the Application Service Provider (ASP) model, the service
provider provides a contractual service to host, deploy,
manage and provide access to an application or a group
of applications from an external facility. An ASP is
characterized by providing application centric solutions
to many users in a low cost manner.
ASP market in the United States is growing due to a
better customer understanding of the model and the increasing
number of applications being provided using this solution.
Additionally, this approach is getting more economically
attractive to customers by helping them reduce costs
In the Healthcare ASP Market Different players, namely,
Patients, Physicians, Pharmaceuticals, Laboratories, Insurance
Providers and Hospitals, characterize the Healthcare Industry
Segment’s ecosystem. Each player’s business
process in inter-connected with others for the purpose of sharing reliable and timely information.
The healthcare industry vertical today is driven by customers
(e-care, quality of care, reduction in medical errors),
internal capabilities (lack of IT skills, poor profit
margins) and regulations (HIPAA, privacy of information).
These drivers are forcing healthcare providers to look
at ways to improve their efficiencies around patient
knowledge management. One such way is outsourcing the
management of knowledge management centric applications
using the ASP model. Quality Check Inc. is capitalizing
on the knowledge management needs of the participants
to provide them the best available answer – Apollo