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The Carenet Extended Team

Posted by Sushanta Pokharel on May 07, 2013

Throughout my career I have been a part of different IT offshore businesses at different levels and I have found the field to be very challenging. Challenging because of the immaturity of the IT field, geographical separation and cultural differences rather than the novelty of the model itself.

Genomics at Deerwalk

Posted by Narendra Maden on January 21, 2013

Deerwalk Genomics team has been working on human genome variation science and primarily works on extraction (i.e. curation) of gene variations (mutations) and their overall information from biomedical literature, interpretation of mutations' significance, and integration of them into the database. This work is required for various clinical and research purposes. On clinical grounds, the information is used to make decisions about diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of patients suffering[...]

Deerwalk Canteen Management System

Posted by Manish Man Singh on December 24, 2012

Deerwalk was established with a handful of employees in 2009 and it currently has more than 150 employees in its Kathmandu office. For the benefit of staff, a subsidized canteen was started in October 2011. During the initial days, employees would line up at the canteen, go through the menu displayed on a board, write their orders down in a register and wait for food to be served. At the end of each month, accounting was done manually for each employee. During the times when the number of[...]

Yala - Calculators and Trackers

Posted by Naresh Maharjan on November 29, 2012

Yala is an innovative member portal that provides a variety of tools and resources for individuals to actively participate in the management of their own health. Two Yala features, calculators and trackers, provide interactive tools to help you recognize health risks and track your progress toward better health.

This is part 2 of a two part article on how Utilization Management (UM) works in Everest. (You can read part 1 here.) Part 2 covers inner workings of the UM module.

Utilization Management in Everest - Part 1

Posted by Shrijana Tandukar on September 28, 2012

This is part 1 of a two part article on how Utilization Management works in Everest. Part 1 covers introduction to the module. The role of coordinated care is emerging as a major component of US healthcare delivery models, not only as a means of improving quality of care but also for controlling healthcare costs. Our Everest product is designed to support all aspects of the care coordination process, of which Utilization Management (UM) is a key strategy. During the course of the[...]

Groovy vs Java

Posted by Sawan Vaidya on August 16, 2012

[Authored by Sawan Vaidya and Minesh Maharjan.]

Inpatient Claims Explored

Posted by Ashay Thakur on July 31, 2012

Identifying inpatient claims in healthcare data is centerpiece to most Healthcare data analysis. Inpatient claims is one of the more expensive claims over all claim groups. Therefore, identification of Inpatient claims in claims data is vital. Unfortunately, there is no standard algorithm out there to identify Inpatient admission claims. They are rarely alluded to as such in the data in a direct manner. We, at Deerwalk, have worked out logics to define how we go about performing in-patient[...]

Designing Hadoop/HBase Based Solutions

Posted by Lekhnath Bhusal on June 29, 2012

In this blog post, I discuss a (very) high level process for designing a Hadoop & HBase based system. Since SQL based solutions are what people are most familiar with, I will start out discussing how things would be designed in a relational manner and then talk about how the NOSQL solution differs from this. This seems to be the norm when discussing NOSQL solutions.

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Posted by Prasanna Pandey on April 10, 2012

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