From November 14 – 18, 2016, eHealth Records International, the creators of HarmoniMD, will host a delegation from Uganda who is currently researching hospital information systems for Nakasero Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Included will be Dr. Edward Rukwaro, Dr. Luzige and Mr. Mubiru, the hospital’s CEO, Medical Director and ICT consultant respectively. They will be joined by Dr. Bikangaga who works at Clear Lake Hospital and is originally from Uganda.
Sebastopol, CA, November 1, 2016: eHealth Records International (EHRI) engages in the delivery of low-cost Hospital Information Systems in the developing world with recent implementations in hospitals in Tanzania and Kenya, and is currently exploring opportunities in other African countries.
“Working in Uganda is a logical step in our evolution,” says Nick Smith, CEO and founder of EHRI. “For the past five years we have been very focused on product development and are now more involved in getting HarmoniMD into the worldwide market of Hospital Information Systems. Our software is very affordable because we run on low-cost tablets instead of expensive PC workstations. We are very pleased to be hosting the Ugandan physician delegation and look forward to introducing HarmoniMD to other hospitals in the country,” Nick Smith said. As part of their trip, the group will tour Sonoma West Medical Center (SWMC) to see HarmoniMD in use in a U.S. setting. EHRI donated the HarmoniMD EHR system to SWMC for a five-year period to assist in the hospital’s financial stability.
EHRI was founded by Nick Smith, Dan Smith (no relation) and Dr. James Gude, a pioneer in telemedicine and founder of OffSiteCare Resources, Inc., a Sebastopol-based telemedicine company. Gude is also a founder of Global OffSiteCare, a Rotary program aimed at providing physician consultations and education to developing-world hospitals. Dan Smith is the founder of The Master Builder, a construction management software system sold to Intuit in 2001.
“Our mission is to improve world health with affordable mobile cloud computing and our current focus is on developing-world hospitals. To accomplish this, we provide comprehensive Hospital Information Systems that are configurable to individual facility requirements, sold as SAAS (Software as a Service) based on the volume of patient visits. This prices the system to the activity of the hospital and makes it affordable for any size hospital,” Nick Smith added.
While HarmoniMD is designed as a cloud-based application, hospitals in Africa often use local servers to overcome unreliable internet connections. For more information, contact Nick Smith, CEO at 707 284 4300 x102