For a company with a traditional website, deciding how to display it on mobile devices presents a difficult dilemma:
Option 1: Offer a clean, minimalist design that looks good on a smaller screen, but omits important company information and offers few clues where it can be found, or
Option 2: Present a wide array of navigation options, sacrificing aesthetic appeal in favor of functionality Read more >
The Affordable Care Act: if you’re a healthcare payer reading this post, then those three words are likely conjuring a mix of thoughts, both good and bad.
The good news is that a crowd of over 22-million potential customers will be storming the market, looking for a healthcare insurance provider to call their own. And more business is certainly a good thing.
The bad news? You’re entering int Read more >
I’d like to take a moment to announce Next IT’s newly refreshed brand and share few thoughts about our new look and messaging.
Next IT creates technology that’s built around people. In fact, everything we do is designed to make it simple for people to get more out of the valuable resources our clients offer, so they can complete tasks and accomplish goals with less effort.
In the ten-plus ye Read more >
When it comes to the future of healthcare in the U.S., there are two things of which we can be certain: (1) as baby-boomers age and the Affordable Care Act simultaneously gives newfound coverage access to millions, there will be an increasing demand for healthcare, and (2) there will be a substantial shortage of physicians and other healthcare providers to fulfill the demand.
Healthcare insurer Read more >
As a kid I was taught that you get what you pay for. This concept seems simple and most people can get their arms around it. We were often taught that spending a little more money to buy the better product will pay off in the long run.
In the software world, this concept has become easy to say but often hard to prove. There are many software companies who have over-promised and under-deliver Read more >
Speech recognition has made significant progress over the past decade, so much so that its transcription capabilities are now surpassing those of humans transcribing audio. This advancement is a key component for the next generation of mobile interactions, where your voice will be the interface with your device. Although speech recognition is cool, it is only one of three critical components that Read more >
The idea behind insurance exchanges is simple. They’re supposed to help the uninsured find health coverage, and every state has received a mandate from the federal government to either build one out by January 2014 or get federal assistance in doing so.
I have personally gone through several of the states’ plans for building out their insurance exchange, and here’s what I’ve found:
The first Read more >