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  • The Wisdom of Engaging “Forgotten Stakeholders” Ahead of a Merger or Acquisition
    Download S&P's article and learn how to mitigate the perils of clinician resistance around M&A through thoughtful EHR and workflow integration/migration.
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  • Is your organization discussing a merger?
    The steady stream of merger and acquisition announcements in the lab/hospital space seems poised to continue through 2022 (at least.)  Fortunately, the proliferation of these events has helped our team generate some helpful perspectives around some steps lab directors and LIS managers can take—to minimize the disruption to their essential functions while making sure their needs are accounted for within a tremendously complex process.   Step One: Make sure your concerns ...
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  • "Lessons" hidden in DNFB data that even pros sometimes miss
    What if there were a secret cache of information—within your current EHR/RevCycle solution—that could instantly uncover the gaps in your charge/revenue capture processes? What if this same metric could guide a prioritized game plan for optimizing your whole organization around revenue cycle management (RCM) best practices?If that sounds appealing, you may want to join the ranks of revcycle leaders using DNFB (“Discharged Not Final Billed”) data to achieve quick gains.
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  • Proven, practical moves you can make to minimize the disruptions of staff shortages
    Staffing tips gathered from the 2020/2021 pandemic that can help everyone
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  • How some timely forethought can give you a lot more staffing options for these busy days
    With cases of COVID-19 still high across many areas of the U.S.—and staff attrition on the rise—there may be more difficult times ahead. Of course no one has a crystal ball, but making reasonable provisions for foreseeable demand is a big part of your job as a healthcare leader.
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  • Focused training today can pay big dividends in short-staffed crises
    For labs, clinics, and hospitals, the last year and a half has been a crash course in the importance of efficiency and flexibility—especially when it comes to your staff. Many experts are predicting that 2022 will come with some of the same difficulties.
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  • COVID-19—One Year Later
    Now that we are a little more than a year out from the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be worth taking a moment to evaluate how your organization handled this once-in-a-lifetime disruption: What lessons has your organization learned? What new practices are worth carrying into the future? Where do you need to catch up?
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  • 2021 “Best in KLAS” — S&P Consultants earns top honors for IT Implementation Leadership
    A crowning achievement after years of peer recognition BRAINTREE, MA—With the release of the Best in KLAS 2021 report, S&P Consultants has been selected as the #1 provider of implementation services for smaller project engagements. To assemble the report, KLAS talks to verified client organizations to gather insight on their implementation experiences with a variety of vendors and how well those vendors achieve the desired objectives. “We have been gratified over th...
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  • We are proud to be a KLAS top-rated Cerner consulting firm for the fifth year in a row!
    October KLAS report: Clients cite S&P Consultants for “honesty, integrity, and achieving desired outcomes” Cerner-driven firm gets high marks for expertise and efficacy BRAINTREE, MA—With the release of the  KLAS: Implementation Leadership 2020 report,S&P Consultants has again been recognized by verified clients for excellence in Cerner implementation that “consistently help[s] clients hit the ground running.” To assemble the report, KLAS t...
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  • Keeping Hospitals Afloat in Crisis Mode
    All of us at S&P Consultants continue to offer our thoughts and sincere thanks to our clients, colleagues, employees, and friends who are on the frontlines in helping our country navigate this unprecedented crisis. Right now, supporting the clinicians and staff who are providing care is—and should be—everyone’s number-one priority. For revenue cycle managers, that means continuing to process claims cleanly and correctly—even with new coding and volumes—in order ...
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