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HLTH 2019 Conference Highlights

Did you miss the HLTH 2019 conference?  HLTH is a great gathering of minds, companies, and governments in one place rallying around healthcare as a whole. With more than 6,000 attendees, over 300 speakers, and 950+ CEOs and founders, this conference centers around how to move healthcare forward. Kia Mousavi, from our Perficient Digital team, […]

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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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The Future of Healthcare Event

Join us at “The Future of Healthcare” hosted by the St. Louis Business Journal Join us for a wide-ranging discussion on the future of healthcare on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 7:30-9:30 am at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis, MO, where a panel of prominent healthcare CEO’s from the St. Louis region will lead […]

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Top Healthcare & Life Sciences Resources for Technology Workers

Today’s healthcare organizations face mountains of data, escalating regulations, and heightened patient expectations. At Perficient, we focus on the healthcare consumer experience, working with organizations to design and implement solutions that enable interoperability, leverage key data insights, and improve consumer experiences and quality of care.  To make sure you are well-versed in all things healthcare, […]

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Northwell Health Overcomes Self-Service Analytics Challenges

Perficient is excited to share the on-demand recording of our HIMSS 2019 educational session presentation. The session showcases a comprehensive analytics and data strategy solution developed in partnership with Northwell Health. Northwell Health is the 14th largest health system in the U.S. and the largest in New York. The session is now available on-demand below. […]

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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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Positive Physician Outlook for AI in Diagnostics

As artificial intelligence (AI) emerges in healthcare around the world, more studies and reports are being produced around the (well-deserved) hype. A recent study by Nature considers the outlook of AI-based diagnostic platforms from a physician perspective. Results from the study indicate positive views on the use of AI in healthcare. Physicians worldwide have generally […]

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Barriers to Healthcare Data Standardization

There are numerous obstacles in making healthcare data useful for downstream analysis for decision making. There may be no bigger challenge than taking data that has been captured from disparate healthcare EMR systems and cleansing and normalizing them into something uniform for consumption. This is a result of the way that data is captured in […]

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Customer Care in Healthcare: A Trend That Moves the Needle

Whether it’s online, in-person, or multichannel, customer experience (CX) is a key differentiator for any businesses – and healthcare organizations are no exception. The healthcare industry will need to stay on top of key driving consumer care trends and emerging technologies, as a new level of service and engagement has become the norm. According to research […]

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TechTarget Discusses AI Traction in Healthcare with Perficient

TechTarget recently featured two Perficient Chief Strategists in an article that discusses the momentum of AI in healthcare. The article highlights perspectives on how AI automation can enhance and expedite healthcare processes while holding to an elevated standard of care. Below are a few highlights from the full article. AI technology offers exciting potential for […]

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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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Cloud-Based Data Lakes: Healthcare Enterprise Architecture Zones

While there are many reasons to push data integration projects forward, healthcare organizations are often held back from using their data by incompatible formats, limitations of databases and systems, and the inability to combine data from multiple sources. This is why cloud-based data lakes have replaced the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) as the core of a modern […]

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Artificial Intelligence Expedites Clinical Trial Matching

There is a growing challenge for clinicians in oncology. As new clinical trial studies emerge and medical literature is published, it is nearly impossible to stay on top of all the latest cancer care data due to the proliferation of new information, and it is increasingly more difficult to align a patient’s unique factors to […]

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Healthcare Migration to the Cloud

In my most recent blogs I discussed the potential cost savings and other benefits of alternative IT delivery models. In this blog I want to focus specifically on healthcare’s move to cloud based delivery which was one of the delivery models discussed. One thing I have learned in my almost 30 years in healthcare IT […]

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The Digital Revolution in Healthcare: 5 Trends in Action

It’s no secret that technology has the grand potential to completely revolutionize how we approach healthcare. Actually, transforming the healthcare industry is much more challenging. Below are just a few of the top digital transformations that are taking a stronghold in healthcare. How is your organization preparing to handle these trends? Artificial Intelligence (AI) and […]

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Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud

Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting. In this blog post, I’ll share how the academic medical center was able to improve security, reduce maintenance, and increase efficiency in support of the university’s […]

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Meaningful Measures – Meaningful Change or Meaningless Hype?

They say the only constant is change and for the most part change is a good thing. However, I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with change. I embrace the fact that it forces and challenges me to adapt which allows personal and professional growth, but I hate the disruption it causes to my […]

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Oracle Planning: Driver-based Rolling Forecast at #Kscope18

Rolling forecasts in healthcare are challenging because Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are unique to each organization and market conditions are ever changing. MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) needed a standard forecasting process, while still offering choice-based budgeting and forecasting for the various divisions and institutes.Perficient implemented a driver based rolling forecast planning application that is […]

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Who is Filling the Gap in the Clinical Terminology World?

The Mystery I have worked in Healthcare Informatics long before it was called Healthcare Informatics, and this year was the first time I heard the term “IMO”.  While working on a data warehousing project the client asked if their Epic instance was storing Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) codes. In typical consultant fashion, I said I’d […]

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Opportunity or Barrier: Adoption of Technology Aided Healthcare

Smartphone penetration has increased significantly over the last decade, with figures up to 81% in the U.S., as of 2016 (Lella, 2017). Additionally, the number of health apps on iOS and Android devices have more than doubled in the last 3 years, to over 325,000 as of 2017 (Pohl, 2017). As treatments have advanced for acute […]

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