Patient Portals Improve Medication Adherence

May 13th, 2017

Patient portals are intended to help providers connect with patients in order to help them take a more active role in their health and wellness. Recent research shows that data sharing through electronic health records (EHR) and patient portals can in fact improve medication adherence, boost satisfaction and improve patient engagement. A two-year study conducted […]


3 Simple Steps to Start Integrating BA/QA Roles

Mar 8th, 2017

As the volume of patients continues to grow, along with the emphasis on providing them with quality care at the lowest possible cost, more healthcare organizations than ever are turning to advanced information technology to help them meet the ever-changing needs of the industry. To develop this technology as quickly and as efficiently as possible, […]


How Risk-Based Testing Benefits Agile Development

Feb 8th, 2017

Modern software shops are adopting Agile development practices with vigor. An HP survey of more than 600 development and IT pros found that a majority described their company as either “pure Agile” or “leaning towards Agile.”  Development teams like Agile because it’s fast-moving, flexible and delivers higher quality products attuned to customer and market needs. The premium […]


Defining the BA/QA Role

Dec 7th, 2016

Combining the business analyst and quality assurance roles is a solution gaining favor among many businesses to address the challenges of moving from a siloed workflow process to Agile. A BA/QA expert is a unique individual, one who possesses an in-depth understanding of the business domain and customer needs to define new software requirements yet […]


Improving EHR Interoperability Through Data Validation 

Nov 30th, 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 improving patient experiences and outcomes to enabling individuals and families to make better treatment decisions. Healthcare providers also need smart analytics to operate more efficiently, reduce waste […]

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