Epic Consulting

Radiant, Cupid Consultant Bart Klaas' love of problem-solving, travel brought him to Nordic

Senior Radiant and Cupid consultant Bart Klaas' love of problem-solving and travel brought him to Nordic

revenue cycle

Introducing revenue flow: A more efficient way of thinking about your revenue cycle

Nordic's Cathy Smith explains how your organization can see better outcomes when you start thinking of your revenue cycle as a revenue flow.

Epic Consulting

Consultants in Conference Rooms Getting Coffee | Chris Chandre

John Manzuk welcomes Senior Consultant Chris Chandre in the first episode of this new video series as they discuss Chris’ experiences as a consultant.

Epic Beaker

Your Beaker go-live checklist: 6 critical steps to take after an Epic Beaker install

Manager of Optimization Solutions Mallory Powers outlines six steps you should take for a successful Epic Beaker go-live.

provider efficiency

What’s the formula for happier end users? Our EHR experts discuss [podcast]

Our clinical and training experts share four key focus areas for increasing provider satisfaction and EHR efficiency.

Life at Nordic

Consultant spotlight: 'Volunteer addict' Alicia Baylor supports Puerto Rico in its time of need

With a passion for volunteering, healthcare, and Latin America, Nordic Senior Consultant Alicia Baylor works with Puerto Rico Rises.

Epic Beaker

5 ways to boost lab efficiency and improve patient care through Epic's Beaker LIS reports

Nordic's Mallory Powers, manager of Optimization Solutions, breaks down five ways your laboratory can enhance Beaker reports to boost efficiency and patient outcomes.

Epic training

From weekend warrior to Epic trainer: how the military prepared Tech Sgt. Stephen Hornsey for a career in healthcare IT

Retired Tech Sgt. Stephen Hornsey successfully transitioned to a principal trainer with Nordic thanks to the skills he learned in his 22-year military career.

Revenue Cycle Transformation

Nordic’s five guiding principles for delivering revenue improvement

Cathy Smith, Nordic's managing director of Revenue Cycle Transformation, shares her philosophy for partnering with organizations to build trust and improve their revenue flow.

Life at Nordic

How to level up for a role in Data & Analytics

Nordic is looking for talented consultants to join its Data & Analytics team to help healthcare organizations discover insights from their data. VP of Data & Analytics Sriram Devarakonda discusses the types of consultants he’s looking for and offers tips to level up your career with a job at Nordic.

clinical optimization

3 steps to building shared ownership and increasing EHR satisfaction

Nordic's Dr. Amy Maneker, physician executive, and Leanna Hester, RN, director of Optimization Solutions, recommend three steps for establishing shared ownership and increasing end user satisfaction with the EHR.

culture

#BalanceforBetter: Nordic celebrates International Women’s Day 2019 with notable female achievements

International Women’s Day is officially recognized on March 8, but leading the charge to gender equality is a movement that lasts throughout the year. As this year’s theme is Balance for Better, we take this time to reflect on the impact we have on elevating a gender-balanced workforce.

implementation

4 common pitfalls to avoid during your EHR implementation [Executive Summary]

With the right strategy and planning, you can implement an EHR that truly transforms your organization. Lindsey Manzuk, Implementation Strategy Director at Nordic, shares how to overcome four common EHR implementation pitfalls and achieve clinical transformation.

Managed Services

What's proactive Managed Services, and how can it add value to my organization?

Ian Mamminga, vice president of Managed Services at Nordic shares how our proactive approach to remote support helps organizations save time and money.

events

Our top five moments from HIMSS19 [photos]

In case you missed it, or want to relive the magic, here are our top five highlights from HIMSS19.

Managed Services

Join a supportive and growing team in Nordic’s Managed Services

Managed Services Senior Analyst Daniel Zhou explains why continuing his health IT career in Nordic's Managed Services offers the perfect mix of lifestyle, challenge, and team camaraderie.

featured

7 signs it's time for an EHR refresh

How do you know when it's time to optimize your organization's EHR? Here are some of the most common reasons you need a refresh.

