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Posts Tagged ‘hitsm’

Top 3 Reasons I’m Looking Forward To #HIMSS15

In a little over 2 weeks I’ll be hitting the road to attend my first HIMSS Conference. Preparing for the conference has been both exciting and a bit overwhelming. Nevertheless, I have enjoyed it and I am looking forward to so many things when the conference kicks off April 12th. Who wouldn’t be excited about […]

Hot Topic: Retail Strategy for Healthcare #HITsm Tweet Chat

Participants of a tweet chat hosted by HL7 Health Standards on Friday, March 6, certainly had a lot to say on the topic: A Real Retail Strategy for Healthcare. The hour-long session drew 104 healthcare professionals who posted 980 tweets in response to five questions centered how the industry could benefit from the retail industry’s […]

The Gift of Communication to Assist in the Fight Against Ebola

In the spirit of the holidays Perficient is joining Partners In Health to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, by providing communication tools that enhance communication and collaboration for the more than 1.5 million users. Founded in 1987, Partners In Health (PIH) works to strike at the root causes of illness by weaving […]

Market-Driven Patient Portal: Social Collaboration

Next in our lineup of “What the market says you need in your patient portal” series is social collaboration. This topic brings us to the core of a term that we hear a lot in the industry: patient engagement. What is that, really? Any form of engagement requires communication. Right now communication between provider and […]

Market Driven Patient Portal: Dynamic Scheduling

Taking our “What the market says you need in your patient portal” series a step further, today we are going to address the market demand for dynamic scheduling. When it comes to the marketing work of drawing patients into the brick and mortar, I often tell clients that, where their website and patient portal are […]

Market-Driven Patient Portal: Telehealth Beyond the Virtual Visit

Last month I published a post entitled “What the market says you need in your patient portal” that garnered a lot of interest. In that post I addressed the balancing act that healthcare executives face when market based initiatives are sidelined in order to drive focus to regulatory requirements such as Meaningful Use. Sometimes the […]

Avoid Cloud HIPAA Breaches like OHSU’s with Azure or Office 365

Healthcare IT News’ Erin McCann recently reported that Oregon Health & Science University had to again notify patients that their protected health information had been compromised.  From Erin’s post The Oregon Health & Science University has notified 3,044 patients that their protected health information has been compromised after several residents and physicians-in-training inappropriately used Google […]

Unlocking Epic EMR Data with SharePoint and SQL Server

Forbes had an interesting article this week – An Interview with the Most Powerful Woman in Health Care.  The woman is Judy Faulkner, CEO of Epic Systems. According to  KLAS’ 2012 Best in KLAS Report, Epic was rated as the #1 Overall Software Vendor, #1 Overall Software Suite, and #1 Overall Physician Practice Vendor based […]

HIMSS13; Meriter on MicrosoftBI and Epic Integration

I’m in New Orleans, LA this week for the annual HiMSS Conference and Microsoft Health User Group Meeting (MSHUG). The MSHUG meeting on Sunday March 3rd gave Healthcare Providers the opportunity to learn how they can better leverage their investment in Microsoft technologies to drive down cost and deliver innovative solutions to their customers. My […]

Grey’s Anatomy, HealthIT is more useful that you portray.

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 […]

SharePoint & SQL Server Driving Solutions in Healthcare

My colleague Azam Zaidi and I talked about Perficient’s Health BI solution that’s ONC Certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2 & ACO reporting with Microsoft’s Steve Aylward and EHR TV’s Ann Fishman at the HIMSS12 conference.  Health BI is built leveraging SharePoint and SQL Server.   We also discussed how we are seeing increased interest […]