Siemens to provide healthcare IT software to hospitals and clinics in South Africa

By | July 10, 2009

Healthcare IT Consultant Blog: “The implementation of the Siemens hospital information system is a significant part of the Gauteng DoH’s overall objective to create a single electronic health record for patients across the province and to eliminate paper-based workflow. The core of the solution is Soarian MedSuite, an integrated hospital information system which proactively manages the clinical, financial and administrative process from beginning to end. As a result, hospitals and clinics are able to increase efficiency, productivity and quality of care across the healthcare enterprise.” – Wow, the hospitals and clinics in South Africa better be prepared for the wonders of Siemens “healthcare IT software”. I’ve had a little experience with it and wouldn’t exactly be thrilled with the idea. I suppose it’s better than a napkin and pencil….maybe.

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