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Health Care and Social Work


One of the paradoxes of the health care and social work industry is that even though information and knowledge are essential for its success, practitioners are quite reluctant when it comes to using information technology and business software that can help them manage information. One of the reasons for this may be that older members of the medical profession may find using information technologies more challenging than younger doctors, nurses, or social workers. Also, decision makers in health care and social work organizations are concerned about the security of the confidential information gathered about patients.

health care and social work  the paradoxes of the health care and social work industry is that even though information and knowledge are essential for its success, practitioners are quite reluctant when it comes to using information technology and business software that can help them manage information. One of the reasons for this may be that older members of the medical profession may find using information technologies more challenging than younger doctors, nurses, or social workers. Also, decision makers in health care and social Read More

Conference Note: 2014 HR Technology Conference Takes On HCM Big Data


This year’s HR Technology Conference was all about leveraging big data for improving HR practices, such as talent acquisition and employee retention. TEC HCM analyst Raluca Druta was there to capture all the details. Read her take on the conference’s major sessions—the welcome and opening keynotes, the ADP Workforce Vitality Report, the Sierra-Cedar 17th Annual Survey, the vendor presentations, and more.

health care and social work  user experience. From a health care vertical perspective, Infor will leverage some workflows and workload management functionality from the newly acquired GRASP health care solution. Lumesse —has partnered with Salesforce, the reasons for which were not inherently obvious to me. According to both parties, Salesforce will be recommending Lumesse’s solution developed on the Force.com platform to Salesforce.com customers seeking an HCM product. As a large portion of Lumesse’s clients come from Europe, Read More

Philips and salesforce.com Team Up for Healthcare IT Cloud


Royal Philips and salesforce.com announced a strategic alliance in which they will work towards developing a new platform of cloud-based healthcare information technologies. The two parties plan to leverage Philips' expertise in medical technology, clinical applications, and clinical informatics, and salesforce.com's leadership in enterprise cloud computing and customer relationship management (CRM).

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Infor Unveils Infor Xi at Inforum 2014


Infor unveils Infor Xi at the Inforum 2014 user conference. Find out what users can expect from the new platform.

health care and social work  Figure 3. Infor CloudSuite health care industry suite   Pam Murphy, Infor chief operating officer (COO), was also at Inforum 2014 and talked about Infor’s cloud initiatives, currently with 2,600 customers and 25 million users. She also delved more deeply into the tremendous work that has been conducted in Infor’s Cloud Labs. She likened Infor Xi to Apple ’s iOS cloud operating system, on top of which industry-specific apps and solutions can be built.   Figure 4. Infor COO Pam Murphy at Inforum Read More

KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management


Kronos, the company that introduced the first micro-processor time clock in the 1970s, knows how tricky workforce management (WFM) can be. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at WFM challenges facing organizations, particularly those with large, complex workforces, and how Kronos’ innovative solutions help companies control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity.

health care and social work  80 percent of the health care market). API is a good niche company that was regularly giving Kronos a run for its money in health care—hence Kronos’ intentions to buy it. It will be interesting to watch what Kronos can do in other verticals without facing similar anti-trust issues.   Customer Panel Takeaways The customer panel organized by Kronos for industry analysts revealed many of the aforementioned sentiments about the difficulties of managing workforce. Again, contrary to machine assets and Read More

Social ERP Emerges, Transforms the Way People Work (Part 2)


In part one of this series, we looked at how and why social media capabilities are impacting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. We looked at the benefits of social media in ERP, social capabilities and features, and also pointed out that user adoption and corporate governance must be considered when rolling out these tools. This second post provides an in-depth look at the different approaches major ERP vendors have taken to integrate social capabilities into their ERP systems and provides some tips for users looking for a social ERP system.

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The Accountable Care Organization Enabled by Collaborative E-Care Management


The healthcare system does not adequately provide and support proactive collaboration and communication while the patient is outside the healthcare system. Current technology (e.g., health information exchange and electronic health records) doesn’t facilitate the required level of collaboration beyond the hospital or physician’s office that will be necessary to address the objectives of an accountable care organization.

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On-site Social for Online Commerce


The white paper presents a set of core principles to guide online retailers through the integration of their online stores with popular social networks in a way that can increase the value of social initiatives and deliver measurable results. It also shows new ways merchants can use social shopping on their online stores to deepen relationships with their customers.

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From Sentiment to Insight-How Social Networking Can Support Engaged, Customer-Centric Retailing


The advent of social networking sites can help shed light into the dynamics of customer demand. Retailers can choose to tap into consumer sentiment as expressed on social media networks and get personal with the right customers through the use of sophisticated technology to turn “unstructured” sentiment into usable data that can then be meshed with other internal information to create business insights. Find out how.

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Social Analytics and Intelligence: Converting Contextual to Actionable Insights


Hypatia Research interviewed executives and employees from more than 500 global companies that utilize social analytics and intelligence platforms, tools, and services across numerous industries. This comprehensive report provides survey results and interpretation related to market realities, current vendor landscape, and benchmarks, metrics, and ROI.

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Three Ways to Improve Employee Engagement and Productivity with Social Business Media


The surge in social media use and younger people moving into positions once held by baby boomers are transforming today’s workplace, creating both challenges and opportunities for companies trying to keep employees happy and businesses healthy. This white paper looks at the benefits for employee engagement and productivity that come with social media for business use.

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Trends in E-health


E-health involves simplifying processes related to information, communication, and transactions within and between health care institutions and professionals via the use of information and telecommunications technologies. Outsourcing Center and Wipro surveyed organizations worldwide to examine current trends and approaches to e-health initiatives. Download this report now for insight into the survey findings—and the road ahead for e-health.

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Turn the Social Data Flood into Solid Marketing Decisions


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Health Care Payers' Adaptability Road Map for Health Benefit Exchanges


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is aimed at creating state-based health benefit exchanges in the US. The health benefit exchanges are expected to provide individuals and small groups access to affordable health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office predicts that by 2019, about 24 million people will have insurance through these exchanges.The health benefit exchange opportunity before health payers can transform business. Payers should leverage the opportunity calls for a close examination of regulatory requirements that help create a best-fit and faster go-to-market strategy. Find out how.

health care and social work  Adaptability Road Map for Health Benefit Exchanges The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is aimed at creating state-based health benefit exchanges in the US. The health benefit exchanges are expected to provide individuals and small groups access to affordable health insurance. The Congressional Budget Office predicts that by 2019, about 24 million people will have insurance through these exchanges.The health benefit exchange opportunity before health payers can transform business. Read More