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Smart.Nutrition IQ

Smart.Nutrition IQ is a managed service that enables clinical nutrition providers to efficiently capture and process medical orders for parenteral and non-parenteral nutrition. Using Amazon Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) and serverless AWS technologies, the service extracts, classifies and enriches data from medical orders. This enables nutrition providers to easily review key information such as prescribing doctor, medical facility, patient demographics, order date, health plan, and patient ID. Smart.Nutrition IQ improves operational efficiency and supports data-driven decision making while ensuring compliance with the AWS Well-Architected Framework.


Smart.Nutrition IQ is an AI-powered managed service that automates parenteral and non-parenteral nutrition order processing for clinical nutrition providers. Our service captures order information, extracts relevant data, and transforms it into an enriched, structured format - enabling efficient order processing, improved data accuracy, and better informed decision-making. With Smart.Nutrition IQ, nutrition providers can focus on patient care instead of tedious data entry.

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What we offer ?

Smart.Nutrition IQ is a managed service for capturing and processing data from parenteral and non-parenteral nutrition orders.

For Who ?

Smart.Imaging IQ is a service designed for clinical nutrition providers.

Uses AI (Amazon IDP) to extract data from medical orders and AWS serverless tech for processing.

How do we Leverage AWS ?

Financial Benefits
  • Increased efficiency enables higher order processing capacity and revenue

  • Reduction in costly errors related to manual data entry

  • Usage-based pricing aligns costs with order volume

  • Reduced IT costs from using managed AWS services vs building/maintaining infrastructure

Operational Benefits
  • Automated data capture and processing saves time and reduces manual effort

  • Improved data accuracy and completeness

  • Easier monitoring of order volume, turnaround times, and SLAs

  • Simplified compliance with data privacy and security requirements

Benefits of the Cloud Adoption Framework

By aligning with the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework pillars, Smart.Nutrition IQ delivers a wide range of benefits to clinical nutrition providers. The service improves operational efficiency, enhances data-driven decision-making, strengthens security and compliance, and enables scalability and innovation. These benefits ultimately lead to better patient care, increased profitability, and a competitive edge in the market.

Business Perspective
  • Increased efficiency: Automated data capture and processing streamlines parenteral nutrition order management, allowing staff to focus on higher-value tasks.I

  • Improved decision-making: Structured, enriched data enables data-driven decisions for optimizing inventory, logistics, and patient care.

  • Enhanced profitability: Increased efficiency and capacity lead to higher order processing volume and revenue.

  • Competitive advantage: By improving quality and reducing costs, Smart.Nutrition IQ helps nutrition providers stay competitive in the market.

People Perspective
  • Employee satisfaction: Automating tedious data-entry tasks improves job satisfaction and reduces burnout.

  • Skills development: Freed-up staff time can be used for training and development opportunities, enhancing employee skills.

  • Collaboration: Centralized, structured data facilitates collaboration between nutritionists, doctors, administrators, and IT staff.

Governance Perspective
  • Standardization: Smart.Nutrition IQ promotes standardized processes for capturing and handling parenteral nutrition order data.

  • Compliance: The service ensures adherence to data security and privacy regulations, such as HIPAA.

  • Traceability and auditability: Detailed logging and monitoring capabilities improve traceability and auditability of parenteral nutrition operations.

  • Performance measurement: Centralized data enables measuring and optimizing service delivery across teams.

Platform Perspective
  • Scalability and reliability: AWS's cloud infrastructure provides high scalability and reliability for handling variable order volumes.

  • Innovation: By leveraging AWS's continuous service expansion and innovation, Smart.Nutrition IQ can quickly adopt new features and capabilities.

  • Interoperability: APIs and standard data formats enable integration with other clinical systems, such as electronic health records (EHRs).

  • Accessibility: Cloud-based deployment allows authorized users to securely access Smart.Nutrition IQ from anywhere with an internet connection.

Security Perspective
  • Data protection: Smart.Nutrition IQ leverages encryption, access controls, and monitoring to secure sensitive patient data.

  • Reduced security burden: By using AWS's built-in security capabilities, nutrition providers can reduce their security management overhead.

  • Continuous improvement: AWS's ongoing security investments and updates help maintain a strong security posture over time.

