Vicert Takes on a Challenge
When a client asked for a Redox Data Chateau service adapter, a lot of new keywords were thrown my way.
We had to look into every detail of “Redox”, “FHIR format”, “Data Models”, “resources” and “Clinical Summary” concepts in order to quickly create a bigger picture where everything needed for our project made sense.
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In the healthcare space, there are companies that function as intermediaries that forward claims information from healthcare providers to insurance payers, also known as clearinghouses.
Likewise, if we want to exchange messages between two distributed software components, we need a mediator. This mediator is known as the message broker. It receives incoming messages from a sender and sends them to a receiver. This way the sender and receiver can be totally decoupled.
A message broker acts as an intermediary platform in communication between two applications.
Continue reading “What is a message broker? And how could it be leveraged more in Healthcare”
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If you’ve ever worked on an android project you must have had the chance to fight the libraries version. Android tried to split the support libraries into smaller pieces, and we got some modularisation, (com.android.support:cardview-v7, com.android.support:recyclerview-v7), but this approach has made things more complicated because of the versions. We are well aware of the mess with the backwards-compatibility-libraries v4, v7, v13, v8, v?.Android decided to make androidx to stop this version confusion so every support library like android.support.v7.recyclerview.extensions.AsyncDifferConfig is now androidx.recyclerview.widget.AsyncDifferConfig.
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It has been a year already since our last “Health in the Cloud” event we organized together with our partners from IBM Bluemix and Watson. Since then, the statistics of healthcare in the cloud have improved exponentially – more and more providers are migrating to the cloud storage and more and more Cloud vendors are claiming their HIPAA and HITECH compliance, promising security and savings.
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At this years’ SXSW it was all about blockchain and cryptocurrencies, but it was like that at HIMSS, JPM, CES, etc. as well. Since we wrote already about the first of the two buzzwords – blockchain as a trend in Healthcare, we decided to tackle the idea of cryptocurrencies in healthcare. First, we checked around the office and found out that several devs have been in a couple of Telegram chat rooms as they tried to buy “health coins” in a presale (ICO – initial Coin Offering; Pre-ICO).
Will you be buying your next health plan with ethereum? Or is the new health coin going to solve the problem of fragmented healthcare records?
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Last year, we shared our insights into the top 5 digital health trends that are helping shape the future of healthcare and we are happy to say we will continue to see these trends evolve well throughout 2018. This year we rang in the new year with our clients’ and their innovative projects that just so happen to fall into each of the following 7 categories.
Without a doubt, this will be an exciting year as we are at the forefront of the latest technologies with endless possibilities for the improvement of healthcare. More than ever before, we are ecstatic about bringing our clients’ visions to realization and are looking forward to seeing more trends emerge as the year progresses.
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2018 started of with some newly formed relationships, engagements and marriages in the Healthcare space. We witnessed the creation of power couples, inspiring engagements, but also long-awaited relationships being formalized. Let’s celebrate the love today between tech & health, and wish all the best for the future to come!
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1. What are Microservices?
Microservices is almost a philosophy, as it is used to develop applications not piece by piece but by building all the pieces simultaneously by different teams. It is a special implementation approach for service-oriented architectures (SOA) used to build flexible, independently deployable software systems. Shortening the time to market, but also allowing for the system to be constantly improved and in theory much more scalable.
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FHIR (pronounced “Fire”) is a standard for interoperable exchange of healthcare data developed under the HL7 organization. FHIR includes all features present in HL7 V2, HL7 V3, and CDA.
For more information on FHIR and benefits for providers, payers, clinicians, etc. – check out latest white paper!
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