Insights and Impact

Our Experts Weigh In


Impact Advisors’ experts are often asked to contribute to articles on industry trends and other newsworthy topics. The following links will take you directly to the magazines, journals and newspapers where our thought leaders have shared their expertise.

January 2019

Rethinking RCM Strategies in an Evolving Payment LandscapeHealthcare Innovation (formerly Healthcare Informatics)

“Revolutionizing” Healthcare: How Non-Traditional Players are Shaking Up the SectorHealthcare Innovation

December 2018

4 KPIs IT should ditch (and what to measure instead)

How to Build a Balanced Healthcare Cybersecurity

AI, IoT, Medical Devices Top Health Cybersecurity Predictions for

November 2018

Amazon Launches Machine Learning Initiative to Mine Data from EHRsHealthcare Informatics

CMS Needs a Translator to Demystify MACRA ModelsModern Healthcare

Olympic Marathons: Performance Improvement Initiatives Help to Power the Long RaceHealthcare Informatics

How Digital is Creating an Experience Economy (Part One of a Two-Part Series)Cognizant

October 2018

(Part 1) Q&A with Impact Advisors Co-Founders Peter Smith and Andrew

(Part 2) Q&A with Impact Advisors Co-Founders Peter Smith and Andrew Smith –

The Value of Shared InformationHIMSS Health IT Week

But What About Quality? Refocusing EHR Implementation Efforts on The Real Reason at Spectrum – Scottsdale Institute Teleconference

Li-Fi: An Overview, Part 1 – Purpose and FunctionIEEE Internet Initiative

Li-Fi: Part 2 – Opportunities and Barriers – IEEE Internet Initiative

September 2018

CMS Draft Specifications for 2019 QPP and IPPS Final Rule – Scottsdale Institute Teleconference

Why IT-Business Alignment Still

In the Emerging World of Risk-Based Contracting, Data Analytics Is a Foundational NecessityHealthcare Informatics

August 2018

June 2018

TEFCA in a Nutshell: How it May Affect HIEs and Interoperability – Scottsdale Institute Teleconference

Deidentification Done RightFor The Record

The Path To Better Management Of Healthcare Data –

CEO and CIO Priorities for Tech-Enabled HealthcareScottsdale Institute Roundtable

May 2018

A Cloudy HIT Policy Picture is Beginning to Clear UpHealthcare Informatics

The Push Towards Value-Based Care Is Forcing the HIT Vendor Market Forward – Healthcare Informatics

The true cost of switching EHRsMedical Economics

April 2018

Digital Health: The Journey to Consumer CentricityScottsdale Institute Teleconference (requires sign-in)

March 2018

Swinging the Cybersecurity Pendulum: Can New Strategies “Reverse the Curse?”Healthcare Informatics

How to Prepare for the New, Fast-Approaching General Data Protection RegulationsScottsdale Institute (requires sign-in)

February 2018

The Tech Portion of MIPS is Easier Than Meaningful UsePhysicians Practice

What the Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire partnership means for healthcare: 35 executives respondBecker’s Hospital CFO Report

Change Healthcare Pushes Scale, Finds Value in BlockchainHealthIT Analytics

Where Is Network Segmentation Headed? One Industry Expert Has a Good Idea Healthcare Informatics

5 lessons that CIOs learned in 2017mrc’s Cup of Joe Blog

Scottsdale Institute 2017 CIO Fall Summit: A New World of Healthcare ITHealthcare Informatics

January 2018

How Do You Design Population Health Management Tools to Address High-Risk PopulationsPopulation Health News

December 2017

Information Blocking Prevention in MIPS (Audio Recording) (Slides) – Scottsdale Institute Teleconference (requires sign-in)

November 2017

Concern Grows Over Doc Readiness for Quality Payment ProgramHealthData Management

Meeting the Need for Gender-Affirmation ServicesHealthLeaders Media

Constructing an Analytics Strategy (Details) – Scottsdale Institute Summit, October 2017

October 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network Blockchain Innovation Project Scottsdale Institute Teleconference

Care Reimagined: Why Digital Health Needs to Be at the

September 2017

Revenue Cycle Transformation During an ImplementationBecker’s Healthcare Revenue Cycle Conference in Chicago

MIPS & MACRA Proposed Rule: What’s Changed for 2018 and Beyond, Part IVScottsdale Institute Teleconference

The Right Mix For the Record Magazine

Healthcare Onboarding Best Practices: 4 Ways to Strengthen Your ProcessPreCheck Blog

August 2017

Physician Engagement at Houston Methodist: Let Doctors Be DoctorsScottsdale Institute

July 2017

Breaking Down the Blockchain: What Every Healthcare CIO Needs to Know –

45 Hospital and Healthcare Executives Outline the Hospital of the

Effective Resource Management: Technology & Talent: Creating a Culture of Empowerment for

HIStalk Interviews Peter Smith, CEO, Impact

June 2017

EHR Value Realization: Rx for

Walking the Talk: Six Ways Positive Habits Promote Values Every

Product Breakouts: Clinical Information

EHR Value Realization: Rx for

May 2017

Most Interesting Vendors 2017: What’s Behind the Epic Juggernaut?

Caradigm Carves Out a Niche in Rapidly Developing

April 2017

EHR Insider: Patient Engagement Proving to Be

In an Ever-Intensifying Threat Environment, Healthcare CISOs Become Part of the Bigger

March 2017

Readers Write: In a Fog about the Cloud?

In a Top-Heavy EHR Market, Optimization Becomes the

One on One with Impact Advisors’ Peter Smith

Ask the Thought Leaders: What’s the Future of the IoT?

February 2017

Cybersecurity as a ‘Team Sport’: Governance, Organization, Strategy and Tactics

An Interoperability Progress Report: Overcoming Hurdles to Sharing Patient

January 2017

Achieving Value-Based Payment Success: Implications for IT and the

Everything Doctors Should Know about  ICD-10

Healthcare’s Latest Interoperability