Medisoft Telemedicine adopts Software as a Service delivery model

Thaltej, Ahmedabad 01 February 2008Medisoft Telemedicine Pvt. Ltd. has adopted Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model for its innovative web-based telemedicine product. SaaS is a software application delivery model where a software vendor develops a web-native software application and hosts and operates - either independently or through a third-party - the application for use by its customers over the Internet, according to the definition by Wikipedia. Customers do not pay for owning the software itself but rather for using it.

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Software as a Service, also known as software on demand, is an innovative model which revolutionizes the delivery of software products and its usage. Conventionally, software products were bought by the customers and were installed on their desktops or in their enterprise. This model has some inherent drawbacks for both the user as well as the product companies.

Following are the benefits of SaaS model:

  • There's no software to manage, fix, upgrade, etc.
  • If the vendor doesn't meet your needs, there usually is no long-term commitment and it's easy to switch.
  • Better licensing and cost control.
  • Assurance of the most recent version of application is in use.

eHealthopinion is a web-based interactive telemedicine application. It provides a platform to connect the patient, referring doctor and expert. eHealthopinion includes a patient application, referring doctor and expert doctor application. The patient application and expert doctor application of eHealthopinion is for free. In addition to the free service, Medisoft offers a premium application sold on an annual, paid subscription basis. Medisoft also offers a turnkey exclusive solution as per end user requirement. It includes the provision of the telemedicine application along with website designing, hosting and development following the SaaS model.

Medisoft Telemedicine is a research-based development company established with the objective of improving health care delivery by setting the highest standards in the field of public health with the help of telemedicine and ehealth. Medisoft has a user registration from 24 countries and its turnkey solutions are installed in 5 countries. More company news is available in the VMW April 2005 article Indian telemedicine firm to supply its Tele Doctor Telemedicine system to the first telemedicine project in Pakistan.


Leslie Versweyveld

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