Impact Insights

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

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

Doctor, Doctor! On Effectively Communicating with Physicians Part III

August 18, 2014

How to Think Like a Physician When Designing Keep it simple when designing systems for physicians.  While it may not be simple to build, an... More

Week in Review 8/15/2014

August 15, 2014

25.5% of hospitals had a “comprehensive” EHR in 2013, while 33.4% had a “basic” EHR, according to a great, and very detailed, report published by... More

Week in Review 8/8/2014

August 8, 2014

Cerner announced it will acquire Siemens Health Services, the healthcare IT unit of Siemens, for $1.3 billion.  The acquisition – which was rumored on HIStalk... More