Patient Engagement IT Solutions

Patient engagement IT solutions - ScienceSoft

Patient engagement solutions help interest patients in their health management and let health organizations qualify for Meaningful Use reimbursement incentives. ScienceSoft uses 18 years of expertise in healthcare IT to establish long-term patient-provider relations with patient engagement solutions.

ScienceSoft Is a Leader in Healthcare IT Services Market in 2022 SPARK Matrix

ScienceSoft is featured as a leading healthcare IT services provider, along with Athena Health and Oracle Cerner. This achievement is a result of 18 years of tireless pursuit of technological innovation, made possible by ScienceSoft’s passionate team of healthcare IT experts who always strive to make a difference for patients and caregivers alike.

SPARK Matrix - Healthcare IT Services, 2022

Patient Engagement Solutions We Offer

In custom healthcare software development since 2005, ScienceSoft tackles multiple patient engagement challenges for hospitals, clinics and other health systems using:

  • Health tracking mobile applications
  • Mobile apps for nutrition tracking
  • Health education software
  • Other hospital-branded mobile applications
  • Custom patient portals
  • Clinical maps

Why Choose ScienceSoft

  • 18 years of expertise in healthcare and mobile domains
  • Quality management system for medical devices and SaMD backed by ISO 13485:2016 certification
  • Knowledge of healthcare standards (e.g., HL7, ICD-10, CPT, XDS/XDS-I)
  • Research-based user experience and user interface design
  • Experience with the standards of National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) concerning electronic information exchange (e.g., NCPDP D.0)
  • For the second straight year, ScienceSoft USA Corporation is listed among The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies by the Financial Times.

Equation for Effective Patient Engagement

At ScienceSoft, we have discovered a formula that multiplies three major elements of effective engagement:


Healthcare organizations deepen the bonds with patients through information and software tools, encouraging them to communicate and take charge of their own well-being.


Choosing the suitable tech solution, caregivers might consider implementing either one or both the following solutions:

  • Custom Mobile Applications;
  • Custom Patient Portals.


Customized software has the advantage of bringing additional value to patients. The access to personal health data via integrated EHR/EMR systems gives care consumers a reason to engage with providers on a higher level.


Packing fresh ideas into a sleek UI, we should also remember about user-friendly features. Adding a few gamification elements, such as achievements, badges, challenges and sharing options, into a custom solution helps to increase the population’s health awareness easily.

Closer to Patients: Mobile Applications

Changing the way health professionals and patients interact is not something rebellious. It is a matter of course, and ScienceSoft’s caregiving customers have already been expanding their services, products and platforms into the mobile environment.

When planning breakthrough patient engagement apps, our clients find it difficult to stick to out-of-the-box products. Mobile standards evolve rapidly, and though ready-made apps could provide a carefully designed UI, and a UX with an optimal set of features, you might end up launching an already outdated product. Moreover, an engaging mobile app has to provide motivational elements, which are not usually included in off-the-shelf sets.

Mobile apps ease up your patients’ daily healthcare routine:

  • Physical wellness and fitness;
  • Special diet and nutrition needs;
  • Appointment manager with schedules and reminders;
  • Online payments;
  • Overview of test results, medications and immunization history;
  • Access to personal and family health record information;
  • Remote consultations;
  • Health education (through gamification elements).

Patient engagement apps ensure synchronization with various health tracking tools including wearable technologies, which makes people more excited about managing their well-being:

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Distant Care: Patient Portals

Healthcare organizations are often tempted to choose ready-made software solutions, which might enable a quicker website launch. However, it often leads to such pitfalls as insufficient functionality, poor UI and hidden costs.

At ScienceSoft we realize that care providers and health organizations arrange their internal processes differently. We have mastered the custom healthcare web development expertise to deliver useful features supported by transparent pricing and full compliance with HIPAA, ICD-10 and other regulatory standards.

Our customized patient portals offer not only a 24/7 electronic access to health records but also the resources that care consumers need for daily management of their disease:

Patient-facing features

  • Lab results
  • Prescription refill request form
  • Online self-registration
  • Appointment scheduling form
  • Online payment options
  • Social media integration
  • Interactive education
  • “Ask Your Doctor” – patient Q&A system
  • Other custom features

Backend functionality

  • EHR / EMR data integration
  • CRM / Loyalty systems
  • Secure communication with physicians, exchange of lab and X-ray results

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Our Success Stories

ScienceSoft has provided caregiving organizations worldwide with custom web and mobile applications to both maintain the high quality of population’s life and improve the outcomes. Here are some of our hallmark patient engagement projects:

Patient Health Portal

Development of a Patient Health Portal

A web resource to help healthcare consumers consult with experts, contribute to debates and enjoy a variety of recipes, health initiatives and opportunities. The customer's core competencies are the development of health policy, health analysis and advice.

Heart Rate Data Tracking App

Development of a Heart Rate Data Tracking App

A native iOS app that gathers data from the heart rate monitor and offers the user a quantitative assessment of his physical fitness. The assessment is based on a simple 3-4 minute lying-to-standing test plus Valsalva maneuver with deep breathing. Healthcare and military organizations now use it to help patients improve their well-being.

Clinic Map Website

Implementation of a Clinic Map Website

A handy portal to present the information on a variety of available medical organizations. It gives patients the option to contact care providers directly and schedule an appointment, get a consultation or ask for an urgent care.

Your Nutrition Matters

Development of a Nutrition Management App

A set of native iOS and Android apps that offer the essential information about the nutritional qualities of products: calories, protein, carbs, fat, cholesterol, sodium and Glycemic Index. The app can also suggest a suitable diet according to the blood type as well as tell the user whether a specific food is good for his health.

Ready for Your Custom Patient Engagement Project?

We can kick off with signing an NDA and doing a pilot project or providing you with an estimation based on the requirements. It takes us only 2-4 weeks to start with a small team that can be scaled up at any time. Tell us more about your business so that we can discuss a solution. 

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