6 Critical Considerations for the Modern Global Medical Information System

If you’re looking for a new Global Medical Information (MI) system, make sure you read these top six considerations from Jayne Packham, a consultant with 23 years’ experience in MI.

It’s a given that a modern global MI system, should log, track and seamlessly integrate with a knowledge base of responses. But what else should you consider to secure the best system for your organisation?

Consideration 1 – Web or local access?

Historically, companies have installed stand-alone MI systems on local country servers and desktop PCs. But this has inherent limitations:

  • Reliance on local IT infrastructure to install, update and maintain the system
  • Restricted user access, often limited to the desktop where the system is installed or remotely through a corporate virtual private network

In comparison, a web based system gives a better, more flexible solution. Providing users have access to a PC or device with internet access, they can connect to the MI system using a standard internet browser. Benefits of a web system include:

  • Access the system at any time – in and out of office hours
  • Access anywhere with internet access – office, home, field-based and by outsourcing or off-shoring partners
  • Web-based systems have a zero foot print, meaning no software needs to be installed locally. The vendor maintains and updates the system centrally, removing the need for local IT support

Consideration 2 – a configurable or customizable solution?

This is a critical consideration and one that companies often overlook. What are the differences and the implications of the two choices?

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

To read more, please download a free copy of the full article by requesting here:

Please Complete the Form to Download the White Papers
All fields are mandatory.