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NuMedics: Empowering Patients with Chronic Disease Management Software

Chronic disease management has become a key priority in the healthcare industry. Unlike traditional treatments – where a doctor prescribes a medicine and the patient goes on their way – chronic disease management requires a lifetime of hands-on care by patients and providers.

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Topics: HealthIT, health data exchange, Health IT

Ready to Enter Health Information Exchange Paradise?

In the healthcare interoperability arena, health information exchange can sometimes seem daunting: systems don’t talk to each other, vendors promise and then delay, and there's no single solution to the entire mess.

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Topics: EHR, Health IT Interoperability, HealthIT, medical records

Building your Health IT House

There was a time when most Americans built their own homes.  Think of log cabins being crafted by hardy individuals -- cutting the trees, hewing logs and fitting the doors.  Now, that method is a romantic idea, but almost nobody does that any more.
 Unless you have a lot of free time on your hands — you don’t build your own home.  Even more, the people you hire to build your home don’t build it — they usually subcontract to specialists (plumbers, electricians, HVAC, etc.).

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Topics: HealthIT, interoperability, interfaces, HL7, standards, SaaS, cloud-based, IHE, Direct secure messaging

2016 Health IT Focus: The Future of Patient-Centered Health

It’s that time again. The cherry blossoms having peaked, the DC metropolitan area is counting down the days until the 17-year Cicadas pop their beady, red eyes out of the ground, and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) is hosting their Annual Meeting. This meeting provides an opportunity for an expansive array of public and private sector partners to review and discuss ways to leverage health IT. The goal: to achieve better care, smarter spending, and healthier people. 

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Topics: interoperability, patient-centered care, HealthIT, Big Data