Application Implementation Services Risk

Application Implementation Services Risk

Opportunity

Is your organization planning or currently performing the implementation or upgrade of a clinical application? Have you configured application controls optimally to get the most out of your investment? Regardless of size or scope, all implementations pose significant risks to the healthcare operations they impact and your organization’s overall revenue cycle effectiveness. Managing these risks well is critical to the success of initiatives ranging from the use of an electronic health record or computerized physician order entry to updating legacy lab or radiology systems. Additionally, the pressures of regulatory bodies, auditors, shareholders and other stakeholders have forced companies to spend more time, effort and money on these initiatives than ever before. Organizations are looking for ways to enhance their implementation and upgrade risk management efforts, along with ensuring operational workflow readiness prior to go-live, in order to reduce overall risk and eliminate costly retrofitting efforts later.

Impact

Protiviti’s approach to facilitating clinical application implementations allows us to help our clients better manage the risks associated with their applications, associated information assets and supporting technology infrastructure. Protiviti’s Application Controls Effectiveness (ACE) team helps evaluate and enhance your ability to ensure integrity, security and reliability for critical applications through the use of risk-based controls. Our ACE professionals add value throughout the various stages of the System Implementation Life Cycle, as follows:

Insights

Our practice brings together deep business, functional and technical competencies to leverage our clients’ implementation initiatives effectively into holistic, integrated compliance and risk management solutions. Protiviti brings the right blend of healthcare and implementation experience to provide you with the following services:

  • Organizational and Process Readiness
  • Technical Pre-/Post-Implementation
  • Application Controls Effectiveness
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Technology Change Management
  • Security and Privacy
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • PMO Support
  • Revenue Cycle Optimization
  • Revenue Cycle Controls Assessment
  • Project Risk Management
  • Software Selection

Contacts

If you would like to learn more about our Revenue Risk Solutions for healthcare organizations or contact one of our practice leaders, please visit www.protiviti.com/healthcare or call 866.721.8340.

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