Requirements Extraction / Capture / Development / Specification…or, Building a Common Mental Picture

Parker Smith is a tenured MMY associate with 30 years as an IT consulting veteran. A graduate of West Point, Parker’s intelligence, dedication and work ethic has made him one of our most sought after analysts. His background includes project management, reporting systems development, application development, relational database design and implementation, business intelligence analysis, and

Strategies for Optimizing Self Pay Accounts And Small Balance Collections in the Revenue Cycle

By Freeman Scott, Director – Revenue Cycle Practice The rising cost of healthcare is a major concern for all healthcare organizations. There are several drivers that contribute to rising health care costs: an aging population, increases in the cost to treat the chronically ill, the rising cost of prescription drugs, and malpractice and injury awards

We’ve Done IT Before: EHR Report Migration and Development for Surgical Module Implementation

The client: A busy hospital, implementing a surgical scheduling and tracking module for their existing Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) system, as a replacement for their existing standalone surgical system. The challenge: Migrate dozens of surgical reports from the standalone system to the new module, while simultaneously integrating them with existing EHR data and accommodating changes

MMY Presenting “Project Prioritization – A Balancing Act” At The HIMSS National Conference 2017

MMY Consulting, Inc, (MMY) is proud to announce Revenue Cycle Services Practice Director, Freeman Scott, will be leading a Focus Group presentation at the 2017 HIMSS National Conference held February 19-23 at the Orlando County Convention Center. During the conference, CHIME (College of Healthcare Information Executives) Foundation Firms are hosting three days of CIO Focus

We’ve Done IT Before: Structured Project Approach Yields Highly Successful Outcome

Client: A not-for-profit 500+ bed acute care level 1 trauma center. Facilities in the system include the main hospital, a Children’s Hospital, and a Women’s Hospital as well as two smaller satellite hospitals and a medical office group. The system offers comprehensive services such as outpatient diagnostic testing and treatment, orthopedic services, 24-hour emergency/trauma center,

We’ve Done IT Before: Merge Data Migration

  The Client: The client, a regional network of hospitals, clinics, and physician offices, within one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country sought to standardize their Cardiology Imaging System (CardIS) across multiple facilities and business lines. Merge’s Cardiology Suite was chosen to unify their Cardiology Services in Echo, Stress, Nuclear Medicine, Vascular

We’ve Done IT Before: MMY Provides HIM Expertise to Guide Successful Enterprise-Wide ICD-10 Implementation

  The Client: Our client is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare system with four teaching hospitals and over 100 clinical locations. Hospitals include a children’s medical center which is a pediatric Level 1 trauma center, a university medical center, and a nonprofit mental health facility. They also conduct research in the prevention and treatment of stroke,

We’ve Done IT Before: HIM Implementation Support

The Client: A 3000+ bed academic health system, comprised of 16 facilities that includes inpatient units, behavioral health and outpatient facilities. The organization partners with one of the nation’s leading schools of medicine to provide preeminent care and innovative treatments and therapies. It offers several of the region’s most comprehensive clinical programs like oncology, cardiovascular

We’ve Done IT Before: Customized Reporting Solutions

  The Client: Our client is a non-profit retail sales organization operating throughout central Indiana. The organization offers a variety of employment, education, and health services geared toward helping individuals and families become economically self-sufficient. Business Issue: The client was implementing a significant upgrade to their stores’ Retail Sales Management (RSM) system. Data was stored

Healthcare’s Prize Fight: 2016 Market Drivers vs. Revenue Cycle Management

By Freeman Scott, Director – Revenue Cycle Practice Revenue cycle management 2015 recap 2015 has proved to be one of the most interesting and challenging years for healthcare providers, payers, and software vendors. Although the industry as a whole has endured challenges on almost every front, revenue cycle management faced the most fierce competitors. A