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Chris Donahue

Chris Donahue is a director in Perficient's national healthcare practice. He has more than 25 years of technology experience including 20 years in the healthcare industry. Chris provides leadership in revenue cycle and clinical analytics solutions for both providers and health plans and is a trusted adviser to c-level executives.

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Cloud Adoption Coming Slowly but Surely in Healthcare Industry

Despite the popularity of the cloud in other industries, healthcare adoption has been slower. Healthcare professionals identify security and privacy concerns as reasons for low adoption rates. Among the reasons is the disproportionately higher cost of investigating data breaches. According to Ponemon Institute, the average cost-per-record in a healthcare breach is $402 – 80% higher […]

Revenue Cycle Management Requires “Trust But Verify” Mentality

Healthcare Providers depend on their electronic health records (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) solution systems to capture and present metrics so that clinical and operational performance can be reviewed. In particular, RCM solutions/modules position themselves as a key component for spotlighting effective/ineffective processing areas within the “Front-End”, “Middle”, and “Back-End”. Having insights into operating […]

The Information Impact on Providers, Plans, and Consumers

Over the better part of the last decade, most healthcare organizations have significantly invested into technologies like EHRs with Care Management and Population Health support. These investments have equipped their healthcare practitioners with accurate information about their patients necessary to provide timely and appropriate quality clinical care to their patients. Certainly, CMS helped influenced some […]