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Maturing Collaborative Culture Drives Analytics and Experience

My last blog in this series outlined virtual consults and the major role they play today in the patient experience. Today, I focus on the opportunities with better analytics and patient experience. The emerging Salesforce/Cerner relationship is one of many indicators of a new paradigm in the culture of—as much as of the mechanics of—interoperability. […]

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Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. When an organization transitions to cloud technology, it will often change the way that organization thinks about IT solutions. Cloud technology allows an organization to operate in more of an experimental/disposable way. This freedom allows an organization to “try […]

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Why We’re Excited for NASCO Converge 2019

Helping Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Win in the Market This year’s NASCO conference, Converge 2019, will kick-off June 3-6, 2019. This conference will be centered on where collaboration, innovation, and technology intersect. NASCO is a Blue-owned organization, dedicated to helping Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans across the nation build a better healthcare […]

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Cognitive Agents to Improve User Experience

In a world where over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created each day, having a tool to help deliver information to users efficiently is important. Cognitive agents are a tool that can improve user experience for both advisors and customers alike. This self-service technology is capable of understanding human language to provide accurate information […]

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How Can AI Be Used For Clinical Trials?

The continuous innovation of technology is changing the way companies operate across different sectors. In particular, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are expected to have the most significant impact. In this post, we’ll discuss how big data and AI can be used to support clinical trials in a variety of ways. How does big […]

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Virtual Consults are the Norm in Digital Health, So What’s Next?

Previously, I highlighted the importance of patient personalization. My next blog in this series outlines virtual consults and the major role they play today in the patient experience. For years, projecting the market for virtual health was an exercise in futility. But virtual consults have finally become a relatively normalized component of healthcare delivery, albeit […]

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A Holistic View and Digital Experience for your Healthcare Events

Healthcare providers often have a comprehensive calendar of events they host and sponsor to support patients, the local community and medical professionals. However, raising awareness of these events and having a consistent digital experience that aligns with the rest of the digital footprint can be challenging to achieve. Many event tools offer limited customizations that […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [May 2019]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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Join Our Session at Red Hat Summit 2019

Perficient is excited to be a Bronze sponsor at this year’s Red Hat Summit 2019! Taking place in less than a week in Boston from May 7-9th, Summit brings together all kinds of professionals – from career IT pros to open source contributors – who represent nearly every industry. It is the premier open source […]

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Positive Physician Outlook for AI in Diagnostics

As artificial intelligence (AI) emerges in healthcare around the world, more studies and reports are being produced around the (well-deserved) hype. A recent study by Nature considers the outlook of AI-based diagnostic platforms from a physician perspective. Results from the study indicate positive views on the use of AI in healthcare. Physicians worldwide have generally […]

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Barriers to Healthcare Data Standardization

There are numerous obstacles in making healthcare data useful for downstream analysis for decision making. There may be no bigger challenge than taking data that has been captured from disparate healthcare EMR systems and cleansing and normalizing them into something uniform for consumption. This is a result of the way that data is captured in […]

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Why Savvy Healthcare Marketers Are Using Dynamics 365

Implementation of keen healthcare marketing strategies require the right tools. Healthcare organizations face mounting competition for patient loyalty, must continuously find ways to set themselves apart while enhancing engagement and delivering impactful outreach programs. Further complicating matters, consumers today expect you to know them and offer personalized communications and to deliver the right message, in […]

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Patient Personalization: A Digital Health Trend

In my last post, we discussed the challenges healthcare provider’s face. This post highlights the importance of patient personalization. Achieving lofty patient experience goals remains an elusive goal for many healthcare organizations. In the portal domain, for example, 63% of patients in a recent Health Affairs study reported they had not used a patient portal […]

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Implementation of Siebel CTMS in the Oracle Cloud: Session Recap

Yesterday, I was fortunate to have been able to present with Pfizer at Oracle Health Sciences Connect 2019 on Perficient’s implementation of Oracle’s Siebel Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS) in the Oracle Cloud for the company. On stage at @OracleHealthSci Connect with @pfizer, discussing our implementation of #Siebel CTMS in the #Oracle #Cloud for the […]

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[Guide] Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers – The Challenge

This blog series highlights the top five digital health trends for providers. This post looks at the challenges providers face. Healthcare continues to face fundamental disruption as the industry navigates an uncertain path toward value and outcome-based care. Achieving the goals of these models requires the adoption of novel processes, tools, and technologies, all of […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Apr. 2019]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, […]

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Governance in Healthcare: The New Healthcare Imperative

Governance forms the framework for information, content, and knowledge management to operate. Establishing clear, common, and consistent models in healthcare upon which to ground governance components provides a solid foundation executing the management activities that enforce these governance requirements. This ensures the consistency and relevancy of the information for the business – the ultimate goal […]

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Right Around The Corner: Oracle Health Sciences Connect 2019

Oracle Health Sciences Connect is a unique conference that brings thought leaders together to share deep industry knowledge and best practices that revolve around clinical and safety applications. This year, the event takes place in Philadelphia from April 9–10, 2019. Perficient will deliver three presentations throughout the conference, and we invite all of you to […]

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Stay Connected with Perficient’s Salesforce Experts and News

Perficient is the preferred partner for brands thinking about implementing Salesforce for several reasons. We have an incredible wealth of knowledge, a passionately dedicated team, and the history and experience needed to be the true enterprise innovation leader. But keeping up with all the awesome things we’re doing can be hard! To make it easy, […]

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Customer Care in Healthcare: A Trend That Moves the Needle

Whether it’s online, in-person, or multichannel, customer experience (CX) is a key differentiator for any businesses – and healthcare organizations are no exception. The healthcare industry will need to stay on top of key driving consumer care trends and emerging technologies, as a new level of service and engagement has become the norm. According to research […]

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Perspectives on healthcare industry trends and topics and health IT insights to help organizations optimize operational performance, enhance patient and member experience, comply with regulatory demands and transform their business.