Watching Grey’s Anatomy last night, I was once again struck by how they seem to be starting to weave in current healthcare issues and considerations. For a show that has never seemed to be aware of its surroundings, or the current climate (at least to me) in the past, its seemed a little jarring. It […]
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Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – November 2012
The healthcare IT field is rapidly developing and changing. Emerging technology and updated regulations put pressure on healthcare providers and health plans to stay ahead of the curve. Perficient creates a monthly list that explores some of the current topics and issues in health IT. This list examines the most talked about issues and technologies […]
Think Social Media and Healthcare don’t mix? WRONG!
Dan Bowman, in a recent article, quotes a family physician who feels social media has no place in healthcare. He asserts busy physicians don’t have time to add yet another technology to their already busy schedules. I see his point, but I have to challenge this. Social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and many other […]
HIMSS 2012 Interviews: Why Social Media in Healthcare [VIDEO]
We asked social media influencers at HIMSS 2012 to explain the importance of social media in healthcare.
Perficient Webinar: How to Protect Patient Data in an Increasingly Social Healthcare Industry
Join us Thursday, January 26, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. CT for the Perficient Webinar “How to Protect Patient Data in an Increasingly Social Healthcare Industry.” Register now! The role of the patient within the healthcare industry is evolving. The growth in more collaborative healthcare models is being driven by a massive and growing group of […]
2011 Top #HITsm Contributor Awards
Just in time for the season of celebrations, the #HITsm Twitter community, focused on creating discussions on Health IT, has announced its 2011 Top #HITsm Contributors list. The list is broken into Individual Contributors, Organizations and Publications. Perficient Healthcare, under the Twitter handle @Perficient_HC, is proud to be recognized in the Organizations group for its […]
Regina Holliday & The Art of HealthVault
Last week I attended the Microsoft Connected Health Conference in Chicago, I was invited to guest blog at the conference by the Microsoft Partner team and you can read my Day 1 and Day 2 recaps. A highlight of the conference for me was finally meeting the marvelous Regina Holliday in person. Regina is a […]
Meet us at the Microsoft Connected Health Conference #MSCHC2011
The Perficient team will be exhibiting at the Microsoft Connected Health Conference on May 27th & 28th in Chicago this week. The event Hashtag is #MSCHC2011 – of course we’ll be live tweeting from the event so if you can’t be there in person please follow us at @Perficient_HC and @Perficient_MSFT for up to date […]
The Movement of Patients and Physicians into Social Media
Perficient has created this series, “Responding to Healthcare Consumerism with Social Media” in order to identify the benefits and drawbacks of using social media and collaboration tools in healthcare, explore the doctor and patient communities currently interacting online, outline social media’s impact on the quality of care, and use current innovations to predict the future […]
4 Benefits & 4 Drawbacks to Social Media in Healthcare
During the Perficient 2010 Q4 Earnings Call, our CEO Jeff Davis stated: “One of the things that you’re seeing…is a demand for transparency in healthcare, and consumerism in healthcare, and really focusing on the end consumer, and social media may well emerge as a strong play there.” Social media is atwitter with similar sentiment. A […]
Why Social Media in Healthcare?
Phil Baumann (@PhilBaumann) who can also be found at @HealthIsSocial had a great blog post this morning titled “A Note to Readers” in it he posits that “…. it’s the emerging ideologies concerning Healthcare and Social Media that are giving me pause. Why? Because I feel that we’re not taking enough alone-time to step back […]
Social Media: How, Why and What?
Lately I’ve had numerous discussions with people about Social Media, why I use it, how I use it and which tools I use. So I figured it may make sense to write about it! I use Social Media because it’s an incredible tool to seek & find information and thought leaders. In addition Social Media […]