The amount of patient data generated by various medical devices, wearables, and healthcare apps grows every day. However, hospitals can make use of all this information only in case when their devices and software systems communicate via a common protocol. One of such protocols that allow healthcare apps to securely exchange sensitive patient clinical data with each other is Health Level 7 (HL7), – a globally accepted, widely accredited, and one of the most commonly used set of interoperability standards in the world.
Auriga has strived to become part of the HL7 expert community and enhance its expertise in health data interoperability. A year ago, Auriga launched a new in-house initiative on the development of an open-source library to provide interoperability for medical devices based on the HL7 protocol. In December 2016, our engineers finally released the solution. Continue reading
In the Information Age, Big Data rules the world. The data volumes are growing faster than ever before, and by the year 2020, IDC predicts that about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on our planet. However, Big Data is more than just loads of information; it is even more than a mere technology. It is an innovative tool for real-time analysis, planning, forecasting, and finally, instantaneous and efficient decision-making. Big Data represents a new competitive advantage for any company in any industry today. Continue reading
When a product reaches the end-of-life phase of its lifecycle, inventing a completely new product is often not an option. Imagine that you produce a smart and complex medical device certified by regulatory agencies, connected to peripheral medical equipment, and used by thousands of patients in hundreds of hospitals nationwide. Your product has been commercially available on the market for a long time. However, the day comes when its components become outdated and unsupported, and an urgent decision has to be made on how to recover the product value. Continue reading
Telemedicine is one of the fastest growing segments in healthcare. The global telemedicine market was estimated to be worth around $17.9 billion in 2015, and it is forecast to grow at 18.7% annually from 2016 to 2022, according to P&S Market Research. that the number of patients using telemedicine services will reach 7 million by 2018, up from less than 350,000 in 2013. At Auriga, we believe that the telemedicine industry will see tremendous development in the coming years, and we are striving to deliver sophisticated and high-quality solutions to our customers. Continue reading
For more than 25 years in professional software development, Auriga has been constantly striving for innovation and excellence. In recent years, Auriga has become one of the pioneer users of the Intel Multi-OS Engine software development tool and an active user of the Intel XDK cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE), a valuable set of tools that allows a developer to quickly create native apps for different platforms with a single piece of code. Continue reading