EHR Training Best Practices: Part 3 of 3

Posted by The HCI Group on August 26, 2016 at 11:55 AM

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EHR Training Best Practices: Part 3 of 3

Following the 12 tips from the first two EHR Training Best Practices posts, part 3 presents the final six tips for EHR training program success from HCI's own Stephen Tokarz. If you haven't read the first two parts, you can catch up here: part 1 and part 2

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8 Solutions to Healthcare Data Migration Problems (Part 2)

Posted by The HCI Group on August 25, 2016 at 10:05 AM

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8 Solutions to Healthcare Data Migration Problems (Part 2)

If you missed the first part of this series, you can catch up by clicking here.

Care providers need quick access to patient histories that are thorough and accurate. Knowing your hospital’s workflow and focusing on clinically relevant information are key to avoiding healthcare data migration problems. Knowing what errors can occur during a migration and having an extensive knowledge of your legacy EHR and your new EHR will help you minimize the problems and errors that can occur during your data migration project.

In this post, The HCI Group’s VPs of Integration Services, Mark Jackson and Scott Hassler, take a look at solutions to the final four of the eight most common healthcare data migration problems.

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Topics: data migration

EHR Training Best Practices: Part 2 of 3

Posted by The HCI Group on August 24, 2016 at 4:38 PM

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EHR Training Best Practices: Part 2 of 3

 

In part one one of our EHR Training Best Practices series, the HCI Group’s SVP of Training and Activation, Stephen Tokarz, gave us his first few tips to a successful EHR Training project. In part two, we will take a look at some more proven practices that can guide your organization through your EHR Training Program.

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Topics: Training

8 Solutions to Healthcare Data Migration Problems (Part 1)

Posted by The HCI Group on August 23, 2016 at 4:21 PM

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8 Solutions to Healthcare Data Migration Problems (Part 1)

Unlike the process used in many other industries, where you can often simply pull records from one source and insert them into another, healthcare data migration is not as simple as transferring information between systems. Migrating data to a new electronic health record system requires expertise in the legacy EHR, as well the new one, with an emphasis on patient care. The HCI Group’s VPs of Integration Services, Mark Jackson and Scott Hassler, take a look at solutions to four common healthcare data migration problems.

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Topics: data migration

EHR Training Best Practices: Part 1 of 3

Posted by The HCI Group on August 22, 2016 at 4:07 PM

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EHR Training Best Practices: Part 1 of 3

If you are just beginning your new EHR Training program, one of the first questions you will probably be asking yourself is simple. Where do I begin? Whether you are wondering where to start or have already begun the training process, we know the best practices that can help your EHR Training project be successful.

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Topics: Training

How to Become Epic Certified and Why You Should Do It

Posted by The HCI Group on August 19, 2016 at 9:29 AM

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How to Become Epic Certified and Why You Should Do It

With an array of different modules and over 190 million patient records, Epic is on one the most comprehensive and popular EHRs on the market. As such, Epic certifications are highly valued by many organizations and can be the key to a successful career in the healthcare IT field.

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Topics: Epic, Epic Certified

MEDITECH Training: 4 Areas That Require Special Consideration

Posted by The HCI Group on August 18, 2016 at 10:51 AM

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MEDITECH Training: 4 Areas That Require Special Consideration

Training is one of the most important and pivotal aspects to the implementation of your MEDITECH EMR, and it will go a long way to determine the success of your project as a whole. In this post, The HCI Group’s Executive Vice President Bob Steele takes a look at some unique opportunities to meet the needs of often overlooked end user needs in order to ensure success during your MEDITECH training project.

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Topics: Training, Meditech

Epic Credentialed Trainers: Before, During & Post Go-Live

Posted by The HCI Group on August 16, 2016 at 12:30 PM

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Epic Credentialed Trainers: Before, During & Post Go-Live

Editors Note: This post was originally published in September 2013 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

An Epic Implementation takes a team effort—it is important to remember that everyone has their own crucial role. For example, C-level management will have to make strategic and difficult decisions. The testing leads will also have their hands full. However, when it is time for your Epic Go-Live, everyone will be working together to ensure that it is successful. In this post, we touch on one of the most underrated elements of any implementation: the Epic credentialed trainer. Most likely, your organization has at least a few credentialed trainers on staff to run training sessions. However, much of their value comes from activities other than just teaching classes.  It is important to utilize credentialed trainers to their full potential, as they are such valuable resources pre and post go-live.  

There are three areas in which an Epic credentialed trainer can profoundly benefit your organization’s implementation:

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Topics: Epic, Training, Epic Implementation

Epic Community Connect: 7 Keys to Unlocking Your ROI

Posted by The HCI Group on July 18, 2016 at 4:47 PM

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Epic Community Connect: 7 Keys to Unlocking Your ROI

Now that many Epic implementations are complete, attention has turned to the community of providers. Hospitals, in an effort to solidify referral patterns, enhance primary care and grow their business, have begun to offer their Epic Community Connect technology platform to the community. Yet many healthcare IT departments are simply NOT ready. In his Epic Community Connect webinar, HCI’s VP of Community Outreach Services, Scott Jacobs, answers 7 key questions you should ask in order to make your program a success, and make sure you are maximizing your ROI for Epic.

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Epic Community Connect: 4 Initial Considerations

Posted by The HCI Group on July 13, 2016 at 11:56 AM

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Epic Community Connect: 4 Initial Considerations

If your organization has already implemented Epic, you may be considering reaching out and extending it into the community. In this blog, HCI's VP of Community Outreach, Scott Jacobs, discusses what to consider before beginning an Epic Community Connect project.

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Topics: Epic Community Connect

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