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February 23, 2018

How to Transition from Manual to Automated Processes with Ease

New technology is fun and exciting! Making the transition from manual to automated processes can be an energizing endeavor for any organization.  The opportunities available are endless, which can also make the move a bit intimidating. It doesn’t have to be! It’s all in the planning.

Adopting process automation technology is more than just plug and play. It eliminates costly, time consuming tasks so careful thought and planning needs to go into your approach and implementation to achieve the best results. Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither will your automation be. Here are 4 phases of planning to help ease your transition from manual to automated processes.

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February 16, 2018

Want to Simplify Business Operations?  Workflow Can Help!

We love automated workflow! Although, we may be a little biased. It’s been our business for over a decade. We are firm believers that technology is meant to work for you. If it isn’t, then what good is it really? If you are still looking for a few good reasons why you should embrace automation, here are 10 we hope will win you over.

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February 09, 2018

Will Deregulation Push Servicer Technology to the Brink?

The servicing industry has significantly transformed itself since the onset of the financial crisis. Beginning with the tsunami of delinquencies, servicers scrambled to combat the lack of loss mitigation options, fought against the inability to rapidly scale processes and creatively band-aided antiquated technology. Those that have survived the past decade have done so with a pioneering spirit, perseverance and sophisticated workflow.

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February 05, 2018

Keeping Your Private Data Secure: How Clarifire is Prepared for the Unexpected

Have you ever signed a contract with a vendor who didn’t support your compliance efforts? Or worse—they were clueless about the subject altogether? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you’re not alone. You realized just a little too late they weren’t willing to reply to your questions or help you be compliant.

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January 24, 2018

4 Insider Benefits to Workflow Automation

Have you been guaranteed a solution for your workflow needs only to find broken promises, experiencing prolonged releases of features that you thought were there and now have the inability to accomplish your organizational goals?

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January 11, 2018

Pain Management: It's All About Communication

“Every day in the U.S., more than 650,000 opioid prescriptions are dispensed, and 3,900 people start using prescription opioids for a non medical purpose. Seventy-eight people die from an opioid-related overdose daily.”1 This creates a struggle for hospitals between patient satisfaction and realistic expectations of pain levels. 

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January 04, 2018

How to Gain Efficiencies from Automated Workload Distribution

According to the Harvard Business Review, delegating work throughout your organization sounds like it would be a straightforward task, but it’s actually pretty complicated[1]—and we agree. Managers spend so much time manually distributing work assignments based on a multitude of factors, while trying to stay fair and ensure optimal productivity. 

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December 29, 2017

The Transition of Care: Gain Control and Fill the Gaps

The healthcare industry is increasing their focus on communication and collaboration across the entire care continuum.  The “transition of care” movement aims to share timely, accurate and sufficient information across providers such as Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, Urgent Care Facilities, and more. 

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December 21, 2017

Speed, Quality and Value—Do You Have It? If Not, It's Time to Get Lean

In healthcare, getting lean has been proven to show impressive results and is done by making small, incremental improvements that continue to add value and eliminate wasteful processes within your organization. So how do you apply lean practices within your hospital? Like building a house, you need a solid foundation to build on.

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December 19, 2017

5 Questions to Ask When Selecting the Right Solution to Achieve Rounding Success

One of the many areas of healthcare technology that has seen rapid growth is digital rounding solutions. Many organizations are making the transition away from traditional pen and paper rounding to electronic and often mobile data collection systems. Real time alerts, efficient data collection, positive patient perception of care, and simplified reporting are just a few of the benefits that make digital rounding attractive.

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December 12, 2017

3 Reasons Why 360-Degree Patient Engagement Improves HCAHPS

Professionals in the healthcare field know a better patient experience directly translates to increased patient satisfaction scores and positive impact to hospital reimbursements.

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December 09, 2017

Ambulatory Surgery Centers: Save time and money while gaining full visibility into quality and safety

Over 40 years ago, physicians created the first ambulatory surgery center (ASC). These centers are a more convenient, less expensive alternative to a hospital. Physicians pioneered these new facilities with the goal to have more control of their surgical practices. 

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December 07, 2017

Extend Mod for Disaster Relief: Are You Ready?

