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

Whitepaper: How Streamlined Reporting Options Can Help Increase Your Practice’s ROI

June 4, 2019

Dr. Michael Augustyniak, Chief Medical Information Officer at S&P Consultants, examples why (and how) you must do more with you EHR to meet MIPS/APM/PCMH goals—and improve ROI. Download Whitepaper More

Whitepaper: How Streamlined Reporting Options Can Help Increase Your Practice’s ROI

Sprint before you run—with InTegrity

May 30, 2019

S&P’s Director of Consulting InTegrity, Rodney Buford, explains our proven process bringing new accountability and speed to Cerner implementations and upgrades. More

Sprint before you run—with InTegrity

Meeting the challenges of PAMA in 2019: Five Survival Strategies for Stressed Lab Managers

April 5, 2019

Does your lab have to report PAMA Private Payer data this year? Whether you operate a commercial lab, in-house hospital lab, or network-sponsored facility, if you use CMS 1450 14X to bill for Medicare Part B clinical laboratory tests, you will likely be considered an “applicable lab” for the purposes of 2019 PAMA reporting. CMS […] More

Meeting the challenges of PAMA in 2019: Five Survival Strategies for Stressed Lab Managers

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