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Cloud Procurement Approval Management

Cloud Procurement offers a new interface defining approval workflow for Requisitions, Purchase Documents (Order, Blanket, Contract) and Supplier Management. Approval rules are managed in a user friendly interface that integrates back-end Business Process Management (BPM) while keeping a logical and complete setup in front of the user. While relatively simple to define rules in Approval […]

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Install, Configure, Deploy FileNet P8 using Ansible

Here is something I’m working on at Perficient to make installing/upgrading, configuring, and deploying IBM FileNet P8 more efficient. It even creates a Domain, and Object Store. All using Ansible. If your organization is looking to implement something like this in your environment, give Perficient a call. We’ll be happy to assist.    For […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Nov. 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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Find a Doctor Digital Experience: Best Practices Search and Filtering

This is the third post in the Find a Doctor blog series, I hope you’ve found the previous posts insightful in identifying Find a Doctor content to include within your organization’s tool to assist conversion. I look forward to sharing best practices regarding search and filtering capabilities to enhance the Find a Doctor user experience. […]

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Major Players in Home Health Programs

Previously, I discussed what home health programs (HHP) are. In this blog I analyze the major players in the HHP. State Authority & Participation The Center for Medicare Services (CMS) oversees the Health Home Program, but each state has a Health Home Authority that creates and manages its HHP. States are required to follow the […]

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Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers [Video]

Provider organizations are increasingly looking to digital solutions to provide a superior patient experience. Our digital health trends guide looks at five key, interrelated digital health trends impacting healthcare providers. Understanding these trends will help you navigate technology investments and transform data into powerful knowledge that can both enhance the patient experience and position your […]

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Find a Doctor Digital Experience: Best Practices to Convert Patients

Find a Doctor tools are commonly used by consumers, physicians, and academics across healthcare provider and payer websites. As a key part of a conversion funnel they assist with patient acquisition and retention, and therefore remain a high priority for every healthcare website. Despite this high prioritization, many healthcare providers and payers are still getting […]

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[Guide] 5 Data Challenges for Payers in the Health Home Program

The Health Home Program (HHP) is creating new data challenges for managed care organizations in the form of an increased need for timely data, collecting new data elements, accessing mental health data, and gathering data around social determinants. What is the Health Home Program? The HHP is designed to offer coordinated services within and beyond […]

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Adding Additional Content Platform Engines to an Existing P8 Domain

There are many ways to implement FileNet P8 in an environment. Small organizations might have a simple implementation consisting of the Content Platform Engine (CPE), and Content Navigator. Large organizations may have multiple CPEs in a single cluster performing many different functions. Some of those functions are basic, such as end-users simply uploading or retrieving […]

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Overcome Common Challenges of a Find a Doctor Search Tool

We frequently see a consistent pattern with the challenges many healthcare providers and payers face which prevents them from implementing a first-class Find a Doctor (FAD) digital experience. These typically fall into the below groups: Displaying lengthy bulleted lists of information that are not essential to the decision-making process which results in difficult to read […]

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Find a Doctor Search Tool Enhances the Patients Experience

A successful Find a Doctor (FAD) search tool is incredibly important for healthcare provider and payer websites and mobile applications. Not only is it critical to lead generation for prospective new patients but is also a tool used frequently by existing patients, physicians and academics. With so many users of this tool, it is an […]

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Automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) with ServiceNow ITSM

Why Automation & AI ? Automation and Artificial intelligence are transforming businesses by improving enterprise productivity and innovation.   Each new version of ServiceNow ITSM includes new and enhanced automation and AI capabilities. What is ITSM ? IT Service Management (ITSM) refers to all the activities involved in designing, developing, deploying, supporting and managing the life-cycle […]

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Installing, Configuring, and Using IBM FileNet Deployment Manager

IBM FileNet P8 comes with many tools used for administering, and configuring the different aspects of the application. One of the most important is the FileNet Deployment Manager (FDM). It is used to migrate Objects, such as Classes, Property Templates, Documents, Marking Sets, Workflow Definitions… between different environments. It can even be used to migrate […]

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The Future of Healthcare: Discussion Highlights

The Future of Healthcare event, held by the St. Louis Business Journal, proved to be an insightful discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing the area’s top healthcare providers. Our St. Louis team gathered with their colleagues, along with 500 attendees, to listen intently on what’s next for the healthcare industry. The panel at the […]

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IBM BigFix and Licensing Metric Tool

  A few months ago, I was assigned the task of installing BigFix*/IBM Licensing Metric Tool (ILMT) for a client. I’ll admit that this was the first time installing this application, so I had to do my research. The video below goes through a basic installation based on what I learned. Also, I did mistakenly […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Oct. 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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3 Digital Transformation Strategies to Watch in the Healthcare Industry

Rising consumer expectations impact all industries. This has been especially true in the healthcare industry. As Perficient’s Chief Strategist aligned to Healthcare, I’ve seen how digital transformation has pushed the boundaries of traditional industry models with the goals of: driving affordable care providing better access delivering personalized experiences improving clinical quality and health outcomes meeting […]

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Executives and Cloud – Perfect Alignment

In today’s “digital everything” world with all the confusing jargon around the subject of “cloud”, it is easy to miss the point of why cloud technology is important. In this blog, I hope to remind the reader about some cloud basics. The reference to cloud in this blog is a more broadly defined definition of […]

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The Future of Healthcare Event

Join us at “The Future of Healthcare” hosted by the St. Louis Business Journal Join us for a wide-ranging discussion on the future of healthcare on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 7:30-9:30 am at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis, MO, where a panel of prominent healthcare CEO’s from the St. Louis region will lead […]

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Implementing a Best-In-Class Find a Doctor Digital Experience

A successful Find a Doctor (FAD) search tool is incredibly important for healthcare provider and payer websites and mobile applications. Not only is it critical to lead generation for prospective new patients but is also used frequently by physicians for referrals and academics for researching information. With so many users of this tool, it is […]

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