Salesforce Health Cloud to transform the way its practitioners provide services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs

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“Healthcare providers who want to thrive in this new era of connected people and industry transformation need to move from patient records to patient relationships,” said Joshua Newman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, GM, Salesforce Healthcare and Life Sciences. “Using Health Cloud, a platform designed for personalized engagement and collaboration with patients, Easter Seals Bay Area will be able to understand and connect its patients and practitioners, and provide more effective, modern care.” In an increasingly connected world, Easter Seals Bay Area sought a more streamlined solution that would effectively manage the complex relationships between long-term clients and its network of [&hellip

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Salesforce free and trial accounts

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Salesforce for medical device startups Salesforce facilitates fast deployment, ample integration, and easy customization for your needs: Clinical Cases, CRM, leads, opportunities, sales, quotes, orders, contracts, sales and disposables forecasting, customer service, and any data that you need to track and report. If you are not familiar with salesforce.com, here is a good 3 min intro. Try salesforce for free You can get a free salesforce trial account at http://www.salesforce.com/small-business-solutions/ and/or if you are a developer, you can get a free salesforce developer account at https://developer.salesforce.com/signup If you are interested in salesforce, we can set you up with a free trial account, and customize specifically to your business and or [&hellip

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Salesforce Health Cloud: CRM beats out EMR

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Google tried and quit. Microsoft and IBM have been working on technology to run these systems, but still with an old school EMR mentality. Salesforce is betting in one advantage that they are well known for, reporting. So its not only tying information from the patient and caregivers, but it is reporting the progress of any specific treatment, doctor and or facility. And with Affordable Care Act (ACA) outcomes-based reimbursements, it will all be about reporting. Salesforce Health Cloud is a cloud-based, patient relationship management solution that builds on the strength of salesforce.com. It helps providers build stronger, 1-to-1 relationships; make smarter care decisions; [&hellip

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Salesforce.com and Agile Development

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Agile development is uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. We find these principles apply perfectly to salesforce.com development. Through this work we value: Individuals and interactions over Processes and tools Working software over Comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over Contract negotiation Responding to change over Following a plan That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. Individuals and interactions: self-organization and motivation are important, as are interactions like co-location and pair programming. Working software: working software is more useful and welcome than just [&hellip

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Salesforce.com replaces Siebel for Medical Device Company

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This organization used a number of different CRM systems including a heavily customized Siebel application. However, the company recognized the pressing need for a new CRM system. The new salesforce.com application focused on opportunity management and account management with a high level of customization to support territory, account, and medical procedure planning functionality. As a result of this engagement, the organization now has a unified sales process on a brand new CRM system (salesforce.com) designed to meet its unique needs

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Designers in startups

For a long time, a pair of co-founders consisted of an executive and an engineer. It worked for Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple, just to name a few. These companies have excellent designers today, because it’s a necessity they can’t afford to ignore. It seems like design is becoming more and more prevalent in new startups as well – Airbnb, Square, Fitbit, Tapbots, and more are pushing the envelope. Design is becoming a key differentiator for companies to acquire funding, press coverage, and clients. I think it’s time to shake things up a bit. Let’s add designers into the mix. According to The Designer Fund, [&hellip

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Work the Way You Live

Google Article We need a better way How engaged are employees today? The news isn’t great. Only 13% are engaged in their jobs, according to Gallup’s 2013 “State of the Global Workplace” survey of more than 150,000 employees.4 24% are “actively disengaged”—which Gallup defines as dissatisfied and unproductive. Gallup’s research shows that companies with high levels of employee engagement outperform those with low engagement in many different ways. Those companies enjoy 10% higher customer ratings, 21% more productivity and (the bottom line) 22% more profitability. 51% of employees say they’re dissatisfied with their enterprise IT department and 44% are dissatisfied with [&hellip

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Design Tips for Startups

1. Consider Responsive Web Design  Responsive web design is the effort of making a website display properly on any device. The beauty of this is that responsive design does not need to be code-specific to every device out there. It intelligently changes the content based on browser width. If it’s designed correctly, your user will no longer need to zoom in to find content. Responsive web design is becoming exceedingly important every day as the number of mobile and tablet users increase. It has become an natural evolution of our industry and very much a standard to adhere to. 2. [&hellip

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