By Modupe Gbadeyanka
A healthcare product called eClinic, which aims to effectively address the challenges associated with medical records management, has been reintroduced by Interswitch eClat Healthcare Limited, an innovative healthcare technology solutions provider and subsidiary of the Interswitch Group.
Upon re-launching the product, Interswitch eClat said it has brought back the product as part of its efforts to provide Nigerians with access to higher quality healthcare services.
eClinic was specifically designed as a patient-centric healthcare service product that transforms the familiar analog system of record keeping into a digitized process, where patient records are kept securely and easily accessible.
The platform centralizes all patient records, ensuring that their data is at the fingertips of healthcare workers, paving the way for rapid analysis, efficiency and thoroughness by healthcare professionals in the country.
Managing Director of Interswitch eClat, Mr. Wallace Ogufere explained that introducing the enhanced health technology solution into the healthcare system in Nigeria would facilitate efficiency and build trust between patients and their healthcare providers. health care because patients are assured of their safety and the security of their medical records.
“The infusion of technology into the healthcare system in Nigeria is one that will certainly increase efficiency, reduce costs and build trust between patients and their healthcare providers. Ultimately, that’s the goal of eClinic, among other benefits,” he said.
As a flexible tool, eClinic was created to serve a range of healthcare providers, from small single healthcare providers to multi-specialty facilities, making it a comprehensive platform suited to the different needs of healthcare providers. healthcare and complementing existing systems.
It was designed with three layers of care providers in mind: the eClinicPHC, which was designed for primary care providers, and the eClinicPlus, designed for secondary and tertiary care settings, reducing costs for health service providers and maintaining data integrity and security.
With the relaunch, eClinic solutions incorporate new features, such as inventory and stock keeping, patient appointment and queue management, medical and insurance billing, asset management , integration with third-party systems via API, rapid messaging and notification, coding, backup and multi-location support, among others, patients are assured of an improved healthcare delivery process when they visit their preferred care provider for health-related issues.
“Our focus revolves around delivering value to both the demand side and the supply side of healthcare – the institutions that provide healthcare services and the patients who seek those services.
“With eClinic, we integrate inventory management, efficient service delivery, sales and customer accounts into one platform. By doing so, the service delivery process is streamlined and productivity is boosted,” the CEO said.