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Three Takeaways from NCQA’s Healthcare Quality Congress

By Kevin Weinstein | October 7, 2019
Late last week, I had the opportunity to spend three very informative days at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Healthcare Quality Congress (HQC) with a variety of industry. . .

Six Ways to Build a Successful Platform Strategy

By Alex Kane | April 16, 2019
According to a recent McKinsey Report, leaders in the healthcare services and technology market will be large-scale platform players who act as “ecosystem integrators...integrating a range of. . .

Get to Know Apervita: Mattie Langenberg, Senior UX Developer/Chicago HTML5 Meetup Organizer

By Alex Kane | February 21, 2019
Apervita's team is a powerful mix of healthcare and technology pioneers and experts. Or, as Senior UX Developer Mattie Langenberg calls them, "wicked smart people." Mattie's been on the Apervita. . .

HIMSS 2019 Takeaways: What A Difference a Few Years Make

By Kevin Weinstein | February 19, 2019
Despite nearly two decades working in healthcare IT, I actually hadn’t been to HIMSS since 2016. With that time and distance, I was struck by how the physical changes I noticed on the HIMSS floor. . .

ONC 2018 Report Recommends Shared Access to Clinical Data

By Alex Kane | January 14, 2019
Patients, providers and payers need shared access to clinical data and insights in order to generate real value from that data, according to a new report published by the Office of the National. . .

Q&A With Apervita CIIO, Dr. Blackford Middleton

By Alex Kane | December 17, 2018
Dr. Blackford Middleton, Chief Informatics and Innovation Officer at Apervita, is a leading pioneer in clinical informatics. He is internationally recognized for his early and continued work in. . .

Paul Magelli: Five Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Look Beyond Technology to Achieve Their Strategic Goals

Innovation starts with process, not technology In our work with health enterprises around the country, we’ve seen teams large and small approach digital transformation from a variety of angles.. . .

Dr. John Halamka: How Clinical Quality Language Can Restore Joy to Clinical Practice

By Alex Kane | November 28, 2018
Guest blogger Dr. John Halamka is the CIO and VP of Information Systems at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and International Healthcare Innovation Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Apervita CIIO Dr. Blackford Middleton Collaborates on Clinical Decision Support GUIDES Checklist

By Alex Kane | August 19, 2018
Clinical decision support (CDS) is a technology that provides patient-specific medical knowledge at the point of care. A group of CDS experts recently developed a “GUIDES” checklist that supports. . .

IaaS Vs. SaaS Vs. PaaS: What’s the Difference in Healthcare?

By Apervita , Inc. | August 19, 2018
Before diving into the difference between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), let’s start with a definition of the cloud. The cloud. . .

Apervita CIIO presents at 2nd-Annual Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge Working Meeting

By Apervita , Inc. | August 19, 2018
Solely human-readable health knowledge is a way of the past (i.e. book and journal content). Knowledge can now be represented in computable forms as machine-executable code, allowing for the rapid. . .

CDC Explores Kaizen Method to Transform Approach to Clinical Guidelines

By Apervita , Inc. | August 19, 2018
Healthcare executives are all too familiar with healthcare conferences—usually two- or three-day events with the same types of people discussing the same types of problems. The Centers for Disease. . .

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