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Cloud Technology Has Changed the Game

I have just returned from the Gartner Application Strategies and Solutions Summit 2018. This was one of those conferences where it turns out to be something different than what you expected. The agenda was a solid blend of educational sessions, networking opportunities and meaningful keynotes. Like many conferences, the real value comes from hearing from […]

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Bridging the Cultural and Operational Divide in Digital Health

People, Process, and Technology Most healthcare organizations today are undergoing some form of digital transformation. For some, the emphasis is on tactical efforts. Others are focused on the execution of a much broader digital health strategy, of which innovation plays a critical role. Regardless of the approach, transformation efforts involve some element of people, processes […]

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Governance in Healthcare: Big Data is Table Stakes

Big data itself does not alter the approach to governance nor its framework. And big data isn’t just about data – it’s also concerned with managing and governing vast amounts of content of varying types such as video, images, voice, etc. Accountabilities and decision rights still need to be assigned; clear rules, processes, controls still […]

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Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Juliet Silver

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. Earlier this year, we announced the first class of Chief Strategists, who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive. Get to know each of our strategists as they share their unique insights […]

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Governance in Healthcare: Information, Content and Knowledge

The trend of treating information, content, and knowledge as assets means that ultimately these things need to be addressed and accounted for just like all other assets in a business. This means making it a part of the organization’s balance sheet – if not formally, as accounting principles do not yet support this capitalization concept […]

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Developing PaaS Using Step Functions and Hashicorp Tools

Introduction: Cloud tools now have the ability to let DevOps deliver cloud infrastructure along-side applications that are deployed on it. Did I just say, build a PaaS solution? Commercial PaaS solutions like OpenShift and Pivotal Cloud Foundry can be expensive and require specialized skills. They do speed up development and keep your enterprise cloud adoption […]

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Security in the Age of Cloud Computing

As a former CIO, I believe the most important aspect of an IT organization’s job is to protect their IT infrastructure and data that resides within it through advanced security. While it is obviously important to implement new technologies and applications, if the environment is not safe then nothing else matters. Part of this responsibility […]

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Data Lake and Information Governance – The Key Takeaways

A Data Lake can be a highly valuable asset to any enterprise, and there is a myriad of technology solutions available for leveraging the processes to feed, maintain and retrieve information from the Lake. But all this technology is, if not worthless, significantly less valuable, if the environment is not well governed and managed. This […]

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Governance in Healthcare: Information Assists Consumer Experience

In today’s world of omni-channel, multi-variant, personalized, and contextualized patient and member interactions, information and data alone is not the only asset that must be managed in order for healthcare organizations to meet their stated business goals, and consumer engagement and experience objectives. Healthcare organizations need context around data to gain the insights and make […]

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Health Insurance Leader Innovates with Red Hat OpenShift

The healthcare industry has undergone a series of recent changes driven by healthcare reform and evolving consumer expectations. In response to these changes, a leading health insurance organization needed to find ways to continue growing within the industry. Specifically, it sought a modern application platform to help drive innovation and improve the velocity of application […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Nov. 2018]

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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Key Metrics to Measure Performance of Your Healthcare App

In today’s digitally savvy world, consumers-patients-members expect to interact with healthcare organizations across a number of mobile devices whilst on the go, just as they do with organizations across other industries. As a result more and more healthcare providers and payers are leveraging mobile apps to connect with consumers-patients-members to make their services more accessible […]

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Guide: The Rebirth of Governance in Healthcare

Governance in healthcare organizations is undergoing somewhat of a resurgence, or rebirth, as the industry begins to recognize not only the value of governance for information and data, but also content and knowledge – both critical assets to organizations intent on delivering branded and differentiated consumer experiences. As digital transformation takes hold, the quest to […]

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Fitbit in Digital Health

Some really interesting discussion on the future for provider and payer portals and apps, from the perspective of Bobby Bouthillette from Fitbit Health Solutions, arose during this week’s Connected Health conference. Consumer demand for health and wellness options creates huge opportunity for consumer brands like Fitbit. They can bridge the gap between traditional healthcare players […]

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Could Healthcare Become a Leading Vertical in Voice Apps?

In light of the Connected Health Conference in Boston this week, there has been increased talk around what’s around the corner in healthcare technology. Today an article published by HealthcareIT News came across my desk that considers how voice apps are more suited to the healthcare industry than any other. Voice apps are already infiltrating […]

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The Path to Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

There is a lot of excitement about Artificial Intelligence. The excitement is certainly warranted based on the potential that these solutions can offer. In an industry that has massive amounts of data and is very dependent on the data to both run efficiently and, more importantly, delivery high quality patient care any technology which can […]

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Gartner IT Expo: Wave Three of Healthcare Consumer Engagement

At Gartner IT Expo, Jeff Cribbs, VP, Analyst, Gartner, gave a session on the third wave of healthcare consumer engagement. Harness a new wave of practices and technology to deliver consumer engagement for your healthcare organization: Consumer access and control of health data will fundamentally change the health data economy. In wave three, digital becomes […]

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Gartner IT Expo: Healthcare Payers Practical Digital Strategy

This year at Gartner IT Expo, Mandi Bishop, Senior Director and Analyst at Gartner, discussed the (mostly) hype-free plan to digital strategy.  She was very focused on a pragmatic approach.  Digital strategy to her is about optimization 2017 and 2018 was about “learning how to pedal”  2019 is about optimizing the motion.  Your digital business […]

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Will Digital Healthcare Technology Disrupt Independent Physicians

Why fear change? Change is good and has developed the world into what it is today. Change partners with adaptation, to promote a new way of doing things. However, is change in the healthcare industry putting independent physicians at risk? With the increased usage of digital healthcare technology, will the independent physician still be able […]

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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.