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The Pitfalls of PowerPoint
Lessons from the Columbia Disaster

PowerPoint and presentations usually go hand in hand. But, is PowerPoint always the best way to communicate a message? In this post, UX Designer Libby Duryee dives into the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster to illustrate why PowerPoint should be used with care. A Piece of Foam In 2003, as the Columbia Space Shuttle launched, a […]

November 12, 2018
CHC 2018 Recap
Apps and BBQ in Kansas City

This month, The A-Team headed to Kansas City for the Cerner Healthcare Conference (CHC 2018). Not only did we get to see firsthand where the healthcare industry is going with FHIR-based applications, we got to try Kansas City’s famous BBQ. The verdict on the burnt ends at Jack Stack Barbeque? Two thumbs up! Cerner Code […]

October 29, 2018
FHIR DevDays Recap
Plus, Lobster Rolls in Boston!

Our team had a blast at HL7 FHIR DevDays! Not only was the conference insightful and collaborative, it was held in Boston – home of seriously tasty lobster rolls. If you weren’t able to make it to the sold-out conference, don’t worry. You can listen to Episode 2 of Asymmetrik’s Healthcare podcast, where we recap […]

August 01, 2018
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Tech vs. the Opioid Crisis
How Connecting Systems Can Help

More than 3,000 Americans die every month from an opioid overdose. This urgent epidemic impacts not only public health across the nation, but social and economic welfare as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that prescription drug misuse costs the United States over $78 billion per year for treatment, law enforcement […]

May 14, 2018
Integrating Leaflet Plugins with ngx-leaflet
A Step-by-Step Guide

One of the awesome things about Leaflet is that it is extensible and customizable. There are hundreds of plugins that add custom layers, controls, and utilities. This is a large part of why Leaflet is so popular and why we built ngx-leaflet. We get a lot of questions about Leaflet plugin integration on Github and […]

March 01, 2018