Built by medical professionals for healthcare, Indigenous (software) solutions provider of repute- Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, is set to unveil its hospital management software (HMS) dubbed All Purpose Medical Information System (APMIS).
APMIS, as Africa's connected healthcare platform is part of solutions in the Sidmach’s cloud platforms to be launched today in Lagos.
Dr. Uche Chime, lead, Implementation and Support, APMIS (at Sidmach) said that the solution is meant to capture, store, exchange and utilize healthcare data/information easily, transparently, securely in an affordable low cost (cost effective) manner using information technology.
Dr. Chime who spoke during a press briefing on the efficacies of APMIS, said that it solves the problems associated with data/information/knowledge for hospital owner, healthcare professionals, care givers, patients, government, health maintenance organization and other healthcare stakeholder.
He said, “APMIS is more than just an electronic health records (EHR) system or a hospital management software (HMS), it is an innovative Health Information System (HIS) that connects all stakeholders together on a single platform to harness the value that is inherent in our connectedness either for health service delivery, education, research or administration”.
According to him, it costs of nothing to deploy APMIS, while users can leverage it to generate revenue. “…Get paid for deploying our solution in your facility. Why choose APMIS?
The Telemedicine and E-health Network is our secondary product. The Telemedicine and Ehealth network harnesses the potentials of a connected healthcare platform which is the most efficient utility for transforming healthcare in resource constrained environments”.
Dr. Chime added that with APMIS users would be able to connect and share information easily between the medical records/ front desk; clinic; ward; pharmacy; laboratory; radiology; payment unit; HMO processing unit; bloodbank; inventory and supplies; human resource and payroll and patients.
“APMIS is built to interconnect with other facilities that interact with you such as: HMOs; external pharmacy; external laboratory and diagnostic centers; external imaging centers; external bloodbanks and government institution requiring reports”, he said.
On his part, Mr. Oluseyi Odusanya, head of Sales at Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, said that the solution is aimed at assisting users transform their hospitals effortlessly, improving profitability, efficiency and quality of care through information technology by implementing successfully a cost-effective integrated e-Health information system.
Odusanyasaid when fully rolled out, hospital owners stand to use APMIS “Make your hospital easy to manage and increase profitability; increase revenue through multiple income streams; remotely monitor all collections in your hospital and decrease expenditure and wastages.
“Aside that, APMIS enables you to provide mechanism to monitor input, output and processes of the hospital services; provide mechanism to implement and monitor staff performance of activities; reduce the paper work and processes required to manage the hospital; provide remote monitoring for activities and processes within your hospital; improve revenue collection cycle as well as significantly reduce pilferage; reduce overhead expenses and payroll burden and increase patient satisfaction and word of mouth recommendation for your services.
“It is also an easy means of showcasing advancement in the hospital as well as increase the reputation of your hospital in your environment, nationally and worldwide”.
He said that APMIS will enable users become the healthcare provider of choice in their locality.