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HCA’s MyHealthONE Patient Portal Empowers Patients

We are all aware of the enormous impact Government regulations have had on healthcare and while they are in place to improve healthcare, in some cases they may be hindering progress. For example, to meet Meaningful Use requirements healthcare providers must provide electronic health records to their patients and for most organizations the vehicle for […]

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Connected Health Top 10: #3 The Market Driven Patient Portal

Most industry changes leading to patient data access came by way of Meaningful Use. In the future, changes in the patient portal market will be driven by a series of marketplace dynamics. What does the market think of patient engagement? For the answer to this question it is best to refer to a report by Frost […]

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Patient Information Really Doesn’t Matter

We live in a world of information, everywhere we turn someone is collecting information about us. The technology advancements over the last 10 years are mind-boggling, but new technology is usually escorted by apprehension as our privacy continues to diminish and security is anything but secure. From cookies on the internet to a basket analysis […]

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The Meaningful Use Marketing Fail Keeping VPs up at Night

In a recent chat with the VP of a large health system, I learned what keeps him up at night.  His organization, like many across the nation, has invested mountains of time and money in Meaningful Use Stage 2.  Like most health systems (all but 11% says research groups like KLAS) they chose to invest […]

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What the market says you need in your patient portal

I had an interesting chat with some healthcare execs a few weeks back.  We were discussing the real impact of increasingly shifting regulatory compliance deadlines.  Think about it: when the government puts forth direction, and incentive, to effectuate a certain change that often leads to healthcare executives realigning their own strategies in favor of this mandate. […]

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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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Positive evidence that Health IT improves patient outcomes

This is a fascinating report on a study by RAND researchers about meaningful use. It shows strong evidence that Health IT improves patient outcomes, specifically quality, safety, and efficiency outcomes. Michael Furukawa Director at the ONC , and Meghan Gabriel, Economist at the ONC, presented the results from this study in a blog post on HealthIT […]

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Perficient’s Top 5 Healthcare IT Blog Posts of 2013

It’s been an amazing year of breakthroughs and challenges in the Healthcare IT space. Let’s take a look back at our 5 most popular blog posts of 2013: 7 Healthcare Ideas for Google Glass – Martin Sizemore There was a lot of buzz around Google Glass this year, but in this post Martin Sizemore moves […]

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Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – October 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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