Temple University Hospital is one of the major academic medical centers in the Philadelphia area. HGE Healthcare Solutions is a spin-off company of Temple University Hospital and is soon to commercialize some of its research in the pulmonary space. The company offers multiple mobile platforms for disease management and telemedicine services for patients.

Challenge

The client initially set out to develop a mobile application for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) across Android & iOS.

Rolled out to users through MDM, the app provides early detection of deviations in patient symptoms to enable early clinical intervention. However, a few weeks into the app development, we soon realised that the project needed to work on extremely strict deadlines with very unexpected, short notice documentations made available for processing.

In addition to this, the client’s future plan entailed creating multiple similar mobile applications over a relatively short period of time.

The Solution

We recognized that in order to meet our client’s objectives, it was best to assign offshore dedicated resources.

The development resources operated month on month, increasing in number and delivering apps across Android & iOS. We successfully delivered the principal COPD Co-Pilot application which is used by patients primarily for symptom reporting. In close consultation with the client, the resources developed multiple healthcare mobile applications for HGE.

All applications are primarily aimed for use by patients and medical practitioners and hence store sensitive patient medical reports. When applying for a CE mark in Europe and FDA approval in the US, the application code structure underwent rigorous penetration tests conducted by an audit company to come up with zero major defects. This only reaffirmed the sincere efforts put into developing multiple apps for our client.

Conclusion

The applications have reduced inpatient admissions, inpatient days, and emergency department visits by over 50%.

We are currently working on another application for liver transplant patients for our client. Boosted by COPD CO-Pilot application’s success, we have further extended our contract to continue providing staff augmentation. With a complete revamp of the COPD app lined up for this year, Resourcifi continues to remain HGE Healthcare Solutions’ technology partner for times to come.

With a complete revamp of the COPD app lined up for this year, Resourcifi continues to remain HGE Healthcare Solutions’ technology partner for times to come.

Stats

Team Size

4

Type

Full - Time

Expertise

iOS Development
Android Development
UI Development
Quality Assurance

Resources Hired

iOS Developer
Android Developer
UI Developer
QA tester
Project Manager

Projects

​Staff Augmentation Android & iOS CE & FDA compliant mobile app

Highlights

Time & Quality

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