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A Proposed Hybrid Approach for Developing Healthcare Information Systems

by Nesma El-Sokkary, Walaa Hussein El-Masry, Nagy Ramadan Darwish
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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 183 - Number 28
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors: Nesma El-Sokkary, Walaa Hussein El-Masry, Nagy Ramadan Darwish

Nesma El-Sokkary, Walaa Hussein El-Masry, Nagy Ramadan Darwish . A Proposed Hybrid Approach for Developing Healthcare Information Systems. International Journal of Computer Applications. 183, 28 ( Sep 2021), 17-23. DOI=10.5120/ijca2021921664

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Healthcare software development has emerged as a promise to rework the paper-based system into a digitized structure to make sure effective care, patient safety and decreasing medical errors. Healthcare considered complex process and do not leave errors occur therefore need particular methods for medical software development. A healthcare solution needs for compliance with laws and regulations, be more safer, stable, high performance and high availability. This is often not a neighborhood where you'll release a poor-quality product and continuously improve it – you would like your product to be trusted and used from day one. Agile is an iterative process that creates the merchandise usable from the first stages, enabling rapid and high-quality development which will respond quickly to changing requirements. The Waterfall model may be a good model for managing an outsized scale problem also as it’s safer. This paper tackled the common software development methodologies and debates the benefits and drawbacks of every then how we adjust them to healthcare requirements. During this paper was proposed a hybrid software development methodology (Hybrid Scrum-Fall Model) for the healthcare system development. The proposed model combines the agile development methodology and therefore the waterfall model to make solutions that are characterized by quality and deliver more value to the end user.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Healthcare Systems Development Lifecycle SDLC Agile Scrum Waterfall Hybrid