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29 06, 2020

eMPI – The Lightweight Solution You’ve Been Looking For?

By |2020-06-29T13:20:58-04:00June 29th, 2020|Blog, Care Coordination, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Jeff Ford, Director, Client Services In an ideal world, all your vendor systems are communicating in the same protocols and using the same patient identifier. Patient A1234 in your HCIS would be patient A1234 in your LAB system, your vital monitors, and your Radiology scheduling software. But of course, in [...]

15 06, 2020

How to Put Your RPA in 6th Gear

By |2020-06-15T09:43:01-04:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid, Robotic Process Automation|

Posted on behalf of Paul Actis, SVP Research & Development 1st Gear - Time is of the essence When you open an application, do you want to wait 10 seconds before you start working on it?  Of course not, but a lot of automation processes will. The 10 seconds is a buffer due to a slow [...]

4 06, 2020

The Cost of an EHR Downtime

By |2020-06-04T10:23:47-04:00June 4th, 2020|Blog, downtime, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Meditech, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Christine Duval, Marketing Manager at Summit Healthcare 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 conversations, the most common responses are cybersecurity and downtime preparedness, two topics [...]

26 05, 2020

Remote Workforces Make Proactive Alerting and Monitoring More Critical than Ever

By |2020-05-26T09:48:58-04:00May 26th, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Marianne Soucy, Director, Client Solutions Remote monitoring capability of your automation and integration products is something that we thought might be good to spotlight this month. This capability is included with your products standardly, it is simply a matter of turning it on and using it well! The last few [...]

20 05, 2020

Maintaining Momentum on Your Paused Projects

By |2020-05-20T10:57:50-04:00May 20th, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Jeff Ford, Director, Services In Healthcare, IT initiatives are always happening. New imaging software, an admissions application, a community integration initiative, the list of projects never ends. However, in recent months priorities have shifted. Hospitals are putting many projects on hold as the focus is on their COVID response. In [...]

27 04, 2020

How to Handle Patient Moves and Bed Transfers; A17 HL7 Messages

By |2020-04-27T10:21:10-04:00April 27th, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Marianne Soucy, Director Client Solutions With many hospitals preparing for influxes of COVID patients, how to handle Patient moves and bed transfers has seen a sudden spike. LTC patients being moved to different units is one good example of this activity, moving patients to isolation units is another. While most [...]

3 04, 2020

How to Convert Non-HL7 Files into HL7 Messages

By |2020-04-21T09:56:19-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Interface Engine, Meditech, Post to Homepage Grid, Robotic Process Automation|

Posted on behalf of Marianne Soucy, Director, Client Solutions This is a question we are asked periodically: how can I process a non-HL7 batch file, such as a CSV, into individual HL7 messages for delivery via the interface engine? Recently, we helped a local hospital on one of our free Ask a Trainer sessions [...]

23 03, 2020

Artificial Intelligence’s Role in Healthcare; Work Smarter, not Harder

By |2020-04-29T11:22:20-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Meditech, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Katie Jankowski, Senior Implementation Engineer Healthcare is constantly innovating and offering new technology that changes the way patient care is provided. Artificial Intelligence is being used to improve workflows, help enhance patient experience, and assist with clinician decision-making. We are now seeing more virtualization of patient care and many Massachusetts-based [...]

17 03, 2020

BridgeHead and Summit Advance Healthcare Data Archiving

By |2020-04-29T11:25:17-04:00March 17th, 2020|Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid, Press Release, Uncategorized|

BridgeHead and Summit Advance Healthcare Data Archiving BridgeHead’s global partnership with Summit Healthcare brings together complementary solutions and services for the migration, consolidation, access and interoperability of healthcare data.  WOBURN, MA – 17 March 2020 – BridgeHead Software, the leader in healthcare data management, today announced a strategic partnership with Summit Healthcare, a leader [...]

16 03, 2020

We’re All Contributing to Change in Healthcare

By |2020-03-16T09:39:03-04:00March 16th, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Christine Duval, Marketing Manager After months of preparing for HIMSS20, and looking forward to various presentations, educational sessions, meetings and events, it was disappointing to learn of HIMSS’ decision to cancel the event due to coronavirus concerns. However, we at Summit Healthcare completely understand and support the decision to do [...]