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What is physician engagement and why is it so hard?

The term “Physician Engagement” can be traced back to the concept of “Employee Engagement” as defined by Kahn in his seminal work “Psychological conditions of personal engagement and disengagement at work… 646 more words


The Importance of Continuity of Patient Care

Not so long ago, when you saw your GP and they referred you to a specialist, you would have to start all over again with your demographics, health history. 847 more words

Case Management

Will APIs Replace Patient Portals in Stage 3 Meaningful Use?

From Health Data Management, 4/21/15:

If the proposed Stage 3 Meaningful Use rule is finalized in its current form, application programming interfaces could supplant portals as the preferred method adopted by providers to enable patients to “view, download and transmit” their health information. 115 more words


Study: HITECH Helped Promote EHR Use, but Usability Issues Remain

From iHealthBeat, 4/20/15:

While the recent push to adopt health IT systems has helped to improve care and reduce costs, issues with usability and interoperability require further federal attention, … 30 more words


A Gentle Introduction to XDS-I.tb

XDS-I.b is a well known standard in the imaging world that has been around for some time.  It’s a useful, way to move images between healthcare providers, but it has something of a scary reputation.   1,219 more words


Swift to Objective C to C

One of the things Swift promised was interoperability with Objective-C and C/C++. Well, it’s now here – relatively easily…

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Why Box.Com makes sense for medical apps

Next week I will be heading out to the Box Dev conference in San Francisco where eHealth Technologies‘ new referral pathways solution will be announced. 400 more words