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  • What Can You Learn About CloudSuite Today? — RPI's CloudSuite Tech Talk Series
    Watch On-Demand: CloudSuite 101: CloudSuite Migrations CloudSuite 102: v11 HCM Differences CloudSuite 103: v11 Financials Differences Future Tech Talks You Can Register for Today: CloudSuite 104: v11 SCM Differences Friday, October 2. 12:00 pm EDT CloudSuite 105: v11 Pre-Planning Friday, October 9. 12:00 pm EDT CloudSuite 106: Global Ledger Sandbox Friday, October 16. 12:00 pm EDT CloudSuite 107: CloudSuite for Healthcare Friday, October 23. 12:00 pm EDT .......
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  • THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT: Switch from Windows to Android and Revolutionize Your Workplace
    THERE’S NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT: Switch from Windows to Android and Revolutionize Your Workplace We’re in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, bringing with it new possibilities for technology across industries and at every level of the workforce. As such, it’s a great time to replace outdated Windows Mobile devices with purpose-built rugged Android devices. From hospital supply rooms to the warehouse receiving dock, equipping your teams with cutting edge point-o...
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  • eTech Insight – March of the Killer Robots: The Good Kind
    Reliable and Safe Robotic Disinfection Processes for Healthcare Facilities Hospital-acquired infections and patients with highly infectious diseases have always been a challenge for healthcare systems to manage. COVID-19 elevated the need to develop a higher level of cleaning and sanitization processes to protect staff and patients. Healthcare executives acquired a new awareness of the needs for different housecleaning approaches that would be needed to provide safer, faster, and less costly ...
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  • Can Providers Survive in a Low-Cost Reimbursement Environment?
    A Scenario Model of the Emerging Reimbursement and Payer Environments In the last article I introduced the UK Style Healthcare (M4A) quadrant of the scenario model for the US based on emerging reimbursement and payer environments. Another quadrant of this model (see Figure 1), is the Low-Cost Survivors quadrant. This quadrant will likely be driven by potential medical rate setting regulations. This is an environment that is as frightening to the current Medical Industrial Complex (MIC) as the...
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  • M4A, Can Providers Meet the Challenge?
    A Scenario Model of the Emerging Reimbursement and Payer Environments In the last article I introduced a scenario model for the US based on emerging reimbursement and payer environments. One of quadrants in this model (see Figure 1), is the UK Style Healthcare Quadrant. This is the quadrant that may also be associated with the “Medicare for All (M4A)” healthcare environment that is part of the political platform of some Democratic presidential candidates. This is the environment t...
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  • Potential in Patient Engagement
    We all know that with the move to value-based care (VBC), patient engagement is a hot topic, and patient engagement platforms are getting a lot of love. There are a lot of companies trying to make the perfect platform. Patient engagement has been important not only with telehealth and VBC but also with the COVID-19 crisis. As we point out in two of our latest eTech Spotlights, PROCLE Healthworks and Force Therapeutics are two patient engagement vendors that are demonstrating ...
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  • eTech Insight – Telehealth Continues to Advance in High-Risk Market
    Telehealth Version 1.0–Lots of Players, Little Differentiation COVID-19 has forever changed primary healthcare delivery. To survive financially, physicians have had to quickly learn and implement telehealth solutions to deliver virtual care. The catalyst for implementing telehealth services was the Medicare 1135 waiver that reimbursed telehealth visits at the same rate as office visits[1]. This waiver was created to ensure patients would not be needlessly exposed to COVID-19 during an o...
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  • Navigating the Telehealth Frontier
    Back in January, when most of the world was still traveling regularly, we were privileged to attend a telehealth conference in Dubai. The conference was initiated by MWAN Events, a fantastic company with over 15 years of international experience that creates a variety of memorable and innovative conferences and webinars for the Middle East and Africa. At the Dubai conference, MWAN and KLAS struck up a conversation. We decided to keep in touch. In March, the COVID-19 pandemic reared its u...
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  • A Scenario Model of the Emerging Reimbursement and Payer Environments
    What is a Scenario Model? The scenario model used for this analysis of potential future states for various payer and reimbursement models is derived from The Art of the Longview by Peter Schwartz. The scenario model is: A method for investigating important decisions. Designed to invent and then consider equally plausible futures. Prepares an organization for any plausible future. Investigations are based on “critical uncertainties” – pivotal elements th...
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  • Pandemic Performance Part I – Vendors Stepping Up
    Now more than ever, the partnerships between healthcare providers and vendors are crucial to the success of the industry and patient well-being. Now months into the COVID-19 crisis, we have been able to reach out to our provider friends to see how well their vendor partners have supported them throughout the pandemic. We are excited to share these findings with you in our Vendor Performance in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis report. There’s so much to share on this topic...
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