How to Design and Develop the Right Healthcare Software Solution

Macadamian Technologies | January 26, 2016

This guide shares our knowledge and insights from years of designing and developing software for the healthcare space. Focusing on your user, choosing the right technology, and the regulatory environment you face will play a critical role in the success of your application.

Developing successful healthcare software differs from traditional enterprise software. It demands a deep understanding of not just the technology itself, but regulatory and interoperability requirements, and most importantly the needs of the user. Our guide to user-centered design and development encapsulates the three critical factors (user, technology, regulatory requirements) on the path to engaging Digital Health Software.

We developed this guide to share our knowledge and insights from years of designing and developing software for the healthcare space. Focusing on your user, choosing the right technology, and the regulatory environment you face will play a critical role in the success of your application.

Chapter 1: Understanding Your Users

You Will Learn About:

  • Research dimensions & methodologies
  • How to make use of your research data
  • Addressing the needs of varying stakeholders
  • Designing behaviour changing applications

Chapter 2: Technology Requirements for Health Apps

You Will Learn About:

  • Choosing the right technology
  • Choosing frameworks
  • The development process
  • Using Big and Small Data

Chapter 3: Regulatory Requirements

You Will Learn About:

  • Interoperability
  • Balancing privacy with usability
  • Meaningful Use and HIPAA considerations

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