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The Buzz Around ASC Technology: 3 Areas of Great Interest

SIS' Director of ASC Solutions, Daren Smith, highlights three areas of technology discussed during his ASCA 2022 presentation "The Tech-Enabled ASC: How Innovation Can Keep ASCs Competitive and Viable."

 

Surgical Information Systems Recognized for Cultural Excellence; Awarded Work-Life Balance for Second Consecutive Year

Energage recognizes Surgical Information Systems with four Culture Excellence awards for Innovation, Work-Life Flexibility, Leadership, and Purpose & Values.  

SIS to Exhibit and Present at ASCA 2022 Conference

SIS will join ASC professionals, practitioners, and experts at ASCA 2022, the surgery center industry’s largest educational conference and tradeshow.

ASCA 2022 Preview: Daren Smith to Discuss 'The Tech-Enabled ASC'

A preview of the ASCA 2022 session, "The Tech-Enabled ASC: How Innovation Can Keep ASCs Competitive and Viable", presented by SIS' Daren Smith, BSN, RN.

Your Questions Answered: Overcoming Denials and Appeals Challenges

Q&A with Jessica Nelson and Ann Thom.

Surgical Information Systems Opens New Headquarters in Avalon Community

New state-of-the-art headquarters supports healthcare IT company's growth.

2022 ASC Legislative Update: SIS Q&A with ASCA Representatives

 

Surgical Information Systems spoke with ASCA representatives about several recent developments for the ASC industry, issues to watch during 2022, and opportunities for individual ASCs to play a greater role in advocacy for the industry.

SIS Ranks as #1 ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 7th Consecutive Year

 

Surgical Information Systems take top spot in 12 of the survey’s 18 performance areas of operational excellence, leading to a #1 ASC EHR vendor ranking for seventh consecutive year.

Surgical Information Systems named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Surgical Information Systems once again has been honored as one of Atlanta’s best employers by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

No Winning the Waiting Game: 7 Quotes That Explain Why ASCs Need EHRs

 

ASC Market Reflections: Q&A With SIS Chief Growth Officer Todd Logan

 

 

How has the ASC market changed over the years and where is it headed in the near future? In this Q&A, Todd Logan shares his thoughts, observations, and predictions around our evolving industry and advancements in ASC technology.

Surgical Information Systems Promotes Todd Logan to Chief Growth Officer

 

Surgical Information Systems announces Todd Logan as the company's Chief Growth Officer (CGO), focusing on sales and growth initiatives.

Your No Surprises Billing Act Questions Answered: Q&A With Daren Smith

 

On Jan. 1, 2022, the surprise billing provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 — commonly referred to as the No Surprises Act — went into effect. Daren Smith, director of ASC Solutions for Surgical Information Systems (SIS), answers...

Surgical Information Systems Named Best in KLAS for Ambulatory Surgery Center Software

 

SIS Charts electronic health record is top-ranked in Best in KLAS: Software and Services.

Surgical Information Systems: Top Products, Top People, Top Workplace

 

From products to people, Surgical Information Systems (SIS) continues to stand out as an award-winning company. SIS recently received the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award.

Energage Names Surgical Information Systems A Winner of the 2022 Top Workplaces USA

 

Surgical Information Systems received the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award for the second year in a row.

Your Questions Answered: Top ASC Revenue Cycle Issues for 2022

 

Q&A with Jessica Nelson and Yunette Ruiz

Ask SIS: Looking Back on 2021, Forward into 2022

 

The momentum of ASC technical advancements shows no sign of slowing down in 2022. Take a look at what a selection of SIS associates are forecasting to be major trends.

SIS - Making Spirits Bright this Holiday Season

The philanthropic arm of SIS delivered over 800 presents to under-resourced children and youth throughout the U.S.

5 Reasons ASCs Choose SIS Charts Physician Mobile

 

For surgery centers looking to enhance facility productivity, strengthen physician workflows, and improve documentation compliance, SIS Charts Physician Mobile can deliver the modern-day clinical documentation conveniences they desire.