Natural disasters have an impact that extends beyond the rising waters, the scorched structures, and the scattered debris. When lives are changed and jobs lost, the impact can be felt for weeks, months, and even years after. As the impacts continue to set in from the wildfires in California and hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Irma, delinquencies are expected to rise as homeowners repair and rebuild. Are you ready to help them on their road to recovery?

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November 30, 2017

Providing Transparency on Your Level of Patient Care with Child HCAHPS

Parents want what's best for their children. They often use reviews and evaluations as a way to determine the value of a product or service. This information is useful to understand and make decisions on what is best for their child. We look at safety ratings to determine the highly rated car seat to keep our babies safe as they travel in our cars. We review school ratings to determine the best place for them to get an education.

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November 21, 2017

C200 Conference champions courage, humility and change

 In Key Biscayne, FL during the weekend of November 2, 2017, hundreds of powerful women in leadership gathered in one location for one purpose: to share stories of growing pains and success while empowering women through all walks of life to become pioneers in business. 

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November 09, 2017

You Make the Rules, Workflow Makes the Decisions

Do you know the average number of decisions a person makes a day?  35,000! That’s the number reported by various internet sources. It’s a bit overwhelming, but when you think about the number of decisions you made before you left for work this morning it’s definitely possible. It certainly makes it easier to understand why we are all so tired at the end of the day. Our brains are working overtime!

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October 31, 2017

3 Steps Toward the Inevitable, Digital Future of Healthcare

It’s no secret that digital technologies are shaping the future of the healthcare space. It’s happening now. But what does that mean? It means we should all embrace it and educate ourselves. 

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October 26, 2017

5 Ways to Realize ROI With Workflow Automation

You’ve done the research, vetted the vendors, and found the perfect workflow automation solution that will transform your existing business processes into a centralized automated structure of operational efficiency. Why haven’t you signed the contract and started implementation?

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October 18, 2017

Technology: The Problem and the Solution for Exceeding Patient Expectations

When a patient walks through the doors of your hospital, they already have a preconceived notion of the experience they will receive during their stay. The expectations of today’s consumer are much different than those from five years ago and it’s safe to assume they will be even more different five years from now. 

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October 10, 2017

Clarifire Brings Local and Corporate Vendors to Promote Employee Wellness

Our office started buzzing around 11 a.m. as vendors began arriving for our 2017 Wellness Fair. Among them were UnitedHealthcare, Guardian Dental, Colonial Life, Superior Vision, North Shore Chiropractic, Hoola Monsters, The Fit Yard, Soho Juice, Orange Theory, Supergoop! and Elevate St. Pete.

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October 05, 2017

Ease the Transition of Mortgage Servicing Rights with Automated Workflow

The key to a successful MSR transfer is a smooth transition of the portfolio from one servicer to another. It’s a big feat, but not an impossible task. Automated workflow is an important tool to help decrease the risk, for both the customer and the servicer, of costly missed steps in the transfer process.

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September 28, 2017

Adios Manual Processes, Hello Workflow Automation

Automation is not a new concept. Technology has been automating manual processes in our generation for decades. The washing machine replaced the washboard, revolutionizing how we do our laundry. Online banking made it possible to access our accounts and pay bills anytime day or night.

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September 26, 2017

Operational Inefficiencies Keeping You Up At Night?  Here's How to Get a Restful Night's Sleep

As CEOs, we are accountable for the success or failure of our organizations. It’s a challenge that we chose to take on and don’t take lightly. Our heads are continually filled with questions about our latest margins, new technologies or cyber threat risks we need to look at, if we're running our business efficiently, and are we meeting the expectations of our customers?  Unfortunately, those questions don’t stop when our heads hit the pillow.

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September 19, 2017

How Does Automated Workflow Improve Operational Efficiencies?

Efficiency is the measure of how well an action or group of actions are performed with the optimal amount of resources. How does your organization currently measure up?  Have you noticed longer cycle times, bottlenecks, or gaps within your processes across your organization? Have you discovered gaps that have exposed you to risk and loss of revenue?

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September 12, 2017

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet to Implementing Workflow (and Fast!)

We encounter obstacles each day, whether it’s the slow car driving in the fast lane or the person in front of you at the grocery checkout with 30 items in the express laneobstacles are everywhere. How to implement automated workflow within your organization shouldn’t be one of them.

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