Healthcare IT Consulting by ScienceSoft

· 18 years in healthcare and 34 years in IT.

· Experience with HIPAA, GDPR, MDR, FDA, and MOHAP requirements.

· Healthcare IT and regulatory consultants with 5-20 years of expertise.

Healthcare IT Consulting Services - ScienceSoft
Healthcare IT Consulting Services - ScienceSoft

Healthcare IT consulting services by ScienceSoft drive fail-proof IT strategy planning and worry-free tech launch for care providers, product, medical device, and pharma companies. ISO 13485-certified, we meticulously study your business and help create secure and efficient solutions and operations.

Healthcare Information Technology Consulting Service Options

ScienceSoft provides a full scope of healthcare IT services to ensure efficient resource allocation, healthcare data integrity, and security. Our healthcare consultants are proficient in advanced technologies like AI, IoT, blockchain, etc., and are ready to help you introduce new software and improve existing solutions.

Healthcare IT consulting

  • Analysis of the business needs and workflows that are affected by IT.
  • Healthcare IT assessment and strategic planning based on the current IT maturity level.
  • Digital transformation and cloud consulting.
  • Consulting on incident, change, and configuration management.
  • IT infrastructure optimization: performance and availability improvement, cost reduction, etc.
  • IT delivery process optimization, employee training.
  • IT compliance consulting.
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Healthcare software consulting

  • (for software product companies) Market analysis, software idea productization.
  • (for healthcare providers) Assistance in choosing between custom and market-available software options.
  • Healthcare software design: features, architecture, integrations, tech stack.
  • Feasibility study and business case delivery, cost and ROI estimation.
  • Healthcare software development and QA consulting, DevOps implementation.
  • Guidance on achieving software compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, FDA, GDPR, MDR, IVDR, and other regulations.
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Healthcare software development

  • Design of flexible architecture and required integrations.
  • Convenient UX design for doctors, nurses, patients, etc.
  • Development in compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, and other regulations.
  • (if required) User training for doctors, nurses, etc.
  • Support and maintenance services according to the required schedule.
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Healthcare IT support

  • Support of all healthcare IT ecosystem components (e.g., networks, IoMT infrastructure, EHR, patient portals).
  • Proactive healthcare IT support (e.g., security, healthcare IT infrastructure monitoring and maintenance).
  • Reactive IT support (e.g., L1-L3 support).
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Healthcare software optimization and modernization

  • Performance optimization.
  • Healthcare software architecture redesign.
  • Evolution of medical software (e.g., implementation of advanced techs, new functionality, convenience features).
  • Security and compliance improvement.
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Migration to a HIPAA-compliant cloud

  • Selection of an optimal HIPAA-compliant cloud provider (AWS, Azure, etc.).
  • Planning software migration to a HIPAA-compliant cloud.
  • Carrying out migration to a cloud.
  • Optimizing software in a HIPAA-compliant cloud and the use of cloud resources to cut expenses.
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Integration of healthcare software

ScienceSoft helps integrate the software with:

  • Clinical software (e.g., EHR, laboratory management system, medical imaging software).
  • Patient software (patient portals, telehealth apps, etc.).
  • Management software (e.g., CRM, practice management software).
  • IoMT (Internet of Medical Things) systems and connected medical devices.
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Healthcare cybersecurity and HIPAA compliance assessment

  • HIPAA compliance of technical (e.g., ePHI access control) and physical (e.g., facility access control) safeguards.
  • Correction measures for the vulnerabilities that may be exploited by cybercriminals.
  • Security testing routine to ensure timely vulnerability detection and elimination.
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Healthcare IT Solutions We Offer

Patient engagement solutions

ScienceSoft will help you design and plan the development of:

  • Custom patient portals.
  • Medical websites.
  • Mobile applications for health parameters tracking, nutrition monitoring, etc.
  • Chronic disease management applications.
  • Health education software.
  • Clinical maps.

Implementation timeline: MVP in 2-4 months.

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Remote patient monitoring (RPM)

We advise on RPM software that allows:

  • Collecting and analyzing detailed information about patients’ vitals.
  • Sharing patient data with integrated healthcare IT systems (e.g., EHR, HMS).
  • Alerting a doctor, a patient, and caregivers in case of alarming health parameters.

Implementation timeline: MVP in around 4-8 months.