Manual Patient Tracking Boards vs. Electronic Patient Tracking Systems

ASC leaders interested in improving facility efficiency should consider electronic patient tracking capabilities. In this article, we compare the challenges of traditional, manual dry-erase boards with the benefits of electronic patient tracking...

Improving Accounts Receivable Management: Q&A With Jessica Nelson and Dawn Carr

Here, we highlight topics discussed from the "Improving A/R Management: How to Turn 'Accounts Receivable' into 'Accounts Closed" webinar. 

ASC Administrators Play a Key Role in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility. In this article, we share a few tips to help better protect you, your ASC, and your patients from malicious cyberattacks.

Problems With Payers: 5 Tips to Help Overcome Barriers to Payment

 

6 More Questions About SIS Complete

Six commonly asked questions about SIS Complete, SIS' all-in-one ASC technology solution that was built from the ground up specifically for the cloud.

Surgical Information Systems Recognized in KLAS Report for Easy-to-Use Clinical Documentation for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

100% of SIS clients would purchase SIS Charts again | Clinical documentation solution for ambulatory surgery centers receives high marks for ease of use, user satisfaction, and more in new report.

Surgical Information Systems Recognized in the Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2021 Report

10 Best Practices to Improve Your ASC's Patient Collections Process

4 Ways SIS Exchange Improves ASC Communication and Patient Engagement

ASC Coding Guidance: 2021 CPT Updates and Quick Tips

SIS Is Back on the Road: Find Us at These Great Events in 2021

SIS Link: 4 Benefits That Improve the Scheduling Process

ASC Software Supports Rapid Growth at Busy Orthopedic ASC

SIS Showcase site Specialty Orthopaedics Surgery Center recently shared its success with using SIS Complete.

 

The Benefits of ASC-specific Software

For ASCs Using SIS Complete, Reporting ASC Quality Data is Effortless

Medicare Begins Recouping Advanced Payments from ASCs

 

SIS to Exhibit and Present at ASCA 2021 Virtual Conference

 

SIS Celebrates 25 Years of Delivering Surgical Technology

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names Surgical Information Systems a Winner of the Atlanta Top Workplaces 2021 Award

ATLANTA – March 19, 2021 – Surgical Information Systems “SIS” has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by...

SIS Top Rated ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 6th Consecutive Year

What Makes Our Cloud-Based ASC Solution So User-Friendly? Find Out.

 

Top Workplaces USA Rewards SIS for Culture that Promotes Teamwork, Transparency, and Work-Life-Balance

Surgical Information Systems (SIS) has earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award, issued by Energage, in the inaugural year of the award that builds on the program’s 14-year history of awarding regional Top Workplace awards. Unlike many corporate...

Energage Names Surgical Information Systems a Winner of the 2021 Top Workplaces USA Award

Alpharetta, Georgia January 28, 2021 – Today Surgical Information Systems has announced it has earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award, issued by Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces....

In a digital world, why should your ASC still be using paper anesthesia processes?

What are you missing out on by not having an electronic anesthesia record?

Hospitals nationwide are increasingly migrating from paper records to electronic anesthesia record software, and with good reason. Make that good reasons.

Cybersecurity with SIS: A Conversation with John Goehle

 

Benefits of Cloud Software in a Cyber World

 

Top 11 Questions – And Answers – about SIS Complete

Back in June, I wrote a blog about 10 easy ways to use SIS Complete. Since then, I’ve received several frequently asked questions during online demonstrations and webinars that I would like to address here. In case you aren’t familiar with SIS...

Patient and Physician Engagement Tools: Why They are Helpful Now More Than Ever

Why are patient management and physician engagement tools so important in this day and age? Will they really improve my ASC’s operations, or my patient’s satisfaction levels? We have been doing fine without them for years, why now? These are all...

