Vaccinated? Back to the Office!

Vaccinated? Back to the Office!   With vaccination statistics rising and inoculation allowing most of us to return to a level of pre-COVID normality, we find ourselves facing a new albeit minor crisis; how to reintegrate back into office culture and public life at large. While this may seem like a simple adjustment, the transition will prove more difficult than one might assume, due to a variety of health concerns, both physical and behavioral. COVID-19 has changed our cultural approach in a variety of ways; we find ourselves collectively more aware of viral transmission then ever before and are subsequently wary of close, personal interaction sans masks. This proves problematic due to the reduction in ability to read faces and...

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The Benefits of Data Warehouses

The Benefits of Data Warehouses   Data is one of our client’s most important resources and thus, the maintenance of a secure, optimized, scalable, integrated and accessible system should be the highest priority.  Integrating data from various sources available to an organization will assist in performing analysis and reporting, as well as to accelerate business growth and help Leadership analyze past, present and future state. Let us discuss the journey of fictional healthcare organization HealthABC into a Data Warehouse standard. HealthABC offers a variety of Health Care, Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse, Case Management and Homeless Outreach programs to some of city’s most vulnerable patients. These programs use separate systems to track different types of data for disparate purposes; this makes reporting and...

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Making Working from Home Work for You

At the Joxel Group, our team is comprised of skilled consultants that collaborate with clients locally and nationwide. Our consultants assist our clients with Electronic Health Record implementations, EHR optimizations, process improvement, custom development and/or specialized IT support.  With the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in the United States, our company quickly cancelled all travel, closed our office locations and transitioned all employees to telecommuting. Although we made these decisions quickly, they were easy decisions.  Plain and simple, the safety of our clients, employees and communities we serve comes first.   As consultants, we already had the infrastructure for telecommuting in place and since we often leverage technology to conduct meetings, provide training, etc. there has been little to no impact to our clients.  So, at this point you’re likely asking, “How has telecommuting really impacted...

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