The CMS Final Rule sparked some interesting conversations and problem-solving among the interoperability team at Perficient. It’s one of the first times payer or health insurers had to react to these types of rules. The way they treat the data and the location of all the data makes this a different ball game than what […]
Healthcare providers need to create useful, not to mention required, reports and they need to perform complicated analysis. To do that effectively requires bringing disparate information from multiple operating systems together. The goal… find opportunities to improve patient care and lower operating costs. To accomplish this, operational data has to be extracted and integrated. Integrating […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Does your organization need to take advantage of the HL7 messages created by your healthcare applications, outside sources and medical devices? Then now is a good time to organize the digital nervous system with an Integration Competency Center.