Staying Sane in Times of Great Change

 

Get Your ASC Ready for Temporary Closures & Reopenings with this SIS Checklist

There are so many things to remember when having to significantly reduce your case volumes, temporarily close your ASC, and then ultimately return to operations and reopen your facility. In an effort to help Ambulatory Surgery Centers and their...

Security Tips for Your Remote Workforce

 

HELPFUL RESOURCES REGARDING COVID-19

Finding insightful information from the right sources regarding COVID-19 can be a difficult task. SIS has taken the liberty to gather helpful resources from reputable organizations to help keep healthcare workers, their patients, and their loved...

5 Benefits of Electronic Anesthesia Record Software

Hospitals nationwide are increasingly migrating from paper records to electronic anesthesia record software, and with good reason. Make that good reasons.

SIS Ranks as #1 ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 5th Year

SIS solutions take top spot in 15 of the survey's 18 performance areas of operational excellence, leading to #1 ASC EHR vendor ranking for fifth consecutive year.

5 Quick Tips to Enhance Your ASC's Financial Performance

Looking to give your ASC's financial performance a boost? These five tips can deliver a mix of short- and long-term improvements that can all contribute to a stronger bottom line.

SIS Sponsors the ASC Podcast With John Goehle

 

Surgical Information Systems (SIS), an industry leader focused exclusively on delivering perioperative IT to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospitals, announces its sponsorship of the "ASC Podcast with John Goehle."

Cyber Threats Represent Significant Challenge for Health IT

Q&A with ECRI Institute's Juuso Leinonen and Chad Waters

In its annual 2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report, ECRI Institute identified "hackers can exploit remote access to systems, disrupting healthcare operations" as its top concern.

Incorporating Health IT Into Patient Safety Programs

Q&A with ECRI Institute's Lorraine Possanza and Josi Wergin

5 Hacks to Improve Your ASC’s Cybersecurity Today

If you are like administrators in most ASCs, you run a lean team and may not have the time and resources to give cybersecurity the attention it needs. Unfortunately, this is just what cybercriminals are hoping for so they can exploit vulnerabilities...

SIS Attends ASC Industry’s Largest Educational Conference

Washington, D.C. – May 3, 2017 – Surgical Information Systems, an industry leader focused exclusively on delivering perioperative IT to ASCs and hospitals, will exhibit at the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) Annual Meeting in Washington...

SIS Ranks #1 ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 2nd Consecutive Year

Survey results from over 9,000 physicians and clinical EHR users rate SIS first among Ambulatory EHR vendors for second consecutive year.

ATLANTA – May 2, 2017 – Surgical Information Systems, an industry leader focused exclusively on delivering...

Virtual and Vital: Why ASCs Should Move to the Cloud

You’ve probably heard a lot about “cloud computing” over the past few years — technology that lets you store and access data and software over the Internet, rather than on a hard drive, a server, or another physical storage device. The healthcare...

How Health IT Supports ASC Patient Safety

During Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18) we highlighted three ways that communication is vital to ASC patient safety. But patient safety should be a priority every week. Today, we look at the increasingly important role of health IT...

From 25 Touchpoints to 5: the New ASC Command Center

The typical case at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) requires an average of 25 communication touch points. Twenty-five. Think about all the individuals involved in a procedure and its scheduling: nurses, office staff, surgeons, anesthesiologists,...

HIMSS17: Recap and Insight from the Leading Health IT Conference

Each year, clinicians, executives, vendors and other healthcare professionals — more than 40,000 of them from around the world — come together at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Annual Conference & Exhibition to...

The Road to Interoperability: Why is it So Hard to Travel?

One of the biggest challenges in healthcare IT today is a lack of interoperability: the ability for systems to truly communicate, regardless of maker or location. It’s a seamless transfer of data that we take for granted in other industries, like in...

Integration vs Interoperability: What’s the Difference?

Every industry has a unique vocabulary, and healthcare is no exception. The problem: some of those sticky, often-used words take on a life of their own, are easily misunderstood, and can even end up misused to the point of meaninglessness.

These...

