How Much Time Does It Take To Use Healthcare Policy Management Software?

Every healthcare provider is being stretched in terms of their resources and is thus always looking for ways to save time. The truth is that using policy management software is not the magic time saver you might think it might be. Having been involved in policy management software for 15 years and living at times…

Details

Policy Management Software Implementation Challenges (and Solutions)

So you have chosen new policy management software. You’ve found a policy administrator, created a policy on policies, and finally selected the software that fits your healthcare organization. Now what? Your new policy management software is sure to reduce stress, save time, and help you reach your policy management goals. However, as with any new…

Details

policy management software

The Advantages of Policy Management Software for Hospitals

Having an opportunity to engage with prospects and clients is something that I truly enjoy.  As part of my day-to-day activities in business development and account management here at PolicyMedical, one of the questions that consistently comes up from prospective clients is “What are the advantages of policy management software for hospitals?”.  To help answer…

Details

policy management software

The Benefits of Real-Time Reporting for Policy Management Software

While talking to our clients over the past several years, the client services team at PolicyMedical has become intimately familiar with their needs surrounding real-time reporting, an indispensable component of a healthcare organization’s policy management system storing a great deal of data to be compiled and analyzed regularly. You may or may not have a comprehensive policy…

Details

What are the Values, Benefits and ROI of Healthcare Policy Management Software for Hospitals

Hospital Policy Compliance For Policies and Procedures

There are countless reasons why hospital staff might not read the necessary policies, including lack of motivation, difficulty locating policies, and polices containing outdated information.  A robust policy management system can help your healthcare organization write new policies, keep them up to date, store them, and make them readily available to employees. However, getting your employees to read the policies is a whole other story. Despite these challenges, it is critical that employees read and understand all assigned policies. That being said, it is possible to have a culture where policies are read on-time and a hospital can attest to each employee’s awareness about specific policies. In this article we are going to address many of these issues and what your healthcare organization can do to motivate your staff to read and stay informed.

Details

policy management system

The Best Backup Methods for Hospital Policy Management System

We often get asked questions from clients pertaining to the best methods to backup their policy management systems.  Naturally, clients of PolicyMedical want to be prepared in case of a loss of power or internet service which would keep them from accessing critical policies and procedures. Because our application is web based, we understand this…

Details

A Guide to Policy Management System Migration for Hospitals

Here at PolicyMedical, we work with new clients every day. Each hospital or healthcare facility that we work with must migrate from their existing policy management system to our PolicyManager solution. In some cases their existing system is a manual system, consisting of binders and paper. Other times it is an in-house intranet system, or a…

Details

What is the ROI of Healthcare Policy Management Software for Hospitals?

For years here at Policy Medical, we have talked about how our policy management technology will save your hospital money and generate an enterprise-wide ROI.  As you might imagine, everyone else in the healthcare policy management space does this.  But a recent conversation I had with a long-term client made me take a serious look at this subject of “ROI”. Here are her thoughts, and they are quite telling:

Details

Policy Management Software

Best Practices in Clinical Order Set Management for Hospitals

Many hospitals have so many policies and procedures that are important to their organization. None of them are as important as clinical order sets, but it can be difficult to get the latest version of so many documents into the hands of so many people.  We know how important this is because research shows the…

Details

The Best Way to Hire a Healthcare Policy Management Administrator

For many hospitals and healthcare organizations, sourcing and finding the appropriate Healthcare Policy Management Administrator to oversee their policy and procedure management system is a daunting challenge. One of the most common questions we hear from hospital (healthcare) administrators is: Does a policy manager role have to be full-time or can it be effectively handled as a part-time position? The answer to this question as you might imagine is different for every hospital. That being said, in this article we will discuss the things you need to think about when hiring a person to manage your policy management system. And then at the end, you should be able to make the best decision for your organization.

Details

healthcare policy management software

The Cost of Healthcare Policy Management Software for Hospitals

Every year I have thousands of conversations with folks who are trying to understand what healthcare policy management software costs. These conversations happen at every conference I attend (and I attend a lot of them) and during more policy committee meetings than I can count. It’s not easy to determine your organization’s total out-of-pocket cost and each hospital has different needs, but I’m going to break down what you need to consider when buying policy management software. Once you have considered all of these options, you will be able to make a decision for yourself about whether policy management software is the right fit for you.

Details

healthcare forms management

Best Practices in Healthcare Forms Management

Every day we hear about the hundreds of healthcare forms used for activities such as new employee on-boarding, finance, and patient care. Due to the high number of forms in healthcare, managing them can be a daunting task. To eliminate the guess work and help your organization streamline processes such as forms and contract management, policy management,…

Details

healthcare compliance for hospitals

Understanding the Healthcare Compliance for Hospitals in 2015 and Beyond

Ever wonder how to address healthcare compliance and the challenges you face within your organization? If so, this interview is for you. We sat down with Dr. Sanjaya Kumar, Chief Medical Officer, and Product Specialist at PolicyMedical. Key Points On Healthcare Compliance for Hospitals Today Sanjaya Kumar touches on these key points about healthcare compliance within your…

Details