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Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers [Video]

Provider organizations are increasingly looking to digital solutions to provide a superior patient experience. Our digital health trends guide looks at five key, interrelated digital health trends impacting healthcare providers. Understanding these trends will help you navigate technology investments and transform data into powerful knowledge that can both enhance the patient experience and position your […]

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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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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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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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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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Patient Personalization: A Digital Health Trend

In my last post, we discussed the challenges healthcare provider’s face. This post highlights the importance of patient personalization. Achieving lofty patient experience goals remains an elusive goal for many healthcare organizations. In the portal domain, for example, 63% of patients in a recent Health Affairs study reported they had not used a patient portal […]

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[Guide] Top 5 Digital Health Trends for Providers – The Challenge

This blog series highlights the top five digital health trends for providers. This post looks at the challenges providers face. Healthcare continues to face fundamental disruption as the industry navigates an uncertain path toward value and outcome-based care. Achieving the goals of these models requires the adoption of novel processes, tools, and technologies, all of […]

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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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Join Our 4 Can’t-Miss Sessions at MicroStrategy World

MicroStrategy World is around the corner, happening February 4-6th in Phoenix. With the recent release of MicroStrategy 2019 and O365 integration, it will be an exciting education-packed week! Perficient is proud to be a Gold sponsor of the event. We’ll be exhibiting at booth #300 in the expo hall where our experts will be onsite […]

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The Challenge of False-Positive Test Results: Digital Health

Envision an organization that is a recognized leader in digital, broadly defined. It has mobile, web, and a social presence that is second to none. The organization has been conducting virtual consults for seven years. It was a pioneer in tele-dermatology. Its revenue cycle management team is so effective that it sells it as a […]

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The Challenge of Shiny Object Syndrome: Digital Health Innovation

Healthcare professionals are deeply personally committed to better experiences, journeys, and outcomes for their patients, members, and consumers. Physicians at the forefront of their domains, with access and input to life-changing discoveries, are keen to put new tools to work today, not tomorrow. The same is true of nurses, engineers, data scientists, and myriad talented […]

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The Challenge of Fractured Governance: Digital Health Innovation

Once upon a time, it was simple. The IT department took care of technology implementations and kept the trains (emails) running. Marketing had a distinct set of tools, operating within relatively clear parameters. Clinical applications operated in their own silos, and that was just fine. Operational and workflow systems had their own idiosyncrasies. Imperfect, but […]

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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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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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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 Promise of the Next Generation of Digital Health

By 2022, we predict 25% of healthcare consumer interactions will be digitally executed outside of a traditional care setting; while the remaining 75% will gravitate to digitally coordinate real-time health systems. Digital Health is coming of age, bringing with it new capabilities for healthcare interactions and care delivery for consumers, patients and members, and the […]

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Will CVS-Aetna Provide a Prescription for Healthcare CX?

Mergers and acquisitions happen frequently in healthcare so the CVS-Aetna mega deal may not have been a shock to many in the healthcare industry. The $69 billion deal would combine the drugstore giant with one of the biggest health insurers in the United States. If approved by the companies’ boards and federal regulators this consolidation […]

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Janssen Gets Patient Support With The Unveiling Of Cancer.com

It’s been a long time in the making, but it’s finally completed. Janssen, a pharmaceutical company owned by Johnson & Johnson, just unveiled a new digital site, Cancer.com. The new site provides patients, caregivers, and loved ones with loads of content and resources. It even offers users the ability to customize and personalize the site […]

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Using Healthcare Personalization to Delight, Engage & Empower

Consumers (including members and patients) recognize personalization gives them more enjoyable and relevant experiences online that help them accomplish their goals. Health plans and providers are now adopting personalization to create positive end-to-end consumer experiences on their sites, which in turn may increase engagement, improve loyalty, lower cost of service, and improve patient outcomes. For […]

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