The CIO’s Secret Weapon: Automation

Operational continuity in the age of COVID-19 has been difficult for healthcare CIOs. They have been tasked with implementing new technologies like telehealth, while maintaining the safety of their teams and shifting to a work from home environment. In order to prevent long-term disruption, CIOs expect a bigger emphasis on increasing operational efficiency in 2022Continue reading “The CIO’s Secret Weapon: Automation”

Improving the Customer Experience in 2022

Today’s consumers expect a lot from brands. The customer experience (CX) involves everything from the level of service a company provides to the usability and support of its products. It deepens with the “handoff” between sales and support, and carries the weight of the brand’s success, by building deeper connections, greater value and continued loyalty.Continue reading “Improving the Customer Experience in 2022”

Top Healthcare Technology Trends for 2022

There is no one-size-fits-all approach in healthcare. There are many challenges, roadblocks, and ever-changing conditions. This was especially evident in the last year as we worked to support people and improve healthcare processes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As we position CIOs and other HealthIT executives for continued challenges in 2022, we look at trends andContinue reading “Top Healthcare Technology Trends for 2022”

Will Healthcare Recover in 2022?

Hospitals aren’t expecting a return to normal anytime soon. According to the 2022 report by Kaufman Hall, 20% of hospital executives surveyed said they were “extremely concerned” about their financial viability until an effective vaccine or treatment is available, and another 50% said they were “moderately concerned.” Approximately 1 in 3 physicians, APPs, and nursesContinue reading “Will Healthcare Recover in 2022?”

HITsm Holiday Chat: Healthcare IT Holiday Wish List

December 10, 2021 Hosts: @EMRAnswers and @bossoft As we enter the 2021 holiday season, healthcare leaders continue to anticipate the challenges and opportunities that continue to emerge as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare was hit hard in 2020. C-Suite executives say they expect the COVID-19 crisis to be one of the biggest opportunitiesContinue reading “HITsm Holiday Chat: Healthcare IT Holiday Wish List”

CMS Requires COVID-19 Vaccines for Healthcare Staff by January 4th

The Biden Administration is requiring all staff who work at healthcare facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4th, 2022. This emergency order, issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in an effort to protect those healthcare workers and staff on the front lines of the pandemic, is currently on holdContinue reading “CMS Requires COVID-19 Vaccines for Healthcare Staff by January 4th”

The Great Resignation Affects Healthcare

A record-high of 4.4 million people, or 3% of workers, quit their jobs in September according to the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey. Hires and total separations were at 6.5 million and 6.2 million, respectively. Automation tools have proven successful for healthcare organizations looking to alleviate administrative burdens, mitigate turnovers, speedContinue reading “The Great Resignation Affects Healthcare”

Customer Service = Everything

The support you offer your customers – before and after they use your products or services – is what helps them to have an enjoyable, usable, and long-term experience with you. It’s more than just providing answers, it’s an important part of the promise you make as a brand, and the top priority in creatingContinue reading “Customer Service = Everything”

Is RPA the Future of Revenue Sustainability?

2020 was a difficult year for hospitals. Losses due to the pandemic were projected to be at least $323.1 billion in the US. In addition, over three dozen hospitals closed their doors due to fluctuating volumes. And it’s not just hospitals that have been affected. Providers of all kinds — from primary care physicians andContinue reading “Is RPA the Future of Revenue Sustainability?”

5 Benefits of Process Automation In Healthcare

What is Process Automation? Process automation, also known as digital transformation, is the technology-enabled automation of complex business processes. It accelerates the accuracy and speed of tasks by routing information to the right person, at the right time, through user-defined rules and actions. When processes are automated, they require less human involvement which translates toContinue reading “5 Benefits of Process Automation In Healthcare”