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Top Technology Trends in Healthcare – May 2013

The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]

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HIMSS 2013: An Interview with ePatient Dave

Earlier this month at the HIMSS 2013 Conference, Perficient’s Liza Sisler spoke with Dave deBronkart, better known as ePatient Dave. Dave and Liza discuss the unique roles of health, care and medication in engaged healthcare and the idea that the patient is the key to bringing all three aspects together in order to provide better health outcomes. […]

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BI, Portal and Interoperability: Perficient’s Hot Topics at HIMSS

My colleague, Taylor Rhyne, recently wrote a blog post about Perficient’s upcoming presence at the HIMSS 2013 Conference. With the show quickly approaching next week, Perficient has announced plans to exhibit and highlight solutions in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Portals and Connected Health, and Interoperability and Integration in this news release. Perficient experts will be on hand in Booth […]

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Webinar: ACO=HIE+Analytics: Enabling Population Health Management

Healthcare organizations are challenged with collaboration and coordination of patient care while struggling with many aspects of payment and quality. The shift from a traditional fee-for-service model to the ACO has many physicians worrying about a return to capitation versus risk and cost sharing. The key is managing the health of a fixed population of people, […]

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Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – January 2013

The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]

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Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – December 2012

The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]

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Oracle Open World 2012: The Healthcare Edition

This week Perficient Healthcare will be heading to Oracle Open World in San Francisco.  If you’re in town for the event, then please feel free to stop by to geek out with the Perficient crew on the latest in Health IT.  What will we be talking about? Accountable Care = HIE + Analytics In order […]

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Health Information Exchange: Where are we today?

Health Information Exchange (HIE) is “the development of secure health information exchange between healthcare providers…in order to improve the continuity and quality of care for patients.”[1] According to a recent research study, 71 percent of U.S. hospitals intend to purchase a HIE solution, with 25% intending to purchase it within a 7-to-12 month period.[2] States […]

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The Marriage of ACOs and Technology

ACOs are paving the way for a healthcare payment model that is based on quality and efficiency instead of volume.  They were created as a response to health reform initiatives that focus on improving patient safety, quality of care and affordability.  As the name suggests, ACOs are institutions that collectively share the risks associated with […]

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Protecting patient data

As our healthcare systems become increasing connected and interdependent, protecting the privacy and integrity of patient data is critical. As health information exchanges (HIE), regional HIEs (RHIE) and health information service providers (HISP) become more prevalent, the importance of following best practices implementing security for the exchanging of data with external partners should be a […]

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To HIE or Not To HIE… that is the question payers are pondering

First, I want to point you to a two-part recent post: Forecast and Ramifications of Payers in the HIE Market: Part One, February 16, 2012 by Naveen Forecast and Ramifications of Payers in the HIE Market: Part Two, February 20, 2012 by Naveen Some great stuff posted by the prolific Mr. Rao before heading out to HIMMS12.  […]

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Does the U.S. need a Federal Law to Protect PHI and encourage HIEs?

Requirements regarding the electronic transfer of personal health information differs from state to state. Some have suggested that the Federal government needs to establish guidelines for health information exchanges. Health information exchanges (HIEs) are technology solutions that address healthcare issues by aggregating massive amounts of data and allowing multiple entities have access to the data […]

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