The Evolution of Life-Saving Data in Healthcare
The time of paper medical charts is long gone.
Innovative technology solutions aid patients, practitioners, and the population at large. Digital healthcare products are improving nearly every aspect of medicine.
Whether it’s an Rx adherence application encouraging a patient to track their vitals at home, an AI-powered solution that makes surgical procedures safer, or a telemedicine product that connects patients and providers, custom healthcare software development is unquestionably the way to go to increase the quality of care and leading to better healthcare outcomes.
Today, the technology for gaining holistic insight into patient health is here, helping us craft the next generation of intelligent healthcare solutions.
Connected healthcare devices are one of the fastest-growing sectors of the IoT market. They can be used for monitoring vitals such as heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, glucose levels, and more. This makes it possible to easily cross-check results with patient records or even alert physicians when needed. Chronic conditions can be monitored as patients go about their daily lives, reducing the need for hospital visits and providing more frequent, comprehensive health data.
The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) also includes large non-wearable connected devices, such as portable scanners, beds, monitors, and gurneys, which allow hospitals to manage their inventory more efficiently.
If there is anything abundant in healthcare, it is data. Computers can process a vast amount of data in minimal time with impeccable accuracy. They identify patterns, find even the smallest abnormalities, enhance disease diagnoses, and offer personalized treatment plans.
Machine learning can be used for developing customized drugs based on an individual’s DNA, providing new options for cures.
AI is very useful at the population level as well, helping to identify and mitigate potential disease outbreaks and troubling trends.
Patient populations are growing and so is the pressure on medical professionals. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that there will be a shortage of 130,000 physicians and 260,000 registered nurses by 2025.
Digital solutions in healthcare can reduce the administrative burden on staff, freeing up time for patient care. Healthcare portals serve as a triage system of sorts, allowing patients to schedule appointments, complete requisite forms, and manage insurance and billing, without having to step foot in a waiting room. When a patient arrives at the hospital, the care process is streamlined and more efficient.
Telemedicine solutions save time, money, and resources and can ultimately improve healthcare outcomes. Besides the simplest application of allowing remote check-ups, HIPAA-compliant video-conferencing solutions enable communication between primary care physicians, infectious disease experts, and other specialists. The California Telehealth Resource Center has found that telehealth support to intensive care units reduced mortality rates by 15 to 30 percent because medical specialists were able to virtually consult patients in remote and underserved areas.
People are becoming more mindful of health, and they are eager to monitor their well-being with technology. Mobile phones, watches, and other wearable devices track activities like sleep, exertion and calorie intake, helping individuals lead healthier lifestyles.
Wellness apps provide options for mental health, making practices such as meditation and mindfulness easier and more approachable. The wellness app market exploded during the pandemic and still continues to grow with the number of downloads exceeding 1 billion by the end of 2021.
Preventive digital care fosters a healthier population, and contributes to the sustainability of the overall healthcare system.
Supporting medical professionals, empowering end-users, improving outcomes for everybody.
An engaging tracking app for heart-failure patients and their care providers.
We developed a comprehensive UX strategy for a product that helps reduce hospital-acquired injuries.
A mobile app that can identify prosthetic implants with up to 99% certainty.
A reliable and safe medical platform for analyzing blood biomarkers at home.
We hold the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certificate for information security and are able to ensure high security standards for clients dealing with sensitive data. We also provide options for regular checks and security measures against cyber threats.
Every digital solution we build is unique and tailored to the specific needs of patients and care providers. We test extensively and make sure that the products we build deliver value and serve their intended purpose.
With the abundance of healthcare software already on the market it’s not always simple to achieve seamless integration between apps and platforms. We find solutions to make all software work together in harmony.
Our products are aligned with relevant industry requirements, including HIPAA, HL7, GMP, DICOM, FDA, and GDPR. We build within the given framework, adapt to a wider context, and always put user security first.
We take great care in creating digital user experiences that are intuitive and user friendly. Usability is a vital component of all the products we build. This is especially important when it comes to health-focused apps, services and systems.
Every day, for 10 years, we’re trusted by large companies and brands to design and develop their digital experiences.
We have over a decade of experience in building and scaling digital health solutions. If you want to discuss a new business idea or opportunities in healthcare technology, let’s start a conversation.
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