Monday, 31 October 2016

Enactment of Healthcare Reforms, Including PPCA, Drives the HCIT Solutions Market by Deepa Tatkare


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S., about 1.2 million vacancies would be available for registered nurses from 2014 to 2022. 

The demand of home healthcare is expected to increase and drive the healthcare IT solutions & services such as telehealth, telemedicine, and mHealth during the forecast period to meet the demand-supply gap

Enactment of Healthcare Reforms Including Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Drives the Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) Solutions Market 

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Friday, 28 October 2016

What 2017 has in Store for Physicians? by Aiden Spencer, @aidenspencer15

The coming year is going to be tough if you’re a physician. There are several things that are going to change. It is important to be prepared about the coming changes in regulations, and what is required from a practice. This article will provide a brief summary about the coming changes, and what you can expect from 2017.


Before 2017

The year hasn’t completed ended yet but the healthcare industry has been bombarded with changes. The recent ending of the ICD-10 grace period has been the first major change leading into 2017. It has effected many practices in a number of different ways. It should be remembered that in the long run going electronic will benefit the entire industry. 

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Friday, 21 October 2016

3 P's framework - 7D's Process Foundation by Prashantha Sawhney


focus on Process as it relates to the "how" the work is to be done

This article is a continuation of my previous post - 3 P's framework - People are the key. We now focus on Process as it relates to the "how" the work is to be done.

There is a plethora of options in terms of processes one can follow to be successful. Across software literature one come across many variations and combinations of the "D.." verbs typically used in software development. One that is simple to use and remember is called 7D's.

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Friday, 14 October 2016

3 P's framework - People are the key - Prashantha Sawhney

We focus on People - "who" do the work. While it is important to have a good efficient team, it is equally important to have some norms for them to be successful

This article is a continuation of my previous post - 3 P's framework to be successful. We focus on People - "who" do the work. While it is important to have a good efficient team, it is equally important to have some norms for them to be successful.

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Thursday, 13 October 2016

Reducing Leakage in Admissions, Pharmacy and Diagnostics at Hospitals by Baljit Singh, @mtatva

Typical advised diagnostics in OPD in hospitals ranges from 20% to up to 50% depending on specialty and month of the year. You really need to see how many of these are being lost to competition nearby

Hospitals have two big challenges to stay profitable. First, they have to continuously work to get new patients to discover their hospital. Second, most important aspect, is to get as much revenue from each patient visit. The second one drives both top-line and bottom-line significantly, but is also the least understood process due to inherent limitations.

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Saturday, 8 October 2016

Why Do We Want #Interoperability? by @Matt_R_Fisher

Interoperability, to a large degree, comes down to having a fully unified healthcare system where data is always available


A lot of time and attention has been put into the notion of interoperability by almost every stakeholder in the healthcare system. Those interested in the issue include patients, providers, vendors and the government. Why has interoperability received so much focus, though? It may be possible to answer that question by stating that interoperability contains a large element of the common good.

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Monday, 3 October 2016

Steps to Performance Transformation by Ritesh Dogra @Ritesh_Medium

Take a step back and think on the fundamental question – ‘Have I created enough value in my current business model?’

Since the last year, we undertook quite a few ‘Performance Transformation’ projects. This was a pleasant change – existing healthcare providers trying to transform themselves and this had nothing to do with increasing bed occupancy either! So what is performance transformation?

Simply stating, Performance Transformation is Creating Value in Existing Infrastructure which will differentiate an existing set up in the market. To understand this, lets step back and reflect on a familiar concept, the S-Curve.

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