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  • eTech Insight – The Transformation of Primary Care and the Digital Technology Catalyst
    COVID-19 Exposes Gaps in Primary Care Systems The US healthcare system is one of the highest-cost environments in the world. But the high cost does not translate to better outcomes or healthcare quality. In 2019 the US ranked in 30th place out of 89 countries measured by factors that contribute to overall health[1]. US healthcare spending was $3.6 trillion or $11,172 per person in 2018[2]. Healthcare represented 17.7% of the US GDP in 2018.
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  • No-code Mobile App Builders: Better, Cheaper, Faster?
    Commercial vs. Self-Developed Considerations for Mobile Apps Mobile applications are the foundation of digital solutions. As the healthcare industry transforms to a digitally focused healthcare delivery system, the ability to design and develop mobile solutions that support operational interactions will be critical for driving organizational efficiency. Community hospitals are unlikely to have the technical programming resources to design and develop mobile applications specific to their oper...
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  • How Doctors Are Helping the Poor and Saving Money
    Let’s say that you are experiencing heartburn. You go to the doctor, who prescribes medication and a healthy diet. The problem is that the co-pay for the medication is expensive, and you can’t afford the diet the doctor ordered.
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  • eTech Insight – In-Home Care - Complementing Remote Patient Monitoring
    Supporting the Last Mile of Patient Focused Care Some chronically ill patients may not have the ability or resources to trek to an urgent care center or a medical clinic to receive more advanced care that can be provided via telehealth. The US also has a reimbursement issue relative to in-home care reimbursement,[1] but this could be eliminated as the COVID-19 service/outcomes analysis identifies benefits of the approach. Being able to treat people in their homes is a key foundation for pati...
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  • eTech Insight – Data Aggregation Solutions Drive Big Data Accessibility
    Creating a Big Data Environment for Improved Analytics and AI Healthcare providers are keenly aware of the need to allow their data to be used by cohort organizations and technology companies to establish big data repositories that provide more accurate analyses and more sophisticated AI algorithms. Organizations such as Mayo Clinic sell their data to technology companies to facilitate advancements in AI[1]. Patient advocates are concerned that the data may not be deidentified to the extent n...
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  • RPI's Infor Lawson Webinars - A Library of Knowledge to Enjoy at your Convenience
    Some of our Playlists: * Infor HCM Webinars * Infor FSM Webinars * Infor Technology Webinars * Executive and Management Focused Webinars * Birst and BI & Analytics Webinars * Managed Services Webinars
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  • TELEHEALTH SELECTION & ROLLOUT
    Learn how ROI helped an East Coast community health network meet the immediate needs of its diverse provider specialties and patient circumstances. This community health organization offers medical, behavioral health, and support services to its patient community. As COVID-19 cases and associated risks rose, this organization acted quickly to protect its patient population. One of the most important initiatives was to evaluate, select, and quickly deploy a telehealth solution that would.........
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  • Velocity Technology Solutions Launches New Service Dedicated to Streamlining Clinical Applications in the Cloud
    Velocity Technology Solutions, a global provider of cloud migration and enterprise application managed services, recently launched its new Clinical Platform as a Service (CPaaS) offering—a proprietary solution dedicated to taking the complexity out of managing the healthcare industry’s clinical applications in the cloud. Velocity has been guiding healthcare customers through cloud adoption for nearly 15 years. With expertise in managing and migrating leading ERP applications ...
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  • eTech Insight – IoT Gateways Can Improve Telehealth Services
    The Problem: Teleheath Visits without Supporting Patient Vital Signs I’ve conducted two telehealth visits with my care providers over the last month. My annual physical visit started with a nurse validating my medications and any current health challenges. The PCP then reviewed my health status with me to determine whether I had any issues. I didn’t, so the next step was to complete my lab orders by visiting a reference lab. Once lab tests were completed, I received email notifications of...
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  • Infor Supply Management EDI Overview
    Infor Supply Management EDI Overview EDI continues to prove its value by lowering costs and improving accuracy and business efficiency. Exchanging documents electronically improves transaction speed and visibility while decreasing the amount of money spend on manual processes. Even with all of its power, EDI is underutilized in healthcare. Why is this?  EDI exceptions have downstream impacts on several other areas of operations, including Purchasing, Inventory, and A...
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