Healthcare Organizations Receive Top Awards

By Anne Sweeney | 12/12/17 12:00 PM

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This fall we’ve had a great deal of inspiring moments that we’d love to share. Many of our clients have been nationally recognized for their amazing Intranets. Some of the award providers include the Digital Health Awards and the Pelican Awards. Both of these award groups have been recognizing healthcare organizations for their digital innovations for over 20 years. Through their dedicated award submission efforts, these select clients below were able to demonstrate creativity in functionality, content, and overall exceptional design to win awards for their organizations. We’re so happy we can honor them again today for their outstanding Intranets.

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5 Helpful Ideas For Intranet Maintenance And Upkeep

By Jason Oshita | 10/10/17 11:00 AM

Your medical Intranet keeps your workflow in check and your communications consolidated. However, depositphotos_checklist_xs.jpglike any program, there are some general housekeeping tasks you can implement to ensure everything runs like a fine-oiled machine. Here are some maintenance tips for your Intranet to help keep everything up-to-date.

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How An Intranet Can Help You Remain Compliant With IRC Section 501(r)

By Jason Oshita | 9/26/17 11:00 AM

The IRS is amping up enforcement when it comes to IRC Section 501(r) in the form of field Depositphotos_15659611_xs.jpgexaminations. The rule ensures that charitable hospitals are tax-exempt and explains the criteria to remain exempt. However, organizations found not adhering to all criteria can lead to hefty fines and audits of other areas such as payroll, benefits, etc. That said, it’s important to make sure your care center remains compliant with this section. Here are some quick ways that you can utilize your Intranet to help you follow criteria to remain tax exempt.

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5 Projects To Implement Now To Improve Your Intranet

By Jason Oshita | 9/5/17 11:00 AM

When it comes to your Intranet, a little creativity goes a long way. The countless features your portal offers Depositphotos_42812197_original.jpgmakes it simple to incorporate new projects, pages, and forums to improve internal communications, workflows, and more. Turn your brilliant ideas into reality (your vendor will be able to help you, too!) Not sure where to begin? Here are 5 Intranet project ideas to get you started.

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3 Great Intranet Features Hospital Pharmacies Love

By Anne Sweeney | 8/22/17 11:00 AM

An Intranet is an incredible asset to a hospital pharmacy. Besides being a centralized Depositphotos_25940271_xs.jpgcommunication system between pharmacy staff and the rest of the organization, it provides many features to advance the department. From publishing pharmaceutical information, managing your unique policies and procedures, to providing security for department materials, an Intranet creates a robust and resourceful space for your pharmacy. Read on to learn more.

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9 Ideas To Get Staff Hyped For Your Medical Intranet Implementation

By Jason Oshita | 8/15/17 11:00 AM

Launching a new Intranet is an exciting and challenging process. Your bigstock-Group-of-senior-doctors-and-yo-192140368.jpgorganization now has this robust system that will allow you to improve internal communications, workflow, and management. However, there is always a learning curve involved, and it will take time to truly assimilate the technology into the work culture. Getting employees excited to use the Intranet is one way to help achieve this. Here are some ways to engage your staff during the implementation of your Intranet.

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Using An Intranet To Manage And Track Compliance

By Anne Sweeney | 7/11/17 11:00 AM

Part of remaining compliant is creating a culture that fosters learning and awareness. With all bigstock--135665363.jpgemployees on board and in this mindset, your organization has a better chance of detecting risks and putting well-understood plans in place. This can be achieved with strong internal communications through many facets – and your Intranet can assist you in achieving just that.

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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. 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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