symplr Webcast Provides Seven Best Practices to Improve Healthcare Technology Adoption

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Healthcare Technology Consultant Julie Rennecker Helps Attendees Prepare for New Technology and Become Technology Change Leaders

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From the beginning stages of planning for technology change to the physical effort of implementation, numerous challenges exist, said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of symplr.

symplr®, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced their upcoming webcast “Why is Technology Change So Hard?: Becoming an Effective Technology Change Leader.” Part of the symplr Education Series focused on Payor Enrollment Operations, the webcast will air on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET. To register, visit http://www.symplr.com/community/events/webcasts-payor-enrollment-upcoming.

Changing or updating technologies in the healthcare industry is resource intensive and challenging. In this one-hour webinar, speaker Julie Rennecker, PhD, BSN, and founder of The Management Doc, LLC, will explain that while all change is difficult, the additional challenges posed by technology change make it particularly challenging. She will educate attendees on seven evidence-based practices that address these challenges and help improve technology adoption.

“From the beginning stages of planning for technology change to the physical effort of implementation, numerous challenges exist,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of symplr. “Julie Rennecker’s inside experience as a nurse and now as a consultant both to technology developers and healthcare organizations on the impact of technology change make her a valuable resource for healthcare leaders considering the deployment of new technology.”

To view archives of past webcasts in the symplr education webcast series, visit http://www.symplr.com/resources/webcasts.

About Julie Rennecker, PhD, BSN
Julie Rennecker, PhD, BSN, is the founder of The Management Doc, LLC, an Austin-based research and consulting firm committed to making technology work for healthcare. She works with technology companies to improve the design and implementation of new technologies and with healthcare managers to improve the technology adoption process. A former nurse with experience in ICU, ER, cardiac, and outpatient units, she worked as an internal process improvement consultant for Seton Medical Center before earning a PhD in Organization Behavior from MIT’s Sloan School of Management where she studied the impacts of technology change. She served on the Information Systems faculty at Case Western Reserve University for  before returning to Austin and industry in 2006. Her research has been published in management and technology journals, books, and conference proceedings, and her Texas clients include hospitals, physician practices, and technology vendors.

About symplr
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr, along with the Cactus Software brand of provider management solutions, has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit http://www.symplr.com/ or (866) 373-9725.

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