Custom healthcare software development: solutions & best practices

Custom healthcare software development: solutions & best practices

Custom healthcare software development enables healthcare interoperability, better patient engagement, and more accurate diagnostics by equipping medical practices with software best suited to their unique workflows and requirements.

Our healthcare software development services include consulting, design, development, maintenance, and upgrade of medical apps for hospitals, diagnostic and research centers, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, health startups, and other healthcare organizations.

Healthcare software development market overview

the expected healthcare IT market CAGR from 2020 - 2030

Grand View Research

of healthcare organizations invest in AI, ML, and predictive analytics

PWC Health Research Institute

of users expect to manage their health information online

McKinsey

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Why Itransition

25+ years of experience in healthcare IT?

Forrester's 2022 Modern Application Development Services report recognition

Ranked high in 2021 Execution Zone for Telemedicine and IoT by Zinnov Zones

HIPAA- and HITECH-compliant software development

Adherence to OWASP, IEC 62443 and other medical development security criteria

Working knowledge of the major healthcare standards and coding systems, including DICOM, FHIR, ICD-10, and CPT

Expertise with FDA classes II and III, and IEC 62304 classes A, B and C of medical devices

Internal Healthcare Center of Excellence

Our healthcare software development services

We are ready to handle end-to-end healthcare software development or help you at any stage of the project.

Our healthcare software development services

Our consultants help medical organizations establish optimal digital environments by advising on the technologies that fit into your company’s ecosystem, helping choose solutions most suitable for your business, and drawing up an efficient plan for their implementation.

      Itransition’s development team is ready to deliver any type of healthcare system and implement a platform-based solution according to your business vision. We employ application implementation best practices, keeping security and industry requirements in mind and adhering to the methodology best suited for your case.

        We make healthcare IT ecosystems more connected by integrating your software with third-party applications and ensuring their interoperability and security while also simplifying the adoption of value-adding extensions down the road.

          Our experts help healthcare companies keep their software fully operable, flexible, secure, and cost-effective. We provide support services on multiple levels, including pre-support audits, 24/7 performance monitoring, and timely upgrades and customizations.

            We help medical institutions revamp their legacy software by upgrading, extending, or completely reworking it. Our developers can revamp your existing software so it becomes more secure, reliable, and compliant with the current standards.

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              Healthcare solutions we develop

              Itransition builds internal and customer-facing healthcare software which can be easily integrated into your IT infrastructure.

              We deliver electronic health record and medical record software to help healthcare providers enhance their organization’s interoperability, efficiency, and patient care by enabling them to acquire, store, manage and transfer patient records between specialists, departments, and institutions.
              • Digital patient history with treatment plans and lab results
              • Schedules and automated reminders about upcoming tasks
              • Patient data collection from healthcare software and patient devices
              • Voice recognition for accelerated data input

              Success stories

              For over 25 years, Itransition has consistently delivered successful custom medical software implementation projects, helping healthcare organizations reach new heights.

              Pharmaceutical data analytics suite

              10x

              faster data processing

              Itransition developed and then continuously supported the client’s analytics suite that handles over 500 million patient records and several dozen petabytes of proprietary data.

              SaaS wellness platform

              100,000+

              registered users

              Our team developed a HIPAA-compliant SaaS platform with complementary OS-agnostic mobile applications that helps lifestyle, nutrition and fitness specialists to provide wellness services.

              Medical equipment management software

              400

              blood centers use our solution

              Our experts developed an FDA- and IEC 62304-compliant web solution that automatically integrates and manages blood transfusion devices and enables collection and processing of large amounts of blood data.

              CRM/ERP/HR for staffing provider

              3-in-1

              custom solution

              We delivered a comprehensive Odoo-based solution for a US-based healthcare staffing service provider that allows conducting all contract- and tender-related business processes in one place.

              Sample analysis solution revamp

              2x

              faster test runs

              Itransition developed a part of a complex sample submission solution, delivering intuitive sample management, accelerated delivery and increased code quality, and a centralized app store for chemists.

              Telemedicine-ready EHR system

              HIPAA, ONC, CEHRT, and Section 508 compliance

              compliance

              We delivered an EHR system that optimizes patient records input and facilitates doctor-patient communication through speech recognition, smartpen, clinical text analysis, NLP, and online medical conference tools.

              Clinical data exchange PoC

              30+

              new healthcare institution clients

              Our software development team has become an integral part of the customer’s in-house team, successfully delivering a PoC and proceeding to develop a full-featured Flutter-based application for ambulance doctors and paramedics to securely store and exchange clinical data.

              Oncology treatment platform

              1,000

              therapy orders created monthly

              Itransition created a platform that enables doctors to make oncology treatment decisions based on medical research results, quickly create treatment orders, and review auto-generated reports for recommended therapies.?

