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Trusting is difficult, but it is an integral part of life. Yet different activities require different levels of trust. You may easily buy something on Amazon relying on user reviews only but taking care of your health is a whole different level of reliance.

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    Two years ago, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), an organization created to serve the professional development needs of CIOs working in the healthcare industry, launched a challenge in the healthcare tech space. The goal was to find new and innovative ways to integrate a National Patient ID system into healthcare technology and effectively address patient identity resolution. 

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  • The Importance Of A Software Development Partner For SMEs

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  • The Relevance Of Middleware In Digital Health

    Middleware has long been an asset in healthcare IT. Its continued impact has the opportunity to change the future of healthcare. Many consider middleware to be the "glue" that allows different software programs to work together, enabling interoperability. Middleware helps users solve the challenges of heterogeneity and distribution, sitting above operating systems and networking software but below specific applications. 

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