How to Avoid 'Swivel Chair Integration' in Health IT

Our knee jerk reaction to fix problems using legacy technologies is slowing down our opportunity to solve the current healthcare interoperability challenges. While most of us read articles and blog posts about the ONC interoperability initiatives,...

Health IT: Improving Outpatient Healthcare in a Patient-Centric World

What comes to mind when you think about how healthcare has advanced in the last decade? Maybe you think about vaccines that have all but eradicated previously fatal ailments? Or new research surrounding preventative healthcare or social media...

Technology, Data and the Revenue Cycle in Outpatient Healthcare

For National Health IT Week, we're sharing content covering the many roles of technology in the outpatient healthcare space. Today's post contains excerpts from Senior Director of Product Management Saundra Monroe's "Data, Technology and the Revenue...

Using Technology to Solve the Surgeon Communication Challenge in ASCs

During National Health IT Week, we're kicking off a new blog series on using technology to solve common issues in outpatient facilities. Our first installment focuses on the challenge of communication between surgeons and ASCs.

As I travel each week...

The Value of Health IT in Outpatient Healthcare

This week, SourceMed is proud to partner with HIMSS and other forward-thinking companies across the country in celebrating National Health IT Week.

National Health IT Week is an annual event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to...

Technology Optimizes Time with Patients

Who needs face time? The simple answer is patients do. These days, that's a difficult feat. The business side of healthcare intrudes and saps time. Nurses say they are often challenged with balancing increasing amounts of required documentation...

Sharing is Caring! Data Sharing and Revenue Cycle Management

Healthcare is the business of healing. However, outpatient facilities must still operate as an actual business and remain profitable in order to keep the doors open. But the times are changing, and the way that the clinical, financial, and...

How Cloud-Based Solutions Can Work For Your ASC

When it comes to software affordability, a cloud based solution can be the best way to cut costs and lower total cost of ownership. Acquiring and maintaining a complex IT environment requires valuable time and financial resources. With changing...

The Buzz Around ASC Technology: 3 Areas of Great Interest

SIS' Director of ASC Solutions, Daren Smith, highlights three areas of technology discussed during his ASCA 2022 presentation "The Tech-Enabled ASC: How Innovation Can Keep ASCs Competitive and Viable."

 

Surgical Information Systems Recognized for Cultural Excellence; Awarded Work-Life Balance for Second Consecutive Year

Energage recognizes Surgical Information Systems with four Culture Excellence awards for Innovation, Work-Life Flexibility, Leadership, and Purpose & Values.  

SIS to Exhibit and Present at ASCA 2022 Conference

SIS will join ASC professionals, practitioners, and experts at ASCA 2022, the surgery center industry’s largest educational conference and tradeshow.

ASCA 2022 Preview: Daren Smith to Discuss 'The Tech-Enabled ASC'

A preview of the ASCA 2022 session, "The Tech-Enabled ASC: How Innovation Can Keep ASCs Competitive and Viable", presented by SIS' Daren Smith, BSN, RN.

Your Questions Answered: Overcoming Denials and Appeals Challenges

Q&A with Jessica Nelson and Ann Thom.

Surgical Information Systems Opens New Headquarters in Avalon Community

New state-of-the-art headquarters supports healthcare IT company's growth.

2022 ASC Legislative Update: SIS Q&A with ASCA Representatives

 

Surgical Information Systems spoke with ASCA representatives about several recent developments for the ASC industry, issues to watch during 2022, and opportunities for individual ASCs to play a greater role in advocacy for the industry.

SIS Ranks as #1 ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 7th Consecutive Year

 

Surgical Information Systems take top spot in 12 of the survey’s 18 performance areas of operational excellence, leading to a #1 ASC EHR vendor ranking for seventh consecutive year.

Surgical Information Systems named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

Surgical Information Systems once again has been honored as one of Atlanta’s best employers by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

No Winning the Waiting Game: 7 Quotes That Explain Why ASCs Need EHRs

 

ASC Market Reflections: Q&A With SIS Chief Growth Officer Todd Logan

 

 

How has the ASC market changed over the years and where is it headed in the near future? In this Q&A, Todd Logan shares his thoughts, observations, and predictions around our evolving industry and advancements in ASC technology.

