Afia believes the role of a consultant is well more than planning and implementation. It is to look forward and prepare you for what’s next.
For the past 13 years, the annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes Rally has been held on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building. It is an incredible event put together to enhance public and political awareness for the lives of those affected by mental health issues. This is an issue near and dear […]
Afia, and our Director of Clinical Strategies Kathy Dettling, want to invite you to our upcoming webinar: Speaking the Language: Integrated Healthcare 101. Kathy has traveled around the country for the past few years working with agencies to provide information on how to make integrated healthcare more than just a buzzword. These sessions have allowed […]
Which way is up? It’s hard to make heads or tails of today’s healthcare landscape. Some people are ecstatic with the potential changes in policy that seem to be coming around the corner, and others feel that the sky is falling. No matter your political affiliation, though, most agree that the constant change in policies […]
ANN ARBOR, MI – March 21, 2017 – Afia, experts in healthcare consulting, are unveiling a refreshed brand and website with an eye toward furthering their impact across the healthcare system. The new brand marks Afia’s growth over the past decade and their expanded capabilities to improve healthcare organization’s clinical delivery, financial operations, and technical […]
2017 is a big year for Afia. In November, Afia will be celebrating its 10 year Anniversary. We’ve accomplished a lot over the past decade. We’ve worked with well over 100 clients across 27 states. We’ve worked on hundreds of projects that have positively impacted both the organizations that hired us and the clients that […]
Why has “Integrated Healthcare” existed as a buzzword in the United States? In many ways, it is because staff and the people they serve have yet to see the entire concept come to life. Implementations have failed. Expected outcomes are unclear. Business models are not fully thought through. Healthcare professionals are still in a learning […]
Afia is proud to announce that we were able to donate $40,000 to the area organizations listed below in 2016 as part of our company’s social mission. Our staff chose these organizations because each of them is making a significant positive impact to the health and well-being of people in our community, and we wanted to support […]
Change is the new normal for leadership In today’s competitive healthcare environment, you are constantly dealing with change – both expected and unexpected. Some of these changes you can control (like quality improvement initiatives) and some you cannot (like regulations). Any organization that doesn’t change risks being left behind in this ever evolving market. The […]
Electronic Health Records are a failure. They lower productivity. They decrease provider satisfaction. They don’t increase clinical quality. They haven’t lived up to their promises. These are statements that I’m hearing more and more frequently as EHRs are adopted in mass by healthcare organizations across the country. Working closely with these organizations for the past […]
Afia brought a couple teams of scratch golfers to support a great event put on by Judson Center yesterday.