SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CENTER


Software Development Center

The Hôpitel in-house Software Development Center's primary mission is to work to develop and expand the boundaries of hospital software applications and technology, engage in research, develop innovative applications and embed and integrate them within the institutions we service to the betterment of the hospital environment and culture. We specifically apply the results of our software products and applications to benefit the patient experience and care givers, in addition to creating a more efficient working environment for staff within the hospital.

The Hôpitel in-house Software Development Center has a team of software programmers and network engineers who support all Hôpitel software applications and have a significant impact in each of the following areas:

Enterprise Services: Hôpitel promotes the successful marketing of interactive and communication technologies and patient rental services through automated software processes designed to increase patient and care giver satisfaction while simultaneously increasing rental revenues and hospital commissions.

Health Education: Hôpitel supports, facilitates, initiates, and encourages the transformation and use of technology and the Health Educational media content hospital-wide; in clinics and from the patient home to enhance the overall Health Educational processes of all patients and to provide an easily accessible network to hospital staff for ongoing health education training purposes.

Point-of-Care: Hôpitel increases and extends the hospital`s efficiencies as a centre for excellence by providing the conduit and expertise to facilitate Point of Care applications and technologies at bedside. In addition, Hôpitel always works closely with the hospital's Information Technology departments to ensure that all of Hôpitel's customized applications work in unison with the hospital's existing computer network infrastructure and meet all of the hospital’s network standards and requirements.

User Interface Development
Hôpitel’s user Interface (UI) Design focuses on anticipating what users might need to do and ensuring that the interface has elements that are easy to access, understand, and use to facilitate those actions. The Hôpitel UI brings together concepts from interaction design, visual design, and information architecture.

    • Patient TV Media Touchscreen Terminals with Control Panel & Piano Style Color Coded Quick Links
    Easy to identify elder and child friendly color coded graphic centric piano style quick links on Control Panel provides visual aids for patients for quick selections and increased familiarity with the service options.

    • Intuitive Media-Centric Patient Graphical User Interfaces
    The Meditel Media Studio simple intuitive Control Panel and menu process with its easily identifiable icons, descriptive on-screen text prompts, oversized menu keys developed for both Touchscreen and Interactive TV Pillow Speaker remote processing, enables patients to navigate to their desired applications quickly and efficiently.

    • Seamless and Familiar Patient Graphical User Interface Design Patterns Across all its Device Platforms
    For patients who may be transferred to different rooms and or HOSPITALs where there may be different equipment deployed such as the Touchscreen and Large Footwall TV Media Terminals the Hôpitel solution provides a seamless and familiar patient user interface design patterns across all its device platforms. This universal look and feel provides patients a quick understanding of how to navigate the user interface with less learning involvement and enabling them to get to their desired media quicker and easier no matter which Hôpitel display device platform they are using.
Agile development
Hôpitel follows the principles of agile software development whereby its communication processes to resolve issues and complete projects quicklyand efficiently for its patient and hospital clientele is one of its guiding principles that it follows in its development processes.

Hôpitel’s customer and management practices, which address agile requirements analysis, planning and project management, and programmer practices, which address how to work with the code in an agile way which is responsive, are all fundamental principles in its software development processes.

Hôpitel’s solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams utilizing the appropriate practices for their context. Ultimately, the Hôpitel Software Development Center collaborates with its customers and incorporates their feedback into new features which are released quickly for customer use.

Software Quality Assurance (SQA)
Hôpitel’s two in-house SQA resources ensures that Hôpitel’s developed software meets and complies with defined or standardized quality specifications. The SQA program is an ongoing process within the software development life cycle (SDLC) that routinely checks the developed software to ensure it meets desired quality measures.

The Hôpitel Software Development Center will continue to accomplish its missions by offering the hospitals a unique array of technological development, project management, product and application assessments, and commercialization skills.

In conclusion, Hôpitel makes every effort to make available customized software and applications to the Health Care industry via our in-house Software Development Center. This center with its many years of experience in the Healthcare domain works in conjunction with our engineering teams and network of partners to provide the most complete and cost effective Healthcare hardware/software solutions available in the marketplace today, stemming from concept and design to integration and implementation.