Navin, Haffty Newsletter January 2014

Thoughts from our President

As we enter 2014, we can expect more uncertainty than most have seen previously in our industry. For most Information Systems departments, there are new increases in business needs, shorter lead times for planning, and fewer financial resources.

For those of us in leadership roles, it is imperative to recognize the . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty Newsletter January 2014

Navin, Haffty October 2013 Newsletter

Thoughts from our President

I had the privilege of attending MEDITECH’s Physician Forum earlier this month and while there were many outstanding educational sessions and great information on their current and future developments, I wanted to comment on their keynote speaker, Jamie Heywood. Like many of you, I get to listen to a number of . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty October 2013 Newsletter

Navin, Haffty & Associates September Newsletter

Thoughts from our President

A lot of space in this month’s newsletter is committed to the list of education sessions being presented at next month’s MEDITECH Physician Forum. We find this list represents a broad picture of many of the developments focused on improving physicians’ experience with the MEDITECH EHR. We encourage you to review it . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty & Associates September Newsletter

Navin, Haffty & Associates August Newsletter

Thoughts from our President

A recent blog posting titled “Go-live gone wrong” on Healthcare IT News has generated a lot of discussion. It focuses on the troubles associated with some recent Epic implementations. Let me state that Epic, like MEDITECH and some other vendors, provide a very good HCIS product. However, a good product does not guarantee . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty & Associates August Newsletter

Navin, Haffty July Newsletter

As a reader of this newsletter you know that we focus exclusively on the MEDITECH market. You also know we are fans of the company. We believe everything we share is honest and factual though at times we are accused of bias. We have commented in the past on the unfortunate practice of certain . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty July Newsletter

Navin, Haffty & Associates June Newsletter

Thoughts from our President

I recently received this from a long-time client and friend:

“I am struggling to find benchmarks or other references to the potential, or realized, organizational costs savings as a result of full CPOE. I realize that implementing CPOE is a costly endeavor in terms of software and additional labor required but . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty & Associates June Newsletter

Navin, Haffty May Newsletter

Thoughts from our President

There is a lot to be excited about these days with MEDITECH. This month’s newsletter covers several current milestones including a strong endorsement for development and direction by one of the industry’s most respected CIOs, John Halamka and an overview of some buzz provoking news that came from the recent . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty May Newsletter

Navin, Haffty & Associates April 2013 Newsletter

Thoughts from our President At this time, Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 and ICD-10 readiness are at the top of the priority list for most hospitals. As we continue to focus on providing relevant and applicable value to our readers, we have included in this month’s newsletter our assessment of the biggest challenges associated with . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty & Associates April 2013 Newsletter

Navin, Haffty & Associates March 2013 Newsletter

Thoughts from our President We have some great information to share with our readers in this month’s newsletter. As promised we published the results to the Meaningful Use Stage 2 survey. Thank you to all who participated. We also have some additional feedback on Emergency Department systems and MEDITECH stemming from last month’s article “Insiders Look: . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty & Associates March 2013 Newsletter

Navin, Haffty February Newsletter

Thoughts from our President During a recent meeting with a new CIO, we discussed the importance of networking and its role in choosing credible vendors. I shared that the most valuable sources of information are one’s peers, specifically CIOs from hospitals of similar size going through similar projects. In reviewing my calendar, it became clear . . . → Read More: Navin, Haffty February Newsletter