About Megan Williams

Megan Williams has over a decade of experience working in healthcare IT environments. She has B.S. in Hospital Administration from the University of Central Florida and an MBA in International Business from Florida Atlantic University. She also writes on communication in healthcare at LoveYourNiche.net.

ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS

  • 5 Cities For VAR Growth
    5 Cities For VAR Growth

    If you’ve worked with any decent number of healthcare clients, you know that the industry can show wild variations. That’s true by type of business, but also by geographical area. Cities that promise increased investment and a nurturing environment for your potential clients change with the times, and a few sometimes get overlooked — so here’s a list of five cities that are leading the way in healthcare technology growth.

  • Biometrics Update 2014
    Biometrics Update 2014

    We’ve brought you the status of biometrics in healthcare before, but that was quite a while ago and a lot has changed. Back then, biometrics was a very expensive solution and fingerprint recognition dominated the market.

  • CMS Launches Meaningful Use Webinar Series
    CMS Launches Meaningful Use Webinar Series

    CMS recently announced it will be offering a three-part webinar series on Meaningful Use (MU), the Medicare and Medicaid incentive program that provides financial incentives for healthcare entities which can prove that they are improving patient care through “meaningful use” of EHR technology. The series is open to all interested stakeholders across provider, payer, vendor, and government entities.

  • EHRs And Disease Prediction
    EHRs And Disease Prediction

    Much of the chatter around electronic health records (EHRs) revolves around efficiency and cost cutting in clinical practice. There is even a bit of discussion about the use of EHRS to improve population health. But is there more benefit to be found in individual patient health?

  • How To Explain The ROI Of Communication Tech
    How To Explain The ROI Of Communication Tech

    Client decision makers can be slow to embrace technology solutions. Selling them on the benefits though, tends to be an easier and more effective task.

  • Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 18, 2014
    Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 18, 2014

    In this week’s news, Florida may lead in data breach notification law, and EHRs are found to be more effective than clinical trials.

  • Are Your Clinician Clients Taking Advantage Of Patient Smartphone Use?
    Are Your Clinician Clients Taking Advantage Of Patient Smartphone Use?

    The vast majority of your clients’ patients use smartphones, and chances are, they themselves are on board with the idea of more patient-centered care. A global survey by FICO indicates that there may be an opportunity for them to better connect with their patients through smartphone enabled functionality.

  • Why Your Healthcare IT Customer Needs A Better Search Engine
    Why Your Healthcare IT Customer Needs A Better Search Engine

    It’s a simple fact of the current state of healthcare that most providers are not using the data they gather via EHRs as best they could.

  • Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users
    Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users

    "Mobile” has been the buzz in healthcare for a while now, but should you actually be pushing PCs with your clients?

  • ICD-10 Delay Survey Reveals Concerns Around Economics And Workflow
    ICD-10 Delay Survey Reveals Concerns Around Economics And Workflow

    Even with the extension of the ICD-10 implementation deadline, some healthcare providers are anxious about the process. The American Health Information Management Association’s transaction processing management and testing vendor, Edifecs, released a survey that polled industry stakeholders between May and June of 2014 on what effects they expected to see from the transition to ICD-10 code sets.

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