Integrating Healthcare Associates partners with your team, no matter where your organizations’ priorities are among the myriad of healthcare IT initiatives. We work together to satisfy your desired requirements and timelines. Together, we make sure the correct information is where it needs to be, when it needs to be there.

Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

EMR allows vital information to be seen in real-time, across multiple touch points; making a patient’s medical history available on-demand.

Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Even though there have been huge advances in the capabilities of EMRs in recent years, converting from a paper record or a legacy system can be challenging. Going to electronic records and fully utilizing the functionality of your EMR system improves patient care and staff efficiency, while reducing organizational costs.

IHA consultants align your needs with the capabilities of your system so that the system can be configured optimally. We work closely with vendors, IS staff, physicians and other clinical staff, improving user adoption and system buy-in.

Health Information Exchange (HIE)

HIE is the standardized process for data exchange across all levels of care and aims to reduce duplication of services and overall operational costs.

Health Information Exchange (HIE)

The exchange of data between various systems and entities provides for a more efficient way of sharing data between electronic medical records. It helps provide more timely treatment of care, improved efficiency for processing data, and ultimately creates a more seamless experience for both the clinician and patient.

IHA provides on-site consulting services for supplemental staffing/staffing augmentation, ETL efforts and system interoperability. Our managed services solutions allow for short and long term remote monitoring and on demand development efforts.

Meaningful Use

The goal of meaningful use is to promote the spread of electronic health records to improve overall health care in the United States.

Meaningful Use

Meaningful use provides a staged approach for healthcare organizations to follow to guide them toward implementing qualified software, technologies and processes which allow their organization to develop an electronic health record.

IHA consultants are experts in all three phases of meaningful use. From implementing electronic health records to integrating data between healthcare applications/systems to utilizing reporting technologies and business analytic tools, we help you achieve your specified objectives.

Business Intelligence & Analytics

Gaining insights into business information and analytics helps you make better business decisions.

Business Intelligence & Analytics

BI is used to understand the results of the data analysis and how these results relate to the daily operations of the organization. The use of BI can lower healthcare costs, track key performance indicators, and improve care through automating clinical workflow.

Our expertise in using and configuring custom or built in data analytics tools provides customization of your clinical needs, analysis and reporting of financial data associated with clinical treatment, and identification of key clinical metrics, industry standards and electronic clinical workflow. We help improve your standard of care based upon your organization’s needs.

Standard Compliance & Adoption

Standardizing communication formats and electronic coding of clinical actions has helped to integrate systems, propelling the implementation of electronic health records.

Standard Compliance & Adoption

Healthcare information standards are essential to improving healthcare. It provides a means for classifying clinical terms in a common way which helps reduce medical errors, improves patient safety, improves BI processes, and increases access to clinical data.

IHA works with your organizations clinical and IT staff to configure your healthcare system and develop applications that address:  identifier standards, data storage and access clinical encounter data coding, and data analysis and reporting.

Two key implementation areas are the migration to ICD-10 and 5010 which provide for more accurate coding, billing, and reimbursement.

Technology Strategy

Identifying, planning for and utilizing new technologies can improve access for clinicians and improve point of care engagements.

Technology Strategy

The infrastructure is the foundation of all electronic systems in a healthcare organization.

IHA has experience in reviewing the technology specifications of new and existing systems – and assessing resources available on-site. We recommend solutions that save on operating resources over the life of the technology; suggesting the most appropriate technologies to meet your organization’s needs while maximizing uptime and creating a secure operating environment. We are experts in integrating mobile devices and other clinical point of care devices to healthcare systems, allowing for improved care during the patients encounter.