Posts Tagged ‘Health Information Exchanges’

Healthcare Integration and Oracle

When a Healthcare Information Technology leader thinks about sharing data, they may not consider Oracle solutions, but indeed, Healthcare and Life Sciences is one of only five industries designated as strategic to the future of Oracle.  The Oracle Global Business Unit is a true R & D business unit that has invested over 10 billion […]

Small Data for Big Wins

Marc Perlman, Global Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Oracle, writes about how “small data” is important to solve “big” healthcare problems in HealthCare IT News “HIE Watch” magazine.   The full article can be viewed at: http://www.hiewatch.com/perspective/small-data-big-wins-0?goback=%2Egde_4001537_member_257060889 Oracle HIE solutions provide a comprehensive HIE technology stack from hardware and storage infrastructure to databases and […]

Top Technology Trends in Healthcare – May 2013

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 […]

HIMSS 2013: An Interview with ePatient Dave

Earlier this month at the HIMSS 2013 Conference, Perficient’s Liza Sisler spoke with Dave deBronkart, better known as ePatient Dave. Dave and Liza discuss the unique roles of health, care and medication in engaged healthcare and the idea that the patient is the key to bringing all three aspects together in order to provide better […]

BI, Portal and Interoperability: Perficient’s Hot Topics at HIMSS

My colleague, Taylor Rhyne, recently wrote a blog post about Perficient’s upcoming presence at the HIMSS 2013 Conference. With the show quickly approaching next week, Perficient has announced plans to exhibit and highlight solutions in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Portals and Connected Health, and Interoperability and Integration in this news release. Perficient experts will be […]

Webinar: ACO=HIE+Analytics: Enabling Population Health Management

Healthcare organizations are challenged with collaboration and coordination of patient care while struggling with many aspects of payment and quality. The shift from a traditional fee-for-service model to the ACO has many physicians worrying about a return to capitation versus risk and cost sharing. The key is managing the health of a fixed population of […]

Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – January 2013

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 […]

Top 5 Technology Trends in Healthcare – December 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 […]

Oracle Open World 2012: The Healthcare Edition

This week Perficient Healthcare will be heading to Oracle Open World in San Francisco. If you’re in town for the event, then please feel free to stop by to geek out with the Perficient crew on the latest in Health IT. What will we be talking about? Accountable Care = HIE + Analytics In order […]

Health Information Exchange: Where are we today?

Health Information Exchange (HIE) is “the development of secure health information exchange between healthcare providers…in order to improve the continuity and quality of care for patients.”[1] According to a recent research study, 71 percent of U.S. hospitals intend to purchase a HIE solution, with 25% intending to purchase it within a 7-to-12 month period.[2] States […]

The Marriage of ACOs and Technology

ACOs are paving the way for a healthcare payment model that is based on quality and efficiency instead of volume. They were created as a response to health reform initiatives that focus on improving patient safety, quality of care and affordability. As the name suggests, ACOs are institutions that collectively share the risks associated with […]

Protecting patient data

As our healthcare systems become increasing connected and interdependent, protecting the privacy and integrity of patient data is critical. As health information exchanges (HIE), regional HIEs (RHIE) and health information service providers (HISP) become more prevalent, the importance of following best practices implementing security for the exchanging of data with external partners should be a […]

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