Keep on Playing | A Sepsis Awareness Month Story

Keep on Playing | A Sepsis Awareness Month Story By: Natalie Cheng September 8th 2021 September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis claims 270,000 lives a year in the United States. For every hour that it goes undetected in a patient, mortality increases by 10%. Sepsis Awareness month is all about creating visibility for a condition […]

Dallas County Achieves Milestone: 500K COVID-19 Shots Administered

Dallas County Achieves Milestone: 500K COVID-19 Shots Administered  By: James Hearn, Jim Cunningham August 30th 2021 Dallas County’s Fair Park Vaccination site recently achieved a major milestone by administering over 500,000 shots. With this achievement, the Fair Park Vaccination site has solidified its place as one of the largest distributors of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United […]

Identifying Sepsis: The Human Body’s Abnormal and Deadly Response to an Infection

Identifying Sepsis: The Human Body’s Abnormal and Deadly Response to an Infection  By: Natalie Cheng August 19th 2021 Many people may be talking about COVID right now, but there’s another problem that needs to be addressed alongside the pandemic. Sepsis is a topic that isn’t addressed enough. Sepsis is something that could turn deadly if left untreated and is the cause of […]

Do you feel more efficient in your healthcare organization?

Do you feel more efficient in your healthcare organization?  By: Natalie Cheng August 2nd 2021 Technology has changed the lives of many and continues to impact every industry. Think about it. Without our current technology, we wouldn’t have access to communication channels across the globe. Technology has enabled us to attend a doctor’s appointment even if […]

Safety First: Making Healthcare Data Security A Priority

Safety First: Making Healthcare Data Security A Priority  By: Natalie Cheng July 26th 2021 Security – it’s a basic human need. In order to move up through Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to achieve self-actualization, you need to feel secure. In terms of healthcare organizations and as a patient, you need security as well– specifically healthcare data security. For […]

Turning Healthcare Data into Insight with AI and Machine Learning

Turning Healthcare Data into Insight with AI and Machine Learning   By: Natalie Cheng July 19th 2021 “The goal is to turn data into information and information into insight.” – Carly Fiorina, Former Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard   What Carly Fiorina said reinforces the fact that data is valuable, but only when it is turned into something that can be acted […]

HL7, FHIR, and eCQM Explained

HL7, FHIR, and eCQM Explained  By: Natalie Cheng July 12th 2021 HL7, FHIR, and eCQM are acronyms used frequently when speaking about interoperability and quality in healthcare. Those that have worked in healthcare IT should be familiar with these terms. However, what do these acronyms mean and how do they affect the healthcare industry? To start, Health Level Seven […]