Population Health, Mergers Are Key Revenue Cycle Management Trends

Hospitals evaluating their revenue cycle management strategies may wish they had a crystal ball at their disposal. Healthcare IT Leaders National Accounts Director Joe Mauro says institutions are trying to predict the impact of Accountable Care reimbursement models as they plan for the future. “We’re moving away from fee-for-service to a model where hospitals get paid […]

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A New First Step: Do You Know Where Your PHI Data Is?

Healthcare CEOs and CIOs, their IT consultants, outsourced services and other vendors are investing considerable time and resources improving data security, with a sharp focus on protected healthcare information (PHI).  No surprise, since executives for all these organizations are accountable for the PHI data they touch, regardless of where a breach may surface along the […]

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10 Cerner Accounts to Follow on Twitter

In our quest to find the best Cerner-focused Twitter accounts, we found a lot of Cerner employees—and a lot of tweeting about Kansas City barbeque and the World Champion Royals baseball team. But we also found plenty of great content about the company and its offerings, Cerner’s innovation at its client hospitals, and some executive […]

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What is Epic Cupid?

Cupid may sound like a dating website, but its day-to-day use in a cardiology setting is more functional than romantic. Epic Cupid is Epic Systems’ cardiovascular information system module, providing order entry, scheduling, procedure documentation and structured reporting for cardiology. It also handles associated functions such as analytical reporting, results communication and charging. Cupid (originally […]

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7 TED Talks Healthcare IT Professionals Should See

In a workday filled with big projects, how much time do you leave for big thinking? Probably not much if you’re a typical healthcare IT professional working in what author Daniel Forrester calls “a constant fog of action and immediacy.” Here’s our suggestion to cut through the fog: take a daily TED break. For the […]

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Hiring for an Epic Implementation? Start With a Plan

The decision to buy and implement an Epic Systems electronic health record (EHR) is typically one of the largest strategic investments a hospital or health system will make. With Epic at the center of your patient care strategy, you will want to hire the best and brightest Epic-skilled talent you can find. But here's the […]

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Meet the Recruiter: Candace Bush

Consultant Advisor Candace Bush has a lengthy history in human resources and recruiting, having held various roles in the industry for 27 years. A graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Chattanooga native, Candace moved to Atlanta in 1998 to "be in the big city," and she's been matching people all over the […]

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