Sisu partners with AHIMA and MEDITECH to offer Expanse to future healthcare professionals

August 5th, 2020

Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions is proud to serve as the hosting infrastructure partner for AHIMA’s MEDITECH Expanse VLab environment. AHIMA serves numerous colleges, and universities around the country to advance health information education by offering the AHIMA Vlab. Sisu’s partnership with AHIMA, to offer the VLab, helps to bridge the gap between practice and theory, […]

Sisu Director of Business Development, Mike Kovala, is Recipient of The College of St. Scholastica Young Alumni Achievement Award

November 18th, 2019

Sisu Director of Business Development, Mike Kovala, is Recipient of The College of St. Scholastica Young Alumni Achievement Award On October 23, 2019, Mike Kovala, was awarded The College of St. Scholastica’s Young Alumni Achievement Award for 2019. This annual award honors alumni, under the age of 40, who support the College with their time […]

Webinar Replay: Revenue Cycle Management Strategies for Navigating the Changing Reimbursement Landscape

September 15th, 2016
Revenue Cycle Management Webinar

In a new webinar presentation, Erika Running, Vice President of Analytics, will show you how a holistic revenue cycle management strategy, backed by key analytics, can help your facility maximize your reimbursements, collect valuable data and provide a more positive patient experience. Read more

Meaningful Use and “Eliminated” Objectives: Don’t Get Caught Without Necessary Information

August 30th, 2016
Eliminated Meaningful Use Objectives

Each year, when CMS revises its Meaningful Use rules, it may eliminate certain objectives. Your facility may assume this information is no longer important, and you may be tempted to stop capturing this information. However, if you do, you may be left scrambling to meet other important objectives. Read more

Is Your Facility Making These Seven Meaningful Use Mistakes?

August 15th, 2016
Meanigful Use Mistakes

As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continue to make changes to the EHR Incentive Program, your facility may find it challenging to meet the objectives to attest to Meaningful Use. In this Solution Brief, we’ll walk you through the top seven mistakes many facilities make that can derail your Meaningful Use attestation. We’ll also show you our simple and systematic solutions to help you steer clear of these pitfalls. Read more.

Two Seemingly Small Meaningful Use Details That Could Derail Your Attestation

August 10th, 2016
Two Meaningful Use Items

Especially with large initiatives such as attesting to Meaningful Use, it’s easy to ignore the details—and yet, not attending to them can have significant ramifications. In a recent webinar, our in-house Director of Meaningful Use, Mark Sandvick, highlighted two of these seemingly small details to make sure they don’t get overlooked at your facility. Read more

Three Simple Ways to Be Prepared for a Meaningful Use Audit

July 18th, 2016

If your facility is selected to go through a Meaningful Use audit, you’ll only have four weeks or fewer to prepare. In order to reduce stress on your organization and maximize your chances of success, you should continually keep your Meaningful Use supporting documentation complete, well-organized and easily accessible. Our in-house Meaningful Use expert, Mark Sandvick, has put together three ways to help your facility stay prepared in case of an audit. Read more.

How Can a Delay in Implementation Affect Your Facility?

June 23rd, 2016

Put yourself in the situation where you’ve made a decision to make a change to your technology environment. When you’re looking at a larger project, such as a full-scale upgrade of your EHR solution or a move from a paper system to a technology environment, the time to implement these solutions can vary dramatically. Read more.

The Unexpected Causes of Disaster at Healthcare Facilities

June 1st, 2016

It’s a common misconception that natural disasters are the number one cause of critical incidents at healthcare facilities. While it’s true that natural disasters like floods or forest fires can threaten a facility natural causes aren’t the most common causes for IT disasters. Read more.

Webinar Replay: Meaningful Use: What You Need to Know to Attest Now and into the Future

May 26th, 2016

When budgets are tight, your facility can’t afford to miss any Meaningful Use incentive payments or incur any penalties. In this new presentation, Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions’ Meaningful Use Director, Mark Sandvick, will walk you through his list of the most commonly overlooked items that may get in the way of your facility attesting to Meaningful Use now and into the future.

Are Unrecognized IT Staffing Costs Hurting Your Bottom Line?

May 21st, 2016

When your organization is deciding between an on-premises hosting solution vs. a cloud-based solution, you’ll want to take a hard look at what we at Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions call the "unrecognized costs," especially when it comes to staffing. Read more.

How Transitioning to the Cloud Can Cut Your Implementation Time in Half

May 7th, 2016

When you’ve decided to make a change to your technology environment, the time to implement these solutions can vary dramatically. However, if you’re implementing a new EHR system in the cloud, you can probably cut your time by close to half. Here’s how.

Are You Overlooking the Importance of Software Updates and Upgrades, Putting Your Systems at Risk?

April 19th, 2016

Managing system updates and upgrades is an area that can get easily overlooked in many healthcare organizations—but it’s critical to maintaining uninterrupted service of your EHR system. Otherwise, you’ll find your hospital at risk. Read More

Does Your Staff Have the Specialized IT Knowledge It Needs to Succeed?

March 29th, 2016

When it comes time for a software upgrade or a hardware refresh, you may find yourself deciding whether or not to move to the cloud. Running your hosting in-house requires specialized knowledge that some IT generalists simply may not have. Read more

Webinar Replay: 5 Potential Pitfalls to Avoid When Transitioning to the Cloud

March 18th, 2016

When you’re facing a hardware or software upgrade, one of the big decisions you’ll have to make is whether to move your healthcare organization to cloud-based services. There are 5 areas you must examine in order to make a smart decision for your organization, while avoiding surprises, hidden charges and unexpected setbacks. Read more