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  • A Successful EHR Implementation Against All Odds

    Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are extremely difficult to implement in the very best of conditions. In today’s healthcare environment, last-minute surprises, changing requirements, and even personal issues are inevitable. It is easy to get distracted by emergencies and lose focus when an initiative is as complex and all-encompassing as an EHR. In one of Afia’s […]

  • Strategies for Implementing Change in Healthcare

    Change is the new normal for leadership In today’s competitive environment, behavioral healthcare providers are continually dealing with change – both expected and unexpected. Some of these changes you can control (like quality improvement initiatives) and some you cannot (like regulations). Organizations that don’t evolve risk being left behind. The good news is that the […]

  • Assessing Agency Needs and Capacity

    In this 57-minute seminar, you’ll learn how to assess agency needs and capacity once you’ve decided you need an EHR.

  • The Importance and Value of Electronic Health Records

    In this 53-minute webinar, you’ll learn about the of benefits of electronic health records across your healthcare organization. Choosing an Electronic Health Record that is right for your organization is one of the most important decisions in modern healthcare. Make sure you understand the ins and outs before you select your EHR!  

  • Ransomware – How to Protect Yourself

    How well are you really protected? Over the past year a lot of healthcare providers have been asking themselves this question because of the news stories on breaches, hackers, and cyber attacks of hospitals and health providers across the country. While these stories many times lead with the huge penalties that the organizations are hit […]

  • Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records are Driven by Poor Expectations

    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 hear more and more frequently as healthcare organizations across the country adopt EHRs. Working closely with these organizations for the past decade I’ve seen firsthand […]

  • FORE the Kids of Judson Center Golf Outing

    Afia brought a couple teams of scratch golfers to support a great event put on by Judson Center yesterday.

  • Afia, Inc. Honored as One of the 2016 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

    Ann Arbor, Michigan – Afia Inc., has been recognized as one of the 2016 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Afia Inc. will be honored at an awards ceremony during the twelfth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event, May 5, 2016 in Lansing, Mich. About Afia […]

  • Afia Makes Impact to End Homelessness in Washtenaw County

    AFIA, INC. MAKES $50,000 CONTRIBUTION TO HELP END HOMELESSNESS IN WASHTENAW COUNTY Ann Arbor, Michigan (December 31st, 2015) – Afia Inc., a healthcare consultancy firm, announced today that it is giving back to the community with a donation of $50,000 to 5 organizations in Washtenaw County, MI. “We are truly excited to be able to […]

  • Select the Right EHR for Your Organization

    At Afia, we understand that selecting the right electronic health system (EHR) for your organization can be a long and demanding process. An EHR vendor selection is not only a huge time commitment, but it can also require a culture shift within your organization. Through our six step process to selecting the right EHR, we […]

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