Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is the best software for healthcare organizations. It will be useful for organizing and optimizing the process. Hospitals and clinics can manage the patients’ movement, doctor appointment and maintain e-records effectively through the ERP software. Of late, most of the healthcare organizations have been adopting new technologies in the diagnosis as well as for effective management.
According to Gartner’s latest ERP market guide, less than 5 percent of enterprises across all major verticals will host their operational ERP deployments in the public cloud.
The public cloud is another best option for the healthcare organizations to host their ERP application and they will pay for the spare they need. There is no need to have a dedicated infrastructure set up on the premise, which would be expensive and need to focus on the maintenance. Public cloud-based ERP solutions are scalable and flexible.
Healthcare organizations without the ERP solutions could not achieve the excellence in their services as they follow the traditional pattern of operations. Many organizations lost their business as they fail to scale up their business model as per the current trend and technology implementation.
In order to achieve their excellence in healthcare services, these organizations need to implement cloud-based ERP solutions which will help them to improve business process. Healthcare ERP vendors know the operations and process of the clinics, hospitals and community centers. They provide the cloud ERP solutions as per the exact requirement.
According to Healthcare in India – vision 2020 report, “There is a forecast on the new health challenges likely to emerge in India over the next few decades. Murry and Lopez <WorId Bank B 2000> have provided a possible scenario of the burden of disease (BOD) for India in the year 2020, based on a statistical model calculating the change in DALYS are applied to the population projections for 2020 and conversely. TB is expected to plateau by 2000, and HIV infections are expected to rise significantly up to 2010. Injuries may increase less significantly, the proportion of people above 65 will increase and as a result, the burden of non-communicable disease will rise. Finally, cardiovascular diseases resulting any from the risk associated with smoking urban stress and improper diet are expected to increase dramatically.”
As per the report, it is speculated that there would be high demand for healthcare services in India by 2020. For this, it is necessary for the healthcare organizations to adopt the new technology in the medical innovations as well as in the operations (cloud ERP) to provide excellent services.
The scenario of healthcare services in rural India is not effective as compared to the services available in urban India. The chances of adoption of new technologies are much higher in urban India than rural.
As per the report by WHO, the bed density in India was 7 per 1000 patients in the year 2011. The first priority will be to build the healthcare infrastructure that focusing on the healthcare IT infrastructure.
It is the also very important to adapt to new technologies and innovations as it would make a big difference in the healthcare services. The implementation of the cloud-based ERP will also ease the burden of building huge IT infrastructure to cater best and effective healthcare services.
According to a report, the following major changes are speculated in the health-care industry.
These would be better opportunities for IT companies in India to build and deliver tailored solutions to the healthcare organizations. The cloud-based healthcare ERP solutions are the right kind of technology that fits into the operations of the healthcare organizations. The Healthcare ERP vendors have been allowing a space for the customization of the ERP application which would allow the users to operate and provide better services.
The complete ERP suit may not be a good fit for hospitals and clinics. But, the modules available in the complete ERP suit would be suitable to perform certain important tasks and jobs.
There are good opportunities for the healthcare ERP vendors. They can develop top healthcare ERP systems for better healthcare management.