Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Quick changes in Healthcare IT Industry Challenges Professionals

Technology has developed so far that people these days have made advancement in storing data the electronic way. Gone are the days when paper and pen were the tools used for jotting down the important information in any organization. With the growth of technology, it has been high time for Health information management professionals to make a major decision whether to follow the traditional method of documentation or to shift to a much more advanced methods of electronic health records, ICD-10 or data analytics so that they can move ahead successfully in this era of health IT.

It can be seen that the scenario of health care is changing in a very quick manner. This has urged many of the Health information management professionals to take up plans that can help them to move with the flow. The change to ICD-10CM/PCS code set, adoption of EHRs and great concentration on the information and data governance has all been urging a high demand for the change to be made in the Health information management sector.

The need for remaining in the competitive field is very tough in the days of information and technology. Hence care should be taken by health care professionals to stay updated in their knowledge of Information technology at any cost. Nurses with a degree of informatics and Doctors who have certifications in clinical informatics are of higher demand these days. Health information management professionals too at this point, have to check out whether they have upgraded their knowledge in the same, for the sole intention of catching hold of their current positions.

The growth of Information technology has helped in improving the collection and quality of the data related to health care. This has helped in developing a safer means of storing as well as maintenance of data. For the purpose of bringing in advancements in this area, the health care organizations must take care to take up the major steps that can help the system move on a smoother pace even in this competitive world. Making the necessary steps to increase the pace of the electronic data from various sources and integrating it to a centralized system will help in growing the quality of the patient care delivery.

The HIM practices that have to be considered for better development in the field are:

Data Governance- with the help of data governance, information management decision can be made with ease. Moreover, it helps the professionals involved to improve their task the right manner.

Standardization of Data- This is an important element in data management. It helps the HIM professionals to standardize data content, thus helping the organization to prosper.

Data collection, validation and Maintenance- These are the fields where the HIM professionals are to focus the most. Taking necessary steps to improving these can help in creating the right environment that helps in storing the data the right manner.

Data collection, analysis and output- With the help of these techniques, improvisations can be made to the performance of the organization. Better service, quality care, improvement in patient outcomes, and lots of other factors can be improved when focus is given to improve them.

Carrie miller is a web developer working with Zealous System and has been involved in the medical IT field for many years. The importance of IT and the changes it can bring about it the field is being discussed in the right sense through this article.

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Mobile Lifecycle Management – The Complete Enterprise Mobility Process

Today’s business environment is filled with large numbers of smart mobile devices that are now being used as a part of everyday enterprise business life. Today’s world with mobile devices is growing more complex with different mobile software’s coming into the market making it more competitive and tough. These new mobile devices also have brought security complexity issues along with them and with different mobile operating systems; the challenge for IT development becomes more complex every day too. This cycle also represents the opportunity to support various organizational needs for active mobility. There have been many other terms associated with it which include BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), MDM, MAM and WEM but these terms have increased complexity for companies facing in managing mobility and channel partners having providing solutions to these issues. This lifecycle has therefore brought a different approach to facilitate cost management, support and security issues related to mobile employees. 

When employees spend less time behind their desks, their productivity gradually increases especially when they have to build critical applications. But to create this, enterprises have to build mobile apps and continually test, monitor their usability and performance. Many IT companies thus add values to business with their clients by creating customized mobile application lifecycle management systems. 

Various mobile lifecycle management projects offer the following services:

·         Provisioning:
Different provisions are made for secure registrations, configurations, application deployments and securing the contents provided by the application.

·         Device Security:
A secure platform is hereby created to monitor and enforce various security policies, device configurations and group profiles.

·         Managing and Monitoring:
Configurations and profiles are updated on demand and alerts are automated too to notify of any complaints are to be registered when devices are reconfigured.

·         Usage cum Access Tracking:
Interactive dashboards and reports from our mobile devices enable tracking of real time devices, users and the applications used.

·         Moderate the Operational Risks:
With various business processes, complete lifecycle management, proactive monitoring and dedicated resources ensure operational visibilities and deal with issues which can be predicted.

·         Creating strategies:
Strategies should be planned on the right combination of people, processes, tools and infrastructure for device centered information.

What this Lifecycle can do for us?
Some of the key activities of various comprehensive management plans may include

·         Baseline for mobile device operations
A baseline can be created to handle mobile operations as well as their performances which may spot potential savings and process all improvements needed.

·         Define all user profiles and cases
Defining these processes help in identifying right device configurations, management processes and service levels to meet all business requirements. Catalogues are built to allow all authorized users to request specific requirements for their mobile devices and manage costs along with user productivity.

·         End-to-end management
Management of all the information is necessary to keep the business applications available on the mobile devices to avoid unfortunate circumstances. With this we get enhanced with troubleshooting, integration of help desk support, software upgrades, security and wide range of performance data. Fully configured devices ensure that the users get their devices completely set up and ready to work based on various roles and policies that we define. 

Native App Performance - The platform that has always provided the best look and feel

The outburst of the mobile development has sparked up a sense of debate over the best options for developing applications that give consumers and employees of whatever they expect of; it may be access to the content they need whenever and wherever they want it. In2012, the year for HTML5 used all the latest protocols to define the content and layout of web pages through various browsers as seen by the internet figures. There have been many reasons to go native and clear; and many developers are indeed walking on that route. Some of the comparisons are listed below:

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Assistance from Google for communicating students with teachers

Years back, it was difficult for students to communicate with teachers, though there are different means like computers and cell phones. There was always a restriction for such mediums when it came to the communication between students and teachers. Since better education needs the better communication between both the groups, Google has started its venture to make this dream a reality.

Google Classroom App has been designed for students to contact their teachers and understand more about a particular project or subject. With this app by your side, you will never miss a project to be submitted or miss what you were taught in the class that particular day. You will always be in touch with your syllabus, classes and projects. This app can be considered as a blessing for student community as a whole. If used the proper way, this app can help students in assisting their studies and equip them for the exams and project submissions.

Thursday, 26 June 2014

The Options for Testing on Android’s Smart Platform

Getting an app tested on Android or iOS does not have much difference. The actual procedure that it takes for testing an app in both the platforms is the same, and similar is the end result too. But the difference can be pointed out only when we have a deeper look into the whole procedure. 

The reason why Android stand apart is because of it has a lot of possibilities. The devices which iOS works are iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Though these devices are almost common in features, the factors that make them different are the memory size, pixel density, screen resolution and speed of the processor.

Friday, 20 June 2014

Choose the Best Natured of Website for Your Business

It is not easy for you to indentify whether a particular website is a Static one or a Dynamic one. This is due to the fact that the difference cannot be found in the design, but it is through the functionality of a website that we can understand whether a particular website is static or dynamic. Moreover, when a site has a basic look and if it is for a small company that delivers adequate message without any pomp and show, it can be a static website.

Static websites are the ones that can be updated by an expert with a good knowledge of web development. These are the cheapest websites. Developing and hosting with the help of this website is not much of a deal. This is the reason why most of the smaller companies choose Static websites for Dynamic ones. Static websites are quicker to develop, cheaper to develop and cheaper to host.

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Thursday, 19 June 2014

Significance of Web Design and Web Development, individually

People these days, are quite familiar with the two terms “Web Designer” and “Web Developer”. It can be seen that these two phrases are often interchanged by those who are not much acquainted with the industry. Usually, clients who need to set up a website often make this mistake and think that both designer and developer are the same. 

Usually, when people get confused on both the terms and it can be usually seen that designers will be struggling to answer the questions that are related to adding the database to the website while the developers will be stumbling to give the answers related to color selection, layout, font styles and placement of image.