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by Joel French, CEO of SCI Solutions Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter said the following after years studying health care delivery in the U.S.: “Ultimately, health care fails the most basic test. It’s not organized around the needs of the patient.” SCI’s organizational purpose is to improve the health of the health care system…

Read more Why SCI Solutions Acquired Clarity Health

By Jamie Gier, CMO, SCI Solutions Care coordination. In health care, it’s a term that’s often used, but rarely understood. AHRQ defines care coordination as deliberately organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all of the participants concerned with a patient’s care to achieve safer and more effective care. In this context, care coordination…

Read more Care Coordination as a Business Opportunity

By Bill Reid, SVP of Product Management and Partners, SCI Solutions Question: would you go seek out care from a provider who used outdated equipment to take care of you? I am sure most would say, “No way, I want providers that use the state-of-the-art technologies – for the cost of care these days that…

Read more “Rusty Scalpel”: The Case for Upgrading Computing Technologies

  By Bill Reid, SVP of Product Management and Partners, SCI Solutions Searching for red and white stripes over a two-page spread…. We’ve all likely done it – spent hours looking to see if we can find  Waldo. I remember the first time I looked and looked – and could not seem to find what…

Read more Where’s Waldo: Educating Future Providers About the Cost of High-Value Care

By Joel French, CEO of SCI Solutions The pond referenced in a previous blog post has been stocked with koi, ranging in color, size and type. The pond store guy I bought them from was happy to sell me not only the fish, but all the fish food, pond treatment chemicals and various tools and…

Read more Hungry Fish Clean Their Own Pond (Or the Importance of Empowered Physicians)