Impact Advisors CEO Featured on HIStalk
Peter Smith shares industry insights with leading healthcare IT news site
Chicago, IL – January 28, 2015 — Peter Smith, CEO and co-founder of Impact Advisors, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, was recently interviewed by HIStalk, a popular healthcare IT news and opinions website. Smith is a recognized thought leader in the healthcare information technology industry. In the CEO Interview, Smith shared his insight on a number of topics related to the healthcare IT industry including the lifecycle of healthcare IT consulting firms, Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementations, interoperability, industry trends and the firm’s partnership with IBM and Epic.
The interview, which was published on January 14th, shares details on Impact Advisors’ partnership with IBM and Epic for the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) EHR bid. Smith shared, “We’re very excited to be part of it. I think it has the opportunity to be a major game changer, certainly for the armed services and the families that they serve. We’re proud to be part of that bid and we’re looking forward to hearing about that award.”
Smith also lent insight on what healthcare leaders can expect in the coming year and beyond. He mentioned the focus will be on how the reimbursement market will have an impact in the technology space. “This is going to be a tremendously fun industry over the next couple of years. Healthcare is the most fascinating industry out there because of the dynamics and influences,” said Smith.
The interview included Smith’s thoughts on the shifting healthcare IT consulting industry. Smith shares that the large, foundational projects, particularly EHR replacements and revenue cycle replacements are shifting to post-implementation optimization projects. He is also confident that the industry will see a lot of merger and acquisition activity over the next several years.
Smith has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare information technology industry. He specializes in IT assessment and strategic planning, IT organizational design and IT governance modeling.
To read more of Peter Smith’s thoughts in his HIStalk CEO interview, click here.
About Impact Advisors, LLC
Impact Advisors, a distinguished healthcare information technology consulting firm, improves its clients’ healthcare delivery through technology. As a trusted healthcare leader, the firm helps hospitals and health systems maximize clinical and operational performance with its Best in KLAS® strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services. Since its inception, Impact Advisors has consulted to more than 140 hospitals and health systems nationally and internationally. The firm has earned a number of
industry and workplace quality awards including Best in KLAS® for six consecutive years, Healthcare Informatics HCI 100, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work. For more information about Impact Advisors, visit www.impact-advisors.com.