Cloud Computing and Healthcare Sector

3454 WordsMay 25, 201314 Pages
Available Online at www.ijcsmc.com International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing A Monthly Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology ISSN 2320–088X IJCSMC, Vol. 2, Issue. 5, May 2013, pg.238 – 243 RESEARCH ARTICLE THE CLOUD- CHANGING THE INDIAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM M. Tech Scholar, Al-Falah School of Engg and Tech., Dhauj, Faridabad-121004, Haryana, India M. Tech Scholar, Al-Falah School of Engg and Tech., Dhauj, Faridabad-121004, Haryana, India 3 Senior Lecturer (Computer Science and Engg), Al-Falah School of Engg and Tech., Dhauj, Faridabad-121004, Haryana, India 2 1 1 Atiya Parveen1, Sobia Habib2, Waseem Ahmad3 atiya.parveen@gmail.com; 2 habib.sobia85@gmail.com; 3 waseemahmad.ahmad@gmail.com…show more content…
Doctors have to start the treatment without the complete information of patient’s medical history, which sometimes, is life threatening for the patient. Technologies could be used in healthcare sector to provide better healthcare facilities and reduce the operations costs. In our country we see that there is scarcity of doctors, nurses and pharmacy. But still there is rapid growth in healthcare services, while diseases are becoming more complex. More and more new and efficient diagnostic techniques and new way of treatments are being developed and used in healthcare sector so as to provide the patients with best possible treatment and in their budget. Many healthcare organizations are providing different kind of services to cater to highly diversified economic population which in turn has resulted in competition in the market. So the organizations which do not perform well are out of business. [3][4] As healthcare providers need cost effective automating processes which gives more profits, cloud computing will provide perfect platform in the healthcare information technology space. Many hospitals may share infrastructure with large number of systems linked together. By this pooling the hospitals automatically reduce the cost and increase utilization. The resources are delivered only when they are required. This also means realtime availability of patient information for doctors, nursing staff and
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