Surgical Information Systems Promotes Todd Logan to Chief Growth Officer

 

Surgical Information Systems announces Todd Logan as the company's Chief Growth Officer (CGO), focusing on sales and growth initiatives.

Your No Surprises Billing Act Questions Answered: Q&A With Daren Smith

 

On Jan. 1, 2022, the surprise billing provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 — commonly referred to as the No Surprises Act — went into effect. Daren Smith, director of ASC Solutions for Surgical Information Systems (SIS), answers...

Surgical Information Systems Named Best in KLAS for Ambulatory Surgery Center Software

 

SIS Charts electronic health record is top-ranked in Best in KLAS: Software and Services.

Surgical Information Systems: Top Products, Top People, Top Workplace

 

From products to people, Surgical Information Systems (SIS) continues to stand out as an award-winning company. SIS recently received the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award.

Energage Names Surgical Information Systems A Winner of the 2022 Top Workplaces USA

 

Surgical Information Systems received the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award for the second year in a row.

Your Questions Answered: Top ASC Revenue Cycle Issues for 2022

 

Q&A with Jessica Nelson and Yunette Ruiz

Ask SIS: Looking Back on 2021, Forward into 2022

 

The momentum of ASC technical advancements shows no sign of slowing down in 2022. Take a look at what a selection of SIS associates are forecasting to be major trends.

SIS - Making Spirits Bright this Holiday Season

The philanthropic arm of SIS delivered over 800 presents to under-resourced children and youth throughout the U.S.

5 Reasons ASCs Choose SIS Charts Physician Mobile

 

For surgery centers looking to enhance facility productivity, strengthen physician workflows, and improve documentation compliance, SIS Charts Physician Mobile can deliver the modern-day clinical documentation conveniences they desire.

Manual Patient Tracking Boards vs. Electronic Patient Tracking Systems

ASC leaders interested in improving facility efficiency should consider electronic patient tracking capabilities. In this article, we compare the challenges of traditional, manual dry-erase boards with the benefits of electronic patient tracking...

Improving Accounts Receivable Management: Q&A With Jessica Nelson and Dawn Carr

Here, we highlight topics discussed from the "Improving A/R Management: How to Turn 'Accounts Receivable' into 'Accounts Closed" webinar. 

ASC Administrators Play a Key Role in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility. In this article, we share a few tips to help better protect you, your ASC, and your patients from malicious cyberattacks.

Problems With Payers: 5 Tips to Help Overcome Barriers to Payment

 

6 More Questions About SIS Complete

Six commonly asked questions about SIS Complete, SIS' all-in-one ASC technology solution that was built from the ground up specifically for the cloud.

Surgical Information Systems Recognized in KLAS Report for Easy-to-Use Clinical Documentation for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

100% of SIS clients would purchase SIS Charts again | Clinical documentation solution for ambulatory surgery centers receives high marks for ease of use, user satisfaction, and more in new report.

Surgical Information Systems Recognized in the Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2021 Report

10 Best Practices to Improve Your ASC's Patient Collections Process

4 Ways SIS Exchange Improves ASC Communication and Patient Engagement

ASC Coding Guidance: 2021 CPT Updates and Quick Tips

SIS Is Back on the Road: Find Us at These Great Events in 2021

SIS Link: 4 Benefits That Improve the Scheduling Process

ASC Software Supports Rapid Growth at Busy Orthopedic ASC

SIS Showcase site Specialty Orthopaedics Surgery Center recently shared its success with using SIS Complete.

