Technology

Clinical Decisions and Software
Helping Medical Teams Provide Better Care

Clinical decision support in hospitals is complex and ever-changing. Bryan Young, Senior Engineer and member of Asymmetrik’s Health Strategy Team, recently explored the role of software in helping doctors, nurses, and clinical staff make the right decisions for patient care. To understand it better, let’s dive a little deeper into Bryan’s post. Clinical Decision Support […]

June 26, 2017
UX in Healthcare Portals
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Progress in the digital healthcare experience has been frustratingly slow. There are several factors, including a general lack of organization and rigor when crafting user experience (UX). This article explores several case studies our UX Lead Kristen Davis faced involving UX-focused analyses of patient healthcare portals. Case #1: Federal Health Insurance Marketplace The first case […]

May 10, 2017
Scaling Agile Development
Adapting Your Methodology as You Grow

Holy wars are pretty common in software development. Tabs vs Spaces. Same line vs Next line. Agile vs Waterfall. Do not even get us started on the best way to carry out a c++ test or other software tests (kidding!). We have a lot of these debates in jest, at least that’s what we tell […]

April 09, 2017
Akin Recommendation Engine
Targeting Content with Behavioral Analytics

There are a lot of different types of recommendation engines out there. They range from the straightforward based on time proximity to sophisticated ones based on similarity derived from content analysis. Recently, one of our customers had a need for a behavior-based recommendation engine to support a news feed-like application. This blog provides an introduction […]

March 15, 2017