INFRAM+: A CIO’s Best Friend (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

INFRAM and INFRAM+ puts IT in the center of the strategic financial decision-making process  It garners invaluable input and support from clinicians, executives, and administrators  Proprietary strategic mapping correlates INFRAM results with clinical goals and provides an IT roadmap for budget and leadership consensus building    INFRAM+: More Than Just Another Assessment  In part three of our series, we look at how INFRAM+, a proprietary mapping methodology that links INFRAM…

INFRAM+: It’s All About Process (Part 2 of a 3-part series)

An INFRAM assessment is primarily tactical. INFRAM+ ties directly to clinical strategic initiatives  A three-to-four day on site analysis involves IT and primary department, executive, and clinical stakeholders  Proprietary strategic mapping ties specific technologies to specific clinical goals    INFRAM+: Taking INFRAM from Tactics to Strategy  Not seeing the forest through the trees is a common mistake in the IT business. In part one of our three–part series, we took a look at the HIMSS Analytics Infrastructure Adoption Model…

INFRAM+: From Tactical Evaluation to Strategic Initiative (Part 1 of a 3-Part Series)

INFRAM+: Tactics versus Strategy  In part 1 of our three–part series, we look at the HIMSS Analytics Infrastructure Adoption Model (INFRAM) as a foundational building block. INFRAM is fast becoming the healthcare industry standard for evaluating a hospital or health system’s infrastructure stability and manageability in five key areas.   Mobility  Security  Collaboration  Transport  Data Center  The resulting Baseline Achievement Report is just that, a baseline. INFRAM scores don’t provide…

Can You Count to TEM?

If you’re like me, you probably learned to count to ten in kindergarten.  But when it comes to a company’s telecommunications infrastructure, you’d be surprised how many corporate executives have trouble with simple addition.   As a company grows, telco, like other IT investments, often gets treated as the necessary evil.  “The new guy needs…

HIMSS21: The Change is Now

Las Vegas is set to roll out the silicon carpet for HIMSS21, the healthcare technology party of the year. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has selected “Be The Change” as the theme for this year’s conference.  We asked our Pixel Health team going to HIMSS 2021 to expand on what this year’s conference,…