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HL7 FHIR R4: Decoding the Acronym Soup
To understand the context here, let’s recall that HL7, the ANSI-accredited standards developing organization, is around 30 years old, as is its V2 messaging standard. HL7 solved a lot of problems for health care IT in the 1990s simply by replacing other data sharing mechanisms that were being used at that time. Let us repeat, […]
Value-Based Care: Players, Challenges and Opportunities
We’ve been talking about value-based health care since at least 2005, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS; a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) began a pilot project to connect quality of care to compensation. The idea being, that if at least 75 percent of U.S. companies link […]
Care Beyond Clinical: Social Determinants of Health
Understanding and connecting social determinants as a path to true, patient-centered care
Modernization of Healthcare Organizations through Appification
It’s Sunday night, and you’re making resolutions to start your new “healthy lifestyle” Monday morning. You hop on your phone and head to the app store to download some apps to help keep you on track. MyFitnessPal, Runkeeper, Lifesum, and so many more health-related apps pop up on your screen, ready to make your life […]
4 Key Takeaways From the 2018 PointClickCare Summit
Is there anything better than having a great conference right in your backyard? That’s just one of the reasons we were so excited for PointClickCare Summit 2018, which took place at the Gaylord Opryland Conference Center in Nashville this year.
5 Can’t-Miss Holiday Parties for Health IT Professionals in Nashville
Nashville is known for many things: healthcare, technology, country music … the list continues on and on. Something that professionals who reside in Nashville also know is there are countless networking opportunities.
Healthcare: On a Tight Schedule
Scheduling is a serious challenge in the healthcare industry, one that can leave patients feeling neglected and physicians underutilized.
Healthcare and the App Economy: A New Era
Not just diet and fitness apps, but a full digital transformation of the healthcare industry
4 Surprising Companies Driving Healthcare Innovation
When it comes to the healthcare industry, there is always room for improvement. These companies are stepping up to help.
Our 4 Biggest Takeaways from Dreamforce ’18
Key healthcare insights from the annual Salesforce community conference
3 Reasons Interoperability Challenges Still Exist in Healthcare, and 3 Reasons You Should Care
Achieving interoperability is a top priority for healthcare professionals — what’s standing in their way?
4 Ways Integration is Closing the Gap Between Acute and Post-Acute Care
Everyone benefits when all the healthcare providers for one patient are on the same page
4 Benefits of Modernizing the Patient Experience
New technology is helping, but avoiding the pitfalls of creating data silos is crucial