 

The Benefits of ASC-specific Software

For ASCs Using SIS Complete, Reporting ASC Quality Data is Effortless

Medicare Begins Recouping Advanced Payments from ASCs

 

SIS to Exhibit and Present at ASCA 2021 Virtual Conference

 

SIS Celebrates 25 Years of Delivering Surgical Technology

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names Surgical Information Systems a Winner of the Atlanta Top Workplaces 2021 Award

ATLANTA – March 19, 2021 – Surgical Information Systems “SIS” has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by...

SIS Top Rated ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 6th Consecutive Year

What Makes Our Cloud-Based ASC Solution So User-Friendly? Find Out.

 

Top Workplaces USA Rewards SIS for Culture that Promotes Teamwork, Transparency, and Work-Life-Balance

Surgical Information Systems (SIS) has earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award, issued by Energage, in the inaugural year of the award that builds on the program’s 14-year history of awarding regional Top Workplace awards. Unlike many corporate...

Energage Names Surgical Information Systems a Winner of the 2021 Top Workplaces USA Award

Alpharetta, Georgia January 28, 2021 – Today Surgical Information Systems has announced it has earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award, issued by Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces....

In a digital world, why should your ASC still be using paper anesthesia processes?

What are you missing out on by not having an electronic anesthesia record?

Hospitals nationwide are increasingly migrating from paper records to electronic anesthesia record software, and with good reason. Make that good reasons.

Cybersecurity with SIS: A Conversation with John Goehle

 

Benefits of Cloud Software in a Cyber World

 

Top 11 Questions – And Answers – about SIS Complete

Back in June, I wrote a blog about 10 easy ways to use SIS Complete. Since then, I’ve received several frequently asked questions during online demonstrations and webinars that I would like to address here. In case you aren’t familiar with SIS...

Patient and Physician Engagement Tools: Why They are Helpful Now More Than Ever

Why are patient management and physician engagement tools so important in this day and age? Will they really improve my ASC’s operations, or my patient’s satisfaction levels? We have been doing fine without them for years, why now? These are all...

Staying Sane in Times of Great Change

 

Get Your ASC Ready for Temporary Closures & Reopenings with this SIS Checklist

There are so many things to remember when having to significantly reduce your case volumes, temporarily close your ASC, and then ultimately return to operations and reopen your facility. In an effort to help Ambulatory Surgery Centers and their...

Security Tips for Your Remote Workforce

 

HELPFUL RESOURCES REGARDING COVID-19

Finding insightful information from the right sources regarding COVID-19 can be a difficult task. SIS has taken the liberty to gather helpful resources from reputable organizations to help keep healthcare workers, their patients, and their loved...

5 Benefits of Electronic Anesthesia Record Software

Hospitals nationwide are increasingly migrating from paper records to electronic anesthesia record software, and with good reason. Make that good reasons.

SIS Ranks as #1 ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 5th Year

SIS solutions take top spot in 15 of the survey's 18 performance areas of operational excellence, leading to #1 ASC EHR vendor ranking for fifth consecutive year.

5 Quick Tips to Enhance Your ASC's Financial Performance

Looking to give your ASC's financial performance a boost? These five tips can deliver a mix of short- and long-term improvements that can all contribute to a stronger bottom line.

SIS Sponsors the ASC Podcast With John Goehle

 

Surgical Information Systems (SIS), an industry leader focused exclusively on delivering perioperative IT to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospitals, announces its sponsorship of the "ASC Podcast with John Goehle."

Cyber Threats Represent Significant Challenge for Health IT

Q&A with ECRI Institute's Juuso Leinonen and Chad Waters

In its annual 2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report, ECRI Institute identified "hackers can exploit remote access to systems, disrupting healthcare operations" as its top concern.

Incorporating Health IT Into Patient Safety Programs

Q&A with ECRI Institute's Lorraine Possanza and Josi Wergin

5 Hacks to Improve Your ASC’s Cybersecurity Today

If you are like administrators in most ASCs, you run a lean team and may not have the time and resources to give cybersecurity the attention it needs. Unfortunately, this is just what cybercriminals are hoping for so they can exploit vulnerabilities...

