BS Innova Platform: Introduction, Framework and Technology
The practice of “telemedicine”,  which makes it possible to deliver remote healthcare (HC) service based on communication technology, can successfully address most of the issues of the current healthcare system, both in developing countries and mature markets (i.e. Italy and Europe): population ageing, reduction of HC expenditures, access to HC delivery structures, quality of the HC service, etc.
There are many technical platforms in the market which operate in the area of “telemedicine”, but most of them are concerned with specific areas, like process in the therapy lifecycle (i.e. diagnostic, monitoring, televisit, etc.) or a few other therapeutic areas. Besides, many of those solutions have very limited references in terms of patients treated or HC services delivered.
As of today in Italy there does not yet exist a specific “telemedicine” technology solution based on a recognized standard and able to cover a wide set of functionalities while being used extensively.
BS Innova, in partnership with Global Health Telemedicine and Community of S. Egidio, has developed a technical platform aimed to become a worldwide standard in the field of telehealth and telemedicine.
This platform offers a wide set of functionalities and is characterized by an “up-to-date” web-based architecture.
It is provided on the basis of a “Software as Service” model to players like hospital centres, major corporations and non-profit health organizations.
The platform will include “plug-in” components able to integrate additional modules which could be developed by preselected technical partners to enrich the platform (i.e. an additional pathology wizard for teleconsulting).
KeywordsSpring Framework Agile methodology Java Query Model view controller
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