday 8/29/14, CMS published the long awaited final rule on MU flexibility in 2014. Unfortunately for many providers, the special reporting options will not... More

Meaningful Use Considerations & Check Lists for On-Boarding New Physicians

September 2, 2014

With Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 in full swing, and Stage 3 on the horizon, most organizations are up to speed with Eligible Professional (EP)... 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

Pinching Myself to Make Sure this is Real…

August 27, 2014

In August of 2010, I decided it was time for a job change. My current role at a local health system was stale, and a... More

A Great Start to a Career in Healthcare IT

August 25, 2014

As a 2013 graduate of Ball State University’s Center for Information and Communication Sciences I was lined up to start work with Impact Advisors two... More