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Technology trends for 2020 from Microsoft Ignite

Highlights from Microsoft’s Most Comprehensive Annual Conference The 2019 Microsoft Ignite Conference continues to be the launchpad for many of Microsoft’s next generation of products, features, and ideas – and there were a lot of them. To help make sense of it all, two leading Microsoft experts from Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, National Technology and Innovation Leader, Paul Twigg and National Solutions Architect Nilesh Nadkarni, take you through an informative 30-minute webinar, examining [...]

December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Microsoft Solutions|Tags: |

Better Prenatal Care from Better Data

 Sierra’s Clinical Integration for Prenatal Health Maternity wards host, arguably, some of the most memorable moments of people’s lives. At Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, our Health Practice has helped bring the latest technologies to Canadian pre- and post-natal care centers with the clinical information that makes a difference.  All modern hospitals run on data, and our integrations are woven into clinical workflow experience so that health teams have the data they need quickly [...]

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Health Industry|Tags: , |

Bringing Technology to Infant Feeding

“Milk management” isn’t a phrase that most people associate with critical care, but here at the Health Practice in Sierra Systems, an NTT DATA Company, it's an important part of the overall health system. For decades, we have helped hospitals, departments and care units focus on the specific demands of their health workflow. Our teams have brought in new technologies that improve care and are flexible enough to support the massive range of health services [...]

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Health Industry|Tags: , |

How Sierra Systems is Supporting First Responders in Health

Protecting first responders in the field is paramount. We know they go through a lot and keeping them well is in the public’s interest, the first responders’ interest, and the employer’s interest.  How Can Sierra Systems Help? Sierra Systems is investing in developing a predictive analytic computer solution, SMART EIS for Officer Wellness to highlight those at most risk of PTSD early, allowing timely follow-up before things get worse. We have a background working with [...]

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Health Industry|Tags: , , |

Leading Practices for PHI

Health Information Management Leading Practices for Non-Traditional Care Models  The management of personal health information (PHI) is a requirement by any organization that creates or collects it to maintain the privacy of the individual it belongs to and to protect the health information from unauthorized access or use.   Data-driven healthcare has not changed the fundamental spirit of the original Hippocratic Oath; The current Code of Ethics for the Canadian Medical Association is as firm on [...]

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Health Industry|Tags: , |

Digital Health Week 2019

Welcome to Canada's Digital Health Week 2019 with Michelle O'Keefe As Sierra Systems’ Health Industry Lead, I’m proud of our rich history in helping to create the digital health landscape in Canada. When people ask me, “What has Sierra Systems done in Healthcare?”, it could be easier to respond with a shortlist of what we haven’t done. To celebrate Digital Health Week, we will be sharing some of our stories with you and sharing our [...]

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Best Practices, Health Industry|Tags: , , |

Cloud-native Apps: Developing applications the new way

Entering the next phase of application development, we should be reminded that IT is not a race, but a step-by-step shift to higher efficiencies. Higher returns on cost, scalability, storage, and speed are the bedrock of IT advancement. Cloud-native technologies’ difference is the accelerating feedback loop of its infrastructure, development tools, methodologies and architecture. Containers, have pushed hardware even further into the background. Lightweight packaging of every needed dependency lets any app run the same [...]

How To Enable Improved Collaboration & Meetings with Microsoft Teams

Learn how Microsoft Teams can empower teamwork in your workplace Microsoft 365’s highly integrated solution meets the needs of today’s team-oriented work environment. With chat, files, meetings, voice, apps, and social, all backed by Microsoft’s enterprise-grade security and reliability, it provides employees with the tools they need to collaborate any time, any place, and on any device. Topics include: How to communicate and collaborate more effectively with higher performing teams How to elevate employee engagement [...]

September 26th, 2019|Categories: Microsoft Solutions|Tags: , , , , |

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