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    [White Paper] Finding your balance: Applying supply and demand to health IT for growth and efficiency

    Posted by Nordic on Feb 11, 2016 2:53:34 PM

    Actively managing both supply (i.e., capacity) and demand (e.g., patients) has been a consistent challenge for healthcare systems. Recently, this challenge has evolved throughout the industry with the introduction of new government policies (e.g., Affordable Care Act), new market entrants (e.g., CVS retail clinics), and a shift toward consumer-driven patient dynamics. In this white paper, Nordic Director of Optimization Solutions Rick Shepardson reviews how supply and demand economics can play out at a more micro level for a given population and how healthcare systems can keep these forces in balance by offering

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    Topics: Health IT, standardizing service delivery, maximize capacity, patient referrals, patient satisfaction, patient retention

    HIT Breakdown 9 – The fifth step in our population health model: Measurement

    Posted by Nordic on Jul 13, 2015 4:51:00 AM

    This episode wraps up our discussion on population health in our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we discuss the fifth, and last, step: measurement. Looking at measurement, we discover a two-pronged approach that helps healthcare providers improve patient outcomes and those processes to get there.

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    Topics: planning, improved outcomes, Health IT, EHR, measurement, population health, process

    HIT Breakdown 8 – The fourth step in our population health model: Intervention

    Posted by Nordic on Jun 9, 2015 10:17:00 AM

    We carry on with our discussion on population health in our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. For today’s show we look at the fourth step: intervention. Using congestive heart failure (CHF) as an example, we learn how healthcare providers are taking steps to actively intervene in patients' health outcomes.

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    Topics: identification, methodology, Health IT, model, CHF population, stratification, intervention, EHR, population health

    HIT Breakdown 7 – The third step in our population health model: Engagement

    Posted by Nordic on May 19, 2015 10:50:00 AM

    We’re back with our discussion on population health on our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we look at engaging the patient population as well as the challenges and solutions providers have used.

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    Topics: identification, methodology, Health IT, stratification, patient engagement, population health, Epic

    HIT Breakdown 4 - The first step in our population health model: Identification

    Posted by Nordic on Apr 30, 2015 10:16:00 AM

    We’re continuing our discussion on Population Health on our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we’re going to take a deep dive into the first step of our Population Health methodology - Identification.

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    Topics: identification, methodology, Health IT, population health, Epic

    Prepare for a successful season with EHR spring training

    Posted by Scott Gierman on Feb 19, 2015 8:49:00 AM

    By Scott Gierman, Nordic Marketing Team

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    Topics: baseball, Health IT, EHR, training

    [Recommendations] 5 key areas that should be on your 2015 health IT plan

    Posted by Nordic on Jan 25, 2015 9:07:00 AM

    We tapped Dr. David Levin, Nordic’s Chief Medical Officer, and asked him to list the top areas that he feels organizations need to focus on in 2015. Here’s what he gave us:

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    Topics: CMO, ICD-10, Health IT, EHR, patient engagement, population health, Dr. David Levin, Epic optimization

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