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  • Managing and Integrating Clinical Trial Data – A Challenge for Pharma and their CRO Partners

    Feb 19, 2014
    For pharmaceutical companies, nothing is more fundamental to business success than bringing drugs and medical devices to market rapidly and efficiently. Clinical trials are critical to that success. Without well-organized, easily accessible, thoroughly documented data from well-designed trials, the value of a drug or device may not be fully realized. Liaison Technologies is a global integration, data harmonization and data management company solves these data challenges with their customized solutions offered via a cloud-based platform, Liaison helps health systems, HIEs, pharmaceutical, and bio-tech companies quickly secure meaningful use from a wide variety of health information.
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  • Live from #SCOPE2014: What's it going to take to improve drug development?

    Feb 04, 2014
    If we want better drugs, we need better research. And speeding up drug research means we need both more science and more patients to involve in research. Specifically, finding patients with certain demographics and the right condition and stage of diseases is difficult and time-consuming. That is just one of the key topics discussed this week at the Scope Summit for Clinical Op Execs
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  • Looking ahead to healthcare in 2014: Building a Foundation for long-term success

    Jan 29, 2014
    It’s no surprise that 2014 will be a transformative year for the healthcare industry. As organizations prepare for changes such as the transition to ICD-10 and the impact of the Affordable Care Act, it’s critical to proactively consider the topics that will impact the industry. Here are a few trends we foresee will impact the healthcare industry in 2014.
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  • Meaningful Use Stage 2 to Challenge Labs in 2014

    Jan 28, 2014
    Ken Willett, Vice President of Health IT Strategy and Pat Wolfram, Director of EMR and Lab Integration with Liaison Healthcare lend their expertise to The Dark Report in December's article entitled: "Meaningful Use Stage 2 Challenge Labs in 2014".
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  • How to integrate and aggregate the data into actionable data is the main topic of “Data Stratification for High Risk Patients”?

    Jan 22, 2014
    How to integrate and aggregate the data into actionable data is the main topic of “Data Stratification for High Risk Patients”? Although the attendance was smaller than many of the shows we sponsor or exhibit, the attendees are very focused and are here for one reason – to find a solution to the challenges they are facing with their healthcare data.
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  • Congratulations to Gary Palgon for being included in Health Management Technology's article "Eyeing tech development in 2020"

    Jan 19, 2014
    To kick off Health Management Technology’s fresh new perspective this year, coinciding with the formal rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, HMT invited more than two dozen healthcare technology company executives to gaze into their crystal ball, take a predictive time-travel trip and speculate on what they expect to see in play six years from now. Here’s what more than half forecast.
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  • Combination of Claims and Clinical Data is the Holy Grail for ACO Analytics?

    Feb 15, 2013
    Combination of Claims and Clinical Data is the Holy Grail for ACO Analytics? Direct from Naveen Sarabu from eHealth's Annual Conference, 2013
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  • From Supply Chain Management to Patient Data Management in the Cloud

    Aug 06, 2012
    Where does cloud computing fit in the healthcare industry? I recently read a Government HealthIT article regarding the benefits of cloud-based computing for hospitals and health systems, which answered just that. It also offered great insight into Liaison Healthcare’s specialization of solving cloud-based challenges that span across all areas within the healthcare and life sciences industries.
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  • Proposed Stage 2 Meaningful Use Criteria Available for Comments

    Mar 29, 2012
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for Stage 2 a couple of weeks ago. The proposed rule specifies the criteria that eligible professionals (EPs) and hospitals must be meet to qualify for Electronic Health Record incentive payments.
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  • Meaningful Use Incentives and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Adoption

    Mar 07, 2012
    Having just returned from the HIMSS conference in Las Vegas, I was able to gain some interesting insight and talk to industry leaders at the show about how meaningful use incentives are affecting the adoption of electronic health records. Recently, stage one of the meaningful use incentives was implemented and stage two was just announced while we were at the conference.
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  • 350+ Reasons HIEs are Alive (But Not Necessarily Well)

    Feb 21, 2012
    What a surprise to see that the HIMSS 2012 HIE Symposia was a sold-out event with more than 350 people attending to the tune of “standing-room only.” The day’s theme, “HIE: The Next Generation and Beyond”, was not only about the future of HIEs, but also covered the difficulties they have endured as the search for a sustainable model continues.
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  • Live from the SCOPE Summit in Cloudy Miami, FL

    Feb 10, 2012
    Does it really matter what kind of conference people attend when it’s held in Miami, Florida? The truth is, “destination conferences” do attract lots of attendees, so the challenge is to make sure they stay indoors during daylight hours so they can learn new things. From the exhibitor perspective, we have an opportunity to talk with these potential customers to understand their pain-points and determine how we can help.
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  • A Sustainable Path to HIE

    Jan 04, 2012
    Many of the brightest minds in the healthcare industry are inspired to lead innovation that will improve the industry's future. Some of the creative ideas will transform into new paradigms while others will fade with time. We have witnessed the pattern with online eCommerce in the last two decades. Despite sporadic obstacles, underlying forces will eventually bring true value to society and human life.
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