EHR

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.

COVID-19

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.

EHR

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.

EHR

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.

EHR

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.

Healthtech

Nordic's nurses weigh-in for International Nurses Day

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

EHR

“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.

EHR

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.

EHR

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.

EHR

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.

EHR

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.

EHR

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.

Interoperability

Guide to interoperability for healthcare leaders

There are a plethora of challenges keeping healthcare leaders up at night. Is interoperability the key to solving them? Read more to find out.

infographic

Assessing the value of application managed services

An effective AMS program ensures reliable and user-friendly systems. Consider how to balance the quality and cost of support in this infographic.

Advisory Services

Balancing humanity and technology in the future of healthcare

Healthcare systems have transformed over the past few years, offering an increasing amount of digital services in place of in-person visits. How can we bridge the gap between these offerings to ensure the best care for patients? Read more from Jo Smith, Nordic's EMEIA Healthcare Advisory Services Leader.

digital health

Five healthcare interoperability myths debunked

Every healthcare organization is on an interoperability journey. We've debunked five interoperability myths that may be preventing your organization from moving forward.

training

Better data and education will improve outcomes for LGBT2QIA+ patients

Targeted, education-based interventions can make a vast difference in addressing health disparities for the LGBTQ2IA+ community.

digital health

Standards-based technologies are key to healthcare interoperability wins

Adding functionality to the EHR one app at a time has historically been a painful process. Today, we have standards-based technologies that allow for robust EHR integration with minimal installation and implementation overhead.

digital health

Why healthcare leaders should embrace the cloud

As healthcare organizations begin to build their post-COVID-19 IT roadmaps, cloud solutions have become a crucial part of their modernization and transformation.

digital health

How interoperability and cloud transformations can support healthcare organizations [podcast]

Kevin Erdal hosts a conversation with Nordic’s Saran Sonaisamy and Reza Chapman, and AWS’ Jimmy DeLurgio on the technical components of cloud transformation.

EHR

Where will “homeless data” live?

It’s estimated that we create 1.145 trillion MB of data every day. Can this data help our healthcare providers provide better care? Read more from Dr. Craig Joseph.

cybersecurity

6 ways to stay cybersafe in 2022

Last year was quite the year for cybersecurity. In honor of Data Privacy Day we have compiled a list of tips to help you stay cybersafe this year.

EHR

Should doctors care about your address?

A person's address is an excellent marker to determine social determinants of health but is also crucial to match disparate information across health systems. Learn more from Dr. Craig Joseph.

Culture

Doing what’s right: Expert teams and engaging culture fuel Nordic’s continued growth

KLAS has just rated Nordic among the top firms well-positioned to help healthcare organizations solve future problems. Read on to learn how our maxims and dedication to a positive culture helped us get here.

EHR

If you try sometimes, you get what you need

As more and more feral apps get introduced into the healthcare ecosystem, it’s critical that both physicians and IT teams get what they need from them. What is that exactly? Read more to find out.

EHR

You can't always get what you want

The apps that come with today’s EHRs may not be exactly what we want, but unfortunately, that’s what we get until true interoperability is achieved. Read more from CMO Dr. Craig Joseph.

EHR

Unpopular opinion: Social distancing is the best thing to happen to EHR training

With the rapid shift to virtual training, healthcare leaders have a prime opportunity to reassess and redesign their programs to maximize the end-user experience.

healthcare consulting

The enigma of the edge case in healthcare

While AI may be useful in diagnosing standard cases, CMO Dr. Craig Joseph posits that, for now, only a highly-trained care team can spot the zebras.

EHR

Is the EHR a provider?

Treating the EHR as a critical component of the care team now will set the stage for direct patient care in the future.

EHR

Why we do what we do

Patients and their care should be the #1 reason for why we do the things we do in healthcare IT. Read more of this compelling story from Dr. Craig Joseph.

healthcare consulting

Informational parity is the key to better value-based care agreements

Global Advisory Services Practice Leader John Distefano believes that collaborative care data is the key for value-based care to reach its full potential.

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