Technology

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What does COVID-19 mean for Healthcare Interoperability?
The role of information sharing during a pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted the healthcare industry into providing solutions and guidance into unchartered territory. Now more than ever, industry leaders are asking themselves how they can contribute in innovative ways to make the world a better and safer place for providers, patients, and health systems. Here, Naveen Chaudhary and Erin Gibson from […]

April 16, 2020
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Web Accessibility: the Who, What, and Why
Here’s how everyone can benefit from accessible design

This is the first post in a multi-part series about web accessibility. Here, UX Developer Kevin Schmincke discusses the benefits of accessible design and how to test user interfaces (UIs) to see how they measure up. Keep your eye out for future posts, where we’ll dive deeper into hands-on techniques. What is accessibility? People often […]

March 03, 2020
Getting Started with ngx-leaflet
Add Maps to Angular CLI Projects

Updated 2020 – Supports Angular v9 In our last post, we introduced @asymmetrik/ngx-leaflet – a compact and extensible library for integrating Leaflet maps into Angular.io applications. Now, we’ll show you how you can integrate it into your @angular/cli projects. Getting and Running this Tutorial If you just want to see a working example, you can […]

March 01, 2020
Using Twilio and Slack to make childbirth less unpredictable
Or: “How I stopped worrying and learned to love the bot”

How can expecting parents use technology to facilitate better communication? Here, an Asymmetrik Software Engineer explains how Twilio and Slack can help. My wife is nine months pregnant with our first child; the baby could come any day now.¬†While it’s an exciting time, anyone who has been in this situation knows that the last couple […]

April 01, 2019
Can You Repeat That?
Query Clarification in Voice User Interfaces

In a standard text entry search interface, understanding user intentions is hard enough. But, when users have the ability to speak their search into a Voice User Interface (VUI), getting accurate results can be even harder. As voice search becomes more prevalent in everyday life, designers and engineers are still trying to understand how to […]

March 04, 2019