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#HIMSS16 Video: Growth Opportunities for Healthcare Systems

We chatted with CIO David Chou at HIMSS16 about opportunities for growth for health systems. David (@dchou1107) has been named to several “Top Social CIO” and “CIOs to Know” lists. He is a visionary and resourceful leader with expertise in healthcare and digital technology and a proven track record of delivering innovative, state-of-the-art solutions.

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7 of Our Favorite #HIMSS16 #HIMSSANITY Tweets

HIMSS16 brings together more than 40,000 health IT professionals, 1,300 vendors and 300 education programs. A conference of such magnitude has us all seeking a little #HIMSSANITY at times. Here are some of our favorite #HIMSSANITY tweets during the event, and leading up to it.

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#HIMSS16 Underway: Customer Success Stories, Amazon Echo Giveaway

We’re all set up and ready to go! HIMSS16 is officially underway, and our Perficient Healthcare team looks forward to chatting with attendees at booth #2871. This year’s conference brings together more than 40,000 people to talk about the challenges, opportunities and innovations in healthcare IT. Stop by our booth to hear real-world customer success stories […]

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ACA and QRS – Shoot for the Stars Part 3

In ACA and QRS – Shoot for the Stars Part 1, I laid out the overall domains that are going to be used to score QHP plans offered through the Marketplace. In Part 2, I discussed some factors to consider for the data derived measures. In this blog, we will take a closer look at […]

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ACA and QRS – Shoot for the Stars Part 2

In ACA and QRS – Shoot for the Stars Part 1, I laid out the overall domains that are going to be used to score QHP plans offered through the Marketplace. In this blog, we will take a closer look at the data derived measures and what factors a QHP issuer should consider to achieve […]

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ACA and QRS – Shoot for the stars! Part 1

Last month I posted “ACA’s Quality Rating System – An opportunity to gain market share”, which explained how QHP issuers can gain market share in the individual space.  In that blog I mentioned that, as part of the Quality Rating System, plans offered on the Marketplace will receive a “Star” rating based on a 5 star rating system. […]

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It’s IaaS not IaaS – Creating a nimble Healthcare organization

I always find industry acronyms amusing. Sometimes they describe new technologies, other times they are a new name for an existing technology (maybe with a slight twist).  And then there are those times when two different technologies, models, theories, etc. end upwith the same acronym. Such is the case with Information as a Service and […]

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Improving Patient Experience – Not Just for Inpatient Settings

Medicare is basing hospital reimbursements on performance measures. Patient satisfaction determines 30% of the incentive payments, and improved clinical outcomes decide 70 percent (source). So, it is no surprise that the term “patient experience” is rolling off people’s tongues very matter-of-fact like.  With the focus primarily on the hospital or inpatient setting, it’s easy to forget […]

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Cloud is Driving Scale, Compliance and Growth in Healthcare

Today, a report by market research consulting firm RNCOS released findings that predict the healthcare technology market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of about 10 percent between now and 2018. About one-third of healthcare organizations now use cloud technology.  According to Fierce Health IT: Continued innovation and government suppport for such tools will factor […]

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A Love Letter to Meaningful Use – #HIMSS14

It seems appropriate on Valentine’s Day to write love letters.  This is my letter of adoration to Meaningful Use.  In the past, I have written about how much time and productivity is wasted in the average physician’s office handling phone calls about prescription refills.  My physician’s office has successfully implemented their EMR software, and the […]

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