Recently the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled new certification and meaningful use requirements for electronic health records (EHRs), including safety-enhanced design requirements. According to these requirements, EHR vendors must include evidence of user-centered design and user test results in their certification submission, a potentially significant amount of work.
Though providers are not required to follow the Stage 2 requirements until 2014, vendors should take steps now to position their products for success and comply with these new guidelines. Here's a summary of what's involved, with excerpts from the official documentation.
Macadamian employees share a set of core values: be intentional, learning, passion, celebrate, trust, and be nutty. In this video Macadamian employees talk about the work culture including the core values and why they enjoy working at Macadamian.
Macadamian's Dan Rivera presenting at BlackBerry Jam Europe 2013. Session name, One Design, One Implementation, One Build. To acess all session clips, visit our YouTube channel by clicking HERE
WebRTC generated an impressive amount of buzz at this year's Mobile World Congress, with Ericsson, Mozilla and AT&T demoing their WebRTC proof of concepts. What is all the excitement all about ? WebRTC offers the ability to transform the nature of how we communicate through the integration of real-time communications (voice, video, and text) into web applications without requiring plug-ins. WebRTC is a game changer, and it's no wonder that industry analysts are predicting that 1.5 billion devices will be using WebRTC by the end of 2014. But, as with any cutting-edge technology in the early stages, there are gaps.
At Macadamian, we've been buzzing about WebRTC since a world-leading telecom company asked us to help them integrate it with their Unified Communication system (PSTN, Cell network, and SIP phones.While WebRTC is very exciting, the framework is still in development, and there are some barriers that need to be addressed in order to integrate WebRTC in your web application.
Here are a list of the top five challenges we have run into to date, and some tips and tricks to solve them.
In this exclusive audio podcast Macadamian's director of engineering, Tony Hooper, and director of user experience design, Jennifer Fraser, speak to the realities of creating apps for today's fragmented mobile market.
They outline three core challenges everyone encounters creating mobile apps and offer practical design tips and technical advice.
In less than 10 min. you'll get insights to help you:
- adapt apps to fit multiple mobile ecosystems;
- deliver a consistent brand identity and customer experience;
- handle HTML5, responsive design and gestures for mobile.