PHP serialization/unserialization in Laravel using Accessors & Mutators

It is a very common use case to store/retrieve array type data to/from the database by using PHP’s serialize/unserialize function. When this data is coming back and forth from JSON format, this 2 functions quickly do the conversion from array to database storable string format and vice versa. In plain PHP code, to get the string just …

EMR/EHR on top of HL7 FHIR Server – Is it possible?

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR, pronounced as fire) is a standard data format and elements that are suitable for exchange of healthcare data in and across the healthcare organizations developed and maintained by Health Level 7 (HL7). It will definitely solve one of the main problems and challenges of healthcare IT systems – “Interoperability”. Electronic Health …

Ideal Physician’s Office Decoration

Establishing a successful practice in today’s healthcare market is a great challenge. To survive, you need to create best possible office setting for you and your patients. So what should be the best possible environment? Waiting room Patients will form their first impression of your office when they enter the waiting room. The current design …