Short Description: The move to the cloud has been vastly beneficial for healthcare IT, ensuring better time management and process innovation. Healthcare Cloud has a great advantage over traditional healthcare.

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Healthcare on CloudCloud computing in healthcare IT has redefined convenience and time management

Stress has become a worrying reality of daily life bringing along with it numerous health problems. But time is short, and to keep pace with the changing pace of lifestyle, healthcare has evolved and moved to the cloud. Physicians and healthcare providers are increasingly using mobile and cloud health apps in their practices every day to simplify the process of healthcare.

This trend will only increase in the coming years as Artificial Intelligence and mobile/cloud technology become more sophisticated.

Healthcare on the Cloud

Traditional healthcare has been undergoing a rapid digital transformation. Fitness trackers, appointment scheduling, online health records, physician directories are some of the recent entrants on the field. Patients looking for greater convenience are only too happy to save time while physicians and medical professionals are happy to improve their services and gain more patients with healthcare cloud services.

An evolution in cloud computing paradigm, healthcare apps have bridged the gap between patients and healthcare providers with revolutionary, patient-centric, healthcare services driven by the massive influx of patient data and new data management practices. Mobile healthcare or mhealthcare being the latest trend, app makers are continually thinking of ways to cash in on the fitness frenzy while providing convenience, trust and services within reasonable costs to attract customers.  Some of the more promising features of cloud computing in healthcare are:

  • Cost effectiveness
  • Convenience
  • Better coordination and collaboration
  • Readily available Solutions
  • Greater reach
  • More storage at lower costs

Time being of essence in the medical industry, several large hospital groups are now offering comprehensive Medicare services through web and mobile apps such as online appointment booking, patient medical history, online health monitoring to vaccine reminders, prescription renewal and online consultation services.

Healthcare Cloud benefits

Healthcare on the cloud is useful in numerous ways – instantly capturing and accessing patient data, delivering records, conducting mobile medical tests, facilitating communication and collaboration within the medical industry and providing online medical consultation. Major benefits include:

Real-time Records Access – Tracking of digital records is easier than before with mobile apps. All patient and member records can be stored in a single repository and easily accessed.

Improved Operations and Cost-control – When a multitude of systems and data in a hospital is connected via an app, it helps to streamline the operations while providing control over the internal management processes.

Remote-location Access – Timely online access to a doctor or video conference and audio call support can save travelling time and help prevent disasters.

Health plan options – Health plans and hospital benefits are easier to compare from an app while all transaction records and insurance claims can be easily tracked.

Effective Communication – Through an app, doctors, patients, lab technicians, hospital managements can communicate effectively and in real-time with instant access to patient records and medical histories.

The future of Healthcare on Cloud

Healthcare (on the) cloud is here to stay; it’s primary goals are quality improvement and patient satisfaction. Given the rate of transformation, we can imagine a future where advanced machine learning and AI will replaces even mobile apps in healthcare practices.

At CyByte we have been working with our clients to redefine quality in healthcare with measurable metrics. Learn more about our comprehensive cloud Healthcare solutions.


Bio of the company: Headquartered in in Pittsburgh, PA, USA with a global development centre (GDC) in Hyderabad, India, CyByte is a global IT solutions provider specializing in Data Integration, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Enterprise solutions, Mobile solutions, and Strategic IT Consultation Services. We work with global enterprise customers spread across US, UK, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle-East.