The shift from fee-for-service to value-based care is well underway, and like it or not, gaining momentum. This shift is accompanied by many questions, a sense of uncertainty and an appetite for guidance. With [...]
Change is never easy, especially in regard to technology and your EHR. When Microsoft ends support SQL Server 2008 R2 in July, it’s understandable to have questions arise. Rather than these questions raising alarm, let [...]
If you’ve been reading our recent series of posts, you’re likely already aware of the many benefits of moving your practice and your EHR to the cloud: speed, flexibility, minimized costs, improved performance, and enhanced [...]
Surprise, surprise! While planning for Microsoft’s end of support for SQL Server 2008 R2, a primary determining factor for your practice should be security. Bear in mind, about 70 percent of ransomware attacks in 2018 [...]
SaaS PaaS IaaS That’s whole lot of a’s and S’s in your alphabet soup. It can also represent a whole lot of confusion. Each of these solutions – Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as [...]
You may have seen this powerful equation in the past: Outcome = Event + Response I’m guessing the outcome you are seeking for your systems environment is one of stability. Did I get that right? [...]
A couple weeks ago I came across the following chart illustrating the growth in EHR adoption since 2011. It was in a LinkedIn post from Jeffrey L. Brown, CIO at Martin's Point Health Care. This chart grabbed my attention, made me scratch my head, and shifted me into a deep state of EHR reflection and time travel. Where have we been since 2011? Where are we now? Where are we going?
Each summer, my extended family gathers at my grandparents cottage in northern Wisconsin to celebrate the 4th of July. It's one of my favorite traditions. It allows some time to declare my independence from the busyness of the day-to-day. As I prepare to embark on this special time, I thought I would share a few paradigms to consider declaring independence from when you return to your practice or organization on July 5th.