John Daniels

HIMSS Analytics Q&A w/ John Daniels

Impact Makers knows first-hand the complexities healthcare organizations face. As the first firm to be certified on all four HIMSS Analytics maturity models, we have significant in-market experience partnering with healthcare organizations and a proven track record of success. HIMSS Analytics is solely-focused on supporting and measuring healthcare transformation enabled by information technology. As an […]

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HIMSS Certification

Impact Makers Now a (Rare) HIMSS Analytics’ Certified Consulting Firm

Impact Makers is part of an elite group of HIMSS Analytics’ certified consulting firms. While very few firms have attained certification, even smaller is the number of firms that are certified on all four HIMSS Analytics maturity models. Impact Makers is the only consulting firm to accomplish this comprehensive certification. Our Richmond, Virginia office welcomed […]

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UX can teach healthcare about understanding the patient experience

UX is a vital philosophy for many industry-leading companies. Some have entire departments labeled “User Experience,” and others would say it deserves as much of your budget as Marketing. In the health care space, a UX approach can revolutionize the Patient Experience. Part 2 of our 3-part Blog series on “Success in converting consumers to patients” […]

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Data is the key to consumer to patient conversions

Converting consumers to patients is a vital, yet complex process for health providers and doctors. Nurturing those patients into loyal customer relationships is another story. Fortunately, data is here to the rescue. Online search and self-scheduling provides a complete data story of each consumer-to-patient journey that providers and doctors can use to further refine how […]

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Impact Makers at the NC HIMSS Cybersecurity Forum

Impact Makers participated in the North Carolina HIMSS Cybersecurity Forum and Winter Dinner on January 28, 2016 in Winston Salem, NC. The event addressed the many approaches to provide a secure infrastructure as providers and the healthcare industry are challenged to manage ever-growing patient information.

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Impact Makers’ MedStar Website Wins 2015 eHealthcare Leadership Award

Impact Makers is honored to share that our website project with MedStar Health won the silver 2015 eHealthcare Leadership Award in the “Best Healthcare Content” category. The 16th Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards were presented by Health Care Communications on November 11, 2015 in Orlando. MedStar Health is a large healthcare provider in the Baltimore/Washington metro […]

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HIStalk Interviews Impact Makers’ Michael Pirron

The leading blog on health IT news, HIStalk, featured an interview with Impact Makers’ CEO and Founder Michael Pirron on November 18, 2015. Michael discusses Impact Makers’ work in health care technology and business transformation. See the blog post: HIStalk Interviews Michael Pirron, CEO, Impact Makers.

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Amazon Web Services Publishes Case Study on Impact Makers’ Project

Amazon Web Services (AWS) published a case study on Impact Makers’ project with MedStar Health. Impact Makers used AWS to support a new digital presence for MedStar. The collaboration with AWS provides a state-of-the-art platform that is highly secure, scalable and cost-effective. MedStar Health is a large healthcare provider in the Baltimore/Washington metro area with 10 […]

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Cybersecurity News & Trends

So much is happening in the world of cybersecurity, and it impacts everyone, from individuals to businesses to communities as well as local, state and federal government. Impact Makers’ Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) consulting practice is seeing these significant trends: 1) Encryption is the best option! 2) Risk Assessments are the linchpin! and 3) Information sharing on […]

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Building Assurance through HIPAA and Safeguarding Health Information

8th Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through (HIPAA) Security Conference by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Sept 2-3, 2015 This conference offered sessions exploring security management and technical assurance of electronic health information. Presentations covered a variety of current topics including updates on […]

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