How Do You Determine the Effectiveness of an IT Solution?

By Jarod Olds | May 18, 2016

There has been much discussion lately in healthcare IT media about judging or determining the effectiveness of an IT solution. These conversations are the result of the plethora of solutions that are available today to aid in the delivery of healthcare. Some are expensive and...

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Creating Healthcare Big Data Lakes Can Improve Operational Efficiency Enterprise-wide

By Will Baker | December 10, 2015

Today’s traditional IT infrastructures often lack the scalability, performance, and analytical capability to help a healthcare organization make timely and targeted decisions. How can a healthcare organization take analytics to the next level to achieve organizational...

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Phynd Platform Facilitates Information Sharing

By Matthew Karges | December 02, 2015

A recent article in Health Data Management chronicled the problems that the OIG has identified with data sharing and EHRs. In particular, OIG stated that providers must do more to improve the flow of information, subject to appropriate privacy and security safeguards.

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Accurate Provider Data Is the Foundation for Good Referral Management

By Peter White | November 18, 2015

Referral management is becoming an increasingly important factor in the delivery of effective healthcare. Physicians encounter patients almost every day that require special treatment beyond their medical specialty. The success of a medical group or a hospital depends on good...

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Accurate Provider Data Plays an Important Role in Meeting Meaningful Use Objectives

By Blake Marable | November 04, 2015

The overarching objective of the Meaningful Use (MU) program was to implement innovative technology measures that would advance overall patient care and improve care delivery.

The EHRIntelligence.com newsletter reported recently that those healthcare providers who effectively...

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Merger Mania Hits Healthcare

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | September 30, 2015

The Wall Street Journal reported recently that healthcare providers and insurers are supersizing. They cite dozens of mergers among hospitals, medical practices and insurance payers, and claim this phenomenon is the result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Five years after...

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Phynd Technologies, Inc. Raises Series A Funding to Accelerate Growth

By Thomas White | September 22, 2015

New capital will allow for rapid expansion of company’s unique Unified Provider Management Platform.

KEARNEY, NE – September 23, 2015 -- Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading healthcare application service provider, announced it has secured $1.1M in Series A equity funding to...

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Medical Staff Credentialing Departments Manage only about 20% of a Hospital’s Provider Base

By Blake Marable | September 16, 2015

Credentialing departments are empowered to manage the background verifications and privileging process at healthcare facilities. Using various credentialing systems, they are excellent at managing this background review of the providers who are on staff.

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The future will be so bright that we will have to wear shades!

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | September 01, 2015
The healthcare industry is undergoing monumental changes. Some of these have been thrust upon us by governmental mandates; others are simply the result of an ever-evolving information technology (IT) environment. Even though industry critics cite such IT challenges as the...
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Merger Mania

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | August 11, 2015

Merger mania is consuming the healthcare industry. We have seen the major insurance companies consolidate into four players, with the latest Anthem/Cigna merger being the largest financial transaction in healthcare history. Hospitals and physician groups are following suit....

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HIMSS 2015 Update: Interoperability a big topic at this years HIMSS Conference and Exhibition

By Adrian Sanabria-Diaz | April 13, 2015

Interoperability seems to be this year’s theme so far at the 2015 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. As several of the industry’s professionals have organized and gathered under one roof, the push to have healthcare experts assist in the design and implementation of...

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Modern day dilemma: How many employees does it take to enroll a new provider in a hospital’s EMR?

By Thomas White | February 04, 2015

Hospitals encounter providers daily that are not profiled in their EMR or financial software systems, they are essentially new to the system. New provider issues start at registration and scheduling, when a patient is being admitted or scheduled for an exam. These front-line...

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