Prolonged downtime due to ransomware attacks and cybersecurity breaches is a growing threat inhealthcare IT — and with the increasing prevalence of these catastrophic events and their deleteriouseffects on healthcare operations, chief information officers need to do more than worry.

Everyone in healthcare IT knows that enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation projects requirecareful planning, coordination, and execution.

When connections are severed, focusing on disaster recovery, business continuity, and preserving the integrity of clinical and business operations can help teams minimize risk and loss while maximizing patient safety.

A methodical approach to ERP, combined with stakeholder engagement and communication, encourages vital conversations that help organizations achieve their strategic goals Selecting the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for your healthcare organization might feel like a daunting task — especially for lean IT teams with even leaner budgets.

All health systems will eventually be faced with the challenge of re-evaluating their current enterprise imaging solutions to find a more streamlined, cost-effective option that will meet current and future patient-care needs.

Hackensack Meridian Health responds to market challenges by creating a new ecosystem that enables expansion into new areas and enhanced care for patients In 2023, health systems are facing new challenges centered around increased consumer demand, managing the social determinants of health, and shifting care from the hospital to the home.

It’s no secret that the healthcare market is continuing to shift due to a variety of catalysts, including continued wide-spread staffing shortages, a consumer driven market driving preferred sites of care into the ambulatory and at-home space, expanding virtual care options, and the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI).

Community Connect, with the right guidance and support, can be a valuable option for community hospitals and ambulatory systems The Epic Community Connect program offers hospitals and healthcare organizations the opportunity to leverage Epic’s electronic medical record (EMR) system while maintaining their independence.

Information Technology (IT) governance refers to the set of policies, processes, and procedures that are put in place to ensure that the healthcare organization’s IT resources are managed effectively and efficiently to meet the organization’s objectives.