Whether you are looking to create a simple HL7 integration with your EHR or exchange more complex data formats, most organizations will eventually find themselves at an inevitable crossroad. Do you build, buy or outsource your integration engine?
Migration to a modern integration engine can be one of the most important decisions you make to help optimize your organization.. Modern integration engines have become more important than ever before, as interoperability has expanded to include a growing number of applications and devices.
In the healthcare world, security and privacy issues are extremely critical, especially in terms of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance. Although cloud computing can alleviate some of the stress regarding this topic, regulations to secure Protected Health Information (ePHI) are very strict, and complying with them can be very difficult.
“The only thing constant in life is change.” – Francoise de la Rochefoucauld 1613 – 1680 Traditionally, upgrading or replacing an interface engine employs the “Test, Switch, Pray” methodology. This means running the new interface engine through a battery of tests to attempt to cover all of the possible use and test cases it may […]
Learn why implementing a High Availability solution is essential to your healthcare integration projects.
The Top Integration Inhibitors From a Business Perspective 1. Solving the Wrong Problem When designing an integration solution, one of the most imperative steps in your approach is to truly understand the problem you are trying to solve. Oftentimes, solving smaller but immediate integration issues (a.k.a quick-fixes) can take precedence over focusing on a long-term […]
Challenges to Transformation As a result of the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule on Interoperability and Patient Blocking, there is a newfound importance for integration engines that can support high levels of data collection, aggregation, and program requirement formatting. Unfortunately, nearly 70% of integration implementations fail due to the holistic changes required in all […]
We’re proud to have successfully hosted our second live webinar of 2021, which covered a topic of increasing interest – logging and queuing best practices. Learn about the fundamentals of logging and queuing, as well as ways to optimize the way you use the Iguana integration engine. Listen to iNTERFACEWARE’s own Sales Engineer, Aryn Wiebe, […]
Part 2 Whether or not it comes as a surprise, telehealth is fertile ground for some of the most ambitious digital transformations in healthcare yet. Integration engines such as Iguana can enable healthcare organisations to quickly connect systems and provide the right data to support the complex workflows critical to facilitating telehealth workflows that ultimately […]
Using Iguana for Effective Patient Communication and a Better Patient Experience – Key Factors for Success in 2021
As we enter the new year, trends indicate that an effective patient communication is a highly valued component in the healthcare process. According to an article by CAPMINDS, communication between hospitals and their patients should be trustworthy and useful – which serves as a great opportunity for healthcare organizations to make use of their communication […]