The Future of the Affordable Care Act

November 2, 2016

President-elect Trump and Congressional Republican leadership have indicated that they intend to take decisive action on health care and that significant changes to the ACA are inevitable. Legislation from 2015 that sought to repeal core provisions of the ACA but was not ultimately enacted is a starting point for considering the future of the ACA. The legislation would have repealed multiple parts of the statute, including the individual mandate, the premium tax credit, the Medicaid expansion, the employer mandate, and various taxes enacted under the ACA.

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Personalizing Radiotherapy in Oncology: The Evolution of Treatment

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

Radiation therapy is one of the most common treatments used to fight cancer in the U.S., with more than half of cancer patients receiving it either alone or in combination with other medical interventions.1 With the traditional approach to radiation therapy, the dose and schedule is tailored to the tumor type, location, and stage of growth, but only infrequently updated in light of changes after treatment starts. Experts in adaptive therapy are looking to deliver a more personalized treatment strategy guided by the individual patient’s needs.

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Software: 2020 Pricing Guide

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

When it comes to electronic medical records (EMR) software, it’s important to find the system best fit for your businesses’ needs, goals, and budget. This guide written by Software Advice, covers everything you need to know about software pricing in 2020. Compare pricing models, price ranges, popular system prices, and unexpected costs of EMR software. In addition to your download, you’ll be able to chat with an advisor in your industry and get personalized software recommendations.

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Healthcare Provider Network Saves $5 Million and Acquires In-House Archiving Skills

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

Numerous acquisitions and technology upgrades put many applications and associated data stores into a legacy state for a large, multi-state integrated healthcare provider network. The organization turned to Flatirons Digital Innovations (FDI) to help decommission those applications deemed most critical to save costs and eliminate risks associated with running aging legacy systems, while ensuring ongoing access to complete patient data.

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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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Rethinking Indicators of Project Success in Healthcare

whitePaper | March 4, 2020

Health leaders must understand the benefits of their investments in performance improvement projects and the impact on the organization. The traditional approach is most often to measure ROI (return on investment) and, while clearly measurable, is most often related to cost savings or increased revenue and can leave you with an incomplete story. Incorporating VOI (value on investment) enables you to quantify the intangible benefits of your projects and activities making the combination of the two a more robust indicator of project success.

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Healthcare IoT Security Operation Maturity

whitePaper | December 21, 2021

This paper suggests that a more simplified approach to modernizing healthcare security operations is warranted. It suggests that a renewed focus on foundational enhancements presents a more rational path to maturity. The "blocking and tackling" sports analogy comes to mind, as only teams that effectively execute at this level can successfully move to the next.

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Altus Inc

Altus understands there is power in productivity. We are a leading manufacturer of Mobile and Wall Mounted Technology Workstations because we study clinicians' needs and design innovative workstation solutions to enhance efficiency and workflow. Healthcare environments have a wide range of challenges and thus we have designed our workstations to enable optimized mobility, adjust-ability, access to patient data, documentation at the point of care and clinician well-being.

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