June 24, 2016
EHR Adoption Benefits and Challenges

EHR Adoption: Benefits and Challenges

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are rapidly becoming an integral component of any efficient healthcare system.  Professional doctors and hospitals are required to demonstrate the meaningful use of certified electronic medical records. Meaningful use criteria in this regard refers to capturing electronic health information in a standardized format, using this information […]
June 17, 2016
how to integrate Epic with lab information system with Mirth

Case Study : Integrating Epic EHR and Lab Information system with Mirth connect

In the first post of our Mirth Connect Series, we gave a brief introduction of Mirth and its architecture. As promised, we are back with another post on Mirth Connect to show how we integrated Epic EHR with a lab system using Mirth Connect. EHRs are an important part of […]
June 10, 2016
interoperability in healthcare: the benefits, challenges and solutions

Healthcare Interoperability: The Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions

Kayaking in Gauley River of West Virginia was like a dream come true for Texas adventure junkie, Noah Clark. But who knew this dream would be his last one. Noah was padding with five other outdoorsmen when a high wave suddenly pushed him into a Class V rapid, crashing his […]
May 31, 2016
healthcare influencers to follow on twitter

Top 10 Healthcare Influencers to Follow on Twitter

In a generation that is more likely to go online to find a health related answer than visit their doctor, social media has played the catalyst. More than 40% of consumers admit that the information found via social media affect the way they deal with their health. Even health care […]
May 26, 2016
mobile health to connected health: trends shaping future of healthcare

Mobile Health: Trends Shaping the Future of Health Care [Infographic]

Mobile technology has touched upon every aspect of our lives. We use our mobile devices to communicate, socialize, take pictures, and now manage our health.  Mobile health (mHealth) —  practicing, delivering, managing health via mobile devices — has enabled providers, patients and whole healthcare system to bring connected health to […]
May 18, 2016
mirth connect - introduction and tutorial

Mirth Connect Series: Introduction

With the advent of digital technologies and always connected devices, integration still remains a challenge in healthcare. To deliver better patient care, electronic health data needs to flow across across boundaries and systems. However, reluctance of providers to share data, non-standard and proprietary data formats, privacy and security requirements have […]

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