Design and Implementation of a Cloud Based Rural Healthcare Information System Model
Modern information technology is being increasingly used in the healthcare sector with the sole objective of enhancing the availability of improved medical services at a reduced costs. In this context, outsourcing of computation and storage resources using cloud infrastructure has become a potential alternative. Rural healthcare centers can largely benefit from cloud based models in terms of cost reduction and resource utilization. It will not only reduce the development cost but improve the maintainability and adoption of evolving technologies. This can ensure use of up-to-date technologies and skilled technical manpower to manage rural healthcare systems in an effective and efficient manner.