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Data-Driven Healthcare: Transform Data Into Knowledge at #HIMSS16

For those in the healthcare industry, topics such as population health, precision medicine and connected care have been top of mind, and rightly so. While these topics create a lot of buzz in the industry, it is the foundational capabilities of an organization that are key to making population health, precision medicine and connected care a […]

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The Gift of Communication to Assist in the Fight Against Ebola

In the spirit of the holidays Perficient is joining Partners In Health to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, by providing communication tools that enhance communication and collaboration for the more than 1.5 million users. Founded in 1987, Partners In Health (PIH) works to strike at the root causes of illness by weaving […]

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3 Components for a Successful Hybrid Environment in Healthcare

It is no secret that healthcare organizations are collecting more information today than ever before. They’re collecting information about their own operations, their patients and the communities they serve. The challenge for healthcare organizations isn’t collecting the information, but analyzing the data and efficiently and securely storing it. Healthcare organizations that can overcome the data […]

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Perficient Provides PIH New Tools In The Fight For Global Health

Kent Larson, Director at Perficient recently posted a blog about Partners In Health (PIH) and the new Microsoft tools they are using to help enable their mission to provide a preferential option for the poor in healthcare. PIH is one of many organizations leading a coalition to combat the Ebola outbreak, working alongside two other […]

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Reduce Hospital Re-admissions with Business Intelligence Tools

Steven Gregor, Microsoft Business Intelligence Consultant at Perficient,  has been working with a client to help reduce readmission rates, a key component of the Affordable Care Act. Often times healthcare organizations have a difficult time analyzing readmission data because it is located in multiple systems. The use of business intelligence tools allows data to be […]

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How ProHealth is Innovating Population Health Management Webinar

The process of effectively managing population health while consistently measuring and reporting its outcomes can be a challenge for healthcare providers. We will be having a conversation with Christine Bessler, CIO and VP of Information Technology at ProHealth Care and Juliet Silver, Director of Healthcare Advisory Services at Perficient on Wednesday, March 26. We will […]

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MEDSEEK Partners with Perficient to Assist Over 800 Hospitals

Perficient’s Liza Sisler (@lizasisler) is at Microsoft Connected Health Conference this week in Chicago, where she met up with Shaun Priest, Sr. Vice President of Business Development at MEDSEEK. Together, they discussed how working together with MEDSEEK, we will work to drive better results for hospitals across the US and Canada with Microsoft’s SharePoint technology. MEDSEEK […]

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Solving Emergency Room Wait-Time Angst

Microsoft’s Dr Bill Crounse (@MicrosoftMD) has a weekly online show “Health Tech Today” featuring innovative Healthcare solutions enabled by technology. The most recent episode included the video below demonstrating how a hospital can leverage information from their EMR to help to provide information to patients on their expected Emergency Room wait-time. This is currently in […]

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Microsoft Surface live at Perficient!

Microsoft Surface wowed at CES and there’s been considerable buzz about the technology, new form factors and reduced price ever since. I initially had the opportunity to see Surface in action at the Microsoft World Partner Conference in 2009 and had the opportunity to learn about some Surface Healthcare applications when the Texas Health Resources […]

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Personal Health Data: Giving Patients and Doctors Something To Talk About

One of the most intriguing movements in the healthcare industry today is participatory medicine. Participatory medicine holds a lot of promise and seems to be gaining momentum among both patients and healthcare professionals. Nevertheless, participatory medicine is far from the standard of care, and one of the biggest barriers is actually getting patients interested in […]

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The Power of Twitter: Connecting People and Information, Fast!

I’m a big fan of Twitter.  I use it to find & share information & to connect with people that share my interests.  As such I’m an active participant in several Twitter communities including the Healthcare, Health IT, Health Social Media, SharePoint & Microsoft Partner Communities. Yesterday Dux Raymond Sy (@MeetDux) posted a link to an excellent […]

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Microsoft Technologies in Healthcare

As many of you know Perficient was honored to be selected as Microsoft’s Health Provider Partner of the year for 2010. Recently I was thrilled to be included among Microsoft Partners invited to share their thoughts on Microsoft technologies in Healthcare. HealthVault, Cloud, partnering with Microsoft and the consumer to enterprise nature of Microsoft products were […]

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