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Jean-Luc Coquerel

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Understanding Big Data in Healthcare
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jul 7, 2020
Over the past years, the amount of information available in the healthcare industry has increased exponentially. This true

Healthcare Analytics

Understanding the Types of EMR Reporting
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 4, 2020
An electronic medical record (EMR) is a file with notes and information in digital format that physicians and true

Healthcare Analytics

Different Types of Healthcare Data
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on May 21, 2020
The collection of healthcare data from various sources and the interpretation of that data is crucial to optimize true

Healthcare Analytics

A Introduction to EHR Systems
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on May 6, 2020
What is EHR? An electronic health record is a patient's medical history in electronic form. It is a tool maintained by true

Healthcare Analytics

Data Analytics vs Business Intelligence
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 28, 2020
Healthcare is one of the most complicated industries on the planet. Full of complex problems with little room for true

Business Intelligence for Healthcare Epic Reporting

Why Develop a Self-Service BI Strategy?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 25, 2020
  Some organizations with Epic healthcare analytics and business intelligence (BI) systems continue struggling to true

Healthcare Business Intelligence

What is Health Information Exchange?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 21, 2020
Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is a digital network allowing the exchange of health information between true

Business Intelligence for Healthcare Healthcare Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence for Healthcare Initiatives
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 15, 2020
The term “business intelligence” refers to the tools and applications used to access and analyze your organization’s true

Epic Reporting EMR Reporting

EMR Reporting Solution - 4 Must Have Features for your Organization
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Nov 12, 2019
Electronic medical records (EMRs) enable clinicians to type patient medical and treatment data directly into a digital true

Epic Reporting EMR Reporting

Best Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Epic EMR Reporting
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Nov 12, 2019
Epic’s reporting capacities give healthcare facilities valuable insight into their patients from a medical and true

Healthcare Analytics

Healthcare Analytics, Business Intelligence and Big Data: By the Numbers
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Sep 6, 2016
Hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other healthcare entities are increasingly investing in healthcare true

Healthcare Dashboards

Five Essential Steps for Designing a Healthcare Dashboard
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Sep 1, 2016
Dashboards enable healthcare organizations to assess their overall status by providing them with key analytics and true

Healthcare Data Governance

Healthcare Data Visualization: Data Through Design
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Aug 26, 2016
Healthcare organizations typically compile data from multiple sources, and tools that enable them to analyze that data true

Healthcare Analytics

The Internet of Things in Healthcare
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Aug 24, 2016
One of hottest topics in technology this year is the Internet of Things (IoT), which Gartner defines as “the network of true

Healthcare Analytics

Benefits of Analytics Use in ED Patient Throughput
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jul 27, 2016
Emergency department (ED) overcrowding is a serious problem for hospitals across the United States, which is being true

Healthcare Analytics

Cybercrime in Healthcare: Statistics
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jul 11, 2016
Cybercrime continues to be a big issue across many industries, and healthcare is one of its  biggest targets. Even as true

Healthcare Analytics

mHealth: How Mobile Health Enhances Healthcare
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jul 8, 2016
Technology is utilized by many industries, and healthcare is no different. The introduction of smartphones and other true

Healthcare Analytics

Healthcare and Cloud Computing: Access the Advantages
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jul 5, 2016
Use of cloud computing has been common in many industries over a decade, but the healthcare industry was slow to true

Healthcare Analytics

Healthcare and Cloud Computing: Six Steps for Success
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jul 1, 2016
Although the healthcare industry was initially slow to embrace cloud computing, providers are transitioning to it at a true

EMR Reporting

EHR Adoption Fun Facts: Learning More about EHRs and Epic
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 29, 2016
The world of healthcare IT can sometimes be overwhelming, especially with the development of so many new technologies true

Healthcare Dashboards

Top 10 Modules Every Healthcare Dashboard Should Include (Part Two)
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 23, 2016
As we discussed in our last blog, healthcare organizations face a multitude of choices when selecting modules for their true

Healthcare Dashboards

Top 10 Modules Every Healthcare Dashboard Should Include (Part One)
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 22, 2016
Having choices is usually a good thing, but sometimes having too many choices can be overwhelming. For instance, it’s true

Healthcare Analytics

Using Healthcare Analytics to Improve Patient-Centered Care
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 20, 2016
Most of us get annoyed when we receive a “courtesy” call on our phone. Often, it’s someone offering a low credit card true

