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Leveraging Automation to Ease Challenges for ASCs – Part 2

By John Carmelite, Vice President, Enterprise Applications, Intalere In our last post, we introduced the concept of automation for surgery centers and discussed adoption and how automation is helping to transform healthcare. Here we look specifically at the value automation can bring, including some successful use cases, and preview the next frontier in intelligent automation […]

Leveraging Automation to Ease Challenges for ASCs – Part 1

By John Carmelite, Vice President, Enterprise Applications, Intalere The data and technology revolution has opened up a significant opportunity for innovation and advancement in many sectors including healthcare. One area of advancement that is ripe with possibilities is the ability to adapt intelligent automation into your processes. For many healthcare organizations, it may seem like […]

10 Ways Surgery Centers Can Use Technology to Drive Their Supply Chain Strategy

By Erika Johnson, National Director, ASC, Intalere From the apparent to the less obvious, what are 10 ways information technology (IT) can help an ASC or outpatient facility/department improve its supply chain operations? Most simply, software, through even a basic materials management information system (MMIS), can provide benchmarks and goals for organizations to use to […]

Advancing the Healthcare Supply Chain: The Necessary Skill Set

Excerpts from a discussion with Intalere Chief Commercial Officer Steve Kiewiet Throughout my career, I have been a passionate advocate about the C-level strategic value that supply chain leaders can bring to their organizations. In that vein, what are some of the strategic operational areas that supply chain professionals can spend a little bit more […]

Payment Processing Optimization Can Be a Vital Part of Economic Recovery for Healthcare Providers Post COVID-19

By Shon Wettstein, SVP, Business Development, Intalere, and Dottie Ford, Executive Client Manager and Tim Heasley, Sr. Manager, Direct Sales, Priority Payment Systems As the medical emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic begins to subside, healthcare providers will be faced with the harsh economic realities of the continuing fallout. Struggling to rebuild their operations, drive revenue […]

COVID-19 and Cybersecurity – Part 2: Backup and Recovery and Cyber Insurance

by Richard Mackey, Senior Vice President, Information Technology, and Joe Messina, Senior Director, Infrastructure, Intalere In healthcare, cybersecurity is a key component of a provider’s operational infrastructure. Hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, long-term living centers and many others in the healthcare industry have fallen victim in the past to ransomware attacks or data breaches. In our previous post, […]

COVID-19 and Cybersecurity – Part One – Training and Technology

by Richard Mackey, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Joe Messina, Senior Director, Infrastructure, Intalere In healthcare, cybersecurity is a key component of a provider’s operational infrastructure.  Hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, long-term living centers and many others in the healthcare industry have fallen victim in the past to ransomware attacks or data breaches.  Unfortunately, as […]

Leveraging Automation to Ease COVID-19 Challenges

By John Carmelite, Vice President, Enterprise Applications, Intalere The COVID-19 crisis is challenging acute facilities, taxing resources, depleting supply chains and straining clinicians as they care for patients affected by the virus. Rightly so, the focus has been on caring for patients, protecting clinicians and acquiring needed supplies. Unfortunately, a financial challenge is emerging. Hospitals […]

Intelligent Automation in Healthcare – Focus on Process

By John Carmelite, Vice President, Enterprise Applications, Intalere In my role leading Intalere’s Intelligent Automation practice I have the privilege of speaking with customers and business partners about Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and how it can help them transform their healthcare organization.  RPA is software that mimics the activity of a human being interacting with […]

Health IT Week Brings Focus to Transformational Impact on the Healthcare Model

By Richard Mackey, Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Intalere U.S. National Health IT Week, September 23-27, is a “nationwide action week focused on catalyzing change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology.” The goal is to work toward and highlight outcomes that demonstrate the power that information and technology have […]