Posts Tagged ‘healthcare connectivity’

APIs in Healthcare: Adapt to a Value-Based Model

CHALLENGES ADAPTING TO A CHANGING BUSINESS MODEL Healthcare is undergoing a shift from a fee-for-servicebased payment model to a value-based-care payment model in which the government provides incentives and penalties based on quality metrics. With the value-based care model, healthcare providers and health plans have shared accountabilities when it comes to managing the health of the individuals and populations they […]

APIs in Healthcare: Ease Integration

CHALLENGES INTEGRATION SYSTEMS AND MANUAL PROCESSES With many disparate systems and data format requirements, integration can pose a huge challenge for healthcare organizations. This can be a deterrent in adopting new systems or integrating existing systems. Lack of integration leads to slow manual processes that cost the business money through resource inefficiency.  Beyond the difficulty around integration […]

APIs in Healthcare: Increase the Value of Health Data

CHALLENGES MAKING MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF DATA MEANINGFUL  Healthcare data requires high security – but that can also lead to difficulty in sharing information when needed. Interoperability of healthcare data requires a modernized infrastructure to enhance communication and access. With restrictive formats like EDI and HL7, along with the unstructured data generated by wearables and devices, providers and health plans have […]

APIs in Healthcare: Deliver Better Patient and Member Experiences

CHALLENGES CREATING SEAMLESS MEMBER JOURNEYS As focus on digital continues to grow, organizations across industry must provide an omni-channel experience to remain competitive. For healthcare, an omni-channel experience also requires an agile response to patient and member needs in real-time. With the proliferation of the Internet of Things, it has become easier to use smart phones, smart watches, […]

APIs in Healthcare: Digitally Engage Patients and Members

CHALLENGES ENGAGING DIGITALLY According to a Commonwealth Fund study, the average patient in the United States only visits the doctor four times a year. This limited frequency makes it critical for both healthcare provider organizations and health plans to engage with patients outside the traditional care setting in order to help them maintain their health and wellness. Digital technologies […]