Healthcare Analytics

Healthcare Analytics: Can They Control Costs?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 15, 2016
Healthcare costs in the United States have risen steadily over the past couple decades. In fact, the U.S. is ranked #1 true

EMR Reporting

How to Avoid Burnout for Your EHR Training Team
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jun 13, 2016
If you spent money on a very expensive car but didn’t put gas in it, your investment wouldn’t amount to much. If you true

Revenue Cycle Metrics

How Using an EHR Can Help Improve Revenue Cycle Management
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on May 31, 2016
According to the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), revenue cycle is defined as "all administrative true

EMR Reporting

10 of the Biggest EHR Implementations in the U.S.
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on May 17, 2016
According to the American Hospital Association, as of January 2016, there were 5,627 registered hospitals in the United true

Business Intelligence for Healthcare Healthcare Business Intelligence

17 Steps for a Successful Healthcare Analytics and BI Program
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on May 13, 2016
According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the healthcare analytics market is expected to reach $18.7 billion by 2020. true

Healthcare Dashboards

Why Your Healthcare Facility Should Build Mobile Dashboards
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on May 11, 2016
As I mentioned in a recent post, dashboards can be used in healthcare in a variety of ways: Track revenue cycle true

Healthcare Analytics

Big Trends in Healthcare Analytics
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Apr 28, 2016
With the proliferation of EMRs and the trend toward value-based reimbursement, healthcare organizations have become true

Healthcare Data Governance

Five Big Benefits of Data Governance in Healthcare
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Apr 26, 2016
Across the healthcare industry, data is being utilized in new and exciting ways to improve the quality of patient care. true

Epic Reporting

Why Hospitals Choose Epic Over Other EHR Systems
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Apr 8, 2016
Although there are a variety of robust EHR systems, few enjoy the staying power and accolades of Epic. As an industry true

EMR Reporting

What Comes After an EHR Implementation?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Apr 8, 2016
The implementation of your new EMR system is complete, so now it’s time to relax. Not quite. While there are many true

Epic Report Requests Management Epic Reporting

How to Manage Epic Reports Requests
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Mar 29, 2016
Most healthcare organizations face the challenge of managing and analyzing an increasing amount of data. A large number true

Epic Reporting Epic Clarity Consultant

What Value Does an Epic Certified Consultant Bring?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Mar 24, 2016
In a 2015 survey by Healthcare IT News, of healthcare professionals whose organizations utilize an EHR system, Epic was true

Healthcare Analytics

How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Healthcare Analytics Tool
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Mar 17, 2016
The healthcare analytics market continues to grow at a rapid pace. A report by market research firm MarketsandMarkets true

Healthcare Data Governance

How to Optimize Healthcare Data Management
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Mar 15, 2016
Healthcare organizations understand that optimizing data management requires a focus on both collecting and managing true

Healthcare Data Governance

How Executive Sponsorship Helps Optimize Your Healthcare Data Management Strategy
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Mar 11, 2016
There are several fundamental elements required for an organization to optimize their healthcare data management true

Healthcare Data Governance

Improve Business Intelligence with Healthcare Data Governance
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 29, 2016
Healthcare organizations today are not just overloaded with enormous quantities of data, they are often overwhelmed by true

Healthcare Data Governance

10 Questions to Ask Before Implementing a Healthcare Data Governance Program
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 25, 2016
A mission-critical priority for all healthcare organizations is to implement a comprehensive healthcare data governance true

Epic Reporting Healthcare Data Governance

How Epic Reporting Can Facilitate Better Data Governance
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 22, 2016
Healthcare organizations are under constant pressure to manage, analyze and exploit an ever increasing volume of true

Healthcare Analytics

How Healthcare Analytics Improves Quality of Patient Care
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 17, 2016
Today’s healthcare organizations are under increasing pressure to improve patient care outcomes and achieve better care true

Healthcare Business Intelligence Healthcare Data Governance

5 Roadblocks to Successful Healthcare Data Governance
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 16, 2016
Data governance has traditionally been a fundamental requirement in healthcare. Today’s healthcare organizations true

Epic Reporting

How Can I Optimize Epic Reporting For Better Analytics?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 9, 2016
It is not uncommon, shortly after go-live, for healthcare organizations to experience an Epic reporting backlog. While true

Healthcare Business Intelligence Healthcare Data Governance

What Is Healthcare Data Governance?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Feb 8, 2016
While data has historically been viewed across the business landscape as a valuable organizational asset, in the true

