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Improving Data Quality for Healthcare Providers

When you hear about the city of Nashville, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Country Music? The TV show with the same name? The late, great Johnny Cash? What if I said healthcare? Would healthcare ring a bell? Probably not, but what many people don’t know is that Nashville is a bustling ... Read More

Personalized Healthcare with Appian

Easy, personalized service–isn’t that what most people want when it comes to their healthcare? I know I do. Next week, I’ll be attending the Health Care Consumer Engagement Congress Event in Boston on September 29 and 30 to discuss how all companies involved in healthcare can make this happen, and how Appian can help enable ... Read More

Healthcare BPM for Relentless Incrementalism

Many people can relate to this goal: wanting to lose weight. Even what may seem like a small amount of weight, 10-15 pounds, can feel like a lofty goal when you get on the scale and see those numbers staring back at you. But what if you took it one pound or less at a ... Read More

Appian and Managing Healthcare Costs: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck Webster

If you’ve ever stopped by a healthcare technology trade show, or attended Appian World and any of the healthcare sessions, you’ve probably seen Dr. Charles Webster (Chuck) floating around. Chuck is a huge proponent of process-aware technologies in healthcare, including workflow management systems, Business Process Management (BPM), and dynamic and adaptive case management. He has ... Read More

Healthcare Industry’s Triple Aims Highlight Need For Process Coordination

Modern business process management software systems specialize in connecting data from diverse sources and bringing it to end users regardless of which devices they are using. This functionality is emerging as essential in the healthcare industry, as clinical staff members face a growing need to use data within care strategies. This is particularly true as ... Read More

Rate Your Pain: Improving the Patient Experience

It’s common practice among healthcare providers to ask their patients, “On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your pain?” The goal of any clinician is to provide patients with the most pain-free experience possible while still delivering the highest possible standard of care. The same sentiment exists with Appian’s goals for the healthcare ... Read More

The Future of Knowledge Work

Did you meet Baxter at Appian World 16? Baxter might not be as smart as Lieutenant Commander Data. He’s definitely not as strong as the new FANUC M-2000iA/1700L that can lift 1.7 tons—the equivalent of two small cars or 24 people. And, he is certainly not as pretty as the robot “clones” on Orphan Black. ... Read More

Picture This…The Future of Healthcare Payers

Picture this… You’re a healthcare payer. You continually struggle with coordinating care for your members, engaging your members, maintaining regulatory compliance and managing administrative costs. You want to overcome it. Of course! But, processes are too critical to change quickly…and you feel your organization could use an operational overhaul. It’s just too much too soon. ... Read More

Attend Appian World’s Life Sciences Industry Breakout with Regulated Regina

Regulated Regina knows her company’s business processes need to be more dynamic and agile so better, faster, and smarter decisions can be made. But, in the life sciences and healthcare industries, accelerating time to market, expediting the availability of new treatments for patients, and preserving patient safety is challenging – especially with complicated regulatory requirements ... Read More

PHI Can Be Shared for Case Management – BPM Makes the Process Efficient

Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA regulations is an incredibly stressful and complex process. Healthcare organizations must be sure that data is moved to the right place and only viewable by people with proper authorization. This poses significant challenges when it comes to case management, but healthcare companies do have options. In ... Read More