Chart of Accounts (COA) Redesign for Healthcare

Healthcare organizations rarely have “transformational” opportunities, but revisiting the Chart of Accounts (CoA) allows your organization to reassess and enhance your business requirements. Designing a new CoA has the potential for creating more positive, transformative change than other aspects of a modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The CoA is [...]

By |2019-09-11T09:50:13+00:00February 18th, 2016|Healthcare|

Change Management Approach to Achieve Healthcare IT Adoption

Reform-driven “disruptions” or changes continue to impact healthcare’s transparency and cost-control efforts.  Both transparency and cost-control efforts support IT spending, smarter analytics, and expansion of products and service lines beyond traditional partnership models.  Both are also a catalyst for the consolidation of operations and initiatives to transform hospitals into new [...]

By |2019-09-11T16:08:30+00:00May 20th, 2015|Healthcare|

Business Intelligence Readiness Assessment

Consider that average office of the Chief Financial Officer is challenged with: Business Intelligence (BI) solutions that are separate and uncoordinated Supporting varying Key Performance Indicators (KPI), business drivers, and calculations across operational and clinical systems Dealing with disjointed “systems of record” reports for the [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:05:45+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Healthcare|

Making the Case for Healthcare Enterprise Integration Strategy

As the average hospital today has almost 850+ mission critical applications, the word “interoperability” has now become synonymous with Enterprise Integration (EI).  EI is the goal of connecting software (read: getting to data) from different vendors’ solutions notwithstanding differences in infrastructure technology and application architecture.  Hospitals must connect all manner [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:07:01+00:00April 4th, 2014|Healthcare|

Fixed Asset Management for Healthcare

The goal of this blog is to help you learn about healthcare leading practices for fixed asset management and suggest tips for implementing them in your hospital. These leading practices will help you to seek out potential savings in your fixed asset base and show you how to save [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:09:37+00:00February 5th, 2014|Healthcare|

Lessons Learned on PeopleSoft Position Management

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is moving to an environment where Managers will process changes for their employees using Pages in PeopleSoft 9.1/Tools 8.52 Manager Self Service.  The Pages will have approval routing that is based on the level of the Manager submitting the request as well [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:15:24+00:00May 29th, 2013|Healthcare|

Lessons Learned on OBIEE & OBIA

I have worked with many healthcare organizations that have decided to license Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) solution and are now facing the daunting task of implementation. Instead of embarking on your OBIEE journey blind, I suggest learning from those who have already gone through the process. Read on to learn more or attend my HIUG Interact 13 conference session "An OBIA Story: NYU Langone Medical Center eFinance Transformation" (Session Number: 13068) on Tuesday, June 11, 10:30 a.m.

By |2019-09-11T10:15:36+00:00May 20th, 2013|Healthcare|

Data Governance in Healthcare

Data governance is a longstanding obligation of the healthcare industry.  And in light of the many Business Intelligence (BI), Electronic Health Record (EHR)/Electronic Medical Records (EMR) projects, data governance has become critical to the data integrity of health information. Most hospitals have multiple information systems that feed into their BI, [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:15:44+00:00May 9th, 2013|Healthcare|