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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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Trends to Watch in the Healthcare World in 2014

What’s transforming the ways in which healthcare is provided? legislation new competition innovative incentives a call to refocus on priorities a more empowered and digitally engaged consumer, who has more and greater expectations for quality of care and convenience of care. a renewed attention on healthcare by the consumer market thanks to ongoing press about […]

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Digital Experiences Critical to Healthcare Industry Success

The healthcare industry continues to undergo dramatic change due to regulatory reform including Meaningful Use Stage 2, which stipulates requirements and feedback on what a patient portal should be. As a result, we see a challenging dynamic between patients, providers and payers. An exceptional digital experience is one way to help each stakeholder get through […]

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Two Keys to Success for Healthcare

Healthcare reform, ACA, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Portals, predictive analytics, pay for performance, the Triple Aim, total cost of care, patient safety….these, and many more,  are the buzzwords in healthcare and medicine these days.  Install this system, connect that system, run these reports, use this “intelligent program”… Do you ever wonder if we can solve all […]

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Congratulations to Marshfield Clinic on Web Development WebAward!

Congratulations to Perficient client Marshfield Clinic on their 2013 Healthcare Provider Standard of Excellence WebAward in Web Development.  The Web Marketing Association‘s annual WebAward competition has been setting the standard of excellence for website development since 1997. Independent expert judges from around the world review sites in 96 industries. The best are recognized with a WebAward. The WebAward Competition is the […]

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Digitizing High-Touch Healthcare

I am seeing an interesting trend in the form of high touch digital healthcare as of late.  Many may think that “high touch” and “digital” cannot exist in the same concept, but oh they can.  We are actually beginning to see that in some cases patients prefer high touch digital to face-to-face care. High touch […]

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5 ways OBI + BPM + Member Portal = Success

What kind of equation is that?  I can understand Member Portal, but OBI? BPM?  Well, OBI stands for operational business intelligence.  OBI is real-time, dynamic use of analytics that enables a service component to decide, based upon the information available, how to proceed in engaging with a stakeholder.  BPM, or business process management, refers to […]

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e-Patients Enhancing Health Through Social Media

Each day millions of pieces of information are shared over social platforms. There are over 400 million Tweets and 2.5 billion items shared on Facebook each day – and these are just two of many social networks. Healthcare has not ignored this shift to social and is working towards integrating these various networking channels with health information […]

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Building a Patient Portal: How to Improve Engagement

Michael Porter, who leads Perficient’s Portal practice, posted a blog yesterday called “If You Build a Patient Portal Why Won’t They Come?” This article is a response to a post of the same title by by Steve Wilkins and also relates closely to a recent post on our blog by Marcie Stoshak-Chavez. Michael does a […]

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Delivering Transformative Analytics to Improve Patient Care

In the healthcare technology space, we are all working toward the same general end goals of improving patient care while lowering costs. Healthcare organizations are all looking for ways to more broadly use technology that not only focuses on each encounter, but looks beyond that toward the continuum of care for the individual and the population. At […]

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Beauty Is In the Portal of the Beholder…Or Is It?

I was intrigued to review the entries for the New York eHealth Collaborative Portal Contest. Why would a physician be interested in patient portal design anyway? There are numerous reasons. First of all, I am fascinated by smart, eye-catching designs. Secondly, I believe that usability is directly related to design and this could significantly further […]

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