Joel French, Chief Executive Officer

Consider the chaos in healthcare. Unprecedented mergers, acquisitions, divestitures. Crushing pressure to reduce costs in the face of increasing regulation and declining reimbursement. Uncertainty about looming policy changes. Blistering hangovers from huge EHR investments that have generated little evidence of returns. Challenging physician relationships coupled with the unexpected adverse financial impact of operating acquired physician…

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Earlier this year, SCI Solutions realized a significant milestone: More than one hundred million patient appointments have been scheduled using our cloud-based patient scheduling platform. When Scheduling.com, Inc. (today known as SCI Solutions) was founded, we were arguably the first Software-as-a-Service company in the healthcare market and clearly the first focused on patient scheduling. Today,…

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On behalf of the SCI Solutions team, we invite you to join us in supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. About one in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, and breast cancer is the second leading cause of…

Read more Screening Saves Lives: Join SCI in Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Joel French, CEO, SCI Solutions Entire industries and market sectors have been either vanquished or transformed by technology and business model shifts. One only needs to think of Kodak, which dominated consumer photography for more than a century, only to see its business erode with the introduction of digital cameras. What should leaders do when…

Read more Population Health Management is a Verb: Part III

By Joel French, CEO, SCI Solutions “There are those who begin revolutions and those who benefit from revolutions.” – Napoleon Bonaparte As a continuation of the series – Population Health Management is a Verb – we consider two unrelated industries as analogous to the health industry’s transition to value-based reimbursement. Each of these market sectors has…

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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 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)