Impact Insights

Week in Review 12/5/14

December 5, 2014

Per a new report from CMS in Health Affairs, U.S. healthcare spending increased 3.6% in 2013, but growth was down from 2012, when spending increased... More

Epic Epic Upgrades

November 17, 2014

Version upgrades are a common biannual process that all Epic customers spend countless hours and significant amounts of energy to implement. Although in the end,... More

Gimme an I, Gimme a T, Gimme an I, Gimme a L, ITIL!

October 15, 2014

Introduction: Let’s start by saying that I am a not your typical “process person.” I am organized in “my way,” meaning I know exactly what... More

Healthcare Trends 2014, White Paper Preview

October 13, 2014

Without a doubt, healthcare is in another period of profound revolution. But then again, when hasn’t it been? There are always so many emerging trends... 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 7/11/14

July 11, 2014

Hospitals & Health Networks reports that analytics and population health were big themes in their 2014 “Most Wired” survey.  According to the story, more than 60%... More

Looking at MU Hardship Exceptions in 2014

March 31, 2014

Moving forward, hospitals and eligible professionals (EPs) who fail to achieve meaningful use (MU) in any year will be subject to penalties.  Given that some... More