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Why Cloud in Healthcare?

Previously, I discussed the benefits of adopting cloud into the healthcare industry. In this post, I want to address the main question; why implement cloud in healthcare? Cloud is more than a place to store data; it has become an ecosystem of tools for enterprises to make the most of their business. For healthcare organizations, […]

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Creating Holistic Digital Experiences for Healthcare Events pt. 3

Adopting a comprehensive approach to your events marketing strategy that includes event listing and promotion on your flagship website as well as marketing efforts will ensure a holistic approach in creating awareness, engagement, and loyalty for your healthcare events. In this series, we have reviewed the importance of creating a holistic digital experience for healthcare […]

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Standardizing Healthcare Terms: Challenges, Benefits, and Future

As a registered nurse (RN), I’m in the field of medical and nursing terminologies within electronic health records (EHRs). I understand all too well the impact and benefits that standard healthcare terms contribute in leveraging interoperability and providing healthcare with big data for research and population health, and why it’s a lot easier said than […]

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Improving the Patient Experience With Content

Patient experience is a key measure of overall healthcare quality. It commands equal attention alongside clinical outcomes, patient safety, and efficiency and cost reduction measures. Patient education is a significant component of the patient experience. As such, it receives special attention in some primary care and acute care quality measures. So we need to give […]

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Attracting and Recruiting Prospective Nurses through a Website

In order to build a successful healthcare organization website for recruiting prospective nurses, you not only have to understand your audience, you have to prioritize and showcase certain key areas. Based upon personal experience and best practices, I would like to highlight the following four categories as components to consider as high importance when building […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [July 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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Healthcare Fundraising in the Digital Age

Non-profit hospitals are increasingly dependent on grassroots based fundraising to help meet their research and patient care goals. Digital fundraising is essential to a successful overall fundraising strategy in 2019. But the touchpoints of a digital fundraising strategy are very different from typical donor relations. As a non-profit healthcare organization, it is essential for development […]

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Cloud Adoption is Prevailing in Healthcare

This blog series highlights the benefits of cloud adoption in healthcare. It wasn’t that long ago that healthcare organizations shunned the cloud due to the perceived immaturity of cloud vendors and concerns over the potential risk associated with a data breach. Fast forward to today, and the industry’s position on cloud adoption has pivoted significantly. […]

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Northwell Health Overcomes Self-Service Analytics Challenges

Perficient is excited to share the on-demand recording of our HIMSS 2019 educational session presentation. The session showcases a comprehensive analytics and data strategy solution developed in partnership with Northwell Health. Northwell Health is the 14th largest health system in the U.S. and the largest in New York. The session is now available on-demand below. […]

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Creating Holistic Digital Experiences for Healthcare Events pt. 2

Previously, I discussed the benefits of having a centralized place on your organization’s flagship healthcare website to create awareness and promote events via digital methods, understand the importance of having a holistic end-to-end events digital experience that aligns with the rest of your digital footprint, as well as, provide an overview of the events tool […]

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Digital Health Governance is at a Premium

Previously, I highlighted artificial intelligence, and all the opportunities it brings to the industry. In the final blog of this series we explore data governance and its role in digital health. Given the other four trends, one of the biggest challenges will continue to be obtaining executive buy-in for digital health initiatives. That means actively […]

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Things to Consider with Lift-and-Shift Migrations in Cloud

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. We decided to call out this specific cloud lift-and-shift migration strategy because of our clients’ experience with this strategy. Many of our clients have seen both negative and positive results from this strategy, however, all of them missed many […]

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AI Cements its Place at the Digital Health Table

My previous blog installment described the opportunities with better analytics and patient experience. This blog will highlight artificial intelligence (AI), and all the opportunities it brings to the industry. Despite the myriad of trend articles claiming a seismic change in healthcare as a result of AI applications, the reality of the impact we see is […]

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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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