The various stakeholders in a healthcare integration project

Stakeholders in an Integration Project             Integration projects are often the bane of many clinicians and practice managers/administrators. Often there are concerns that Information Technology staff or contractors essentially hijack the project and control both its goals and implementations despite the fact that most integration projects – especially those relevant Read more…

Basic intro to HL7 standards

            HL7 standards are what make healthcare integrations possible. Without them, the degree of interoperability – even if the current state appears frustratingly slow – would likely be impossible. The most common standards used are the HL7 2.x standards. For those who have encountered HL7 integrations, these are the pipe Read more…

Moving your EMR to the cloud

            There has been an obvious trend towards medical practices moving or purchasing cloud-based EMRs. For many practices – especially those on the smaller side – there is almost always no cost reason to undertake the effort of provisioning a server, paying for its installation, paying the cost of patching Read more…