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    How Do We Get IT and Business to Work Together Effectively?

    I have encountered many businesses where the relationship between IT and the business are at best cordial, but more often somewhere between cold and hostile. If you talk with both sides you will find good reasons why the other side is wrong. Most of those faults on both sides can quickly be dealt with if […]

    How can an organization protect against Patient Identity Theft?

    I was recently asked what could be done from a leadership perspective to help the organization protect against patient identity theft. The simple answer is to endorse and promote the organization’s security program. What I find all too often is that many healthcare organizations don’t really have a robust security program.

    I continue to […]

    How Not To Set a Go-Live Date!

    One of the most important things you do when you get a project going is designing the project plan. There are many key elements and several different methodologies to laying out your project plan, regardless the methodology, there is always a Go-Live Date. The date when you have to turn on the system, staff the […]

    Thoughts on the Road this Week 6/8/2015

    Here are some thoughts from the road last week: 1. When managing a client project it is important to provide clear, proactive communication of expectations and delivery dates. This is especially important when the client must make decision regarding a deliverable by a set date. They sometimes don’t make the connection that their delay in […]

    Thoughts on the Road this week…6/1/2015

    Thoughts on the roads this week from team…

    1. In spite of the fact that we have all this incredible technology around us all the time to communicate effectively – texts, voice memos, videos, and facetime, we often fail to manage the usage of these tools appropriately. If we think of them as actually tools, […]

    To Cloud or Not To Cloud

    Is it time to take a look at your infrastructure?

    It’s nothing new that there is a migration to the “Cloud” for IT shops across a broad spectrum of industries. Healthcare is no exception. So should you go ahead and jump in because the CMIO, the CFO and other tech wannabees are pushing for it?

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    Thoughts on the Road Last Week….

    These are the 4 things that our team members have learned, thought about or experienced last week!

    1. Make sure to empower the client in engagements by continually asking for their feedback.

    2. Buyer Beware. Make sure your vendor contract has sufficient detail on what will or won’t be included as well as when. […]

    Thoughts from the Road this Week….

    We are going to have a weekly post of at least one thing our team members have learned, thought about or experienced each week from the road.

    1. Having a process that no one else knows about or chooses to follow is really no better than not having a process at all. 2. Vendors […]

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    Welcome to Healthcare IT Connect —

    Our goal of the blog is to create a space where healthcare IT or business leads can come find the latest or best practical tips in managing project and implementation or participate in a discussion about healthcare IT. The topics will range from healthcare IT technology to analytics and […]