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What are the main criteria for selecting a quality management system?

Posted by Jens Hooiveld on December 9 2019

The number of quality management software packages available is huge. There are many things you need to take into account in your search for an appropriate quality management system.

The functionality provided varies widely. However, functionality should not be the only driving force when selecting appropriate software. Industry experience, software flexibility, possibilities for integration with other software, configuration management and visibility of management data are equally important when considering the right supplier. But how do you determine the appropriate criteria?

This blog describes the main criteria for selecting a digital quality management system:

  • Industry experience
  • Flexibility
  • Look and feel
  • Reporting: Data visibility
  • Scalability
  • Integration capabilities
  • Implementation
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Topics: reporting data, quality management, software

Which components do you include in a Request for Information for a Quality Management System? Part 2

Posted by Jens Hooiveld on October 30 2019

Many organizations that start using a quality management system or process management consider purchasing software. In this respect a sound Request for Information is essential.

The number of quality management software packages available is huge. However, the functionality offered varies significantly. It is therefore particularly important for the care institution to consider the Request for Information that must be met. In our previous blog we described the functional requirements that are generally included in the Request for information. In this blog we pay attention to the following components: 

  • Background en experience supplier
  • Support
  • Training and education
  • Implementation
  • Technical necessities
  • Integration
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Topics: quality management, healthcare, software

Which components do you include in the RFI for a Quality Management System? Part 1

Posted by Jens Hooiveld on October 7 2019

Many organizations that start using a quality management system or process management consider purchasing software. In this respect a sound Request for Information is essential.

The number of quality management software packages available is huge. However, the functionality offered varies significantly. It is therefore particularly important for the care institution to consider the Request for Information that must be met. In this blog you can read which functional requirements are generally included in the Request for Information:

  • User management
  • Workflow
  • Type of reports
  • Handling reports
  • Analyzing reports
  • Management dashboards
  • Continuous improvement
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Topics: quality management, healthcare, software

How to write a Request for Information for a Quality Management System?

Posted by Jens Hooiveld on September 10 2019

Organizations that are about to replace the paper process or current digital system are struggling with many questions, such as: What software is available? What makes a good package? What do you need to be aware of? How do you make a good selection? But also: What can you expect nowadays? After all, technology is changing faster and faster. All these questions can be listed in a Request for Information. But how do you write a proper Request for Information? Where do you start? This blog describes what you need to take into account when you are in the process of writing a request for information.

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Topics: quality management, healthcare, software

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