Artificial Intelligence (AI): Moving Towards the “Bionic Man” (or Woman)

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President In 1950, the medical knowledge doubled every 50 years. By 2020 it will double every 73 days. Based on this, and the fact that other technological…


Basic Technological Tools Make Significant Impacts on Patients’ Lives and Healthcare Costs

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President We are used to sophisticated, complex technological tools providing improved patient clinical outcomes, but it is unexpected to see…


Supporting Transitions of Care with Technology

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Easing patient transitions and decreasing readmission rates are key priorities in the health care industry, as we strive to improve clinical…


Selecting a New Medical Management Software System

Debb Keller, RN, BSN, CMCN COO Choosing a Medical Management Software Is Not Simple Evolving healthcare trends coupled with a slew of new features and functions to consider can overwhelm…


Reflections on the 2016 Women in Technology International Summit

Deborah Keller, RN, BSN Chief Operating Officer Attending the Women in Technology International (WITI) Summit for the first time last week, I really didn’t know what to expect, and I didn’t…


How to Successfully Implement a Medical Management Software

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Many case managers are now tracking how U.S. health care reform efforts are promoting information technology (IT) system integration to improve…


Is It Essential to Determine ROI for a Health IT Application?

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Although assessing the impact of a particular care management software application is important, it can also be a complicated endeavor. The…


Tips on Finding the Right Health IT Software and Vendor

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Last month’s article, “Key Functions to Consider When Looking for a Health IT Application”, focused on how to determine the most…


Key Functions to Consider When Looking for a Health IT System

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Selecting a health IT system can be overwhelming due to the number of systems available, as well as the plethora of new features and functions to…


The Information Technology Factor in Healthcare

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Over the past six years, a dynamic team of experts in the care management field teamed up to research how health information technology (IT)…