3 Ways to Gain Buy-In from Ancillary Providers for Epic Integration

Health systems embarking on Epic integration projects are rarely doing so to exist in a bubble. The goal we often hear from clients is establishing the right healthcare IT solution to support collaborative care, making population health attainable and more efficient. As the days of fee-for-service are behind us, large hospitals must approach their care delivery philosophy as encompassing a whole network of care providers, many of whom may reside outside their network. To this end, getting the...

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The Importance of Communicating Value for Successful Epic Implementations

To successfully implement Epic into hospitals and health systems, there are thousands of hours of work involved. Given the scale and level of commitment required to make Epic go-live successful and EHR adoption a reality, missing a step could result in the entire timeline and project plan sliding completely off track. Take it from us: one of the most critical steps in this process is communication. In particular, communicating VALUE and EXPECTATION to Epic end users is the difference between a...

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Setting the Stage for a Smooth Epic Implementation Starts with the PM

Project Managers are often saddled with much of the responsibility when it comes to the success or struggles of healthcare IT implementation. While it can be a tough burden to bear, it’s nevertheless fair given the important role that PMs play in implementing software like Epic EHR for hospitals. As the resource who sets the cadence, communication rhythms, timelines and overall team dynamic, Epic Project Managers are responsible for creating a clear runway for the rest of the implementation...

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3 Tips for Implementing a HIE That Actually Delivers Value

It is no small effort for healthcare systems to implement a Health Information Exchange (HIE). Whether the goal is electronically traversing a hospital or health system, or connecting the community to improve coordination of care, the task of integrating and leveraging disparate health records is daunting...and yet it’s critical to effectively manage patient populations throughout the course of care.

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How to Deliver the Best Epic Training in the Industry

There are many ways that a health system can choose to implement an EHR such as Epic. Some take the slow and steady approach, while others need fast and furious. Regardless of the pace or size of the implementation team, a critical aspect of EHR implementation is training. Skimping on the right resources and materials for delivering Epic training can make all the difference between a great Go-Live and one that fails to launch.

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314e Named 2018 Best in KLAS for Technical Services

Fremont, CA, February 6, 2018 - 314e Corporation, a leader in healthcare information technology services and solutions, announced today that it has been named 2018 Best in KLAS for Technical Services (2018 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Annual Report). Technical Services include data conversion, interfacing/integration, implementing an HIE, healthcare analytics (data warehousing, report writing, etc.), system design, build and testing, programming, database development, web portal design and...

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Full-Time Work vs. Contracting – Thinking of Making a Jump?

As a recruiting firm, we see many full-time employees at provider organizations longing to move into the consulting world. On the flip side, there are contractors who are now looking to “settle down” into a full-time job with benefits.There seems to be a recurring question: Which is better? The answer can be confusing and a little frustrating - “It depends!” What works for one person may not be the best solution for everyone else. 

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EHR Implementation and Optimization Projects – Perfect Opportunities to Fix Your Processes

When you buy a new car, do you ask the dealer to make sure it has all the problems your old car had? Sadly, that’s how many healthcare networks go about implementing new EHR systems. Instead of breaking down each function to its most efficient and effective workflow elements and implementing the new system accordingly, too often implementers tweak the new software to reflect the system they’re abandoning … because "it’s what they’re comfortable with".

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