New Innovative Medical Breakthroughs that Are Changing Healthcare

Pat Stricker, RN There are so many changes in healthcare that it is hard to keep up with all the new treatments, therapies, medications, procedures, and medical equipment that are being…


Tips on How to Successfully Select and Implement an Electronic Health Record

Pat Stricker, RN Selecting and implementing a new electronic medical record (EMR)  or electronic health record (EHR) is a huge project for any organization. These are large systems used…


Post Fall Managed Care Forum (FMCF) 2019

Deborah Keller, RN, BSN, CMCN, CPHQ Chief Operating Officer As a provider of managed care software, each year I determine which conferences TCS will participate in as a vendor. This is a…


Physician and Nurse Involvement Is Critical in EHR Selection and Implementation

Debb Keller, RN, CMCN, CCM, CPHQ Chief Executive Officer Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President   I frequently hear some “older” physicians and nurses complaining about electronic…


How to Recognize a Phishing Attack

Pat Stricker, RN Last month’s article, Healthcare Data Breaches: Their Frequency, Impact, and Cost, discussed the overall impact that cybersecurity breeches are having on healthcare. Healthcare…


Healthcare Data Breaches and Their Frequency, Impact, and Cost

Pat Stricker, RN History and Statistics of Data Breaches There has been a lot of news lately about data breaches in political organizations, national security agencies, businesses, financial…


The Universal Challenge in Keeping Clinical Member Data Accurate

Denise Fournier Application Support Specialist How often have you heard of data mix-ups between two similarly named members in a software system, or when finding a member in your system, the…


A Recipe for Healthcare Success: Workflow Automation, Business Rules, and Artificial Intelligence

Pat Stricker, RN Technology today makes the healthcare industry entirely different that it was when I started my nursing career. There were no computers to track and monitor the numerous…


Strategies for Setting Personal and Performance Goals That Are Achievable

Pat Stricker, RN We are all familiar with setting goals. It is something we do daily helping our patients/clients set their healthcare goals and something we do on an annual basis as we set our…


2019 Healthcare Technology and Medical Innovation Predictions

Pat Stricker, RN It’s that time of year again – time to look at the healthcare trends and predictions for 2019.  It’s always interesting to look at what the healthcare experts think will be the…