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5 open source dashboard tools for visualizing data

To start with a confession, I like dashboards. A lot. I've always been fascinated by finding new and interesting ways to bring meaning to data with interactive visualization tools. While I'm definitely a geek for numbers, the human mind is simply much better at interpreting trends visually than it is just picking them out a spreadsheet. And even when your main interest in a dataset is the raw numbers themselves, a dashboard can help to bring meaning by highlighting which values matter most, and what the context of those numbers is...

athenahealth CMO: Our Big Moonshot for 2017 is EHR ROI

Tom Sullivan | Healthcare IT News | December 19, 2016

Almost every healthcare CFO signed off on a big check to implement electronic health records software in the past six years. Not because they knew it would bring the same financial return as a shiny new MRI machine or building to house a slick surgery center, but instead because the federal government said they must. athenahealth chief medical officer Todd Rothenhaus, MD, made that assertion in a pre-HIMSS17 interview...

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DXC Technology Unveils DXC Open Health Connect Platform Globally to Create a Connected Ecosystem for Better Healthcare Outcomes

Press Release | DXC Technology | February 28, 2018

DXC Technology...today announced DXC Open Health Connect, a digital health platform that enables healthcare providers to give better quality of care and patient outcomes by enabling interoperability between disparate environments to provide data when and where it’s needed across the healthcare system...A connected healthcare ecosystem — including integrated delivery networks, accurate patient data and increased access to information — is essential to lowering costs, improving care quality and boosting patient outcomes. DXC’s agile, cloud-based DXC Open Health Connect enterprise platform delivers the necessary tools and blueprints to healthcare providers and payers to quickly and securely integrate and flow data across the healthcare network.

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Health Cloud Grows In Europe

Dillan Yogendra | HIEWatch | July 25, 2013

Cloud computing is rapidly becoming a key enabler for enterprise-wide solutions. In the healthcare IT market, implementing cloud computing technologies effectively can assist European healthcare providers to improve the quality of medical services and the efficiency of operations, share information geographically, and manage overheads. Read More »

Medicaid as a Service Part II: The State’s Perspective

This article is the second in a series of four proposing a revolutionary new direction in Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) structure and pricing...Our first article, outlining the general scheme, may be read here. To summarize, we propose that states treat MMIS as a service, as opposed to treating it as a procurement. Put another way - MMIS is a verb (Something you do) vice a noun (something you possess). In the current paradigm, individual States (to include the District of Columbia) create independent, stand-alone MMIS platforms with long contract lead- and execution- times.

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Microsoft: Look, We Play Well With Others!

Owen Thomas | ReadWrite | June 27, 2013

Apple! Twitter! Box! The software giant is visibly ditching its standoffish approach. Read More »

MIT Media Lab Spinoff EyeNetra Raises $2M

Aditi Pai | MobiHealthNews | July 1, 2013

Somerville, Massachusetts-based EyeNetra, which has developed a mobile-enabled eye diagnostic tool raised $2 million in funding last week, according to an SEC filing. EyeNetra hopes to serve the 2.4 billion people worldwide that don’t have glasses, but need them. Read More »

OSEHRA 2016: Marand to present on Postmodern EHRs at Open Source Summit

Press Release | Marand | June 27, 2016

Tomaž Gornik, CEO of Marand, will speak at OSEHRA Open Source Summit in Washington DC, the largest annual event in open source health-technologies in the USA. Openness and agility are at the core of Postmodern EHRs. The term “Postmodern” was launched recently by Gartner when describing the ongoing evolution of ERP systems moving from monolithic towards modular systems. Tomaž Gornik applied this concept to EHRs in a series of blog posts and recent presentations at different events around the globe (see blog posts, list of events).

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PRISM Could Put The Kibosh On US Trade Abroad

Richard Adhikari | E-Commerce Times | July 26, 2013

Europeans are not taking revelations about the U.S. government's PRISM surveillance program in stride, and that could be exceedingly bad for U.S. businesses. One sector that's already seeing cause for alarm is cloud services. Read More »

Secrecy Is Google's Achilles Heel In Battle For The Cloud

Manek Dubash | ZDNet | July 25, 2012

Google is trying to position itself as a more reliable IaaS provider than Amazon Web Services. But given that its cloud technology is proprietary, can it meet enterprise demands for openness and transparency? Read More »

Standardized Open Source Products Are The Key To Unlocking The Lock-In Trap

Mårten Mickos | GIGAOM | July 20, 2014

Mårten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, argues that when companies lock in to their own design and customizations, it’s as harmful as when they lock in to a vendor. Mickos explains why he thinks using standardized open source products is the best way to avoid both types of lock-in...

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Tech Vendors Are Treating Customers Worse Than Before

Richard Adhikari | CRM Buyer | July 26, 2013

Despite all the information pointing to the importance of customer loyalty to a company's bottom line, many of the largest technology vendors in the U.S. have been doing a poor job of satisfying their customers, and the trend appears to be worsening. Read More »

The Era of Epic

John D. Halamka | Life as a Healthcare CIO | July 24, 2013

In the Boston marketplace, Partners Healthcare is is replacing 30 years of self developed software with Epic.   Boston Medical Center is replacing Eclipsys (Allscripts) with Epic.   Lahey Clinic is replacing Meditech/Allscripts with Epic.  Cambridge Health Alliance and Atrius already run Epic. Read More »

VillageMD Launches DocOS™ Leveraging Open Source Frameworks to Accelerate the Transformation of Primary Care

Press Release | VillageMD | April 18, 2018

VillageMD, a leading national provider of primary care, has launched DocOS™, its purpose-built digital healthcare system, that allows clinicians and patients to engage in patient care free from artificial physical or technical barriers. With this ambient technology, physicians have access to critical patient information and insights that allows them to practice medicine optimally, all without changing their existing EHR. Read More »

ZH Healthcare Announces New Program For Non-Profit And Charitable Health Clinics

Press Release | ZH Healthcare | July 26, 2013

ZH Heathcare will provide ZH OpenEMR to free and charitable health clinics at no cost.

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