SIS Attends ASC Industry’s Largest Educational Conference

Washington, D.C. – May 3, 2017 – Surgical Information Systems, an industry leader focused exclusively on delivering perioperative IT to ASCs and hospitals, will exhibit at the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) Annual Meeting in Washington...

SIS Ranks #1 ASC EHR Vendor by Black Book for 2nd Consecutive Year

Survey results from over 9,000 physicians and clinical EHR users rate SIS first among Ambulatory EHR vendors for second consecutive year.

ATLANTA – May 2, 2017 – Surgical Information Systems, an industry leader focused exclusively on delivering...

Virtual and Vital: Why ASCs Should Move to the Cloud

You’ve probably heard a lot about “cloud computing” over the past few years — technology that lets you store and access data and software over the Internet, rather than on a hard drive, a server, or another physical storage device. The healthcare...

How Health IT Supports ASC Patient Safety

During Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18) we highlighted three ways that communication is vital to ASC patient safety. But patient safety should be a priority every week. Today, we look at the increasingly important role of health IT...

From 25 Touchpoints to 5: the New ASC Command Center

The typical case at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) requires an average of 25 communication touch points. Twenty-five. Think about all the individuals involved in a procedure and its scheduling: nurses, office staff, surgeons, anesthesiologists,...

HIMSS17: Recap and Insight from the Leading Health IT Conference

Each year, clinicians, executives, vendors and other healthcare professionals — more than 40,000 of them from around the world — come together at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Annual Conference & Exhibition to...

The Road to Interoperability: Why is it So Hard to Travel?

One of the biggest challenges in healthcare IT today is a lack of interoperability: the ability for systems to truly communicate, regardless of maker or location. It’s a seamless transfer of data that we take for granted in other industries, like in...

Integration vs Interoperability: What’s the Difference?

Every industry has a unique vocabulary, and healthcare is no exception. The problem: some of those sticky, often-used words take on a life of their own, are easily misunderstood, and can even end up misused to the point of meaninglessness.

These...

How to Avoid 'Swivel Chair Integration' in Health IT

Our knee jerk reaction to fix problems using legacy technologies is slowing down our opportunity to solve the current healthcare interoperability challenges. While most of us read articles and blog posts about the ONC interoperability initiatives,...

Health IT: Improving Outpatient Healthcare in a Patient-Centric World

What comes to mind when you think about how healthcare has advanced in the last decade? Maybe you think about vaccines that have all but eradicated previously fatal ailments? Or new research surrounding preventative healthcare or social media...

Technology, Data and the Revenue Cycle in Outpatient Healthcare

For National Health IT Week, we're sharing content covering the many roles of technology in the outpatient healthcare space. Today's post contains excerpts from Senior Director of Product Management Saundra Monroe's "Data, Technology and the Revenue...

Using Technology to Solve the Surgeon Communication Challenge in ASCs

During National Health IT Week, we're kicking off a new blog series on using technology to solve common issues in outpatient facilities. Our first installment focuses on the challenge of communication between surgeons and ASCs.

As I travel each week...

The Value of Health IT in Outpatient Healthcare

This week, SourceMed is proud to partner with HIMSS and other forward-thinking companies across the country in celebrating National Health IT Week.

National Health IT Week is an annual event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to...

Technology Optimizes Time with Patients

Who needs face time? The simple answer is patients do. These days, that's a difficult feat. The business side of healthcare intrudes and saps time. Nurses say they are often challenged with balancing increasing amounts of required documentation...

Sharing is Caring! Data Sharing and Revenue Cycle Management

Healthcare is the business of healing. However, outpatient facilities must still operate as an actual business and remain profitable in order to keep the doors open. But the times are changing, and the way that the clinical, financial, and...

How Cloud-Based Solutions Can Work For Your ASC

When it comes to software affordability, a cloud based solution can be the best way to cut costs and lower total cost of ownership. Acquiring and maintaining a complex IT environment requires valuable time and financial resources. With changing...

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SIS ranked the #1 ASC software in 2022 by KLAS.

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