The Era of Legacy EHR Migration? Doubtful.

Legacy EHR: Any EHR that is not internet-dependent.   How many times have we heard that the HIT market is shifting away from “Legacy” systems and towards web and cloud-based products over the past few years?  Quite often, right?  Hospital systems flaunt how they are migrating away from their legacy systems, and numerous vendors will … Continue reading

The Changing Hospital Feeder System

The act of a major tertiary care hospital acquiring a number of smaller community hospitals is not a new concept.  In terms of healthcare business models, the industry is fairly monochrome.  Strategically speaking, the idea is to siphon or “feed” patients from hospitals that are providing a standard level of care to the more advanced … Continue reading