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Category: Life Sciences

March 21st, 2018

Building Open Healthcare With API Management

Posted by John Reeves on March 21st, 2018
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Open healthcare’s time has arrived.

What the healthcare marketplace needs now is a way to easily provide and share products and services that enable healthcare consumers, providers, payers, and third-party services to interact with greater ease. Such an open healthcare marketplace will push the boundaries of data transparency for healthcare consumers.

This might sound to some like an impossible dream for healthcare, but API integration provides a clear path to making open healthcare a reality.

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November 7th, 2017

Dell Boomi Debuts New Connector for Salesforce Platform Events

Posted by Varun Reddy on November 7th, 2017
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At the annual Dreamforce conference this week in San Francisco, Dell Boomi introduced a new integration connector that will help organizations make the most of new Salesforce Platform Events technology for accelerating business processes.

The Boomi Salesforce Platform Events Connector is just the latest in a long and successful partnership between Boomi and Salesforce. Run on pure, cloud-native architectures, both platforms provide the benefits of low-code development and artificial intelligence to help build connected businesses.

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November 3rd, 2017

Driving Legacy Modernization: Integration Strategies for Salesforce

Posted by Shane Fisher on November 3rd, 2017
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Slalom is a leading, purpose-driven company that helps organizations use technology to address business problems and build for the future.

“Building for the future” often involves integrating with the legacy systems of the past. And the more entrenched those legacy systems are in your core business processes, the more likely you’ll need to adopt an iterative legacy modernization strategy that results in your data straddling two worlds, both legacy and the future.

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February 21st, 2017

Accenture’s Digital Life Sciences Marketplace: Latest Example of Data Integration Driving Changes in Healthcare

Posted by Erik Mitchell on February 21st, 2017

Today consulting firm Accenture announced the launch of its Intelligent Patient Service Exchange (IPSE), powered by the Dell Boomi integration platform.

Accenture’s IPSE is a digital marketplace of third-party technology solutions for life sciences companies. It’s part of the consulting firm’s Intelligent Patient Platform (IPP). Through advanced analytics, the IPP helps life science companies design, deliver, measure, and refine more precise support programs for patients.

Accenture’s IPSE marketplace is another example of how new approaches to application and data integration are transforming the healthcare and life sciences industries.

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February 13th, 2017

How Can Pharma Boost Its Digital Quotient?

Posted by Erik Mitchell on February 13th, 2017
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New research from McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm, highlights that the pharmaceutical industry lags “dramatically” behind most other industries in digital modernization.

McKinsey assessed the “digital maturity” of more than 200 companies worldwide across 18 common practices spanning four dimensions: strategy, capabilities, organization, and culture.

On a scale of 1-100, pharmaceutical companies averaged a “digital quotient” score of 27, only slightly better than the least digitally progressive industry, the public sector (local, state and national government).

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October 24th, 2014

Solving Interoperability Challenges for Healthcare and Life Sciences Organizations

Posted by Karen Diamond on October 24th, 2014

In the wake of mergers and acquisitions, as well as today’s emphasis on value-based care, healthcare and life sciences organizations need access to patient data from many disparate systems. The result? A hybrid IT environment—composed of any combination of legacy, cloud and on-premises systems.

But that’s not the only challenge healthcare and life sciences organizations face. Whether we’re talking about payers (health insurers, Medicare, pharmacy benefits management), providers (hospitals, clinics), or life sciences companies (pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, labs), these organizations must:

  • Balance tremendous cost pressures while working within and among a wide array of systems.

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September 19th, 2013

July 23rd, 2013

Speeding modernization and compliance in healthcare systems

Posted by Guy Currier on July 23rd, 2013

Chris McNabb, General Manager of Dell Boomi, was interviewed at Cloud Slam 2013 last month. He explained the significance of integration and Boomi in a healthcare market looking to cloud to help meet its new mandates for Collaborative Care, Patient Portability, clinical data, and health information and insurance exchanges.

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June 20th, 2013

Application integration at the “speed of cloud” while maintaining full data security

Posted by Guy Currier on June 20th, 2013

In the end, it’s about choice. To continue to freely choose where and how you run and deliver applications and maintain your own particular security and compliance scheme, you need an integration scheme that doesn’t require you to change your application architecture. As explained by Tom Barton, head of integration services at Novartis, at the Cloud Slam conference this week.

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May 24th, 2013

Prescription for middleware woes–as presented by Tom Barton of Novartis

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 24th, 2013

Tom Barton, Head of Integration Services and Global Enterprise Architect, presented an “End-User Case Study: Using iPaaS to Expand Integration Capabilities—Lowering Costs and Complexity Through Retirement and Consolidation.” at Gartner’s Application, Architecture, Development and Integration (AADI) conference last week in London. Here’s a quick recap.

In 2012, Tom Barton was looking for a remedy. The enterprise middleware solutions in place were not meeting the organization’s integration needs.

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