Five Critical Considerations in an Effective Telehealth Strategy

By Ed Simcox, Healthcare Practice Leader, Logicalis Healthcare Solutions

At Logicalis, we talk to a lot of healthcare CIOs and IT professionals.  And while the clear majority are thinking about and planning ways to optimize the significant investments their organizations have made in electronic health record (EHR) systems, they know they’re missing some pieces of the puzzle. Telehealth is one of those missing links.

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Optimizing Your Internal Epic Resources

By Ed Simcox, Practice Leader, Logicalis Healthcare Solutions, and Sara Hunter, Service Delivery Director, Service Desk, Logicalis US

When we talk with healthcare organizations that have installed Epic electronic health records (EHR) solutions, they rave about the solution itself but almost unanimously voice concerns about the initial ramp-up period following the installation.  While their own Epic personnel are busy optimizing their use of the new environment, clinicians who are just getting up to speed on the new hardware and software have questions that need to be answered stat in order to help them effectively do their jobs.

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Five of the Top Security Challenges Facing Healthcare CIOs – And What to Do About Them

 By Ed Simcox, Healthcare Practice Leader, and Ron Temske, Vice President, Security Solutions, Logicalis US

Cybersecurity is one of the most important issues on healthcare CIOs’ minds, and it will, of course, be one of the most talked-about topics at HIMSS17. Some of the challenges leaving hospitals most vulnerable to attack, however, are also among those that are most difficult to identify and solve.

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Can Government CIOs ‘Virtualize’ Social Work and Improve Outcomes?

By Adam Petrovsky, GovEd Practice Leader, Logicalis US

Nearly everyone has read or heard a tragic story that was the result of something slipping through the cracks because an overworked social worker had too large of a caseload. What if this could be changed simply by digitally enabling some of the time-consuming, behind-the-scenes documentation tasks that take up so much of a typical social worker’s day?

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