              Pharmaceutical data analytics suite

              10x

              faster data processing

              Itransition developed and then continuously supported the client’s analytics suite that handles over 500 million patient records and several dozen petabytes of proprietary data.

              SaaS wellness platform

              100,000+

              registered users

              Our team developed a HIPAA-compliant SaaS platform with complementary OS-agnostic mobile applications that helps lifestyle, nutrition and fitness specialists to provide wellness services.

              Medical equipment management software

              400

              blood centers use our solution

              Our experts developed an FDA- and IEC 62304-compliant web solution that automatically integrates and manages blood transfusion devices and enables collection and processing of large amounts of blood data.

              CRM/ERP/HR for staffing provider

              3-in-1

              custom solution

              We delivered a comprehensive Odoo-based solution for a US-based healthcare staffing service provider that allows conducting all contract- and tender-related business processes in one place.

              Sample analysis solution revamp

              2x

              faster test runs

              Itransition developed a part of a complex sample submission solution, delivering intuitive sample management, accelerated delivery and increased code quality, and a centralized app store for chemists.

              Telemedicine-ready EHR system

              HIPAA, ONC, CEHRT, and Section 508 compliance

              compliance

              We delivered an EHR system that optimizes patient records input and facilitates doctor-patient communication through speech recognition, smartpen, clinical text analysis, NLP, and online medical conference tools.

              Clinical data exchange PoC

              30+

              new healthcare institution clients

              Our software development team has become an integral part of the customer’s in-house team, successfully delivering a PoC and proceeding to develop a full-featured Flutter-based application for ambulance doctors and paramedics to securely store and exchange clinical data.

              Oncology treatment platform

              1,000

              therapy orders created monthly

              Itransition created a platform that enables doctors to make oncology treatment decisions based on medical research results, quickly create treatment orders, and review auto-generated reports for recommended therapies.?

              Pharmaceutical data analytics suite

              10x

              faster data processing

              Itransition developed and then continuously supported the client’s analytics suite that handles over 500 million patient records and several dozen petabytes of proprietary data.

              SaaS wellness platform

              100,000+

              registered users

              Our team developed a HIPAA-compliant SaaS platform with complementary OS-agnostic mobile applications that helps lifestyle, nutrition and fitness specialists to provide wellness services.

              Medical equipment management software

              400

              blood centers use our solution

              Our experts developed an FDA- and IEC 62304-compliant web solution that automatically integrates and manages blood transfusion devices and enables collection and processing of large amounts of blood data.

              CRM/ERP/HR for staffing provider

              3-in-1

              custom solution

              We delivered a comprehensive Odoo-based solution for a US-based healthcare staffing service provider that allows conducting all contract- and tender-related business processes in one place.

              Sample analysis solution revamp

              2x

              faster test runs

              Itransition developed a part of a complex sample submission solution, delivering intuitive sample management, accelerated delivery and increased code quality, and a centralized app store for chemists.

              Telemedicine-ready EHR system

              HIPAA, ONC, CEHRT, and Section 508 compliance

              compliance

              We delivered an EHR system that optimizes patient records input and facilitates doctor-patient communication through speech recognition, smartpen, clinical text analysis, NLP, and online medical conference tools.

              Our clients say

              Together with Itransition, we managed to develop a solution that transformed the way wellness services are provided. The platform already boasts the following results: 700+ providers offering their services through the platform, 10k+ registered users, and 10+ organizations using the solution’s white-label version.

              Jillian Bridgette

              CEO & Co-founder Virtual Health Partners, Inc

              Thanks to Itransition’s technology expertise and experience in setting up development processes in multinational distributed teams, we have been able to accelerate delivery, scale teams up without slowing down development, and increase team velocity and productivity. All above helped us speed up proving product viability, hitting important milestones, and showing demos to key company players.

              Oren Wiesler

              Director of Engineering Management Waters Corporation.

              Custom vs platform-based healthcare software

              The choice between custom and platform-based software can be complicated but it largely determines how beneficial it will be for your company. Our consultants can help you recognize which works best for your organization, improving healthcare professionals’ and patients’ satisfaction, an organization’s efficiency, and profits. Whenever you have a clear understanding of the type of desired software, our team will be glad to develop a fully custom system or implement a platform-based one.

              Custom software

              Platform-based software

              Pros

              Custom software

              Platform-based software

              Only valuable functionality Tailored to your specific workflows Provides full control over the system and data

              Affordable upfront cost Fast implementation Highly interoperable with software from the same vendor

              Cons

              Custom software

              Platform-based software

              Relatively high upfront cost Takes longer to implement Requires additional time and effort to integrate with other systems

              Functionality and interface are mostly pre-determined by the vendor Less flexible and scalable than custom solutions

              Healthcare software development roadmap

              We perform the full scope of services necessary for successful healthcare software adoption in any healthcare organization, ensuring the solution’s scalability and secure personal data management in any deployment mode.

