It seems that there isn’t enough time to get everything done that is currently required by HIPAA, ARRA, and state and regional priorities – not to mention the consumer driven strategies that you were *hoping* to deploy to differentiate your business and gain competitive advantage. Although large and numerous projects are required, it is nearly […]
Blogs from this Author
CRM for HIE and REC – just what the doctor ordered.
We’re seeing a lot of interest in using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software to market to, communicate with, and to track provider interests and relationships in HIE’s and REC’s. If you haven’t thought about using CRM for this purpose yet, here is why you might want to…
We’d love to meet you at HIMSS 2010 in Atlanta!
We’ll be in booth 9049 and we’d love for you to stop by to meet our Healthcare Directors/Bloggers John White and Tim Roberts as well as Liza Sisler, some of our technology experts and myself. We’ll be working with our partners IBM, Oracle and Microsoft to share information on their latest healthcare solutions as well […]
Why the Meaningful Use criteria won’t increase provider adoption levels…
Ultimately we all expect that healthcare IT will improve the quality of care and lower costs. I was *hoping* that the Meaningful Use (MU) criteria would help get us there by solving the biggest issue that we have today – low levels of provider adoption of EHR. I was *hoping* that the MU criteria, combined […]
Security of Health Information – where to start
Many thanks to Feisal for his comments on security. I am noticing a new awareness in healthcare regarding security and privacy of PHI. The original HIPAA regs on these topics were enforced (look here for enforcement and resolution data) when a complaint was made. But no proactive procedure was in place to ensure that you […]
What healthcare can learn from other industries
Working at Perficient gives me the benefit of seeing what other industries are doing with technology and allows me to incorporate those best practices into healthcare solutions. I see information management as one particular place that the experiences of other industries can add a lot of value to healthcare.
EHR – Why less is often more…
Having devoted 10 years of my life to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) space, I have seen many EHR product vendors come full circle backwards. And in my opinion this is great for Health Information Exchange (HIE), hospitals, provider groups and patients. Early EHR (EMR, CPR…) development focused on delivery of complex products that were […]