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Cloud Computing Significantly Changing HIT Requirements

On February 23, 2014, Posted by , In CiDrep Blogs, With Comments Off on Cloud Computing Significantly Changing HIT Requirements

Cloud Computing holds great potential to change the dynamics of the healthcare and life science industry. The ease of use, flexibility, scalability, and low up front costs are driving the growth of cloud at a CAGR of 36% (over 2008–14). But despite its numerous benefits, cloud computing still needs to answer concerns such…

Personalized Medicine – Part 2: Gaps Remaining in Translating Discoveries into Clinical Practice!

On February 21, 2014, Posted by , In CiDrep Blogs, With Comments Off on Personalized Medicine – Part 2: Gaps Remaining in Translating Discoveries into Clinical Practice!

Wikipedia defines Personalized Medicine, as a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare, with decisions and practices being tailored to the individual patient by use of genetic or other information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personalized_medicine However, the attempt to integrate these complex genotypes (Genetic Data) with phenotypes (Clinical Data) is no small task and comes with…

Personalized Medicine – Part 1: Impediments That We Must First Overcome

On February 21, 2014, Posted by , In CiDrep Blogs, By , , With Comments Off on Personalized Medicine – Part 1: Impediments That We Must First Overcome

Personalized Medicine has now advanced to a place that lies outside the realm of practical implementation within our lifetime As it stands to day, research efforts to incorporate patient’s genetic and other biological data into vendors Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems, is one of the most funded areas of research that aims…

Using Genomic Information in EHR for Patient Care

On February 21, 2014, Posted by , In CiDrep Blogs, With Comments Off on Using Genomic Information in EHR for Patient Care

It’s Thursday February 20, 2014 and you woke up feeling sick, and you know you better see your doctor. In the office, your doctor looks you over, listens to your symptoms, but before he prescribes a drug, the doctor said, “Lets get a sample of your blood so that I…

By breaking down silos and connecting all parts of our fragmented healthcare into a connected electronic system based on a standardized technology platform, we can then successfully connect to connected medicine. One can see how a highly secure, yet pervasive healthcare exchange do for healthcare what information technologies have already done to reinvent financial transactions, industrial supply chains and the flow of news and information. Wayne Craige, CEO

An Alternative Future – Integrative Healthcare

On February 14, 2014, Posted by , In CiDrep Blogs, With Comments Off on An Alternative Future – Integrative Healthcare

We all can envision how integrative care and connected medicine can improve patient outcomes, lowers costs, keeps data secure and demonstrates word-class interoperability. Currently, many exsisting healthcare partnerships are showing the value of an integrated healthcare continuum – it’s all in the best interest of patients, their families and society….