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Kali Project Encryption and Isolation Using Vagrant and BitLocker

Imagine that you work on different engagements or projects in which Kali Linux is one of your primary tools.  Furthermore, maybe you also have the need to keep the data for each of those projects isolated from the others – in other words, you need to avoid cross-contamination between your projects.  In this article I […]

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Installing the IBM FileNet P8 Container Demo

Have you ever found yourself needing a development environment at 2 AM on a Wednesday morning? Well, maybe not, but if you have, and you are a FileNet P8 developer, or admin, you’re in luck. IBM has created an easy to spin up containerized implementation of P8. The instructions and code for installing it is […]

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Three Things To Consider To Be Forward-Thinking in Healthcare

Health-related information is sought in many forms by consumers-patients-members, everything from preventive health, self-diagnosis from symptoms being experienced, understanding a condition once diagnosed, to side effects of treatments are just a small number of examples. These all often start with a simple online search in the realm of healthcare. According to a survey by the […]

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Starting a Mobile Wayfinding Program for Medical Centers

Previously, I discussed implementing a mobile wayfinding program into a medical center. In my final post of this blog series, I look at three options to start a wayfinding program. Depending upon your organization’s goals and the level of internal resources you have to dedicate to development and maintenance, you may consider the following options. […]

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Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Enhanced Consumer Experiences

The following is the fourth 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, the time and cost savings the cloud brings, and the ways cloud connects data for healthcare organizations. In this blog, we […]

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4 Critical Elements for a Successful Hospital Gift Store Website

The foundations of every online hospital gift store website are critical to getting right in order to offer an enhanced experience and to support online conversion that leads to an increase in revenue. A digital experience that is easy to use and navigate, with a secure checkout process, offers immediate confirmation email and online support […]

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Oracle Cloud PPM Rapid Install – “Why Bother?”

Introduction In this installment, I will discuss a few key takeaways of the PPM Rapid Install sheet. The PPM Rapid Installation is very helpful in getting an environment up very quickly. It also provides a structure in capturing configuration data. Depending on which features are suited, and selected, for your company, the sheet will enable […]

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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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