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Search Battle: Pumpkin Spice Latte vs. The Flu

As the temperatures begin to dip in the midwest, your Facebook feed may convince you that pumpkin spice latte’s are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. But are they really? Let’s take a look at Google Search Trends to see who wins the search battle: hot drinks for cool weather or being under the weather. […]

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Client Video: Enhancing Medical Research with the Cloud

Health Data Compass supports a multi-pronged analytics initiative for breakthroughs in personalized medicine – tailored medical services based on an individual’s predicted response or risk of disease – and integrates data from two major hospital systems, a physician billing plan, and scientific laboratories at the University of Colorado Denver.  Perficient helped redesign and re-platform Health […]

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3 Challenges to Delivering a Killer Member Experience

The healthcare landscape is evolving and there is an enormous amount of pressure on health plans to significantly improve the quality of services they offer. In today’s healthcare ecosystem health plans must deliver an exceptional and personalized member experience and focus their efforts on member engagement and satisfaction. This is no longer an option – […]

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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: 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: Interest from Leadership

In my previous posts I discussed trends impacting governance. In my next few posts I will cover trends in governance – the first of which is Interest from Leadership. Governance is being discussed in the C-suite as a business imperative to the success and growth of a company. As the “Information as an Asset” takes […]

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Trends Impacting Governance: The Rise of Big Data

Big Data brings its own challenges to the governance practice. Governing massive quantities of information that move quickly in and out of the enterprise requires a robust and nimble governance program. Governance practitioners must adjust their thinking and approach to deal with this while still maintaining the integrity and control of the information that is […]

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Trends Impacting Governance: Information is an Asset

Similarly to recognizing information is different than data, the idea that information is an asset is gaining more traction. Organizations are seeing that information not only powers internal processes, but that the information itself has value, whether in defining new products or services, improving consumer experience or even outright selling, either directly or through providing access […]

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Trends Impacting Governance: Information is Different than Data

Information Governance is beginning to pop-up and position itself as different – but related – to Data Governance. Generally, the healthcare industry is seeing Information Governance more as a strategic endeavor, while Data Governance is more tactical in nature. However, it really seems to be about providing a more business focus on the governance initiative. […]

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Healthcare Governance: Trends to Watch

Governance in healthcare organizations is undergoing somewhat of a resurgence or rebirth as the industry begins to recognize not only the value of governance, but that it is a critical component of the organization. Forrester Research has labeled this evolution “DG 2.0.” But regardless of the label or the current support (or lack thereof) that […]

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Webinar: The Role of Data Lakes in Healthcare

According to information technology research and advisory company Gartner, there is a market shift towards hybrid approaches to data management, as companies look to solve complex challenges with a mix of alternative and traditional deployments. Healthcare providers and health plans are asking the question, “Do we need an enterprise data warehouse, a data lake, or […]

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3 Key Takeaways from #HIMSS17

Another HIMSS conference has concluded. It was estimated that more than 45,000 people were at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, talking about the latest in health IT, industry trends, and challenges and opportunities. I am always amazed at how social the health IT world is – and it is always great to meet […]

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