Healthcare competency center

e-Zest’s Remote Health Management Framework (RHMF)

With the advent of portable electronic devices to record vitals and health related findings, it has become feasible for healthcare providers to monitor their patients remotely without having them to visit their offices. This also helps in the early diagnosis of an untoward incident and reduces the time lag from the occurrence of an incident to the action taken, especially in critical access areas. But it is crucial that the health related information recorded by these vital devices is delivered quickly and efficiently to the healthcare provider.

Our Remote Health Management Framework is designed to […]

ICD 9 to ICD 10 Transition Approach – Taking a holistic view on healthcare’s important transition

With the deadline for transition to ICD 10 coming closer, it is important to take a holistic view towards the transition efforts. Here I am sharing my views to give some more lights on the impact of the transition.

Most of the products who have met the deadlines for 5010 soon will be required to start using ICD 10 instead of ICD 9 code sets.

However, the switch to ICD 10 does not affect the CPT for outpatients. So for all inpatient procedure codes and diagnosis codes, it is mandatory to use the new codes as […]

Electronic Medical Records Implementation – 10 things to consider

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is one of the most popular terminology in Healthcare industry from quite a long time now and before I touch on 10 things one should consider before EMR implementation, let me elaborate an EMR.

From the name itself one may understand EMR is an electronic record that keeps patients information, medical investigations and history. To add on more I would further define EMR as patient record that can be electronically exchangeable and readable from anywhere around the globe and trustable when you as a doctor visit that record for further investigation.

But as an […]

Healthcare Future: Consumer Driven Collaborative Model

I am Debanjan Purkayastha leading Healthcare Competency Center at e-Zest and this is my first post on Healthcare. Like many loyal healthcare professional I also think healthcare as a domain is having huge potential and can provide high returns on investment to the companies focusing in it.

When I joined e-Zest I was surprised to see that within a short span of time almost 30% of the business at e-Zest were coming from Healthcare sector. And the kind of project e-Zest had developed ranges from PMS (Practice Management Systems)/ HIMS (Healthcare Information Management System) to […]