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12 01, 2021

Summit Blog – Thriving in a Virtual Work Environment

By |2021-01-12T16:16:03-05:00January 12th, 2021|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Posted on behalf of Jeff Ford, Senior Director of Client Services You spent the previous day traveling, stayed overnight in a hotel going over your notes, and now it is time for the big sales presentations. You have all the decision makers in one room with their focus entirely on you. You traveled all [...]

22 12, 2020

Scrambling to Complete High Volume, Repetitive Data Entry Tasks Before Year End? 

By |2020-12-22T08:41:27-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid, Robotic Process Automation|

By Christine Duval, Marketing Director  Along with gearing up for the holiday season, most staff members at pretty much every organization are likely also dealing with a serious time crunch to finish year-end projects, plan their budgets for 2021, and at the same time are also trying to figure out when they can actually [...]

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 [...]

7 01, 2019

Using Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare

By |2019-01-07T14:13:46-05:00January 7th, 2019|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Using Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare Posted on behalf of Christine Duval, Marketing Strategist What is Robotic Process Automation? Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a tool or technology used to simplify business processes by mimicking and replicating repetitive, mundane tasks – just as a human could.  All you need to do is create a [...]

28 11, 2018

How Summit Exchange Saves You Money on your Point-of-Care (POC) Device Implementation

By |2018-11-28T12:17:50-05:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

How Summit Exchange Saves You Money on your Point-of-Care (POC) Device Implementation Posted on behalf of Jeff Ford, Director, Managed Services Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a growing initiative at most Healthcare institutions these days.  POCT refers to medical tests that can be performed at bedside instead of requiring the specimens be sent off to [...]

21 11, 2018

Healthcare Acronyms for Dummies

By |2018-11-21T10:28:38-05:00November 21st, 2018|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Healthcare Acronyms for Dummies Posted on behalf of David Cohen, Regional Sales Manager I grew up in the suburbs of Boston and as a teenager and through my thirties I would trek into Cambridge to visit Harvard Square with my friends.  For those of you who have not had the pleasure of visiting Harvard [...]

5 11, 2018

Preparing for a Downtime – Ahead of Time

By |2018-11-05T10:51:58-05:00November 5th, 2018|Blog, Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid, Uncategorized|

Preparing for a Downtime - Ahead of Time Posted on behalf of Eric Murphy, Support Analyst As a Support Analyst here at Summit Healthcare, I cannot stress enough the importance of making sure that you have proper backups configured for your system. For this reason, an emphasis on this topic is always made during [...]

31 10, 2018

Role of an Integration Engine in Large and Small Enterprises

By |2018-10-31T09:43:46-04:00October 31st, 2018|Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

Role of an Integration Engine in Large and Small Enterprises Posted on behalf of James Proctor, Director, Integration Services When reviewing the state of integration engines in the healthcare vertical it is easy to underestimate the value and criticality of the nature of such technology. We are often of two minds when looking at [...]

24 10, 2018

When Fake Test Records Are Still Too Real

By |2018-10-24T11:07:30-04:00October 24th, 2018|Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid|

When Fake Test Records Are Still Too Real Posted on behalf of Bill French, QA Engineer In the Healthcare software world, the need for accurate and reliable test data is as strong as ever. Sometimes, the temptation may be strong to use real LIVE data to test with. But this kind of thing can be [...]

15 10, 2018

Go LIVE or Go-Live – It all depends on your perspective

By |2018-10-15T13:34:58-04:00October 15th, 2018|Healthcare IT, Homepage Feature, Post to Homepage Grid, Uncategorized|

Go LIVE or Go-Live - It all depends on your perspective Posted on behalf of Christel Fowkes, Regional Sales Manager. A few years ago, I spent numerous days with my father walking the halls of a various healthcare organizations.  My mother had many health complications, and during her extended stays I accompanied him as [...]

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