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5 Ways to Let Patients View their Health Records

As more and more physicians enter patient information, notes and test results into electronic health records (EHRs), patients have the potential to receive more coordinated care and easier access to their health information. As a company that develops and integrates health-related applications, we’re always on the lookout for great patient enablement and engagement tools. Here are five systems that health providers can use to let their patients to securely view their health records.

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Top 5 HIPAA-Compliant Application Hosting and Service Providers

If your application stores personal health information (PHI) and is subject to HIPAA regulations, hosting it on a HIPAA-compliant platform is not enough: You also need to comply with a large number of technical and procedural requirements, like handling authentication securely, enforcing secure access, and keeping proper audit logs. These web hosts provide tools and services – on top of their hosting – to make it easier for you to achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance.

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Building a Low-Code Application? When You Might Need Some Help

If you’re like me, you love to try to solve your own problems. You know, fixing that broken railing on your back porch or making a little change to your website’s stylesheet. If you’re talented and a little lucky you can handle the little surprises that inevitably arise when you try to do things on your own. But sometimes you eventually have to raise the white flag and make that dreaded call to the “professionals”.

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When to Use a Low-code or No-code Application Development Platform

You may have heard of some of the “low-code” or “no-code” application development platforms on the market. These systems enable companies to rapidly develop rich, database-enabled applications without writing much code – or in some cases without any code at all. This may sound too good to be true; after all, software engineering tends to be time-consuming and expensive. What can these platforms do, and what are they truly good for?

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The Software Dilemma: Why → Who → What → How

We often get requests from folks to “build me…” and a document with a list of features and a request that we use “Vue with a restful JSON API on a Laravel platform….”. From a short-term revenue perspective this is great; if they have budget we can build almost anything and the software will be […]

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5 Critical Steps to Avoid API Integration Failure

API integration projects can be risky (and stressful), but they are a necessary evil if you want your web app to integrate seamlessly with other tools and services. Recently we discussed how web developers and their clients can keep API projects on track, but today we want to share some of the things developers and clients can do before beginning an API integration project to ensure its ultimate success.

Bottom line: If you need to integrate with an API, do the following five things at the beginning of your project and it will be less likely to fail later on.

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