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“Clinical” posts

#ClinicalClarity

Epic is just a piece of what you’re doing, and isn’t it about time you worked with someone who understood that? Bluetree is unique in that our solutions team also has experience in the real world and knows how to navigate your organization’s unique structure and challenges. We also know that you’re busy, so here are just a couple of hashtags to give you an idea of what we’re about and how we can help!

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Are you becoming a more consumer-centric organization?

You’ve all experienced, one way or another, patients demanding change in how they receive healthcare. Is that what’s happening? Or were patients always asking for healthcare services where and when it is convenient for them and you’ve just started listening and responding?

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Is data the key to population health success?

In a recent blog, Pavel discussed data’s critical role in negotiating risk-based contracts. Data, in all areas of health care, has become the needle in our compass. But especially with population health. Data analytics can help us understand where we are, how we got there, and how to reach our goals. As hospitals and providers are increasingly evaluated on performance and outcomes, access to data is critical...

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Week 1: The five major roadblocks to clinical optimization

Optimization. It’s become one of the most dreaded buzzwords in the clinical applications arena. Hundreds of hours and seemingly endless effort can go into implementing functionality that clinicians won’t help you design, training resistant users on new workflows that they don’t want to learn, and juggling competing priorities. It might seem as though nothing gets done with the care and attention it deserves. Fortunately, we’ve been around this block before, and we’re here to help.

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Week 2: The five major roadblocks to clinical optimization

In week two, we'll discuss how to build a successful relationship between IT and operations. You might see them as demanding doctors who won’t listen to reason. They might see you as instituting unnecessary roadblocks in order to avoid doing what needs to be done...

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Week 4: The five major roadblocks to clinical optimization

Last week, we talked about getting a solid start by optimizing your existing workflows. Now you can bring out the big guns and start implementing new functionality! Here are the roadblocks you’ve likely run into in the past. We’ll also show you how to make it stick this time around...

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Week 5: The five roadblocks to clinical optimization

Optimization is not a one-time effort: it continues as long as your systems are live. A constantly changing IT landscape can make that difficult, but being aware of these barriers (and strategies to circumvent them) before kicking off your project can set you up for success.

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