How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management solution- Part III

In Part II of How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management solution, you saw how clinic management solution providers in India compromised on their pricing to get hold of the market. While those companies would eventually falter, and such plans would eventually reveal the riders – that your data can be… Continue reading How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management solution- Part III

How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management Solution- Part II

The Indian market simply by virtue of coming late to the party had skipped through the perils, cost, and complexity of integration, and benefited with full-bodied unified products that were far more cost effective and simple. However, India faced its own set of challenges, as EMR remained largely the stepson, with companies gravitating towards appointment… Continue reading How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management Solution- Part II

How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management Solution- Part I

An EMR (Electronic Medical Record) is a software that you as a Physician would use to prescribe medications, order investigations, schedule follow-ups, write medical certificates and more. However, an EMR is not to be confused with only a prescription writing software. It does help with prescription writing, but that is only a subset of what… Continue reading How Goliath lost to David in race to the best Clinic Management Solution- Part I

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Brand vs Generic? Why not have both

In India, a lot of news is being made about the changed regulation, that makes it mandatory for Practitioners to put the name of Generics on prescriptions and not Brands. Contradictory media reports are not of much help. In this article, I will take you through what the regulation requires so that you can your… Continue reading Brand vs Generic? Why not have both

Healthcare Industries: contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility by going Green

The aim of this blog is to reach out to individuals, SMEs, clinic chains and hospitals to lend a hand in the betterment of our environment, society and saving the planet. Concerns of our deteriorating social and geographical environment has gained popularity in recent times. Global Warming, Deforestation, Oil Spills; you name it! Our desires… Continue reading Healthcare Industries: contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility by going Green

How can a EMR make you, the patient, healthy

In the past, when you relocated, trying to get your health records to a new doctor was a near impossible task. Many of us did not have the clarity or resources to accomplish this so we ended up filling out forms about our history, including previous surgeries, or drugs taken on a regular basis. If… Continue reading How can a EMR make you, the patient, healthy

How use of EMRs by Doctors end up helping Patients

Doctor’s undertake the Hippocratic Oath, to help the patients to the best of their ability. While the basic needs of the Patients off the Doctor remains unchanged, the expectations of the patients from their Doctors has indeed changed significantly over the last decade. Our world has been radically changed through technology – smart phones, tablets,… Continue reading How use of EMRs by Doctors end up helping Patients

EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 2

Which is better? OpenMRS OpenMRS is a patient-centric application, meaning data is captured about interactions between a health care provider and a patient. If you primarily intend to capture data about something other than the patient (for example, about lab specimens), you should consider other alternatives. An open-source approach derives both benefits and challenges. Similar… Continue reading EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 2

EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 1

Healthcare software has seen an unprecedented development in IT related products that have closely matched the general trend in the industry. Software is used in areas like patient care, nursing, pharmacy, public health or clinical trials and research. The most common practical appliances of this technological advancement include: Electronic Medical Records, used increasingly in patient… Continue reading EMR’s in Kenya – OpenMRS vs Clinicea 1

6 Rules to choosing a broadband connection for your Clinic

Choosing a broadband connection has the single biggest impact on the smooth functioning of the practice management software. I will show you 6 rules in choosing the right broadband connection. 1.    Bandwidth Required Estimate the number of concurrent users at your clinic. (If you have a user accessing the medical software from outside the clinic… Continue reading 6 Rules to choosing a broadband connection for your Clinic