Should You Upgrade SharePoint, Or Purchase An Out-of-the-Box Intranet?

By Anne Sweeney | 6/20/17 11:00 AM

It’s no secret that Microsoft SharePoint is one of the biggest players in the Intranet scope. With their latestbigstock-Doctor-3730785.jpg on-premise solution, SharePoint 2016, or their SaaS option, SharePoint Online, we’ve encountered numerous organizations in the healthcare sector facing the decision of whether to upgrade their SharePoint Intranet for more features, or to find a new Intranet solution. All in all, SharePoint isn’t always the answer. What this decision really comes down to is analyzing your practice’s needs with the features each solution can provide.

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Why You Should Attend The Intranet And Digital Workplace Summit

By Jason Oshita | 6/13/17 11:00 AM

Hi Everyone,

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Jason, the Client Engagement Manager here at Depositphotos_15659611_xs.jpgHospitalPortal.net. We typically reserve these blog posts for informational topics with specific content. However, for this blog post, I wanted to do something a little different. Last week, I attended the 6th annual Intranet & Digital Workplace Summit in Chicago hosted by the Advanced Learning Institute, and it was incredible! I left the event feeling so reinvigorated that I was compelled to share my experience with my clients and our prospects. I hope you enjoy learning about this amazing conference.

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How To Use An Intranet to Benefit Your HR Department

By Jason Oshita | 6/6/17 11:00 AM

The features an Intranet provides for your medical staff are unparalleled. However, it’s not bigstock-Job-applicant-having-an-interv-17004965.jpgjust for doctors and nurses. As a central, internal communications tool, your Intranet functions to include and benefit all departments in your practice. One of which we’d like to discuss is your Human Resources Department.

While HR keeps track of all employee information, the Intranet is a perfect spot for them to organize data, as well as communicate with staff. Here are the best features for your HR department.

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Simplify HIPAA Self Audits With The Security Risk Assessment Tool

By Giuliana LaMantia | 5/30/17 11:00 AM

With risk for viruses, hackers, and security breaches a threat to the healthcare industry, it’sbigstock-Hipaa-Compliance-Icon-Graphic-136884638.jpg imperative to ensure that your practice is remaining compliant with various security measures. One way to troubleshoot problems on a regular basis is by conducting self-assessments. However, that may come with it’s own set of challenges.

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How To Use An Intranet For Training Employees

By Anne Sweeney | 5/23/17 11:00 AM

In any industry, well-rounded training is important – both upon first hire and throughout bigstock-Two-medical-doctors-consulting-18161861.jpgemployment to ensure skills are kept sharp and the workforce stays accountable. In the healthcare sector, this includes training on compliance, medical and facility procedures, safety, and more. It’s imperative for employees to be consistently kept-up-to-date, as technology is constantly changing and patient safety depends on it. Luckily, your Intranet can make training simpler, more engaging, timely, effective – and even fun. Here are the different ways you can use an Intranet to ensure employees are being trained in a well-rounded way.

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How To Empower and Engage Staff With an Intranet

By Jason Oshita | 5/16/17 11:00 AM

Happy employees result in a successful workplace. When staff is empowered and informed, your Depositphotos_24863797_original.jpgorganization and practice will thrive. To achieve this, you must find a way to first catch the attention of your employees and engage them in a way that shows them their work is appreciated. As an internal communications hub, your Intranet is a prime tool to reach your entire workplace quickly and easily – while still remaining personable. You can customize your content and the way you use your Intranet in a way that resonates best with your staff. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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The Top Compliance Challenges For Hospitals in 2016 and How An Intranet Can Help Overcome Them

By Giuliana LaMantia | 5/9/17 11:00 AM

The Joint Commission released the top CMS requirements that posed the biggest challenge for bigstock--135665363.jpghospitals, ASCs, LTCs, etc. to remain compliant with in 2016. Many of these challenges can be mitigated with the use of a standardized, internal communication system. We took a look at the top challenges for hospitals, and here are some ways you can utilize an Intranet to help your organization remain compliant with these requirements.

Access the full list on the Joint Commission website here.

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HospitalPortal.net's Latest Enhancements

By Anne Sweeney | 5/2/17 11:00 AM

With several recent updates to our Intranet and Policy Management System, we thought we’d share some bigstock-Doctor-Preparing-Online-Intern-6232221.jpgof these most notable and exciting features with you. We’re so thankful to our clients for their patience and feedback while we strive to make our software the best it can be. We hope these updates will give you a better idea of the great new features available for your Intranet portal and/or policy management system.

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How To Improve Patient Safety With Your Intranet

By Jason Oshita | 4/25/17 11:00 AM

With so many factors involved in the healthcare sector, it’s possible to lose sight of the Depositphotos_42812197_original.jpgbig picture at times: helping others. Keeping ethical practices and patients safe is a main concern to organizations, the patients themselves, and their loved ones. There are many ways an Intranet can help improve patient safety. We’ve listed some of them below.

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Quick Tips: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Policy Management System

By Anne Sweeney | 4/18/17 11:00 AM

A policy management system is a technological solution that helps your organization keep your Depositphotos_4670208_xs.jpgdocuments secure, organized, and running through a smooth workflow. While it automates processes, saves time, and takes some of the stress and burden off of staff, it still requires some TLC to truly work its magic. Here are some quick reminders and things that your staff can be doing to get the most out of your policy management system.

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