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8 Patient Expectations That Can’t Be Ignored

When it comes to patient engagement half the battle is understanding what the patient expects and the other half is meeting (or exceeding) those expectations. Patients, as consumers in other industries have rising expectations. And with technology rapidly changing the consumer landscape the demands of patients will continue to evolve. The healthcare consumerism movement has […]

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Avoid Telehealth Pitfalls by Addressing These Critical Questions

As you prepare for your “healthcare everywhere” journey, you need to keep three questions in mind: Have you assessed your organization against the digital transformation maturity curve? Do you have a core foundation of Connected Health, interoperability, and data management solutions available as you mature? Have you created the necessary tools and campaigns to ensure […]

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Perficient Recognized as a Top Health IT Company

The editors of Healthcare Informatics, one of the healthcare industry’s leading publications, have released the magazine’s annual Healthcare Informatics 100, a compilation of the top health IT companies based on HIT revenues from the most recent fiscal year. For the 4th consecutive year Perficient has made the list – this year at #78. The Healthcare Informatics 100 […]

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Telehealth Adoption: Learn from the Meaningful Use Marketing Fail

When you hear executives in the wake of Meaningful Use, they speak of the mountains of time and money they invested in a patient portal only to have the patient not get on board. The reason is simple. Like most health systems, these organizations chose to invest in the patient portal modules available through the […]

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Building a Foundation of Habit-Forming Telehealth Technologies

Changing healthcare from the outside-in requires you to develop solutions that are a right fit for your patient population. This is a tall order given the relative infancy of telehealth programs. Many organizations are still thinking about this from an internal perspective by saying, “we have a traditional prescription program, let’s put that online. We […]

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Telehealth Adoption – Keep Your Eye on the Future

When asked to disclose their telehealth strategy, many organizations will point to their existing or planned partnership with telehealth vendors. This seems like a natural place to start your telehealth journey, but lets look a little closer at this approach. By partnering with a telehealth provider, you are handing over the reins of a very […]

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The Evolution of Telehealth and the Rise of Healthcare Everywhere

The evolution of telehealth has put us on course for a future of “healthcare everywhere.” Over the next decade, the need to meet a healthcare provider within the confines of brick and mortar will erode, and organizations with the technology and operations to support healthcare everywhere will lead the charge in the future of healthcare. […]

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Addressing the Information Challenge: 7 Ways Governance Can Help

The explosion of data is something that executives across industry are trying to wrap their heads around. Healthcare is no different. In fact, healthcare data is expected to grow 99% –  patient data, wearables, medical literature, scientific articles, etc. are adding to the explosion of healthcare information. This data deluge is a big challenge for healthcare […]

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Trends in Governance: Enterprise Modeling is Essential

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the information assets of the enterprise. Modeling not only addresses the integration and ingestion […]

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Trends in Governance: Cross-Enterprise Semantics & Metadata

Addressing the ongoing explosion of data sources and storage options requires establishing consistent metadata attributes and semantic models across the enterprise to effectively govern information as an enterprise asset. The primary objective of any enterprise governance program is to ensure consistent and timely data, so reaching consensus and agreement on a common understanding of concepts […]

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Trends in Governance: Democratization of Ownership

The rise of Big Data, self-service, and more powerful and flexible end-user information visualization and preparation tools is impacting governance in a significant manner with regard to structure, decision rights, and accountabilities. End-users are gaining more control of data, including the ability to integrate and manipulate data for their own purposes, and being able to […]

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Trends in Governance: Business-Centric Capability

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability. This recognition is starting to take hold because healthcare organizations are realizing that it is the business needs and drivers that supply the context for the data housed by IT. […]

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