IT has a big job. Not only are they responsible for ensuring your organization has the technology backbone needed to operate well, but they are also responsible for the security of your organization. Healthcare is especially challenging with regulation and compliance added in.
Cash Flow is king. In no other industry is this truer than in the Healthcare industry. One of the biggest challenges healthcare providers face is cash-flow.
Many healthcare organizations are challenged when it comes to legacy data. The organization wants to move into a different ERM system, but the costs can be prohibitive. Many organizations have already moved to another platform but still have to maintain the old system for existing patient records. This can be a problem.
I listen to a lot of podcasts. I especially enjoy listening to interview shows with business leaders. One thing I find funny about these shows is that the interviewers tend to ask very similar questions. The responses from leaders end up sounding like a stump speech. The way these success stories are framed can make it seem as if their success was somehow pre-ordained.
Despite the mandate for medical records to be digital through your ERM system, a large portion of healthcare documentation is still paper based.
Does your healthcare environment have a multitude of print devices and cartridges? Do you have multiple printers side by side in areas for different purposes? Do you have a favorite print device in your space?
Hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers face unique challenges when it comes to data and endpoint security. HIPAA compliance, data loss, and other issues affect the healthcare industry in almost every aspect of the business. How secure is your printing in your healthcare environment?
I'm kind of a self-improvement junkie. I’ve read a lot of articles about work-life balance over the years. Many suggest checklists or other tools and encourage you to schedule yourself time to recharge.
If you have tried these like I have, you have probably found “me time” gets overridden by the priority of the moment. It is typically sacrificed to ANY seemingly greater priority. You end up not giving yourself the time and running from the beginning to the end of the day.
We would all be more effective in our jobs if we spent more time doing the most important things. Have you ever seen a Priority Matrix? This tool can help you quickly prioritize your tasks and become more effective.