When EHR Enablement is Like a Fragile House of Cards

I was a kid who loved creating a house of cards. The structures relied on both balance and friction in order to stay upright. Card houses built on a shaky foundation collapsed quickly. The fun, for me, was seeing how tall I could build these structures without collapse. I built my houses with strong foundationsContinue reading “When EHR Enablement is Like a Fragile House of Cards”

Healthcare Automation Technology Trends in 2020

As we approach 2020, it’s time to head to the crystal ball and predict the biggest healthcare automation technology trends for the coming year. Not surprisingly, 2020 will continue to focus on digital transformation. For patients, this means a greater focus on prevention, quality, and access, while for providers it translates to improvements in technologyContinue reading “Healthcare Automation Technology Trends in 2020”

The Benefits of Automation in Healthcare

Three out of four health systems and hospitals cite efficiency as one of the top financial issues when trying to cut waste and improve overall performance. Healthcare organizations have not fully realized the benefits of automation. Those who have implemented automation solutions have seen marked reductions in cost and overall improvements in productivity. Revenue CycleContinue reading “The Benefits of Automation in Healthcare”

How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Fits Into the Future of Healthcare

Is RPA New to Healthcare? No, robotic process automation (RPA) has been available for almost 30 years. The power of RPA is working behind the scenes to move data between applications or from file to the application. It replaces back-end solutions that used to take months, or even years, to complete. The healthcare RPA approachContinue reading “How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Fits Into the Future of Healthcare”

Top Healthcare Technology Trends in 2020

As we wind down 2019, it’s time to head to the crystal ball and predict the biggest healthcare technology trends for the coming year. Not surprisingly, 2020 will continue to focus on digital transformation. For patients, this means a greater focus on prevention, quality, and access, while for providers it translates to improvements in technologyContinue reading “Top Healthcare Technology Trends in 2020”

5 Myths About Automation in Healthcare

Automation, RPA, AI… it seems these are the buzzwords of 2019. Many leaders, inside and outside of healthcare, have indicated interest in applying automation as part of their organization’s strategic goals, and why not? Get more done with less, sign me up! As hospitals and patient care organizations are increasingly implementing enterprise EHRs and dealingContinue reading “5 Myths About Automation in Healthcare”

Power a Digital Workforce for Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management costs consistently rank as some of the largest expenses for healthcare and hospital systems. What can be done to better manage rising costs and tighten up cost structures? Here are five examples of applications and processes where a digital workforce, supplied through intelligent automation, is most effective: Charges to Cost Centers, OrderContinue reading “Power a Digital Workforce for Supply Chain Management”

To Create Success, Focus on the End User

How do you measure success? Some measure it by outward appearances, a salary package, job title, or a new house. Others focus more attention to inward measurements of success like a level of satisfaction, good health, a depth of well-being and a heart filled with compassion. The latter definitions are much like our vision forContinue reading “To Create Success, Focus on the End User”

Why Use Automation in Healthcare?

Automation Delivers Performance and Economy Hospitals and health systems are multidimensional business entities, laden with data-driven processes impacting a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Automation closes any gaps in communication, while organizing and accelerating the flow of data. Think of automation as a digital workforce, inputting volumes of data with 100% accuracy, and eliminatingContinue reading “Why Use Automation in Healthcare?”

How Healthcare Wins with Automation, AI, and Machine Learning

Quality and Consistency Automation ensures that every action is performed the same way, with high quality, reliable results. This reduces the amount of time spent perfecting one task, or inputting manual data elements as a corrective action. Information is input the same way every time, eliminating repetitive processes and improving organizational productivity. As healthcare becomesContinue reading “How Healthcare Wins with Automation, AI, and Machine Learning”