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Healthcare Industry Software Development

Software in the healthcare industry often combines functionalities from MedTech, EdTech, InsurTech and more. From patient records to disease prediction, there are plenty of opportunities for digital products and services in healthcare.

Software opportunities for Healthcare providers

Analysis

Analyze large amounts of data with secure, blazingly fast systems.

Less admin work

Automate repeatable administrative tasks.

Disruption

The future of healthcare is in your hands, so what will you disrupt?

Healthcare is in need of large-scale innovation

Our population is growing, and limited access to healthcare is an issue that’s endlessly plaguing our planet. But it’s far from the only issue that the healthcare industry has to tackle. Even in developed countries, there’s often so much paperwork that the actual care is the last thing you do when you go to the doctor. Compared to extremely high standards of customer satisfaction in other industries, healthcare often feels outdated. As societies become smarter and life becomes automated in all other areas, in some aspects healthcare is lagging behind other industries.

You don’t need to build Bayesian networks for disease diagnosis to drive innovation in healthcare. There are plenty of areas that need better, cheaper, faster, reliable technology. Patient record management, test result sharing, disrupting informational silos to provide comprehensive, cross-provider care for patients — these may seem like relatively simple solutions, but they’re difficult to implement in healthcare due to challenges like stringent medical data protection.

How can we help?

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Discovery workshop

Validate your idea from a technological and business perspective with our experts.

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UI/UX design

Our talented designers can make any interface beautiful and usable.

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Web development

Experienced developers will craft any web application you need.

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Mobile development

Our mobile development experts build apps that are lovely, fast, and secure.

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Custom development

Tailor-fit software combining bleeding-edge tech and your existing infrastructure.

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Tech consulting

We can help you choose the optimal technology to build your product.

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Quality assurance

Extensive testing will ensure that your software is operation-ready.

FastAuth: HIPAA-Compliant Automation

FastAuth is on a mission to automate, among other things, the administrative work involved in admitting patients at physician offices. This makes healthcare services more accessible to people who need them. We’re glad to have joined FastAuth in their mission, and helped promote open healthcare by developing an innovative, Azure-powered platform.

Types of software in the healthcare industry

Consider this basic case: a patient gets a yearly check-up from his primary care physician. Before anything at all happens, the patient has to set an appointment. Plenty of physician offices around the world still rely on phones to set appointments. That means at least one person has to stand by the phone at all times, and they can’t do anything else while working the phones. Or, even worse, someone has to do another job while also answering calls from patients.

Meanwhile, all of that scheduling work can be avoided with a web and/or mobile application for managing appointments. And that’s just one, very basic use case that happens before you even get to see the doctor.

Right around the corner, there’s another case for software — insurance verification. Healthcare providers live in a symbiotic relationship with insurance providers. When you’re a patient, a lot is determined by whether you have insurance and how good your package is. Instead of doing it manually, digital insurance verification can happen in real-time while the patient is scheduling an appointment.

We’re not even at the doctor’s office yet, and we already have two healthcare software types that can improve the quality of patient care:

• Appointment scheduling,
• Insurance verification.

What else is there? A whole world of innovative solutions that can make healthcare better:

• Digital prescriptions,
• Rehabilitation/treatment support (wearables or apps),
• Online physician consultations,
• Data exchange between different organizations,
• Automation of administrative work,
• Digitally-enabled tools for surgery,
• Holographic/VR/AR educational tools for future doctors,
• Electronic health records...

...and plenty more.

Healthcare is not agile

One of the main problems with innovation in healthcare is that it’s not an agile industry. There are many forces of influence at play here, and almost nothing is straightforward.  Organizations in healthcare exist in a space between government regulators, public healthcare, private healthcare, insurance companies, technology providers, suppliers, healthcare experts, and patients. The industry itself is insanely complex, so building software for healthcare is naturally difficult.  

Projects usually have a lot of stakeholders, and delivery times can stretch out indefinitely due to mounting issues, like inability to meet regulatory compliance or extensive quality assurance. Funding is rarely simple in healthcare, and it can involve government subsidies, funds from health organizations, or corporate capital. Each funding provider might have different requirements for the investment.

All of the above creates a lot of overhead costs from the get-go, and we didn’t even get to the technological implementation part yet. Let’s see:

• Organizations often rely on legacy systems that are difficult to work with,
• You need to go through a lot of hurdles to get access to medical data of any kind,
• The highest security standards are necessary throughout the whole development and deployment process,
• Compliance with regulations and stakeholder requirements causes big technological limitations.  

These are just some of the hurdles one needs to overcome to implement new technologies in healthcare. All in all, this industry isn’t very agile, and you should keep that in mind when you’re planning your project, choosing your tech stack, and looking for technology providers.

Testimonials

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Cyrus Peyrovian, FastAuth Founder

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CEO, Education startup (NDA-protected)

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A few words from us

Hello 👋
My name is Michał, I'm a Co-founder of Angry Nerds. It’s great to see you here! Over the years, we’ve been working on hundreds of innovative software projects across all major industries. In our work, we combine a unique technological approach with a deep understanding of business. Our team is eager to turn your ideas into successful digital solutions.

Michał Błędowski

Angry Nerds Co-founder

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