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In My Opinion: Cross-functional collaboration with Giselle Martinez

The fact that the letters IMO don’t just stand for Intelligent Medical Objects isn’t lost on this healthcare data enablement company. Indeed, we believe it’s high time IMO embraced our text-slang status and we’re doing just that with In My Opinion, an Ideas series featuring Q&As with IMO employees. The software engineering department’s summer intern, Giselle Martinez, takes the August spotlight.

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What’s in a variant? Clinical documentation, epidemiology, and genomic sequencing

As concern around the delta variant – among other mutations – of the SARS-CoV-2 virus grows, it’s critical that we take advantage of all the resources at our disposal to help combat the pandemic. A key tool in our toolbox? Harnessing the power of genomic sequencing. In part one of this four-part blog series, we’re explaining the value of sequencing with respect to emerging variants.

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When all the operating rooms aren’t a stage

When surgical schedulers don’t have the right clinical terminologies built into their EHR workflows, small inefficiencies – like case delays or preference card errors – quickly add up. And they’re not just frustrating in the operating room, they also wreak havoc on optimal financial return.

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Labs 101: A challenge for interoperability in healthcare

Most of us know that interoperability in healthcare is a challenge, but sharing one specific type of healthcare information – clinical laboratory data – is particularly difficult. For more on why this type of clinical documentation can turn into such a headache, check out the blog below.

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In My Opinion: Growing as a communicator with Kailee Lara

The fact that the letters IMO don’t just stand for Intelligent Medical Objects isn’t lost on this healthcare data enablement company. Indeed, we believe it’s high time IMO embraced our text-slang status and we’re doing just that with In My Opinion, an Ideas series featuring Q&As with IMO employees. The Client Services department’s Kailee Lara takes the July spotlight.

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Caution ahead: The ongoing challenge of vaccinating the most vulnerable

For unvaccinated individuals – who make up over half the country – a return to normal may be one of the most unsafe times of the pandemic. What’s more, it’s challenging to know who exactly is at the highest risk for getting the virus or being hospitalized once ill. That’s why value sets continue to be an important tool in the fight against COVID-19.

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