Locuslore Technology
2 min readDec 24, 2020

Software solutions boon or bane to small healthcare setups (Clinics and Nursing homes)

Small healthcare setups (private) are the most widespread healthcare facilities across India in which most of the setups are governed by doctors themselves competing against large chains of facilities run by corporate giants.

Its an attempt to view the advantages and disadvantages of having a software solution to manage the operations of the facility

  1. Hospital Operations:

Indian healthcare market is estimated to be US$ 9 billion by 2020, By 2022, the diagnostics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.4% to reach $32 bn from $5 bn in 2012.

Managing a healthcare facility has its own challenges it revolves around many factors like socio-economic, cultural, religion etc. in this scenario healthcare administrator’s vision will be providing compassionate care with the best quality outcome and having a good revenue cycle for the setup.

Solutions like clinic management software which are tailor made bundle of solutions to manage clinics and nursing homes comprises of modules like Appointment Scheduling, billing, Pharmacy services etc. keeping operations in scope accounting is made easy by all these solutions at any point of time administrator can have a snapshot of the vital indicators of the unit and having reports of any timeline to view the performance of the unit gives meaningful insights to administrator although having a dependency on internet and power supply round the clock and data security concerns.

2. Medical Operations:

Diagnostic services are vastly supported with software solutions followed by appointment scheduling, In-patient management etc for Large healthcare facilities whereas our focus comes to smaller sectors where modules like LIS(Laboratory information system) is a most widely accepted along with the combination of Appointment scheduling, Patient record management along with features like smart reminders which helps both doctors and patients to keep a track the care.

Conclusion:

As the trend of implementing best practices small healthcare setups are adapting and implementing software solutions to run the operations and clinical management software solutions plays a vital role in bridging the communication gap and eliminating the manual errors although it has few dependencies like continuous power supply and internet connection which are not a major hurdle for tier 1 and tier 2 cities, in conclusion software solutions stand still in providing seamless assistance for healthcare providers to provide quality care to their clients

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