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The Future of Work: Robotic Process Automation

Nov 5th, 2018

We live in a world where computer time is eclipsing face-time. Where technology, tools and regulations that were supposed to make us more efficient at times seem to bog us down. Where the use of our “human” brain isn’t always saved for the more complex or personal tasks required of us. The benefits of using […]

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Design-Led Engineering

Healthcare Customer Journey Mapping

Oct 5th, 2018

Customer journey maps often expose pain points and opportunities for improvement in many other areas along the entire user journey – not just as it relates to software applications, but the process and overall customer service issues as well. Part of creating a ‘sticky’ digital health application that becomes a part of the user’s professional […]

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How a Health System Implemented a Population Health Platform for Medicaid Program

Sep 25th, 2018

emids delivered project management, change management and training services to help UHS care managers meet new state requirements. Overview United Health Services (UHS) is an upstate New York integrated health system comprised of four hospitals, a senior residence, physician practices and a home health organization. In 2016, the organization now had to comply with the […]

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The Three Levers for Winning in Digital Transformation: Are You Ready?

Sep 19th, 2018

“The only thing that is constant is change.”  Heraclitus A confluence of disruptive forces is signaling a tectonic shift in the healthcare landscape– liquidity of data, expectations of a digital, tech-enabled consumer-grade experience, shift to risk-bearing models, ever-increasing cost pressures, and regulatory uncertainty. Imagine all the simple and convenient aspects of our lives today– banking, […]

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How a Health System Selected a Population Health Platform for Medicaid Program

Sep 11th, 2018

emids helped a large healthcare organization select a new vendor and plan the implementation to meet New York State Medicaid requirements. Overview United Health Services (UHS) is an upstate New York integrated health system comprised of four hospitals, a senior residence, physician practices and a home health organization. In 2016, the organization was in a […]

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Design-Led Engineering

Fresenius Medical Care

Aug 28th, 2018

Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure. The company wanted to gain a deeper understanding of a major client group—nephrologists—and to apply the insight in developing solutions to address their needs. In partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the United States, […]

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Data Engineering

Client in Medical Devices

Aug 26th, 2018

A world-leading medical device company turned to Emids for help designing a cloud-based solution to preserve and protect previously unrecorded patient data. Those who’ve been in an operating room (or seen one on TV) will recognize the pole-mounted medical monitoring devices displaying patient vitals in real time. What if there was a way to preserve […]

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Design-Led Engineering

4 Benefits of Using a Microservices Architecture in Digital and Connected Health Solutions

Aug 3rd, 2018

Dive into what microservices is and discover the benefits of implementing a microservices architecture when it comes to accelerating your digital and connected health solution’s time to market. Healthcare is poised for significant change over the coming years as a result of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), virtual assistants, sensors, and wearables. Significant investments […]

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Pushing the DevOps Needle with In-Sprint Automation

Jul 2nd, 2018

IT and software organizations began adopting the Agile method more than a decade ago in order to deliver releases in quick succession. DevOps came along soon after, narrowing the gap between concept and reality. DevOps is a significant shift in software development and testing, as it relies on automation and collaboration to improve how teams […]

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Design-Led Engineering

Siemens Healthineers – Ultrasound Usability Test

Jun 17th, 2018

Siemens Healthineers set out to design a new ultrasound machine with Sonographers ease of use in mind. Emids was brought in to help Siemens determine if they met their goal. Inexpensive, portable and non-invasive, ultrasound systems provide valuable, real-time insight into patients’ bodies. However, hard-to-use equipment can compromise scan quality, regardless of a sonographer’s expertise. […]

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Insights

How a Large National Payer Reaped the Benefits of Strategic DevOps

Jun 14th, 2018

How a Large National Payer Reaped the Benefits of Strategic DevOps Modern software and IT organizations are defined these days by Agile and DevOps. The goals are to increase efficiency, accelerate time-to-market for new applications and services and be more responsive to customer needs. In 2017, Forrester Research reported that 50 percent of enterprises are […]

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Data Governance, Data Liquidity and the Data Chain of Trust

May 2nd, 2018

How the right data governance model can help healthcare organizations meet the demands of digital transformation By Randy Thomas, FHIMSS Senior Director, Value-based Consulting Value-based care. Population health management. Digital health. Healthcare consumerism. Promoting interoperability. All these evolving healthcare opportunities require consistent, accurate, reliable data. While the quantity of data created in healthcare continues to […]

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