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.

Once an organization has established an Intelligent Automation Center of Excellence (IACoE), several key steps must be taken to ensure it functions efficiently and delivers the most value.

As businesses continue to evolve and embrace the digital age, intelligent automation has become essential to their operations.

An Intelligent Automation Center of Excellence (IACoE) is an internal team of experts that guides the automation program to ensure that it aligns with the overall mission and strategy of the organization.

Savvy CIOs know proper financial modeling is critical in planning any new IT initiative.

Healthlink Advisors is honored to support this content from our friends at First Health Advisory: White Paper: Securing the Connected Hospital by Matt Dimino, CSO of Clinical & Operational Security & Technology.

In Part I of this series, our experts discussed outsourcing options to help healthcare IT shops balance “keeping the lights on” with pursuing strategic initiatives and the benefits of partial outsourcing with a managed services partner.

As aptly noted by the Medical Group Management Association, "Health systems leaders are challenged to ensure technology investments are integrated to support the best patient experience possible and aid administrative processes and optimize workflows, from improving care coordination, to streamlining clinical documentation processing and care team communication."