Managed Services

Getting to know Nordic’s Managed Services

Watch this video to learn what it's like to be part of our Managed Services team.

HIMSS

4 reasons to connect with Nordic at HIMSS19

If you're finalizing your plans for HIMSS19, here are four reasons you should hold a spot for us in your schedule.

Epic upgrades

Five steps you can take right now to prepare for quarterly EHR upgrades

In case you missed our webinar on successfully transitioning to the quarterly upgrade model, here are five steps our senior consultants recommend you take right now to prepare for the switch.

implementation

Staffing your EHR implementation: 3 traits for transformational results

Lindsey Manzuk, our Implementation Strategy Director, shares the top three traits you should look for when staffing your EHR implementation.

Managed Services

Reaching your career goals in 2019: How Nordic’s Managed Services team can help

Two of Nordic's Managed Services team members share how they've been able to advance their health IT careers and solve some tough client challenges through certifications and professional development opportunities.

HIMSS

4 health IT trends that are top-of-mind in 2019

Matt Schaefer, executive VP of Strategic Services, shares four main priorities organizations have told us they'll be planning for in 2019.

clinical optimization

How Allina Health used EHR data to increase provider efficiency and satisfaction

Allina Health recently partnered with Nordic to optimize its EHR and improve provider efficiency. As a result, the organization is saving saving some providers a few minutes per patient every day.

value-based care

Preparing for changes to value-based care reimbursement in 2019 [podcast]

Our optimization team members discuss the changes ACOs can anticipate from the new MSSP in 2019, providing a breakdown of ways organizations can demonstrate value-based care.

HIMSS

HIMSS EMRAM: What you need to know about getting Stage 7 certified

Reaching Stage 7 of HIMSS EMRAM is no easy feat. Senior Consultant Zoe Herbst de Cortina recently helped Loma Linda University Health work to achieve this prestigious designation, and offers advice for other organizations that may have their sights set on Stage 7.

#NordicGivesBack

Nordic gives back 2018: A roundup of causes to consider supporting

Looking for a worthy cause to give back to during the holiday season or throughout 2019? Here’s a roundup of some great organizations to consider supporting.

Data & Analytics

Breaking down your data silos with data warehousing and data virtualization

Eric Pennington, manager of Data & Analytics, discusses how to turn your data asset into insights through effective data warehousing and data virtualization strategies.

Health IT

5 Ws for a successful health IT contract transition

Senior Consultant Nick Davis shares the key questions you should ask when preparing your end-of-contract checklist.

revenue cycle

ROI from your EHR: Three focus areas for a brighter budgeting season

'Tis the season for budget planning. To help guide your planning process, Aaron Mann, director of business development, shares three main areas your organization can focus on to realize a demonstrable return on your investment.

population health

Expert advice on preparing your MSSP submission [podcast]

Jake Aleckson, director of Optimization Solutions, and Kyle McAllister, a senior consultant on the Optimization team, share tips for ACOs to successfully navigate the complex MSSP submission process.

Epic optimization

HCC in 1-2-3: Three steps to implementing Hierarchical Condition Categories in Epic

Are you looking to your optimize HCC documentation? You're in luck. Here's a step-by-step guide for implementing and improving HCC capture in Epic.

Managed Services

The calm through the storm: How I relied on my Managed Services team during Hurricane Florence

Tim, a Managed Services consultant, volunteered during Hurricane Florence and shares how his Nordic teammates supported him while he served his community.

population health

How to use claims data to get a full report on population health

Nordic's data & analytics team breaks down some ways your organization can use claims data to help inform your population health planning.

training

An innovative approach to end-user enablement: virtual instructor-led training

Lauren discusses some of the benefits of virtual instructor-led training (VILT), an innovative way to engage and enable your teams and also save your organization time and money.

Health IT

U.S. National Health IT Week: Catalyzing change in healthcare

Nordic celebrated U.S. National Health IT Week, Oct. 8-12, by spotlighting those who are catalyzing change in healthcare. Check out our roundup of the week's top highlights.

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