Category Archives: Blog

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Sharing Healthcare Data Across Alliances
December 20, 2016

In today’s value-based care setting, the ability to share healthcare data efficiently is crucial. For example, if provider A orders a diagnostic test, provider B doesn’t need t...

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Improving EMR Interoperability Through Data Validation 
December 20, 2016

Big data initiatives hold great promise for healthcare. The ability to collect, analyze and share clinical data between providers can help achieve a multitude of reform goals, from...

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Enforcing and Enhancing Interoperability Standards for EHRs
December 20, 2016

Electronic health records (EHRs) have the power to transform healthcare by equipping providers and patients with detailed, accurate information at the precise time it is needed. Th...

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Healthcare Consumerism: How Payers and Providers Are Using Technology to Meet Consumer Needs
December 2, 2016

Consumerism is gaining ground in the healthcare industry and reshaping the way healthcare will be delivered in the future. As healthcare premiums rise to $17,000 a year for the ave...

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How the Internet of Things (IoT) Is Paving the Way for Ambient User Experience
October 31, 2016

Ambient user experience occurs when various technology systems and devices—and the data gathered by them—seamlessly interact and adapt to user needs based on the context in whi...

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Effective Ambient UX Thrives on Context
October 31, 2016

Healthcare designers and technologists have been wrestling with how to improve the user experience of their products and services for years. A well-designed user experience can hel...

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Ambient User Experience: A Pathway to Better Patient Care
October 31, 2016

The retail and hospitality industries have been focused lately on creating memorable customer experiences that lead to loyalty and business results. Leaders in this industry are in...

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Best Approaches to Conducting Context-Driven Testing
October 14, 2016

In previous posts, we defined context-driven testing, which evaluates how a software tool should work from a user’s perspective, and explored the benefits of using this testing m...

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Why Context-Driven Testing Gives Organizations an Edge in Quality Assurance
October 14, 2016

In our previous post, we defined context-driven testing, or contextual quality assurance, as an approach that puts the context of the software in development at the core of the tes...