How—and When—to Engage Your IT Department Ahead of a Merger or Acquisition

April 14, 2021

The Make-or-Break Risks of Getting the Timing Wrong One of the lagging effects of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic that is beginning to emerge is the deep financial toll this event has taken on hospitals and health systems. As a result, the pace of merger activity is once again expected to increase. Even for smaller provider […] More

EHR Basics Series: 5 Moves to Support Quality Care in “Short-staffed” Situations

April 14, 2021

Don’t worry, this article won’t rehash current workloads and stressors. We are here to offer a little practical relief by sharing what some of our clients are accomplishing within the parameters of their current Cerner® Millennium® installations to help support their staff in delivering quality care under overloaded conditions. The good news is that you […] More

Infographic: Getting even more from Cerner Millennium® Clinically Integrated Revenue Cycle

April 5, 2021

You don’t have to do it alone! If you’re looking to do more with your Powerchart™ implementation, you owe it to yourself to speak with an experienced consultant from S&P Consultants. Decades of real-world experience implementing, optimizing, and customizing Cerner solutions allow us to do things others can’t. Last year, KLAS recognized S&P Consultants as […] More

Infographic: Getting even more from Cerner Millennium® Clinically Integrated Revenue Cycle

Case Study: Michigan hospital updates older processes to improve Cerner revenue performance

January 7, 2021

Oaklawn Hospital, in Marshall, Michigan, was founded in 1925 and has evolved from a small 12-bed facility into a highly regarded regional health care organization with approximately 1,000 employees. It is the city of Marshall’s largest employer and has been recognized by CMS as one of only four hospitals in Michigan with a five-star ranking. […] More

Case Study: Michigan hospital updates older processes to improve Cerner revenue performance

Six-months in: COVID-19 & LIS

August 19, 2020

How some Lab Managers are preparing for multiple scenarios ranging from the "second wave" to post-pandemic operations. More

Six-months in: COVID-19 & LIS

Summer/Fall 2020: Making Forward Progress (or at least planning for it.)

July 20, 2020

Three things healthcare IT leaders & teams can be doing in a time of pandemic-driven priorities and re-assessments. If you’re trying to determine a unified “status of healthcare IT teams” here in the middle of 2020, you face a gargantuan task. The main challenge is trying to assemble any kind of “big picture” from the […] More

Summer/Fall 2020: Making Forward Progress (or at least planning for it.)

In support of our colleagues we are offering many services on a volunteer/donated basis to help healthcare IT organizations through this crisis.

April 7, 2020

At a time when we are all called to band together to meet unprecedented demand on our healthcare and lab systems, the members of our S&P Consultants family have asked me to extend our company’s assistance—on a volunteer basis—to help hospitals and labs better cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. With expertise in LIS environments of […] More

In support of our colleagues we are offering many services on a volunteer/donated basis to help healthcare IT organizations through this crisis.

Keeping hospitals afloat in crisis mode

April 7, 2020

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 […] More

Keeping hospitals afloat in crisis mode

A message to our colleagues and friends, as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic together

March 24, 2020

Gratitude… and help for stressed hospitals & labs A message to our colleagues and friends… I want to offer our thoughts and sincere thanks to the clients, colleagues, employees, and friends who are on the frontlines in helping our country navigate this unprecedented crisis.  From the discussions I have had with many of you, I […] More

A message to our colleagues and friends, as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic together

Physicians + Phase Zero = Success

June 5, 2019

Zach Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer at S&P Consultants, explains how an early “checkup” might prevent a DoA implementation for Cerner organizations looking to add Revenue Cycle. More

Physicians + Phase Zero = Success

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