Organization Insights

When Everything is on Fire: Part 2 – The 3 Critical Strategies to a Successful Healthcare IT Project

By Dustin Miranda | March 19, 2019

Last week, I discussed the most critical factors to consider when embarking on a healthcare IT project. If I made it sound like a grave, dire situation, good – it is. Healthcare IT projects are massive endeavors that require commitment, fortitude, and dedication because, ultimately, they impact the lives of the patients we serve. However,…

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When Everything is on Fire: Part 1 – Preparing for a Successful Healthcare IT Project

By Dustin Miranda | March 13, 2019

In the healthcare industry, failure is not an option. In the best of circumstances, medical professionals as well as administrators give their all every day to help members of their communities live healthy, fulfilling lives. In the worst of circumstances, these same community heroes strive to mitigate risk, save lives, and improve quality of life…

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EHR Project Management: Reducing Pain with Strong Techniques

By Brookelynn Williams | February 26, 2019

Healthcare IT projects are daunting. Healthcare organizations notoriously postpone initiating large-scale projects – despite knowing how critical such upgrades are to an organization’s success and infrastructure – due to the vast scope and potential for overwhelm with such a project. Yet, with the right project management techniques, we have been able to guide our clients…

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Quadruple Aim: The Missing Element for Optimal Outcomes

By John Lynch | February 19, 2019

Physicians Thomas Bodenheimer and Christine Sinsky said it perfectly: The Triple Aim is “a compass to optimize health system performance.” The long-admired Triple Aim encompasses three principles: enhancing patient experience, improving population health, and reducing costs. However, time and time again, healthcare organizations have observed that attempts to create the Triple Aim were falling short….

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The Voice of Healthcare IT: A 5-Step Leadership Process

By John Lynch | February 6, 2019

We live in a dichotomous age: On the one hand technology is a massively powerful tool that has allowed us to accomplish large-scale goals in record times. On the other hand, it is an absolute necessity that must be maintained delicately to ensure operations can continue. A balance between these two roles is particularly difficult…

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Electronic Health Records: How Small Issues Cause Major Problems

By Katie Lynch | January 30, 2019

Throughout 2018, my team and I at John Lynch & Associates noticed a trend: healthcare organizations are struggling with major issues that could have been avoided had they addressed small issues with their electronic health records early on. I often work with clients who come to us initially because they have started to see major…

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National Health Insurance Companies Are the New Architects of Technology in Healthcare

By Dustin Miranda | January 15, 2019

In the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other federal agencies are typically seen as the entities responsible for mandating what quality care looks like and how we measure it. However, due to the lengthy legislative and bureaucratic process, federal agencies always lag behind real-time trends. Those trends are far…

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Reflecting Back, Looking Forward

By John & Katie Lynch | December 26, 2018

Throughout 2018, our team at John Lynch & Associates was reminded again and again of why we do the work we do. The men and women we work with, the healthcare facilities we have the privilege of supporting, and the patients we ultimately impact are our enduring why. The past year brought us many new challenges…

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Our New Head of Marketing: Meet Jaime Boxley-Dunagan

By Jaime Dunagan | July 31, 2018

Going from a marketing management role in the commercial and residential real estate world to freelance graphic design, I have been fortunate enough to explore the online marketing world from many angles. John Lynch & Associates Jaime Dunagan and daughterTransitioning to a freelance role was a true blessing. It allowed me the freedom to work…

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Technology Saves Lives: 7 Ways Healthcare CIOs Can Up Their Game

By John Lynch | July 17, 2018

In our modern, click-of-a-button world, the healthcare industry relies on technology to process data, maintain accurate records, and facilitate communication across the entire treatment team. That is why healthcare facilities must have a capable Chief Information Officer (CIO) or IT Director at the helm. Healthcare CIOs must be able to navigate the fast-paced, challenging world…

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Executive Stress: The Powerful Connection Between Organizational Productivity & Self-Care

By John Lynch | June 26, 2018

We are in the business of patient care. Yet our own care for ourselves often falls short. Sometimes to the detriment of our companies. As I have been an executive in healthcare and at John Lynch & Associates, I have experienced first-hand how the amount of work, activities, responsibilities, and stressful situations can build on…

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The Responsibilities & Challenges of Merging Patient Quality Care & IT Leadership

By John Lynch | June 12, 2018

Do you remember the days when technology seemed like the most inhuman modern marvel in the world? But now, in 2018, you rely on technology to stay connected to the people who you care about and who care about you, to document joyful memories with your family, and to get you out of a pinch…

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