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

 The 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 […]

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 Services, […]

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 in both […]

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

By Freeman Scott, Director – Revenue Cycle PracticeRevenue cycle management 2015 Recap2015 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 few of […]

We’ve Done IT Before: Merge Implementation

 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 facilities. The Merge Cardiology Suite was chosen to unify their Cardiology Services in Echo, Stress, Nuclear Medicine, Vascular Services, Hemodynamics Monitoring, and […]

The Phases of Application Remediation

By Freeman Scott, Director – Revenue Cycle PracticeIntroductionNow that we have defined what it means to conduct an application remediation, the time has come to fill in the blanks for each step of the process. Remember, the primary objective of the project is to use data analytics in making informed decisions about reducing the number […]

The Business Case for Application Remediation

By Freeman Scott, Director – Revenue Cycle PracticeOver the last few weeks, I have been searching for a formal definition for the term ‘application remediation.’ I suppose I started on my quest with a preconceived definition in mind, and soon found I had stumbled upon an issue facing all healthcare organizations: defining what is really […]