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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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Social Determinants of Health: Complete Data for Targeted Care

The realization that clinical care alone may not be enough to influence health outcomes has led to an increasing need to understand the impact of social and economic factor on one’s health. As healthcare organizations continue to implement technologies and strategies to bring targeted, value based care to their patients and communities, the demand to […]

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Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise. Modeling not only addresses the integration and ingestion of […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Mar. 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: Ownership and Consistency

Democratization of Ownership and Stewardship The rise of big data, self-service, and more powerful and flexible end-user information visualization and preparation tools, consumer/ member/patient experience is impacting governance in a significant manner with regard to structure, decision rights, and accountabilities. End-users are gaining more control of these assets, including the ability to integrate and manipulate […]

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TechTarget Discusses AI Traction in Healthcare with Perficient

TechTarget recently featured two Perficient Chief Strategists in an article that discusses the momentum of AI in healthcare. The article highlights perspectives on how AI automation can enhance and expedite healthcare processes while holding to an elevated standard of care. Below are a few highlights from the full article. AI technology offers exciting potential for […]

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Healthcare Cloud Usage Grows Despite Doubts

The healthcare industry is leaning upon cloud more heavily, but there is still mistrust regarding its security, according to research presented at HIMSS 2019. The insights, shared by HIMSS Media’s Janet King at the conference, show contradictions around cloud in the industry. Security worries persist despite cloud usage growing. Here are the five key takeaways […]

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There Was Something For Everyone At HIMSS 2019

With more than 45,000 in attendance this year, #HIMSS19 dared to enlighten us on what’s on the horizon in healthcare. This year’s conference was as expansive as ever. There were topics for everyone, including AI, wearables, telehealth, patient engagement, genomics, interoperability, and data & analytics, and Women in Health IT. What was your favorite part […]

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Use the Internet of Things to Your Advantage in Healthcare

To make big data successful in data accumulation, a company must be able to handle a diverse variety of possibly un-matching data from disparate sources, or the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT features a grid of everyday objects, including industrial machines to devices that are wearable. These things are forming a network by using built-in […]

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Mystery Social Determinants Now Tracked in Health Cloud #HIMSS19

How Salesforce is Creating Connected Care with Updates to Salesforce Health Cloud at #HIMSS19 Last year’s introduction of Salesforce Health Cloud at HIMSS18 was exciting and the advancements since then have taken HIMSS19 by storm. Perficient was onsite not only presenting “Overcoming Challenges in Creating Self-Service Analytics,” but making sure to catch the other world-class speakers […]

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Creating a Platform for Digital Health Innovation – Google Cloud at HIMSS 2019

This week is HIMSS 2019 bringing together more than 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world in Orlando, FL. In the session “Creating a platform for digital health innovation”  it was great to learn about Google Cloud’s vision for a digital health platform with Jameson Rogers, PhD, Product […]

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Can Individuals Be Trusted With Their Own Healthcare Data? 

This week in Orlando, FL, #HIMSS19 brings together more than 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Agency over your own healthcare data was a running theme in the HIMSS 2019 panel session  titled “Personalized Patient Relationships and Connect Care Journeys.” Ashwini Zenooz, Senior Vice President and General […]

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: What We Know so Far

The healthcare industry is changing every day; from best practices to technological advancements. The industry is seeing exponential growth in regards to virtual reality, 3D printing, and artificial intelligence. These advancements are giving healthcare practitioners the tools to provide next-level care to their customers. However, with all of these advancements, artificial intelligence is being welcomed […]

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Governance in Healthcare: Seen as a Business Capability

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, content, and knowledge is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability. This recognition is starting to take hold because healthcare organizations are realizing that it is the business needs and drivers that supply the context for data, content, […]

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Trends in Healthcare and Life Sciences: A Look Back—and Ahead

Every day, we sit at our computers and read the constant flow of headlines that cross the wires. In our meetings, we hear about our competitors, from what they are working on to how they are getting it done. It is these stories that drive organizations to innovate and perform better. It is these conversations […]

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MicroStrategy World: Optimizing Healthcare with Mobile Analytics

Juliet Silver, Chief Strategist for Healthcare, presented on optimizing healthcare operations with mobile analytics. Healthcare Market Forces There are a number of market forces that influence healthcare Healthcare is about 17% of our GDP 25% of healthcare interactions will be exclusively digital by 2022 The remaining 75% will gravitate to coordinated real time systems delivering […]

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Learn How to Overcome Self-Service Data and Analytics Challenges

Discover how Northwell Health used participation in New York State’s Medicaid reform program to drive the development of a self-service analytics infrastructure. This session is included with your HIMSS 2019 registration. Speakers Jim Kouba, Health Solutions Director, Perficient and Chris Hutchins, Associate Vice President, Healthcare Analytics, Northwell Health will dive into: Key techniques to build partnerships […]

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Preparing for HIMSS 2019: Social Ambassador List

It’s time for the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. The annual conference is the leading healthcare information extravaganza bringing together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Stay up to date and in-the-know by connecting with the HIMSS 2019 Social Media […]

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