How to Win Hearts and Minds for New Healthcare Technology

By Patrick Allen, Managing Director, Strategy and Transformation Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part blog post on technology and workflow. Read Part 1 here.      In the first part of this blog post, I discussed how healthcare systems often make the mistake of adopting new digital technology without considering their desired workflows. …

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing New Healthcare Technology

By Patrick Allen, Managing Director, Strategy and Transformation The lure of new healthcare technology can be hard to resist. It’s shiny and state of the art and promises to solve all your problems. It whispers, buy me and your troubles will disappear. Unfortunately, it often doesn’t work that way. We see clients all the time…

Simplifying the Clinician’s Toolbox

By Steve Merritt, Senior Solutions Director Multi-purpose tools are useful things. There’s a reason why the Swiss Army knife has been popular for more than 130 years. It’s simple, compact, easy to use and performs multiple tasks.  Contrast that with the average clinician’s digital toolbox crammed with single-purpose tools, multiple devices and incompatible applications and…

4 Keys to a Successful Healthcare IT Project

4 Keys to a Successful Healthcare IT Project

By Kristene Erwin, Manager, Client Services The digital transformation of a healthcare system is an amazing thing. Done well, it produces better patient experiences and outcomes, eases the burden on clinicians and staff and allows operations to proceed with fewer interruptions and inefficiencies. When I manage these projects, it’s gratifying to see how deeply all…

How HIT Consultants Can Keep You From Drowning in the Vendor Soup

When a consultant is being a true partner to a client, they are like a sponge absorbing everything within the organization’s vicinity — from the people and the culture to the inner workings, technology, and processes. Working with the right HIT consulting partners can facilitate the selection of technology, simplify the process of using it,…