Operation Perspective
  • Automation: Smart.Nutrition IQ automates order processing workflows, ensuring consistency and efficiency.

  • Proactive issue resolution: Monitoring and analytics capabilities enable proactive detection and resolution of issues.

  • Reduced operational burden: By outsourcing infrastructure management to AWS, nutrition providers can focus on their core business.

Leveraging AWS Well-Architected Framework

By leveraging these AWS products across the five pillars of the Well-Architected Framework, Smart.Nutrition IQ can achieve a serverless architecture that is operationally excellent, secure, reliable, performant, and cost-optimized. This combination of services enables the product to deliver a scalable, efficient, and compliant solution for clinical nutrition providers.

The core AWS products for digitizing imaging and radiology medical orders and the associated images in Smart.Imaging IQ include:

  • Amazon Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) and Amazon Textract for extracting data from documents and forms.

  • Amazon Rekognition for analyzing medical images, Amazon S3 for durable and scalable storage of digitized orders and images,.

  • AWS Lambda for serverless computing and data processing.

  • Amazon DynamoDB for storing structured metadata and processing results.

  • Amazon API Gateway for creating secure APIs and integrating with other systems.


These products work together to efficiently digitize, process, store, and expose the data and functionality of Smart.Imaging IQ, enabling imaging and radiology centers to streamline their workflows, improve data accuracy, and enhance decision-making capabilities in a scalable and cost-effective manner.

The Core

Operational Excellence Pillar

  • Amazon IDP (Intelligent Document Processing): Automates document processing workflows, extracting and structuring data from parenteral nutrition orders.

  • AWS Step Functions: Orchestrates and manages the order processing workflow, ensuring reliable and efficient execution.

  • Amazon CloudWatch: Provides monitoring, logging, and alerting capabilities to track the health and performance of the Smart.Nutrition IQ system.

  • AWS Lambda: Runs code without provisioning or managing servers, enabling event-driven processing of orders and data transformations.

  • Amazon Cognito: Handles secure user authentication and access control, ensuring only authorized users can access Smart.Nutrition IQ.

  • AWS Key Management Service (KMS): Manages encryption keys used to secure data at rest, such as stored order documents and sensitive patient information.

  • Amazon Macie: Automatically discovers, classifies, and protects sensitive data, helping maintain data privacy and compliance.

  • AWS Security Hub: Provides a centralized view of security alerts and compliance status across the Smart.Nutrition IQ system.

Security Pillar

Reliability Pillar

  • AWS Lambda: Ensures high availability and automatic scaling of order processing and data transformation functions.

  • Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service): Provides durable, scalable storage for order documents and processed data.

  • Amazon DynamoDB: Offers a highly available and performant NoSQL database for storing and retrieving structured order data.

  • AWS Backup: Automates data backup and restore processes, ensuring data durability and recoverability.

  • Amazon Comprehend Medical: Extracts relevant medical information, such as medication names, dosages, and routes of administration, from unstructured parenteral nutrition order text.

  • Amazon ElastiCache: Provides in-memory caching to improve application performance and reduce latency.

  • Amazon Athena: Enables fast, serverless querying of order data stored in Amazon S3 using standard SQL.

  • Amazon API Gateway: Acts as the entry point for API requests, efficiently routing them to the appropriate backend services.

  • AWS Glue: Serves as a serverless data integration service, enabling data transformation and preparation for analysis.

Performance Efficiency Pillar

Cost Optimization

  • AWS Lambda: Allows paying only for the compute time consumed, reducing costs compared to running always-on servers.

  • Amazon IDP: Offers a pay-per-document pricing model, ensuring costs align with actual usage.

  • Amazon S3 Intelligent Tiering: Automatically optimizes storage costs by moving data between access tiers based on usage patterns.

  • AWS Budgets: Helps set custom budget thresholds and alerts to monitor and control costs.

  • AWS Lambda: Promotes sustainability by efficiently allocating compute resources and reducing energy consumption.

  • Amazon S3: Stores data in shared, multi-tenant hardware, optimizing resource utilization.

  • Amazon DynamoDB: Provides a serverless database that automatically scales capacity, minimizing over-provisioning and reducing energy waste.

  • AWS Customer Carbon Footprint Tool: Helps measure, track, and reduce the carbon emissions associated with using AWS services.

Sustainability Pillar

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