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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.

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  • Finding the Right EHR

    As the healthcare industry becomes more reliant on information technology, organizations can expect to implement new IT systems at an increasingly rapid pace. The difficulty with the current environment is that the dollars available from the government through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 have created an overabundance of vendors looking for your […]

  • Demystifying the Cloud

    Some businesses are concerned about exactly how to choose the right cloud applications, how to get the best use from them, and if their data will be secure when it’s up there. The cloud certainly does raise a lot of questions: What is the cloud, anyway? What can the cloud do for my business? What […]

  • 5 Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization

    The decade of data Value-based initiatives. Meaningful Use. MACRA. Predictive Analytics. It’s 2017, and data is at the forefront of healthcare. How much data do you have? How good is it? What are you using it for? Every healthcare organization across the country is aware of the need to use information about their costs, outcomes, […]

  • How to Avoid a HIPAA Breach

    HIPAA Breach Fines in Excess of $1 Million are Now Common Since the implementation of HIPAA, there has been a developing focus on emphasizing the importance of protecting the privacy and security of personal health-related information acquired by healthcare companies. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was the first legislation to formalize the […]