Chad A. Eckes
By Chad A. Eckes 03:23 pm November 13, 2009
For years, IT Management Consultants have instructed their clients to not do system implementations for technology's sake. Core to this philosophy is ensuring that system implementations combine people, process, and technology versus attempting to automate manual processes and behaviors. This principle holds even truer in the world of electronic...
By Chad A. Eckes 02:26 pm June 10, 2009
While an organization implementing an electronic health record might be so fortunate as to have a thorough and well defined contract, support of its leadership, and a committed and capable team, all that is likely to be for naught without a carefully structured communication plan.
By Chad A. Eckes 08:54 pm March 17, 2009
In 2005, after 13 years in the financial services industry, I migrated into the healthcare industry. I was about five weeks into my new career when a major network downtime occurred.
By Chad A. Eckes 03:23 pm February 17, 2009
Last month we discussed the process of selecting the correct healthcare software solution by utilizing a detailed analysis supported by quantifiable data. The next subject to consider is negotiating a solid contract.
By Chad A. Eckes 07:11 pm January 23, 2009
Most healthcare information technology vendors want you to believe that their software can meet any organization's needs. As a matter of fact, healthcare IT vendors and their software are quite unique. The single most important process for a successful software implementation is the selection of the correct solution.