PokitDok Security Update: SSL Protocol Upgrade Notice

By PokitDok Team,


Protection of our customers' data is of the utmost importance at PokitDok. To ensure our high security standards are met, we constantly iterate, making regular improvements and retiring older encryption protocols. To align with these best practices and exist in accordance with updated compliance requirements from the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), PokitDok will  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev

PokitDok Certified by Microsoft and Enters Azure Marketplace

By PokitDok Team,


    “...With healthcare undergoing a fundamental transition, through PokitDok, we are bringing the best of healthcare IT to our developer community.”- Neil Jordan, General Manager of Worldwide Health, Microsoft That’s what Neil Jordan, General Manager of Worldwide Health, Microsoft had to say in the announcement we issued today about PokitDok’s induction into the Microsoft Azure  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Dev

PokitDok Announces the Release of Pharmacy APIs

By Nicole Fletcher,


  Looking up pharmacy benefits is difficult. When the time comes to write a prescription, doctors have no way of knowing what medications are covered under a member's insurance policy - and patients have no idea if a scrip will be covered until they're through the pharmacy checkout line. While strides toward transparency have been  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Dev, Pharmacy

Interoperability - How it functions in our healthcare system

By Raymun Kohli,


What does interoperability mean and what role does it play in modern healthcare? HiMMS, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, defines interoperability as "the ability of different information technology systems and software applications to communicate, exchange data, and use the information that has been exchanged."* This exchanged data can be shared across different healthcare systems and services  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev, Security

PokitDok Awarded CAQH CORE Endorser Seal, Demonstrates Commitment to Simplifying Insurance Verification

By PokitDok Team,


We are proud and excited to announce that PokitDok has been awarded a CAQH® Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE®) PHASE II Endorser Seal, showing our commitment to advancing the business of health via our commitment to streamlined electronic healthcare administrative data exchange. PokitDok applied for CORE Endorser status because it supports CORE’s  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev

HiMSS 2016: A PokitRecap

By PokitDok Team,


From PokitColored lights, technical deep dives, and a shiny new booth, to several hundred amazing conversations, countless demos, and of course, squirrels with lasers* (a real-time representation of the PokitDok API calls taking place nationwide), HiMSS 2016 was a total success for the PokitDok Team. We proudly showcased a number of demos including: real-time eligibility,  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev, Enterprise, Health Innovation

How to Get the Most out of your Health Insurance Benefits in 2016

By PokitDok Team,


Controversial as the Affordable Care Act has been, it has helped turn millions of Americans into smart healthcare shoppers. Nearly 90% of Americans have health insurance, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, with high-deductible plans being the fastest-growing category of coverage. That means a significant part of the country is looking to maximize the benefits  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Dev, Healthcare consumerism

Three Big Ideas Shaping the Future of Health Informatics

By PokitDok Team,


Long relegated to the back office, health informatics has assumed a new role at the forefront of American healthcare. Hallelujah. Data, record-sharing and having systems that can actually talk to one another, #interoperability, are the keys to unlocking healthcare data and redefining the future of healthcare. Dr. William Hersh, a professor of health informatics at  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Dev

20 of America’s Best Healthcare Informatics Researchers, Professors and Minds

By PokitDok Team,


  Health informatics, a fast-growing field which focuses on using information technology to improve healthcare delivery, has countless professional opportunities for the future. From data scientists and out of the box thinking software engineers, to informatics researchers and professors, the future of the wide world of health is an exciting new land of opportunity. The  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev, Health Innovation

On Full Metal Health - Titan Load Statistics

By John Riney,


It's Tuesday again, and that means another tech post over at Full Metal Heath, PokitDok's technical blog. This week's entry is a followup from last week's post about the domain-specific language we built to query our graph of health information. Today, the data science team gathers some performance metrics around persisting data into our graph.  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev, Enterprise