3 Unexpected Issues to Look Out for During an EMR Go-Live

Posted by The HCI Group on September 21, 2016 at 7:14 PM

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3 Unexpected Issues to Look Out for During an EMR Go-Live

During an EMR Go-Live, there are a number of project activities that your organization can expect to encounter. End user preparedness, the development of a training program, and proper charging procedures are all areas you most likely are already planning for and thinking about.  

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Topics: Go-Live, Go-Live Support

4 Remote EMR Training Considerations

Posted by The HCI Group on September 19, 2016 at 4:59 PM

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4 Remote EMR Training Considerations

A new system implementation is an exciting time for an organization; knowing how to properly operate and use it once it’s implemented is of the utmost importance. There are several different methods that can be used when developing an EMR Training Program.  An increasingly popular choice is to utilize remote training.

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Topics: Training, EMR

Cerner Training: 4 Areas Your Organization Can’t Overlook

Posted by The HCI Group on September 15, 2016 at 2:15 PM

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Cerner Training: 4 Areas Your Organization Can’t Overlook

A Cerner Implementation marks a transitionary time for your organization. You are making a huge IT investment that should lead to both time and money saved, as well as improved care for your patients. In order to reap these rewards, however, it is vital that your Cerner Training project incorporate real-life simulations, the proper equipment and hardware, and productive classroom time for your end users.

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Topics: Cerner, Training

EMR Go-Live: Managing Your Budget, Command Structure, and Support Team

Posted by The HCI Group on September 13, 2016 at 12:16 PM

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EMR Go-Live: Managing Your Budget, Command Structure, and Support Team

Due to the great deal of change that an EMR Go-Live can bring, many organizations view them as a very intimidating and draining experience. However, this does not need to be the case, as knowing how to manage your budget, utilize a command structure, and apply a good support team can help your organization provide better care and save money.

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Topics: EHR Go-Live, Go-Live Support

Epic Ambulatory Go-Live: 3 Tips to Avoid Revenue Loss

Posted by The HCI Group on September 8, 2016 at 4:46 PM

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Epic Ambulatory Go-Live: 3 Tips to Avoid Revenue Loss

An Epic ambulatory implementation, especially one that covers multiple sites and incorporates both clinical and financial applications, can significantly disrupt an organization’s revenue. In this blog, HCI Revenue Cycle expert Chelsea Wyatt discusses ways in which an organization can guard against revenue disruption during an ambulatory implementation.

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Topics: Epic, Revenue Cycle, Go-Live Support, Epic Go-Live

3 Things You Need To Know Before Beginning Your EHR Training Program

Posted by The HCI Group on September 1, 2016 at 1:55 PM

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3 Things You Need To Know Before Beginning Your EHR Training Program

With all of the organizational change that occurs during an implementation, it’s easy to unintentionally overlook some key aspects of setting up an EHR Training Program. Classroom training and backfilling will lead to added, and sometimes unexpected, costs. Additionally, remember that your staff must be trained before they can sign on to the new system. Among other things, failure to keep these factors in mind can result in lost time and may affect your budget. In this post, The HCI Group’s EVP Bob Steele offers three key points to remember during the on-going process of an EHR Training Project.

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8 Strategies for an Effective EMR Go-Live

Posted by The HCI Group on August 31, 2016 at 4:48 PM

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8 Strategies for an Effective EMR Go-Live

An EMR implementation will transform your organization in many ways. Prior to go-live and eventual optimization, however, there are many steps that your organization must go through to ensure that your end users are all ready for the change. In this post, The HCI Group’s Executive Vice President Bob Steele takes us through the eight steps an organization will need to follow during Go-Live to achieve high end-user adoption rates and sustainment.

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Topics: Go-Live Support

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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Topics: Training

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

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