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Blockchain’s Emerging Healthcare Applications

While bitcoin and cryptocurrencies seem to go in and out of fashion on a monthly basis, the blockchain — the distributed system used by digital currencies to track transactions — continues to grow in popularity and function as other industries discover its long-range value. […]

Blockchain’s Emerging Healthcare Applications2018-04-02T14:51:02-06:00

2017 Population Health Summit — HMS Essette Client Conference

The HMS Essette team recently hosted our annual client conference in Westminster, Colorado. With more than 100 attendees, the conference was a great success and continues to grow every year! By gathering a wide range of experts —from HMS clients, partners, staff, and professional keynote speakers – conference participants left [...]

2017 Population Health Summit — HMS Essette Client Conference2018-01-26T15:38:48-06:00

Care Management: Implementation Accelerated

By Grant Gaudette Can payers and at-risk providers get a new care management system up and running in a flash? In a word, yes. Recently, we rolled out HMS® Essette Care Management for an at-risk provider in five weeks – compared to the industry average of six months. Because our customer deemed the platform such a good fit [...]

Care Management: Implementation Accelerated2018-01-30T19:14:39-06:00

Know. Manage. Engage. Three Tools For Positive Healthcare Management.

By Cynthia Nustad We can hardly go a day, let alone several times a day without hearing various pundits comment on what to do with our nation’s healthcare issue. This is not a partisan issue, nor is it a fully a political issue. As Americans, we know healthcare is a huge percentage of our [...]

Know. Manage. Engage. Three Tools For Positive Healthcare Management.2018-01-26T15:39:04-06:00

True North: Does Culture Really Eat Strategy For Breakfast?

By Linda Alexandra, Chief Culture OfficerCare Deeply – Give Freely – Think Kindly – Act GentlyEssette’s business model was built upon these values, with trust and social responsibility at its heart. Our habits and lifestyles continue to be led by these directives—purposely woven into the fabric of our culture and, at every level, into our [...]

True North: Does Culture Really Eat Strategy For Breakfast?2018-01-26T15:39:12-06:00

What is invisible in the EMRs? The patient’s life is not reflected in the data

By Scott Thompson, RN CIO / Tech Strategist With the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act under debate for the past three years, we continue to see our leaders in Washington and across our nation contend that Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) will improve patient care, decrease provider mistakes, increase provider availability, and reduce the cost of [...]

What is invisible in the EMRs? The patient’s life is not reflected in the data2018-01-26T15:39:22-06:00

Why can’t Care Coordination be as simple as making spaghetti sauce?

By Andy Gaudette, CEO Although, as Essette’s CEO I am highly involved in directing the vision of our software company, at heart, I am still a Process Engineer. Solution thinking runs through my veins like spaghetti sauce. Yes, you read that correctly! But before you search out a new ICD-10 code for my odd [...]

Why can’t Care Coordination be as simple as making spaghetti sauce?2018-03-14T14:33:07-06:00

Release the Power of Block Snippets: Essette Correspondence

By Deb Mitchum, Clinical Solution Specialist If you have ever configured letters in Essette, you are familiar with the snippet groups that are used to pull data into the letters (such as mail merge fields). If you haven’t yet become familiar with snippets, Essette would like to introduce you to some powerful functionality that Essette clients [...]

Release the Power of Block Snippets: Essette Correspondence2018-01-26T15:39:45-06:00