Organizations are recognizing that diversity management in outsourcing makes a measurable difference in the potential return on investment (ROI). The diversity issue extends beyond a differing culture where offshore resources are involved. And it goes beyond ensuring that an organization employs a workforce of multiple races and ethnicities. In outsourcing, managing diversity focuses on getting […]
Talecris was a spin-out. The new company had a drop-dead date to separate its IT systems from its parent. This was a complex challenge with much risk. Three weeks after the cut-off date, Talecris faced a business challenge that easily could have put it out of business. Together the partners weathered the storm.
2009 should be a busy year for transformation, according to our experts. This story explains how business transformation outsourcing will impact buyers, suppliers, and the deals themselves. It also includes a formula for success in today’s business climate.
New influences on outsourcing in 2009 include such factors as SOA, green IT, and the convergence of technology and business processes. Each will impact the value proposition and decision making. Here are the insights that will help to prepare your company for these impacts.
What a year! The U.S. economy changed radically. Industry consolidation became the hallmark of the supplier landscape. Here’s what happened, along with some guesses about how these events might impact the industry in the next 12 to 24 months.
After Hurricane Katrina, Touro Infirmary’s IT department had to get the IT infrastructure up and running amid the devastation. Siemens stepped in to help even before the two signed a contract so the hospital could reopen. Today the IT department is working on projects like electronic medical records and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) that would have been impossible before.
Each market has its unique challenges, Healthcare is no different. The ever changing state of the art healing protocols, the diverse tools to diagnosis and render treatment, to the many providers who meet the daily test to win against diseases’…How one provider determined and conquered their challenge to meet with success.
Currently, a growing number of enterprises expect service providers to use service management tools, especially those aligned to ITIL v3 best practices in managing services as a business. This article discusses the trends around uses and benefits of such tools, their differences in value and approach, and how the tools enhance even the soft relationship skills in an outsourcing arrangement.
How do buyers and suppliers structure healthy outsourcing relationships? What steps should they take to avoid the doom loop? Siemens Medical Solutions’s Jim Way shares his insights.
Customer Case Study: Saint Francis Hospital and Health Centers
Three smaller providers merged to form PinnacleHealth. What was the Rx for IT? Our core wasn’t running IT, says Dr. Roger Longenderfer, CEO. We needed a partner that could not only build our IT staff and infrastructure but also create a technology roadmap so we could grow strategically. Outsourcing to Siemens did just that.
We spoke with industry experts to get their insights on mitigating outsourcing risks in 2008 and also looked at how buyers and suppliers are their own worst enemies when it comes to creating risks.
What a year! Wipro set up shop in the United States. This year’s subprime mortgage mess will actually help outsourcing next year. And non-traditional suppliers won some big outsourcing deals. Here’s what it all means and a guess at how these events might impact the industry in the next 12 months.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center only a few years ago was in the red and in danger of losing its independence by having to merge with another health system just to survive. Today it is recognized nationwide for its excellence in delivering outstanding patient care while reducing the cost of healthcare. Here’s a roadmap of how it accomplished the turnaround.
Managed Services IT: Helping Caldwell Memorial Hospital become the Hospital of the Future | White Paper
Small Community Hospital Leverages Managed Services to Bolster IT and Compete with Larger Health Systems