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5 Recommendations for Institutions to Survive Omicron

Jan 13, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Adam Miller

Institutions across the country are bracing for the impact of the latest COVID-19 variant, Omicron. While there is a vast range of reactions (from doing nothing at all to shutting down in-person learning for the first few weeks of the semester), it’s clear that the latest variant will have a profound impact on students everywhere.

4 Predictions for Higher Ed in 2022

Dec 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Mark McNasby

The time for lasting innovation has arrived. Legacy higher education practices are ripe for permanent disruption. Ultimately, the institutions that embrace change will succeed, while others struggling to adapt may be left behind. There’s plenty of reason to view 2022 as the year institutions move forward in both enhancing the student experience and rebounding from a challenging few years.

How Chatbots Help Healthcare Providers Embrace Consumerism

Dec 10, 2021 12:54:44 PM / by Connie Mack

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) recently published the Consumerism Maturity Model as a new tool for providers of all types, including hospitals, health systems and physician practices, to assess their level of maturity as it relates to consumerization of their financial business model. 

Website Redesign for Higher Ed: Your Guide to Better Lead Generation

Dec 2, 2021 12:33:09 PM / by Adam Miller

The end of the year is often a time for launching new initiatives in hopes of showing improvement in areas that may have fallen flat. For many institutions, those initiatives involve revamping the website by engaging in a redesign that is easier to navigate and can boost lead generation.

4 Strategies for Improving the Patient Experience

Nov 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Mary Frances Coryell

The consumerization of healthcare is here. With new mandates forcing healthcare providers to be transparent around pricing, many service providers are left wondering how to best present this information without scaring patients away.

How COVID-19 Impacted Student Preferences

Nov 10, 2021 5:48:38 PM / by Adam Miller

Over the last few years, online programs have made a strong impression on students everywhere, institutions everywhere look to make the classroom more accessible geographically. From the popularity of online MBA programs to certificates available at the student’s convenience, it was only a matter of time before higher ed faced an imperative to embrace hybrid learning.

3 Strategies for Improving Academic Library Services

Nov 4, 2021 2:14:08 PM / by Adam Miller

The vast majority of students will never use the academic library for its true purpose. Most students just want a quiet place to study or are looking to check the box for an assignment such as gathering peer review sources or compiling a list of research sources with proper citation. 

Embracing the Startup Mentality in Higher Education

Oct 28, 2021 2:43:48 PM / by Mark McNasby

There are few tasks in my professional life I find more rewarding than creating a new solution. Solving problems using the startup mentality is challenging and requires vision, focus, diversity, and teamwork. However, when you finish a major task or critical project and look back at what the team has built, that feeling of accomplishment is something I find to be unmatched. This approach to problem-solving is core to the startup mentality. For those of us who embrace it, the results are powerful and the process makes work more creative and fun. 

Preparing Students for Cybersecurity Best Practices in the Hybrid Workplace

Oct 21, 2021 12:51:10 PM / by Ryan Cameron

Students are more connected than ever. Graduating seniors will no doubt encounter wholly new office dynamics compared to pre-pandemic work environments. Some new grads may find a work-from-home opportunity, while others are most likely to find a hybrid work format. 

Why Higher Ed Requires a Startup Mentality

Oct 14, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Mark McNasby

Let me be honest for a second. 

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