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Invoice formats- Oracle Projects Considerations Part 7

What is a Project Billing Invoice Format? The Oracle projects billing invoice formats determine how invoice lines can be displayed on invoices. Implementers define the width of columns and different data types to appear. Invoice formats also allow free-form text. These details are used in Receivables for invoice accounting and presentment to the customer. Are […]

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Project Statuses-Oracle Projects Considerations Part 8

What Are Project Statuses? Statuses can control the “life-cycles” of projects, project resource requirements, and people. New statuses can be created for the above objects. Out of the Box Project Statuses Project Statuses include predefined statuses for the following objects: Projects – a project’s current state, for example Open, Closed, or Approved Requirements – The […]

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Overcome Common Problems Launching a Hospital Gift Store Website

Healthcare providers that have a retail gift store on their medical campus most likely manage with limited access to dedicated resources and frequently leverage volunteers to serve in their gift shops, assist customers with merchandise questions and support, and complete sales transactions. The thought of expanding operations to offer both a retail store and an […]

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Benefits of Mobile Wayfinding in Healthcare

My last blog examined what wayfinding truly is. This blog will highlight the benefits of implementing mobile wayfinding. With advanced wayfinding options, medical facilities are better positioned to enhance the patient experience, decrease the number of late or missed appointments, reduce patient frustration and anxiety, integrate with appointment scheduling, and reduce staff interruptions from lost […]

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Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Connect Data Silos

The following is the third blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to the cloud. In this series so far, we have looked at how the cloud brings robust data security and the cost savings and efficiencies that the cloud delivers for healthcare organizations. In this blog, we’ll examine at one of […]

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Overcoming Problems Healthcare Providers-Payers Face

Offering health information or education on flagship websites increases the number of touchpoints with consumers-patients-members who are researching online during various stages of their patient-member journey. This content may exist in multiple forms and to varying extents in terms of how comprehensive it is. It can help with providing key information that educates consumers-patients and […]

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Top Healthcare & Life Sciences Resources for Technology Workers

Today’s healthcare organizations face mountains of data, escalating regulations, and heightened patient expectations. At Perficient, we focus on the healthcare consumer experience, working with organizations to design and implement solutions that enable interoperability, leverage key data insights, and improve consumer experiences and quality of care.  To make sure you are well-versed in all things healthcare, […]

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What is Mobile Wayfinding for Medical Centers?

Previously, I discussed mobile wayfinding for medical centers. Today, I want to examine what mobile wayfinding truly is. Wayfinding describes enabling navigation through a building or campus. Historically, wayfinding consisted of static directional signage, design, and typography to enable clear pathfinding to get from point A to point B. Technology has redefined wayfinding to include […]

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The Need for a National Health Record

In healthcare, which is more important privacy or safety? Are they mutually exclusive? In the leaps that we have made in cybersecurity in healthcare, can’t we have both? The main argument I hear against a National Health Record is people’s fear of a data breach. Contrary to that popular belief, one study, related to sharing […]

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Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Cost & Time Savings

The following is the second blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to the cloud. In this series so far, we have looked at how the cloud brings robust data security to healthcare organizations. In this blog, we’ll look at how the cloud can potentially provide cost savings and greater efficiency for […]

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Increase Healthcare Provider Web Traffic And Patient Acquisition

Health-related content helps to educate and support consumers-patients throughout various touchpoints in their journey. Whether it be to research symptoms/self-diagnose, understand what a condition is and its causes, or identify how to prepare for a diagnostic procedure or treatment, etc., there are many digital interactions that can occur. Proving, the importance of increasing web traffic […]

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FileNet P8 Domains, Object Stores, and Document Classes

I created three videos with instructions on how to create a domain, an object store, and a document class with associated property templates and choice lists. However, all of these tasks assume you’ve installed, configured, and deployed the Content Platform Engine (CPE). Future videos will demonstrate how to do that. In the meantime, if you […]

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What to Do Next in Expanding the Healthcare Omnichannel Presence

This will be the final post in the community benefit series. I’ll be sharing details on how to expand the healthcare omnichannel presence by creating greater awareness. With a best in class digital experience on your flagship site (as discussed in the second post) and how to create stickiness strategies with an omnichannel approach (blog […]

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[Guide] Mobile Wayfinding for Medical Centers

Healthcare consumers increasingly expect the same digital experiences they have in other settings to also be available in their healthcare environment. When it comes to mobile wayfinding – or helping people navigate to their destination – it has become critical to providing a positive patient experience, as well as a way to improve ROI. Patients […]

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DevSecOps in the Cloud – Policy and Practice

Cloud computing is now ubiquitous throughout the software development industry.  There are many cloud service providers offering everything from ‘bare-metal’ virtual servers to complete server-less computing platforms.  The speed by which computing resources can be reserved and instantiated is a major contributing factor to the success of DevOps, where repeatability and automation is central.  However, […]

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Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Data Security

The following is the first blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to the cloud. Gone are the days of healthcare organizations wondering if they need to utilize the cloud. They must now decide how to best utilize it. Business and tech leaders report that increasing cloud usage is one of their […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Aug. 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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Best Practices for a First Class Digital Experience in Healthcare

This second post on community benefit dives into best practices for the Community area of your nonprofit hospital or healthcare system flagship website to assist you in offering a first class digital experience. With the Community area attracting a wide-ranging audience including legislators, policy makers, non-profits, community clinics, and consumers you will be able to […]

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Preparing for Cloud Migration in Healthcare

Previously, I examined the system integrations around cloud in healthcare. In the final installment of this blog series, I highlight how to prepare for a cloud migration. Healthcare organizations migrating applications to the cloud must be prepared for major changes to existing technology support models. A component of the cost savings associated with a cloud […]

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