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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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