A Case Study of a Bespoke Patient Care Record Management System Developed from Vision, through Design and Delivery to the App Stores.


Website : VitalMe

Patient Care Record Management System


VitalMe, developed by Assemblysoft in partnership with Synapser, is a cutting-edge offline-first Personal Healthcare Record system. It is a testament to Assemblysoft's expertise in leveraging modern technology to enhance patient healthcare management.

The Challenge

The development of VitalMe required overcoming significant technical hurdles, including:

  1. Providing reliable offline access to healthcare records on mobile devices.
  2. Ensuring secure storage and access to sensitive health data.
  3. Streamlining communication between patients and doctors.
  4. Creating a user-friendly platform for managing diverse healthcare needs.
  5. Implementing a reliable offline data access and management system.
  6. Ensuring robust security and seamless data syncing with cloud-based platforms.
  7. Creating a cross-platform application accessible on various mobile devices.

The Solution

Assemblysoft's solution to these challenges was multi-faceted:

  1. Platform Development: Developing an app that functions efficiently both offline and online, ensuring constant access to healthcare records.
  2. Security Measures: Integrating with Synapser’s proprietary Entry MFA and encrypting user data in Synapser’s Virtual Private Cloud to protect medical records.
  3. Module Configuration: Offering various modules for different ailments, each tailored to provide personalised health management.
  4. User Interface: Ensuring the app's compatibility across iOS and Android devices, focusing on ease of use for patients and doctors.
  5. Azure Services: Utilizing Azure’s cloud services provided a secure and scalable infrastructure, essential for managing sensitive health data.
  6. Offline Data Management Strategy: Developing a sophisticated offline data management strategy ensured that patients and doctors had continuous access to health records, even without internet connectivity.
  7. .NET MAUI Blazor Hybrid Application: The choice of .NET MAUI Blazor for a hybrid application development allowed the creation of a responsive, cross-platform app that offers a seamless user experience on both iOS | Android and Windows devices.

The Results

The technical approach taken by Assemblysoft led to several notable achievements:

  1. Patient Empowerment: Patients gained complete control over their health data, including access to their medical history, consults, notes, and prescribed medications.
  2. Doctor Efficiency: Doctors could issue prescriptions, track patient progress, and create personalised treatment templates.
  3. Administrative Simplicity: Receptionists were able to manage doctor’s calendars and patient consultations more efficiently.
  4. Enhanced Communication: The app facilitated direct communication between patients and doctors.
  5. Reliable Offline Access: Patients and doctors could access vital health information anytime, enhancing the responsiveness of care.
  6. Enhanced Data Security: Secure cloud integration with robust data encryption ensured the protection of sensitive health data.
  7. Cross-Platform Compatibility: The .NET MAUI Blazor hybrid app provided a consistent and intuitive experience across different devices.

User Benefits

The technical advancements in VitalMe offered significant benefits:

  • Patients: Gained reliable access to their healthcare records with full control over data privacy and security.
  • Doctors: Enjoyed streamlined access to patient data and the ability to provide tailored care through a user-friendly platform.
  • Administrative Staff: Benefited from an efficient system for managing appointments and patient records.

Business Benefits

The technical sophistication of VitalMe translated into key business advantages:

  • Operational Excellence: The robust and flexible technology infrastructure enhanced overall operational efficiency.
  • Data Security: Robust encryption and security protocols ensured patient data protection.
  • Scalability: Azure’s cloud services ensured that the system could scale according to the growing needs of the healthcare provider.
  • Doctor Engagement: Enhanced tools for patient care allowed doctors to provide more personalised and effective treatments.
  • Patient Satisfaction: Improved access and control over personal health data increased patient trust and satisfaction.
  • Innovative Edge: The adoption of .NET MAUI Blazor hybrid technology positioned the healthcare provider as a leader in innovative patient care solutions.

Through the development of VitalMe, Assemblysoft has demonstrated its ability to not only understand and meet the complex needs of the healthcare sector but also to innovate and lead with advanced technical solutions. The project stands as a beacon of Assemblysoft's commitment to leveraging the latest technologies like Azure and .NET MAUI Blazor hybrid to deliver superior healthcare management systems.

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