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Other Observations & Comments

To really use Power BI, we are going to have to buy the premium product. We are working with the...

Dec 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

Microsoft is huge, so there are a lot of people on the support side. On calls, there are a lot of...

Dec 2020
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

I don't believe that the vendor nickel-and-dimes me. The system is expensive, but the vendor doesn't...

Dec 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

We were trying to access a database, so we had to contact Microsoft to help us identify the tables...

Dec 2020
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Director

Relationship

We aren't going to hear from the Microsoft executives. I have never seen a Microsoft person here in...

Dec 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We have trained our end users on how to obtain information out of Power BI. Right now, we have a lot...

Dec 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

Buying Power BI was a no-brainer. The system was cheap. The implementation was so easy that we did...

Dec 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Other products are built specifically for the healthcare community. That would be appealing because...

Dec 2020
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CMIO

Functionality and Upgrades

What I really like about Microsoft is they deliver timely software updates. They also have good...

Dec 2020
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Analyst/Coordinator

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

Power BI is a powerful analytics solution with a lot of different capabilities, and in many cases,...

Dec 2020
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Analyst/Coordinator

Lessons Learned

There is a learning curve with Power BI. It is a powerful piece of software, so the system requires...

Dec 2020
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CNO

Functionality and Upgrades

I spoke with another CIO friend of mine who put me on to Power BI. I am so glad I listened to that...

Dec 2020
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CMIO

Relationship

There isn’t much executive involvement from Microsoft at all. Microsoft isn’t going to listen to...

Nov 2020
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CMIO

Technology

Power BI is cheaper than other products. I like the platform. Power BI has come a long way; it has...

Nov 2020
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CMIO

Interfacing and Integration

Power BI’s integration into the desktop isn’t intuitive. The user interface isn’t as intuitive as it...

Nov 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI sits on top of our third-party system, and it sits on top of our patient billing services....

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Our executives are most receptive at this point to Power BI. The system has really taken a lot of...

Oct 2020
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We are using another vendor's healthcare BI platform for the data side, and we continue to have a...

Oct 2020
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We would purchase Power BI again. It has a lot of benefits. We have pretty much been able to do what...

Oct 2020
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COO

Sales and Contracting

Microsoft is good at nickel-and-diming. They might have cornered the market on that actually....

Oct 2020
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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

Upgrades from Microsoft are pretty bad. They need help. We are better off going to a private group...

Oct 2020
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COO

Implementation and Training

We didn’t really get any training from Microsoft. We went through one of their preferred partners. I...

Oct 2020
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COO

Service and Support

Microsoft's service is horrible. It is the worst I have ever experienced. Every time we call, it is...

Oct 2020
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COO

Relationship

We have recently gotten more involved with Microsoft's executives, so that has been pretty good. The...

Oct 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

We use Power BI to build custom reports. For people that need to be trained, we just have to do the...

Oct 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Microsoft puts things out there and doesn't reach out with us as a client. We just have the tools....

Oct 2020
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Manager

Interfacing and Integration

The only thing we have ever had to upgrade is our client. We are pushing new content monthly. The...

Sep 2020
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

The executive involvement has been minimal with Power BI.

Sep 2020
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Manager

Technology

I have been a Microsoft shop for a long time, so I really like Microsoft’s tools. I like Dax, which...

Sep 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I like the ease of use in Power BI. The system is cloud based, and that helps with the ease of use....

Jul 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We build a lot of dashboards here. We used to get asked a number of queries a day before we had...

Jul 2020
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Manager

Implementation and Training

The Power BI implementation was big, and the training was pretty expensive. We had to do in-house...

Jun 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

With Power BI, we are always on the most recent version because it automatically updates on its own....

Jun 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

Using Power BI has been pretty successful. The system is a central place where we can get any...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We have a competitor’s system that has some integration capabilities within our EMR, and I don’t...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

I don’t know how well Microsoft has supported us regarding the COVID-19 crisis. We are small...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

Power BI is extremely flexible. In some ways, Microsoft has released a product that is kind of like...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

With Power BI, the vendor responding to COVID-19 wasn't really applicable. There was no new...

Jun 2020
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Director

Future Outlook

In the last couple of years, we have gone in a good direction with Power BI. Our transition to Power...

Jun 2020
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The vendor doesn't really make any promises. Power BI is just a tool, and we don't pay attention to...

Jun 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI sits right on our database, and we can set up a link and hit our tables directly.

Jun 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

Power BI is giving us tangible insights that should be driving change. The system doesn't...

Jun 2020
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Director

Other Observations & Comments

If someone is considering Power BI and is going the Microsoft 365 route, it is almost stupid not to...

Jun 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

Power BI is pretty seamless. We havent had any issues with it.

May 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations & Comments

The training from the vendor is minimal. Microsoft does offer classes, but they are pretty high...

May 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Future Outlook

The only thing that keeps me from rating Power BI’s ease of use higher is the processing speed. But...

May 2020
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