              1

              Discovery

              We start by closely collaborating with medical staff and management and defining an organization’s requirements

              2

              Development

              Together with our client’s team, we decide on the tech stack and map out the project’s milestones

              Our experts create a custom healthcare app or tune a platform-based solution

              Our integration team connects the new healthcare solution to other hospital software or third-party apps

              We perform all-round quality assurance and ensure GDPR/HIPAA compliance throughout the entire process

              3

              Implementation

              We install the new healthcare solutions into the organization’s IT ecosystem and migrate all the relevant data

              4

              Post-deployment

              Depending on the service package, we keep monitoring the system’s performance, solving operational issues, and implementing upgrades after the deployment

              Core tech stack we use

              As a custom healthcare software development company, Itransition uses an extensive set of engineering tools and runs an in-house R&D lab to explore and adopt emerging technologies.

              Languages

              C# Python

              Java C

              C++ Ruby

              PHP Javascript

              Frameworks and libraries

              .NET Core ASP.NET

              ASP.NET Core Angular

              React Ruby on Rails

              Vue.js

              Cloud

              Microsoft Azure Amazon Web Services

              Google Cloud Platform

              Apprenda

              Rackspace

              Mobile technologies

              iOS (swift/Objective C) Android (Kotlin/Java)

              Flutter React Native

              Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile (KMM)

              Xamarin

              Platforms

              Salesforce

              Pega

              Odoo

              Microsoft

              Database-related

              SQL Server Postgres

              MongoDB Amazon DynamoDB

              Azure Cosmos DB Redis

              SSIS (Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services)

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              Our expertise with innovative technologies

              Our experts constantly monitor the most recent trends in the healthcare industry and employ innovative technologies to develop smarter solutions.

              VR, AR & MR

              VR, AR & MR

              Our team of medical app developers offers their hands-on experience in implementing VR, AR, and MR to facilitate surgery, ensure accurate diagnostics, or provide interactive education for medical practitioners and students.

              RPA

              We introduce time- and cost-saving bots into healthcare institutions’ workflows to help with routine tasks, such as answering common patient requests, filling out forms, compiling reports, sending appointment reminders, and facilitating document management.

              AI and ML

              Our experts employ sophisticated ML algorithms that enhance diagnostic and analytical precision, streamline routine operations, and enable modern examination methods.

              Medical image analysis

              Medical image analysis

              We deliver medical imaging software for research and clinical needs. Our solutions support different medical image modalities, raise the effectiveness of early diagnostics, and reduce the risk of medical errors and excessive tests.

              Benefits of building custom medical software with Itransition

              We employ modern implementation techniques and tools to ensure the highest quality of our services and to bring our clients maximum value.

              Tailored functionality

              Our custom healthcare software completely fits the required functionality, offering only valuable modules that don’t overcomplicate the system, a user-friendly interface, smooth integrations, and relevant support options.

              Enhanced interoperability

              Our experts support healthcare interoperability by facilitating fast, smooth, and secure data exchange between healthcare systems. This increases healthcare professionals’ satisfaction with the software and the quality of care and also enhances patient experience at various interaction touchpoints.

              Better health outcomes

              Implementing high-quality healthcare software, we help medical professionals to focus more on each patient, get medical data of better quality, thus making more data-driven and accurate medical decisions, and exchange information with other specialists faster and more securely.

              Improved workflows

              We develop healthcare solutions that reduce paperwork, help speed up routine processes, extract more value from data, redistribute resources where they are most needed, and make internal changes faster without disrupting care.

              Full regulatory compliance

              Our healthcare software is developed according to the industry’s major security and interoperability protocols (OWASP, FHIR, etc.) to ensure that health data is handled in accordance with international and local regulations like HIPAA and GDPR.

              Powerful scalability

              Our team understands the importance of implementing solutions that grow alongside our clients’ businesses. We make sure our systems are highly scalable and also provide maintenance, upgrade, and support services after deployment so the software won’t become outdated.

              Reduced cost of care

              We implement healthcare solutions that yield quick ROI while helping cut down the number of readmissions, ER visits, and hospitalizations, automating care processes, alleviating medical personnel from burdensome routine tasks, eliminating silos, and lowering the overall cost of care.

              Fail-proof security

              We employ multi-factor authentication, data encryption, role-based access to medical information, and other techniques to protect our clients from cybercrimes and guarantee patient data protection.

              Frequently asked questions

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