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Telemedicine software

ScienceSoft's experts design telemedicine software offering:

  • Engaging video appointments.
  • Remote diagnosing and vitals tracking (e.g., for pulse, blood pressure).
  • Automated billing due to integration with EHR.
  • Data analytics of patient outcome trends, and  physician performance.

Implementation timeline: MVP in around 4-8 months.

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Chronic disease management and digital therapeutics

We design software featuring:

  • Notifications on scheduled appointments, lab results, medication management, and more.
  • Medication intake scheme.
  • Disease-specific therapy programs aimed at symptom relief (breathing exercises for cardiac health, etc.).
  • Nutrition and activity instructions.

Implementation timeline: MVP in 3-6 months.

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Virtual reality (VR) software

ScienceSoft’s experts will help you plan VR software for:

  • Medical education and training of medical students and starting-out healthcare professionals.
  • Surgery training and planning.
  • Pain management of chronic, acute medical procedure pain.
  • Patient rehabilitation, including stroke rehabilitation.
  • Physical therapy.

Implementation timeline: MVP in 2-4 months.

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Image analysis software

We advise our customers on software handling:

  • Analysis of various medical images (CT, MRI, PET, SPECT, ultrasound, radiography, mammography, etc.).
  • 3D image analysis of particular body parts (respiratory system, brain, cardiovascular system, etc.).
  • Image analysis for a wide range of standards (e.g., DICOM, MINC, NifTI).

Implementation timeline: MVP in 2-4 months.

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Patient relationship management

ScienceSoft will help you plan:

  • Patient CRM with a 360-degree patient view.
  • Digital PR and marketing strategy.
  • Integrations of patient relationship management software with EHR and other clinical applications to avoid dispersed data.

Implementation timeline: from 2-4 months.

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Healthcare data management and analytics

We help integrate data from all required apps to get insights into:

  • Patient outcomes.
  • Physicians’ and nurses’ performance.
  • Research and development progress.
  • Staffing gaps.
  • Population health.
  • Financial data analytics.
  • Medical devices usage and performance.
  • Medical facilities condition and usage.

Implementation timeline: from 2-4 months.

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Digital collaboration and internal process automation solutions

  • Office 365-based collaboration and workflow automation to support multiteam patient care.
  • SharePoint Intranet and Extranet to keep medical and administrative staff informed on critical data and enable all-around collaboration.
  • Remote workplace for nurses and physicians.
  • SharePoint policy management and ticketing systems.
  • Learning management system.

Implementation timeline: from 1-2 months.

Staff, patient, and facility tracking software

We offer consultancy on IoT software for:

  • Staff tracking to avoid overwork and optimize workflows.
  • Inpatient tracking with smart sensors or devices to improve safety and provide timely care.
  • Hospital asset tracking using RFID tags to avoid underutilization or loss of the equipment.

Implementation timeline: starting from 2 months for a platform-based software.

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Medical device software and software as a medical device (SaMD)

  • Software for medical devices (e.g., glucose meters, laboratory equipment).
  • Software as a Medical Device (e.g., for treatment planning, medical image viewing, drug dosage calculation).
  • IoMT software design (e.g., for asset tracking, staff tracking).

Implementation timeline: MVP in 4-8 months.

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Medical IT Consulting: Step by Step

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Business analysis

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Software design

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Project planning

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Risk assessment and risk management planning

ScienceSoft recommends: If your healthcare software needs early stakeholder or market validation, start with MVP development. MVP features core software functionality with simple UX and UI design and then can be enhanced further based on the received feedback.

Meet Our Leading Healthcare IT Experts

Alena Nikuliak

Healthcare IT Consultant and Business Analyst with 10+ years of experience

With 20+ successful IT projects and expertise in international sales, Alena Nikuliak helps bring together the latest trends from the clinical and technological realms. Alena dives deep into the customers' needs to elaborate their ideas and bring to life innovative healthcare solutions.

Gala Batsishcha

Healthcare IT Consultant, Doctor of Medicine with 20+ years of experience in the healthcare industry

Working with companies like Pfizer, Dr.Reddy's, Roche, Gala Batsishcha acquired vast expertise in the healthcare business. Gala’s strategical thinking, practical medical knowledge, and understanding of the healthcare trends help her design IT solutions that tackle unmet medical needs.

ScienceSoft's tip: If your software incorporates SaMD features (e.g., pulse monitoring using a smartphone, drug prescription software), it may require FDA registration.

Highlights of Our Services

Deep proficiency in healthcare

Our healthcare technology consultants with 5-20 years of domain expertise will help you meet your strategic IT goals and mitigate financial, security, and compliance risks.

