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Interoperability Part 3: Advancing Beyond Connectivity in the Digital Age

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of two final rules to promote safe, secure access to patient health data. These rules implement key provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. Specifically, they give individuals greater control over their healthcare data, promote the use of smartphone applications, and […]
Data and Technology

Our CEO’s Letter to Employees

Last week, Cognosante Founder and CEO, Michele Kang shared thoughtful words with the employee community about the “senseless deaths” that have sparked awareness and activism in our country and around the world. Read the full statement below. As I watched the shocking videos of brutality and injustice in horror and anguish over the weekend, I […]

Interoperability Part 2: Data Sharing to Improve Patient Experience

Achieving a fully interoperable healthcare system requires solving complex data challenges. As a founding member of the Da Vinci Project, Cognosante works with industry partners to build the foundation for smooth and safe movement of patient data throughout the healthcare system.   Currently, the Da Vinci Project team is working to enable prior authorization review and approval in […]
Data and Technology, Federal health programs, State health and human services

Interoperability Part 1: Addressing Complex Data Challenges Across the Healthcare System

One of the most complex data challenges in healthcare is interoperability. Data standards can improve the way we experience healthcare, but that means taking numerous stakeholders, multiple data standards, and transmission of large amounts of clinical and administrative data into consideration.  During these emergent times of COVID-19 pandemic management, it’s critical to ensure data moves […]
Data and Technology, Federal health programs, Military and Veterans' health, State health and human services

Veterans Day Recap

On November 8th, 2019, Cognosante’s Falls Church office celebrated Veterans Day by honoring those who have and continue to serve our country. Thanks to a few Veterans of our own, we hosted a military show-and-tell, displaying equipment, uniforms, and other keepsakes common to service members. Chris Valdez, Veteran Recruiting Liaison, explained how each item functions and […]

Take Charge of Your Wellness Over the Holidays

  Paying attention to diet, exercise & finances Keep up your healthy habits. Does your holiday season include eggnog lattes, party hopping and Black Friday shopping? Don’t let the extra fun wreak havoc on your diet, fitness, and finances. Here are some tips to keep you on track: Take Charge of Your Diet Focus on […]