Healthcare IT Consultant Demand Recovers in Q1 2016

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Feb 18, 2016 5:30:00 AM

Healthcare IT Consultant Demand Recovers in Q1 2016

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Topics: Oxford Index, Healthcare IT

Healthcare IT Consultant Demand Fails to Recover in Q4 2015

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Nov 20, 2015 4:30:00 AM

The Oxford Index for Healthcare IT increased from last quarter, from 94 to 98 in Q4 2015, but still remains below 100, indicating a decrease in demand for healthcare IT consultants.

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Topics: Oxford Index, Healthcare IT

Oxford Healthcare Technology Recognized by KLAS

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Aug 20, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Oxford Healthcare Technology announced today that their two business lines, Oxford Healthcare IT and Oxford HIM, have been recognized for their outstanding service and accuracy in implementation by KLAS in the 2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report and the HIM Services Performance 2015 Report.

Oxford HIM ranked first out of 10 outsourced coding vendors in the recent KLAS specialty report on HIM Services Performance, with a score of 93.2 out of 100. The Outsourced Coding ranking is based on three performance categories: Sales & Contracting; Service & Support; and General.

Oxford HIM achieved high ratings for both coding quality and coding productivity.

“We have strict requirements on quality, and [Oxford HIM] exceeds them,” one reference stated.

Oxford Healthcare IT ranked in the top ten for Clinical Implementation Supportive category, with a score of 88.7 out of 100. The Clinical Implementation Supportive ranking is based on four key performance categories: Sales & Contracting; Implementation & Training; Service & Support; and General.

KLAS is an independently owned and operated healthcare technology research firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure vendors.

“We are excited to be recognized by KLAS in both the Clinical Implementation Supportive and Outsourced Coding categories,” said Anthony Cea, Senior Vice President, Oxford Healthcare Technology. “This ranking further enforces our hard work and dedication to exceeding client expectations and delivering quality talent exactly when our clients need it.”

Organizations within the healthcare IT industry can receive complimentary reports by becoming a KLAS partner and evaluating vendors they have worked with in the past. To learn more, visit www.klasresearch.com.

About Oxford Healthcare Technology

Oxford Healthcare Technology is a staffing firm that leverages their recruiting expertise to deliver experienced healthcare professionals and project teams for consulting engagements in Healthcare IT and HIM. Oxford Healthcare Technology is a division of Oxford Global Resources, a staffing firm specializing in delivering “The Right Talent. Right Now.” Visit us on the web at www.oxfordhealthcareit.com.

About KLAS

KLAS is an independently owned and operated company, which aims to improve healthcare technology by measuring vendor performance for its provider partners. It conducts more than 1,900 healthcare provider interviews per month, working with more than 4,500 hospitals and more than 3,000 doctor's offices and clinics. KLAS has ratings on more than 250 healthcare technology vendors and more than 900 products and services.

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Topics: Healthcare IT, News

Healthcare IT Consultant Demand Drops in Q3 2015

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Jul 31, 2015 4:00:00 AM

The Oxford Index for Healthcare IT decreased to 94 in Q3 2015, indicating an decrease in demand for healthcare IT consultants.

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Topics: Oxford Index, Healthcare IT

Consultant Perspective: An Inside Look at a Healthcare IT Consulting Project

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Jul 9, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Ever wanted an inside peek at what a day in the life of a healthcare IT consultant is like? One of our healthcare IT consultants was kind enough to keep a log of one of her projects. Here's what the project entailed: 

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Topics: Healthcare IT

Healthcare IT Consultant Demand Recovers in Q2 2015

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Apr 29, 2015 4:30:00 AM

The Oxford Index for Healthcare IT increased to 103 in Q2 2015, indicating an increase in demand for healthcare IT consultants.

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Topics: Healthcare IT

6 Consultant Tips for a Successful Epic Assignment

Posted by Oxford Healthcare IT Consultant Guest Writer on Feb 15, 2015 7:56:00 AM

 

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Topics: Healthcare IT, Career Advice

Population Health Brings Increased Consulting Opportunities in 2015

Posted by WENDY HAAS, BSN, MBA, OXFORD HEALTHCARE IT CONSULTANT on Feb 9, 2015 6:30:00 AM

The rollout of the healthcare.gov website in 2014 underscores the critical role information technology plays in transforming health care in our country. Healthcare reform is the engine that drives demand for IT resources, as providers and payers race to comply with a variety of regulatory mandates to transform healthcare delivery to optimize the health of our nation.

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Topics: Healthcare IT

Healthcare IT Consultant Demand Dips in Q1 2015

Posted by Joann Hoxha on Jan 23, 2015 4:30:00 AM

The Oxford Index is a quarterly survey of projected demand for healthcare IT consultants conducted by Oxford Global Resources.

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Topics: Oxford Index, Healthcare IT

Challenges of an EMR Implementation in a Merged Health System

Posted by Oxford Healthcare IT Consultant on Jan 17, 2015 7:00:00 AM

EMR implementations can be daunting. But what makes the process even more complicated is when a health system is also undergoing a merger in addition to an EMR implementation. One of Oxford Healthcare IT's consultants shares with us how she approaches such a challenge. 

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Topics: Healthcare IT