Genetic diseases are caused by faulty DNA (i.e. mutations). They can be single or multigene disorders. At present, over 4000 single gene disorders are known. Gene’s role is being deciphered to more and more diseases. Some of the well-known genetic diseases are diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease. According to American Cancer Society, in the US alone, a total of 1,658,370 new cancer cases and 589,430 deaths from cancer (a multifactorial disease including genetic[...]
This past summer I worked for two weeks with the creative design department in Deerwalk’s office in Sifal. During my time there, I imbibed the work atmosphere which was energetic with morning stand-up meetings, brightly painted offices and casually dressed workers consulting across departments.
A long time had passed since the members of Corporate Activity Club (CAC) of Deerwalk Services had planned for organizing a blood donation program in the premises of Deerwalk and, this year, we were finally able to realize this dream in co-ordination with Social Services Club (SSC) of Deerwalk Institute of Technology (DWIT) and Nepal Red Cross Society. The event was sponsored by Deerwalk Social Welfare Network (DWSN).
Our customers can enjoy the benefits of true Big Data Technology with Deerwalk's Reporting and Analytics platform, Makalu. It allows users to select a section of any population and produce analytics for that selection on the fly. The population can be selected using one or more of the following criteria:
Population health management is needed today if employers, health plans or ACOs want to manage rising healthcare costs by keeping members healthy. Healthcare managers need to pay different levels and types of attention to different groups of people inside the populations they manage. Once people are put into different groups based on the kind of care they need (wellness management, chronic disease management, acute care, etc.), the members in each group need to be managed in such a way that[...]
For the last couple of years our team have been working very hard to prepare a complete solution set for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). We now have the pieces together to provide end-to-end solutions to ACOs. As we all know, ACOs need to digest information from discrete sources like EMRs, Lab, Hospital systems, Claims systems, PBMs and so on. They have to meet quality as well as financial targets to remain competitive. They can't do so if they do not have the operation tools to[...]
The saying "Healthy living leads to healthy thinking" is clichéd but should not be ignored. One con of working in most IT companies that employees have to sit down in front of a computer for prolonged periods of time leading to serious health problems in the long run.
It was a normal evening in June when I was asked to visit Mr. Rudra Pandey in Lexington, Massachusetts. Upon arrival, I was greeted by several people like Aayush Dhamala, and was asked many questions involving my school, my life, and interests in the future. After our long conversation, Mr. Pandey finally offered me a five-week summer internship position at his software development company, Deerwalk Services. I gladly accepted but then was told that this job would be in Nepal. Many thoughts[...]
I had an enjoyable and educational internship at Deerwalk Services. My four weeks here have been a truly enriching learning experience and below, I will briefly describe my internship experience.