Jason Oshita

Jason Oshita
Jason Oshita is the Client Engagement Manager for HospitalPORTAL. He is responsible for maintaining client relationships and account activities, client education and training, referrals and overall client loyalty. In his spare time, you can find him playing with his dog Mr. Washburn, out on the golf course or playing volleyball. Posts by on HospitalPortal.net Blog | Page 1.

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Addressing 5 Organizational Pain Points with Your Portal

By Jason Oshita | 10/16/18 12:27 PM

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In most organizations, email is the primary way staff members communicate. One of the problems with this is that email can sometimes be unreliable with messages being automatically filed. There’s also the issue of people not reading their emails, whether that’s because of negligence or due to the sender not copying the correct individuals on the message. Your Intranet Portal can offer a cleaner, more cohesive, way to display information, messages, events, etc. Most of this communication can be displayed right on the homepage which can be set as the default homepage of your staff’s computer. For many of our clients, the home page acts as the centralized place to find all hospital-wide information. With the HospitalPORTAL system, you can place staff in groups and assign those groups to different types of communications so you can minimize possible chances for error in distributing important information.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged with Your Intranet Portal

By Jason Oshita | 7/24/18 10:00 AM

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One of the quickest ways to lose interest in your portal, or any website for that matter, is to have irrelevant, outdated, information published.  In an age where instant access to up-to-the-minute information is the standard, your staff expects this in all areas of life including their workplace.  If you don’t have the resources to staff a full-time Intranet content manager, there are other options that you could leverage to provide you with new content. One example is an RSS feed that can pull reliable content from industry resources to provide up-to-date news.  Additionally, another idea might be to split up content updates or content creation amongst different departments (or even multiple staff within different departments) to help deviate some of the workload of regularly publishing content.  Pending on your Intranet’s content publishing features, you might have an option to pre-schedule the publishing of certain events and announcements so your staff can work ahead on a content calendar keeping the communication more efficient and timely to.


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3 Ways to Prioritize Your Intranet Portal with Minimal Effort

By Jason Oshita | 5/1/18 8:00 AM

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Top IT Initiatives for Quality Healthcare

By Jason Oshita | 11/28/17 10:00 AM

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Healthcare IT protects the data necessary to achieve quality service. Protecting healthcare data is the heart of quality healthcare; it determines what changes are necessary for improvements, allows comparison of performance indicators and helps to proactively evaluate current practices. Here are five of the must-haves for IT effectiveness that can improve a healthcare organization's ability to deliver quality service.

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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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Selling your Intranet Project to your Board and Upper Management

By Jason Oshita | 9/12/17 8:00 AM

Depositphotos_70050691_s-2015The writing’s on the wall.  The internal communication at your hospital is seriously lacking.  Employees are frustrated and unhappy.  The hospital is consistently losing money.  And the list goes on.  Despite how justifiable it is to get a new intranet to improve your healthcare and medical communication at your facility, conveying the need to upper level management or the board can be a tough sell.  Working with a lot of mid-level management, I often hear and help overcome many of these internal “sales” hang-ups.  I’ll use this blog post to help you sell this need.

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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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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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Our Favorite Articles From July 2017 | HospitalPORTAL Blog

By Jason Oshita | 7/25/17 11:00 AM

As July comes to a close, we thought we’d round up some health-related articles we’ve read throughoutbigstock-Woman-Typing-Phone-Message-On--145573157.jpg the month to share with you. Each story or blog presents information different from the next, from insurance to IT to Vitamin D (in celebration of summer being in full swing). With each of these 10 articles focusing on different topics, we hope you can find something of interest to you!

Happy reading!

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