Winning Through Culture

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By Brian Dorsey, Chief Culture Officer and Mindy Braithwaite, Vice President of Administration, Sellers Dorsey November 2020- To compete for talent and win in the business of health care, be intentional about company culture. Every company has a workplace culture whether or not its management guides that culture with intention. Like the temperature in a… Read more »

Is Value-Based Care Stalled?

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By Kevin Hutchinson, CEO, Apervita October 2020 – Value-based care remains widely misunderstood by many across the healthcare industry. Much of this confusion stems from our collective inclination to misinterpret activity as progress, and that misinterpretation has created plenty of frustration among payers, providers and regulators. The truth is, we’re failing to see the bigger… Read more »

The Next Epidemic: Data Breaches and HIPAA Violations

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by Geoff Halstead, GoCircle, Inc.  September 2020– The global impact of COVID-19 has dramatically accelerated existing trends by fundamentally requiring companies of all sizes to quickly adopt a remote engagement and distributed collaboration strategy for their customers, employees and business partners. The early indicators – and our collective lived experience – tells us that this… Read more »

Have You Lost Your Job?

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by Jim Gibson, President, Gibson Consultants I remember the first time I lost my job. It was terrifying. I was the sole breadwinner, with three small children and a mortgage. If you’ve recently lost your job, I know how you feel and I hope the tips below will help. In the days following my job… Read more »

We Need to be There in Person… Or, Maybe Not

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by Doug Cusick, CEO, TransformativeMED August 2020- COVID-19 is challenging everything we thought about what can be accomplished at a distance Six months ago, few U.S. economic and business experts would have thought that companies could be productive with 66% of employees working from home. Certainly, many industries and the economy have suffered due to… Read more »

What Would My Replacement Do?

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by Edwin Miller July 2020 – “I’ve been fired more times than anyone in this room.” – Ken Schwaber, Inventor of SCRUM, while teaching an early SCRUM certification course. I’ll admit it.  I’ve had many job changes since the early ‘90s when I started in HIT.  It should be no surprise then that I’m familiar… Read more »

The Day Music Changed the World

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by Jim Gibson, President, Gibson Consultants June 2020 – These past few months have been rough, rougher than anything we’ve seen in some time. They’ve provoked intense emotions and exposed raw nerves. As a nation we feel worn down. Yet, we’re approaching Independence Day, when we come together as Americans – in spirit, if not… Read more »

Automation in Healthcare: Not Just “Nice to Have”

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by Linda Stotsky, Content Marketing Strategist, Boston Software Systems May 2020 – As reflected in February’s Healthcare Musings, “Healthcare AI is here to stay;” artificial Intelligence (AI) is being referred to as a “must have” for technology vendors looking to make their claim in the Health IT market. AI in healthcare is expected to reach… Read more »

Preparing for New Challenges in Mental Health with Natural Language Processing (NLP)

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by Elizabeth Marshall, Director of Clinical Analytics at Linguamatics, an IQVIA company April 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic has made its mark on every aspect of our lives. Not only has COVID-19 threatened our physical health, it has also created huge economic challenges, altered our social routines, and forced us to stay at home. We… Read more »

The Difficult Reality of Immunizations in Ambulatory Care

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by Wanda Filer, Head of Medical Affairs, VaxCare March 2020 – Measles, influenza, Hepatitis A and many other vaccine preventable disease stories fill the headlines today. While we see a lot of coverage about the anti-vaccine movement, there are other under-appreciated barriers to increasing adult and pediatric vaccine rates occurring in many ambulatory care practices… Read more »