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  • Benefits Part Two: The Winds of Plan Changes Are Blowing
    As mentioned in Benefits Part One: Eligibility Made Easy, well-crafted benefit groups lay the foundation for success in maintaining your organization’s benefit plans week after week. Even if they aren’t perfect yet, that’s okay - understanding how benefit groups control application functionality is a battle you will appreciate later. Fortunately, once groups are defined, they don’t need to be modified continuously, or at least, you shouldn’t be taking unlimited...
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  • eTech Insight – Using Video-Based Vital Signs Monitoring in RPM
    Remote Patient Monitoring Solutions Can Be Costly, Confusing, and Data-Quality Challenged Several challenges exist for broader, fuller use of remote patient monitoring (RPM) to support telehealth and in-home and acute care at-home services. An initial challenge is to convince providers that RPM  data is high-quality data, especially if some of the data is patient entered. Another challenge is if the RPM devices have intuitive designs for easy use. Finally, if patients are contr...
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  • eTech Insight – Connected Home Over IP May Drive Improved Home Health Care
    Emerging Digital Appliances Often Lack Standards for Interoperability Many emerging technology environments end up with disjointed capabilities for connections with IT environments or other devices. This results in tremendous waste for consumers as these solutions may be more prone to technical obsolescence and replacement costs. In many cases, the rush to get a digital appliance to market with a minimum viable market design results in early versions of solutions that may not support future u...
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  • Congratulations to Bails
    Nordic Acquires Bails & Associates The healthcare consulting firm bolsters its ERP solutions with the addition of the industry-leading Infor consulting firm MADISON, Wis. – Feb. 3, 2021 – Today, Nordic, a top-rated healthcare consulting firm, announced its acquisition of Bails & Associates, an industry-leading ERP consulting firm that specializes in Infor solutions for customers across a variety of industries, with a concentration in healthcare. Bails will contin...
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  • eTech Insight – Real-Time Pharmacy Benefits Solutions Improve Patient Care
    Pharmacy Prescriptions Influenced by Drug Company Payments to Physicians Medication prices for consumers continue to increase with little justification from the manufacturers. Medication costs can result in patients becoming noncompliant with their therapies. This in turn creates healthcare issues, such as driving more emergency department visits, or worse, higher mortality. Medication costs are associated with financial incentives for the physicians to prescribe medications from manufacturer...
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  • Benefits Part One: Eligibility Made Easy
    Benefits – love or hate them, they are one of the primary compensation components for why employees join an organization. Let’s face it, in today’s marketplace, benefits are expensive for employees to purchase and time-consuming for benefit teams to maintain. Having all the cogs of the benefits team well-oiled and churning efficiently shouldn’t just be a wish: it is a must! I have had the opportunity to work on many benefit projects and have seen Infor’s solu...
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  • WorkOutLoud Events - Where they work, how they work, when they work…
    Your customers benefit from the value of getting together around a topic or set of topics.  Until recently, the majority of “events” occurred face to face with multiple tracks and sessions, presenters. And many times your event occured over more than one day.  Now, the need is to supplement if not replace those events with virtual options.  WorkOutLoud Events delivers the functionality to deliver important customer events and can be managed by your organization ...
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  • Accessing Data in the Cloud
    The New Year is a great time to explore new ideas. And what better way than to think about how to use technology differently. With today’s technology where everything is “in the cloud,” you no longer have your database onsite. So how do you access the data? Are there restrictions on how to get the data? Is my data held hostage? Many of these databases are “shared tenants” which means the traditional methods of accessing data must now be controlled to s...
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  • Jenny Mattson, a pillar of the Infor Community, joins RPI Consultants
    Jenny Mattson joins RPI as Director of Public Sector Solutions. For over twenty-four years, Jenny has served the Infor community as a Client Advocate, Director of Business Development, and a Contract Administrator. Now she’s bringing her knowledge, experience, and unwavering dedication to customer success to RPI Consultants. Jenny joined RPI in November. In her role as Director of Public Sector Solutions, Jenny is focused on understanding and building out solution sets that best mee...
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  • Sales Superhero Mike Gardner retires from RPI Consultants
    Mike Gardner, our esteemed, long-time colleague, has officially retired from the RPI ranks and Infor-Lawson community. A sales superhero, Mike had a lengthy career in consulting and sales which outlasted most everyone I know. In addition to working at RPI, he previously owned his own consulting firm, Mid-Point Consultants, and some larger Systems Integrators before that. He was an icon in the Infor-Lawson market, truly a classy guy, and he certainly will be missed.   I will always re...
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