Choosing a Healthcare Software Developer: 8 Tips

Written by Scott Craig|Posted on August 25, 2023

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By 2025 the digital healthcare software market is expected to expand to a value of 660 billion. Behind this growth is the increasing adoption of advanced digital technologies, tools, and software by hospitals and patients.

When choosing to partner with a healthcare software development company, keep the following tips in mind:

  1. Read Online Reviews: Start your search with online referrals. Check out verified customer reviews and ratings to create a shortlist of potential candidates, then head over to their websites to learn more.
  2. Follow the Right Coding/Processing Cycle Before choosing a software company it is important to analyze the scope of your project and identify your programming and coding needs. Next, discuss and clarify your requirements with your potential software development team.
  3. Clarify SLDC and NDA: According to HIPPA law you will need to sign service level agreements like non-disclosure agreement (NDA). You will also want to clarify the Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC) before delving into the details of your project.
  4. Focus on Interoperability: Make sure that the company you choose knows how to correctly integrate different frameworks to ensure interoperability between different apps, systems, and devices.
  5. Look For API Experts: Many healthcare projects will require an API integration for device authentication in order to gain access to patient portals and information. Hire a company with expertise in API and SQL databases.
  6. Ensure Highest Levels of Data Security and Privacy: Protecting health and patient data requires the highest levels of security and demands a team with expertise in the latest encryption and security technologies. They also need to be up to date and compliant with the latest government rules and regulations.
  7. Ask About Revenue Cycles and Workflow: Ensure that the company you choose has a clear understanding of healthcare business revenue cycles, processes, and workflow.
  8. Choose A Partner Knowledgeable in Market Trends: A quality healthcare software development company will be up to date on the latest technologies and tools in the medical industry.

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