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Medical Informatics Functional Consultant in India

Posted Oct 07 2010 11:00pm
As I –Dr. Maulik Vyas have made you aware of the term ‘Medical Informatics Functional Consultant’ or ‘Healthcare Informatics Functional Consultant’, let us dig more into how this medical domain expert in India can do better about developing medical software in IT.


When you find health care informatics functional consultant or find medical informatics functional consultant, you are sure that you are getting medical domain expert while developing any software for medical, surgical or anything that falls under ‘health’ or ‘medical’ word!

The reason of search India medical informatics functional consultant or healthcare informatics functional consultant in India is to overcome loopholes that are found in final software product for medical science within India or as a project for foreign country. It’s quite obvious that you cannot expect an IT guy to know alpha and omega of medical science including hospital workflow, nursing station workflow, cardiac pathology, operation theatre workflow etc. and hence, medical domain expert can actively participate and interpret all these while developing medical software.

As discussed in my previous blogs, certified professional medical informatics functional consultant would have valid certificate of degree or diploma in medical informatics or health care informatics from reputed university and not from private organization that are not registered with local government boards. Furthermore, knowledge of medical informatics functional consultant as medical domain expert in IT would not just be in the field of medical science but he or she would also have acquaintance with computer languages including UML and XML for better product development.

Health care informatics functional consultant, also known as domain medical expert in information technology industry (IT industry) is expected to have learned medical standards such as HL7, DICOM, SNOMED-CT, ICD, LOINC etc. This is to enhance the interoperability among the systems and software installed in health care setup.

Hiring medical domain for medical software in IT industry is indeed a great and fruitful deal to come up with better, genuine and best possible medical software.

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