Better Budgeting Collection (3rd Edition)

October 20, 2014

This is a great collection for any HTM Manager.   Pat by Harvard Business Review Publication Date: Feb 12, 2014. Prod. #: 7583BN-BUN-ENG This specially priced collection will help you understand what budgets are and how the budgeting process works. It includes proven alternative management models that overcome the limitations of traditional budgeting. The “Better Budgeting [...]

Ops vs. apps — The case for IT outsourcing

October 10, 2014

Ops vs. apps — The case for IT outsourcing in healthcare Written by Marion K. Jenkins, PhD, FHIMSS, Chief Strategy Officer, 3t Systems | September 15, 2014 5 inShare If there was ever a business case for IT outsourcing and managed services, healthcare is a prime candidate. And healthcare has the opportunity to learn from other [...]

CMS Approves Outlet Strips!

October 1, 2014

In a major reversal of their position, CMS (Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services) has issued a nationwide waiver on their recent prohibition on RTPs (relocatable Power Taps) in hospitals. Hospitals have always had a shortage of electrical outlets in patient care areas.  More medical devices need to be plugged in than there are outlets to accommodate [...]

How hospitals are luring IT employees

September 4, 2014

Written by Helen Gregg (Twitter | Google+)  | August 29, 2014 Hospitals are offering IT employees a variety of employment perks, but a competitive salary and benefits package is the top tool for hiring the best IT staffers, according to a recent HIMSS survey. According to the survey, the most-offered components of a compensation package [...]

Equipment Purchase Price Spreadsheet

June 26, 2014

Filling in the purchase price of every individual item of medical equipment is the first step to preparing to calculate the COSR (Cost Of Service Ratio).  It is also next to impossible to research hospital purchase orders to determine the actual price paid.  So we have to estimate.  Below is a tool to help you [...]

You Only Need to Do 4 Things to Be a Great Leader

May 30, 2014

Written by Lindsey Dunn (Twitter | Google+)  | May 13, 2014   Inclusive leadership is used to describe leaders who make employees feel included in and aligned with their organization, its vision and goals. Inclusive leadership is important because employees who feel included are more innovative and more likely to go above “the call of [...]

Business tips: managing your workflow

May 29, 2014

Master your streams of work before they master you with these simple but vital strategies By Ian Wylie 12:17PM BST 27 May 2014 posted at 1. Give your employees more responsibility Giving your workers ownership and a certain level of freedom when working on projects means that your workload as their boss decreases and [...]

The C-Suite is Expanding: Why It’s Worrisome

May 7, 2014

Written by Lindsey Dunn (Twitter | Google+)  | May 05, 2014 The size of the C-suite overseeing hospitals and health systems across the country is expanding. Long gone are the days when a CEO, CFO and CMO could successfully lead an institution. Expanding regulations, responsibilities and evolving business models have created the need for additional [...]

8 Top Priorities in the Hospital C-Suite

May 2, 2014

Written by Molly Gamble (Twitter | Google+)  | April 30, 2014 Most CEOs said improved efficiency is the key strategic priority for their organization over the next three years. The finding is one of many from the American Hospital Association’s latest survey, “Building a Leadership Team for the Health Care Organization of the Future.” Here [...]

10 Things to Know About Epic

April 28, 2014

(From Becker’s Hospital Review) Written by Helen Gregg (Twitter | Google+)  | April 17, 2014 Epic Systems is a large, privately held health IT company best known for its electronic health record system. Here are 10 things to know about Epic. Some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious hospitals and health systems use Epic’s [...]