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6 06, 2018

It’s Time to Make Interoperability Meaningful

By | 2018-06-06T11:40:45+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Care Coordination, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Meaningful Use, Meditech, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Alyssa Semple, Regional Sales Manager “Meaningful” has become an obsolete buzz word in the healthcare industry in recent years, with the onslaught of Meaningful Use. So much so, that the incentive program has been renamed “Promoting Interoperability (PI)”. Even the name change seems to express that exchanging information is necessary [...]

23 05, 2018

Can a Better Process Generate Revenue as well as Save Labor?

By | 2018-06-06T11:36:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Care Coordination, Healthcare IT, Meditech|

Posted on behalf of Marianne Soucy, Director of Client Solutions I always enjoy getting to talk with customers about how our products have impacted their workflow once the dust has settled and things are running as intended. We strive to make sure the products are performing as expected, of course, but it makes our [...]

2 05, 2018

Are You a Client or a Customer to Your Vendor?

By | 2018-05-23T10:38:10+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Posted on behalf of Barry Njoes, Regional Sales Manager Summit Healthcare has announced it will continue the 2017 corporate wide Initiative of putting our clients first.  This was the centralized theme of Summit’s Annual Company-Wide meeting that took place earlier this year in Hull, Ma. Let’s look at the definition of “Client”: “1: one [...]

19 04, 2018

Beckers Hospital Review – Day 2

By | 2018-06-06T11:37:47+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Paul Actis, Senior VP, Research and Development To begin with, I'd like to say Chicago is a GREAT walking city.   They really know how to take advantage of Lake Michigan as there are miles of trails that seem to go on forever.  It is also comforting to know Chicago walkers [...]

17 04, 2018

Beckers Hospital Review – Day 1

By | 2018-06-06T11:40:18+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Healthcare IT, Meditech|

Posted on behalf of Paul Actis, Senior VP of Research and Development This was my first time attending Becker's Hospital Review. Becker's offered an invitation to attend as long as I would be a reviewer for some of the sessions, so this provided a great opportunity to participate. One of the most difficult decisions [...]

11 04, 2018

Do You Know Your Downtime Reporting System?

By | 2018-06-06T11:41:06+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Healthcare IT, Meditech|

Business Continuity Tips, Tricks, and Use Cases for Adding Value to your Summit Downtime Reporting System By: BJ Rosario, Product Manager  The Summit Downtime Reporting System (DRS) is a powerful business continuity tool for healthcare, providing clinical staff access to patient reports during planned and unplanned downtimes. But are you leveraging all that Summit [...]

21 03, 2018

Progress of Interconnected Patient Care as Learned from Disaster Recovery Efforts

By | 2018-04-11T09:00:09+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Healthcare IT, Meditech|

Submitted by Tori Buck, Director of Product Management While at HIMSS, I had the opportunity to attend a session regarding the use of HIEs for Disaster Recovery efforts. Between wildfires and hurricanes, the United States saw many recovery efforts this past year. This session did a great job of explaining how the recovery efforts [...]

6 03, 2018

What Keeps a Hospital CIO Up at Night?

By | 2018-03-21T10:31:31+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Computer Security, Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Christine Duval, Marketing Coordinator What keeps a Hospital CIO up at night? It’s one of those burning questions that every HIT vendor would like to know, and provide a solution for. In numerous interviews and surveys, the most common responses are cybersecurity, and downtime preparedness, two topics which often go [...]

28 02, 2018

5 Reasons to Update your Integration Software

By | 2018-03-06T10:42:22+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Healthcare IT, Interface Engine|

Posted on behalf of Jeff Ford, Outsourcing Services Manager You probably have a “set it and forget it” approach to your integration software.  It’s working now, so why think about updating it?  Like every other piece of Healthcare IT, integration software is ever-evolving and you don’t want to be stuck in the past.  From [...]

15 02, 2018

Scripting into Non-Traditional Windows Applications – Part 2

By | 2018-03-06T10:41:42+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Healthcare IT|

Scripting into Non-Traditional Windows Applications - Citrix (Part 2) Posted on behalf of Paul Actis, Sr. VP, Research & Development In part one of our Scripting to Citrix series, we discussed some of the issues regarding reliability and performance in automating a remote hosted environment. In part two, we will elaborate in more detail [...]