Enterprise mobility in healthcare to ensure superior care

If there is one sector that can hugely benefit from enterprise mobility, it is humanity! Healthcare, the mother of all services, can be vastly improvised with the implementation of enterprise mobility solutions. What good is a technology that cannot improve living and health conditions? Mobile enabling technology, at a fairly nominal cost to the enterprise, empowers the patients, whether they are temporarily sedentary, incapacitated or physically challenged, to continue to live a life of freedom by going mobile.

The seemingly petite mobile device packs a lot of power within. The device can be put to best use in most healthcare scenarios. While patients can get a host of stuff done at the touch of a button, the providers and associated community is not left behind either. They have joined the bandwagon and embraced mobility in all fervor. Enterprises in the healthcare sector such as the provider organizations, health insurance organizations and the associated services enterprises can all reap the benefits of mobile enabling technology.

Mobility for Healthcare

Patients can access their health related information such as prescription details, test results, lab results, diagnostic reports and any communication from their doctors, from their mobile devices from anywhere, anytime. No more waiting at the doctor’s office. Appointment scheduling can be limited to physical checkups, tests and such other activities that require the patient in person. What more, the patients can provide information to new providers almost instantly, check health info during travel, and keep info on allergies, visits, medications, procedures, problems, test results, immunization, clinical reports and such other critical information handy. Mobility also allows patient education by providing them with the required knowledge of preventive care and other details regarding their medical condition.

Mobility empowers the providers as well in a multitude of ways. They can view patient information, lab results, diagnostic images and medical history from anywhere, anytime. This also allows them to remote monitor and consults the patients, order prescriptions, complete dictations and consult other providers or specialists and immediately start intervention. This saves valuable time and can save tens of thousands of lives due to timely care delivery.

The administrative aspects of healthcare can also be handled smoothly with the use of mobile enabling technology. Insurance information exchange, remote monitoring, transmission of critical data, and patient visits can all be carried out with superior efficiency which is sure to bring about a drastic change in the provision of healthcare services and allow such services to have a better impact on the patients’ health and overall wellbeing.

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How Mobility can Foster Innovation

While enterprise mobility is one buzzword of this decade, innovation management is another. What if the two are combined? Mobility can foster growth in innovation and support innovation in multiple ways.

Traditionally innovations have been considered as accidental discoveries. But the modern companies refuse to believe so and are putting in place innovations team comprising of innovation manager and staff. Fresh ideas, fresh ways of doing things and fresh perspectives benefit enterprises enormously, some can even be a turning point for an enterprise.

Encouraging innovation is one of many ways to welcome change and mobility can bring about speed and precision to innovation.

Quick access to data

By mobile-enabling enterprise functionalities, important data can be accessed easily from anywhere, anytime. Innovative ideas are like electric sparks that can create a blast only if the fuel is available at the exact moment. Quick information gathering, keeping data handy and a detailed knowledge of the possible gaps in implementation, helps innovations officers to quickly access supporting data, connect the dots and discover new areas, new consumers, new channels and new methods. This process is reliably supported by enterprise mobility.

Information management and feasibility analysis

Managing and handling innovation needs discipline and commitment. While ideas can emerge from anywhere, excellent ideas can get ignored as well. It is important to manage new ideas, deeply analyze the pros and cons, analyze supporting data, brainstorm and come to a conclusion on the appropriateness of implementing an innovative idea. Mobility allows the staff to document such ideas on the go, brainstorm effectively, and document their thoughts as and when they occur. This quick and efficient collaboration not only saves time and resources, it also fosters creativity and interest which in turn foster innovation.

Idea translation into profits

With great ideas comes great responsibility to translate it ‘effectively’ into profits! Appropriate implementation is the key. When to implement, where and how? are some of the questions that need thorough analysis. Is an idea too early for the market, does it need phased implementation, does it need tweaking, what if it backfires, what are the challenges? Mobility allows the staff to access and document information quickly. Real-time effect of the idea can be observed. Simulations can be carried out and various analysis reports can be accessed at the tip of your fingers; quick projections can be carried out. All these help one understand the impact of a new idea implementation and allow the CIO to decide if the idea is worth pursuing. Any losses can be contained with efficient use of mobility by the staff.

While a great innovation is necessary, it is of no use if it cannot be translated into profits with better data management, speed to market, feasible and superior implementation, post implementation analysis and efficient follow through. Mobility allows an enterprise to achieve just that and is very apt in today’s business ecosystem.

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Enterprise and Mobility Solutions for Clinical Research Organizations

If there is one area that technology can affect deeply, it is in improving human health conditions. The fast paced technological advancements in the area of healthcare, and life science is sure to leave its mark on the mankind for centuries to come. Rapid innovation in life sciences has not only found new cures for a host of diseases, but also increases longevity and overall wellbeing. Clinical research is being given a heavy boost due to the stupendous implications that even a single breakthrough can have. However this sector is not devoid of challenges related to implementation, management, data collection, analysis and reporting. Cost factor is always on the high with clinical research.

Technology can be effectively used in this sector to improve the administrative, clinical and reporting functionalities and to reduce the time and cost implications. Enterprise solutions and mobile solutions that are aimed at improved data recording and management, improved clinical data collection, consolidation, restructuring, querying, analysis and reporting is the need of the hour. This will not only reduce the overall time taken in carrying out this entire gamut of activities, but also drastically reduce the cost involved in carrying out the entire activity.

There is a great need for sophisticated solutions in HMS, PHR, HER; solutions that allow for quick and easy, ongoing compliance with the stringent regulatory requirements, and solutions that allow for better co-ordination with all the stakeholders in clinical research, trial and clinical data management. Extracting relevant data is important, what is even more important is extracting relevant data at the right time. This can be done with innovative tools and services that are designed to manage big data. Appropriate use of such tools, products and services can greatly enhance the speed of research, trial and approval process, not to mention the speed to market the new discovery. The cost and time saving is enormous and such savings can in turn be used for further clinical research and data management.

A wide variety of enterprise and mobile solutions that accelerate clinical data recording and management are available. Many solutions can be customized or custom developed to suit specific needs of clinical research organizations. These solutions are fairly cost effective when compared with traditional software solutions that took away a great chunk of the enterprise budget. What more? These solutions can be implemented in a phased manner without denting the budgetary constraints of the organization. It is only prudent for clinical research organizations to use such innovative products and services to contain the resources and costs allotted for clinical research and data management and there by enhance profitability.

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