End-to-end services

ScienceSoft combines consulting with practical assistance: we’re ready to launch your digital initiatives, develop custom software, provide managed IT services, and more.

Cost-effectiveness

In each engagement, we strive to reduce IT costs by fixing process inefficiencies, optimizing cloud consumption, using proven open-source software components, and more. This way, we have helped our healthcare clients reduce app ownership costs and cut data storage spending by 10 times.

Meticulous approach to quality and security

Working according to ISO 9001, ISO 27001, and ISO 13485 standards, we can guarantee the quality and security of medical software, devices, and IT infrastructures we work with.

Our Approach to Pricing

We offer an optimal pricing model, taking into account your project and budget specifics:

Fixed price (FP)

We charge a fixed quote for the defined healthcare project scope. The payment schedule is aligned with the project’s milestones.

Optimal for: Waterfall projects.

Time and Materials (T&M)

We charge for the actual time spent on healthcare software development at an hourly rate of the outsourced specialists and issue monthly invoices with reports on completed work.

Optimal for: Agile projects, projects with a scope that is likely to change.

Time and Materials with a cap (T&M NTE)

We charge for the actual time spent on healthcare software development but cannot exceed a certain total charge. The customer is charged monthly.

Optimal for: projects with potential slight changes of scope, but with strict budget limitations.

Sample cost ranges for popular healthcare IT solutions

From $150,000 to $400,000

for telemedicine software with must-have functionality

From $200,000 to $400,000

for remote patient monitoring or medical device software

From $400,000 to over $2,000,000

for EHR software

Get a Cost Estimate for Your Healthcare Software Development Project

Please answer a few simple questions about your needs to help our experts calculate your quote quicker.

*What best describes your situation?

Are you going to sell your software to:

*How many individuals will use your software, approximately?

*How many organizations are you planning to target, approximately?

*How many end users (individuals from all organizations) will use your software, approximately?

How many organizations are you planning to target, approximately?

*How many end users (individuals from all organizations and outside organizations) will use your software, approximately?

*What kind of healthcare software do you want to develop?

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In case there are multiple applicable options, please select the main solution type that best aligns with the primary aim of your software.

*What EHR/EMR functionality do you want to implement?

*What telehealth or RPM functionality do you need?

*What features do you need in a patient portal or app?

*What features do you need in administrative software?

*What healthcare data analytics functionality do you want to include?

*What diagnostic functionality do you need?

*What clinical trial functionality do you need?

*What functionality should your medical AR or VR solution have?

*What functionality do you need in your desktop medical device software?

*What functionality do you need in your user software for wearables?

*What type of healthcare software do you need?

*Which software version do you need?

Do you have any preferences for the environment?

*Should your software interact with medical devices?

*Should your app support in-app payments?

What types of payments should your app support?

*Do you require any software integrations?

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For example, with EHR, HIE, third-party services (user authentication, payment systems), etc.

*Are there any compliance requirements for your software? Check all that apply:

Do you have tech stack preferences?

What collaboration model do you prefer?

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KPIs in Focus

When designing an IT strategy or digital health software for hospitals, labs, healthcare startups, mature software product companies, medical device providers, and pharmaceutical companies, we build our healthcare IT advisory services around customers’ goals and KPIs. These are a few groups of KPIs we focus on:

Patient health outcomes and quality of care, e.g., reduced complications rate, and lower readmission rate.

Medical staff performance, e.g., faster patient care delivery, and reduced time spent on report creation.

Cost of care, e.g., decreased length of patient stay in the hospital and ancillary costs, and reduced cost per visit.

Patient engagement, e.g., increased visit attendance, and reduced hospitalizations.

User satisfaction, e.g., the number of active patients using a mobile healthcare app daily.

Asset management, e.g., increased asset utilization rate, and decreased asset search time.

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Our team is ready to provide client references, estimate your project, or answer any other questions related to your IT initiative.

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Benefit from High-Quality Healthcare IT Consulting Services!

  • -5% ... -35%

    IT operating costs

  • Up to 96%

    user satisfaction score

  • Reliable plan

    to achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance

  • 1-3 months

    for the first version of your digital health software

About ScienceSoft

Leverage IT Consulting for Healthcare

Healthcare consulting firm with 18 years of experience in digital health, ScienceSoft provides startup, pharmaceutical, hospital technology advisory services to help you benefit from a cost-effective digital health solution or a bestselling medical software product.