Epic Reporting

Next Steps After An Epic Reporting Implementation
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 29, 2016
While there are many healthcare facilities that have experienced a relatively successful and efficient Epic reporting true

Epic Reporting

How To Stop An Epic Reporting Backlog Before It Happens
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 28, 2016
Benjamin Franklin is reported to have coined the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Well, if Mr. true

Epic Reporting

4 Ways To Improve The Quality Of Your Epic Reporting Analytics
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 26, 2016
Epic reporting has the potential to deliver valuable intelligence to clinicians, executives, managers, and business true

Epic Reporting EMR Reporting

How To Handle Reporting Demands After An Epic Launch
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 25, 2016
Many healthcare facilities experience an Epic reporting backlog shortly after go-live. As we have stated in other true

Epic Reporting

Customizing Epic Reporting Using Dashboards
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 20, 2016
When customizing Epic reporting for your healthcare facility, or when resolving a backlog of reports, one of the most true

Epic Reporting EMR Reporting

What To Do When Epic Reporting Requests Become Overwhelming
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 12, 2016
In healthcare facilities across the country, the following is a familiar scenario: shortly after go-live, Epic true

Epic Reporting

7 Signs Your Healthcare Facility Needs an Epic Consultant
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 8, 2016
Across the country, many healthcare organizations have implemented Epic EHR to improve their operational efficiency, true

Epic Reporting

Top 10 Complaints About Epic Reporting and How to Fix Them
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Jan 7, 2016
While there are many established advantages of implementing an Epic EHR system,among the most valued is Epic’s true

Epic Reporting

Team Structure Models for Achieving Epic Analytics & Reporting Goals
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 23, 2015
The choice of team structure model is a critical factor that supports – or in some cases, impedes – healthcare true

Epic Reporting

6 Tips for Revenue Cycle Management During an Epic Implementation
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 22, 2015
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) defines Revenue Cycle as "All administrative and clinical true

EMR Reporting

Should You Choose Local or Hosted EMR Reporting?
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 21, 2015
There are several important factors to consider when choosing the right EMR reporting solution for your healthcare true

Healthcare Business Intelligence

Elements of a Robust Healthcare Business Intelligence Roadmap
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 16, 2015
At Syntrix Consulting Group, we engineer healthcare Business Intelligence (BI) so our clients can leverage their EMR true

EMR Reporting

5 Best Practices to Optimize EMR System Training During Implementation
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 9, 2015
One of the major criticisms that healthcare professionals have about their EMR system is that they find it complicated true

Epic Reporting EMR Reporting

10 Ways Physicians Can Benefit from Optimized EMR Reporting
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 8, 2015
Virtually all physicians have, at least to some extent, made the switch to digital records management by implementing true

EMR Reporting

5 Best Practices for Optimizing EMR Data Integrity
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Dec 2, 2015
Fundamentally, the use of an EMR system is to improve the quality of patient care, clinical outcomes, and overall true

Healthcare Dashboards Healthcare Analytics EMR Reporting

3 Signs It’s Time to Optimize or Replace Your EHR Reporting
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Nov 30, 2015
If the early enthusiasm that you once associated with your EHR reporting has turned to frustration, then rest assured true

Healthcare Analytics

5 Ways EMR Analytics SHOULD Enhance Hospital Productivity & Performance
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Nov 25, 2015
Many hospitals are underwhelmed with their EMR analytics experience so far. Instead of improving efficiency and making true

Epic Reporting

4 Critical Questions to Ask a Prospective Epic Reporting Analyst
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Nov 19, 2015
While working with healthcare organizations nationwide to optimize their Epic Reporting implementations, we true

Epic Report Requests Management Epic Reports Coordination Epic Reporting

Epic Report Requests Management: The Secret to a Good Night Sleep
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Mar 28, 2014
Remember when you had to burn the midnight oil (or laptop battery) on that urgent request sent 3 months earlier that true

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5 Tips for Making Healthcare KPIs more Actionable
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Oct 25, 2013
Whether healthcare KPIs for your organization include average length of stay, patient satisfaction numbers, number of true

Report Development

5 New Year's Resolutions for Report Developers
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Oct 2, 2013
Happy New Year!    2014 is promising to be a busy year with critical projects such as the ICD10 conversion. Here are 5 true
Use ROW_NUMBER() and not Min/Max functions
By: Jean-Luc Coquerel on Sep 12, 2013
For those of you who are SQL experts, this might sound like a trivial suggestion, but if you are not already familiar true

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