Connect/M&A Success

5 keys to a healthy Community Connect host-affiliate partnership

Inside, discover how stakeholders can build healthier Community Connect partnerships.

mergers and acquisitions

Consolidating an ERP: 9 steps for a smoother, more efficient transition [Infographic]

Health systems during M&A are challenged to unite their internal operations, including ERP. Learn how you can handle these challenges in our latest infographic.

Help Desk

Tired: Help desk. Wired: How desk!

Help desks are often underutilized, but fully leveraging this resource can provide educational benefits and valuable intel to improve patient care.


How to ensure a positive physician experience during EHR consolidation [Panel Discussion]

In this panel discussion, Nordic's physician experts discuss ways to provide a positive clinician experience during a consolidation.


Mental health, overall health, and health equity

Learn about the impacts of mental health in the latest blog written for Global Health Equity Week (Oct. 24-28).

Help Desk

If you build it, they will come

Dr. Craig Joseph details how a highly functioning service desk is an essential, strategic asset for healthcare organizations in the latest Checkup.


7 Tips to Make EHR Consolidations Less Stressful

Moving from one EHR to another takes time, resources, and money. It can stress out the people involved. Yet, it doesn’t have to be painful if you follow these tips.


EHR consolidation: How to lead with empathy

In a merger or acquisition, successful leaders cultivate empathy and prioritize their people in consolidation planning, change management, and training.

Health IT

De-implementation: “Just say no” isn’t enough

In the latest Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph shares why a well-thought-out research-backed de-implementation approach is needed to achieve better patient care.


Freezing the squeeze: The three A’s of efficiency

External pressures continue to compound upon healthcare systems, making this year the most challenging for hospitals since the start of the pandemic.

Health IT

For physicians, less is often more

In the latest Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph dives into decluttering technology and outdated clinical practices to alleviate physicians' workload.

Health IT

Curing the post-implementation blues

The cure for post-implementation blues lies in the ability to understand and plan for continual change.

Health IT

Healthcare is not aviation

Find out what the healthcare industry can learn from the world of aviation when it comes to safety reporting & data sharing in the latest Checkup from Craig Joseph, MD.


The role of EHR extensions in enhancing patient care

Leveraging EHR extensions with a host-affiliate relationship allows systems to work together to achieve a holistic view of patients & provide better care.

Health IT

Can OpenNotes be too open?

Can OpenNotes be too open? In the latest Checkup, Dr. Craig Joseph lays out the pros and cons of OpenNote in healthcare systems.


Overcoming frozen thinking in healthcare

Learn the indicators of frozen thinking and the advantages to a fluid approach in the latest Checkup from Dr. Craig Joseph.

decentralized care

Meet the patient where they are (At the barber shop!)

Learn about the benefits of meeting patients where they are in the latest Checkup by Dr. Craig Joseph.


Healthcare interoperability can put people first

A successful interoperability strategy pairs functional technology with the support to use it.


The alchemy of care variation

Find out if care variation can provide new, evidence-based pathways and inform care transformation in the latest Checkup from Craig Joseph, MD.


Patient referral leakage: Are health systems making it easy to do the right thing?

Read about the real impact that referral leakage has on health systems in the latest Checkup by Dr. Craig Joseph.

revenue cycle

Revenue cycle transformation: 3.4% increase in net revenue and still growing

A transformative engagement helps Lawrence General Hospital achieve revenue goals by aligning people, processes, and technology.


The big squeeze: Navigating the confluence of post-COVID challenges

Health systems are feeling the squeeze from all sides. Many are still reeling from the revenue losses incurred during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

digital health

Our Mission Together: Healthcare and Digital Transformation in the UK

The UK healthcare sector faces significant challenges, yet we see many reasons for optimism. Nordic's Nene Antonio shares how the NHS can deliver on the promise of digital transformation.


An ounce of prevention

Learn more about how we can better prevent, not just treat, healthcare worker burnout in the latest Checkup from Dr. Craig Joseph.

digital health

What’s cloud got to do with it?

Modernizing a health system’s data enterprise through cloud transformation prepares it for the future and benefits functions across the organization. Learn more about the benefits of cloud modernization in our latest blog by Kevin Erdal, Managing Director and Practice Lead of Digital Health.


Elevating the power of the shared patient record

A comprehensive and strategic method of information sharing exists in the healthcare ecosystem and is gaining increasing attention: the shared patient record model. Learn more about this from Director of Advisory Services, Doug Turner, and Managing Director, Markets - Advisory Services, Win Vaughn.


Essential ephemera: The sad, over-too-quickly life of a wearable datum

The devices we wear are capable of generating millions of data points every day. But are there ways we can better utilize this information to improve the lives of patients? Read the latest Checkup from Dr. Craig Joseph to learn more.


Nordic's nurses weigh-in for International Nurses Day

Hear from nurses across Nordic Global in honor of International Nurses Day.


“Clickbusters” can bust more than clicks

How did Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) improve their clinical decision support tools, and what does this have to do with a golden mouse? Read the latest Checkup from Dr. Craig Joseph to learn more about the “Clickbusters” initiative, and how this program brought together a team of clinicians invested in improving EHR usage.

value-based care

How interoperability can support value-based care

The healthcare industry continues to move away from the traditional fee-for-service (FFS) payment model and toward value-based care (VBC). Read on to learn more about how interoperability can support this shift.


User-centered system design can help save lives

The Checkup blog series continues from last week with part 2 providing an in-depth look that focuses on the systemic problems that played a large part in the tragic case of RaDonda Vaught, and how a user-centered focus can decrease the likelihood of such a problem happening again.


It takes a system to keep us safe

In his most recent blog (part 1 of 2), Dr. Craig Joseph outlines the circumstances involved in the case of RaDonda Vaught, a Tennessee nurse found culpable in the death of patient Charlene Murphey in 2017. Read on to learn more about the case.

Health IT

Modern love: Why modernizing the enterprise beats an innovation-only focus

Radical changes in healthcare won’t come from the churn and burn of digital innovation, but instead from the infrastructure modernization that is so sorely needed. Learn why modernizing the enterprise is key to unlocking improved delivery and health outcomes in this article from Dr. Jerome Pagani.

digital health

The value of data infrastructure modernization for the health system [Podcast]

In this podcast, our panelists discuss data infrastructure modernization and how it can positively impact both business operations and the patient population.


Guidelines will rule the world

What role will guidelines play in the future of healthcare? Read Dr. Craig Joseph's latest Checkup to learn more.


Houston, we have a data problem

Data are essential in providing the best, most accurate care for healthcare consumers. But how do you find the right balance between too much data and not enough? Read more from Dr. Craig Joseph.


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