CGM introduces corTTex® Next Generation new webbased healthcare platform in Kingdom
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31.05.2012:At the start of 2012 the Saudi Ministry of Health revealed the signing ofhealthcare project contracts worth around SAR 3 billion. The announcementunderscores increasing local demand for world-class health services and isexpected to further boost the Saudi healthcare market, which is expected toexpand at a compound annual growth rate of 12.3 per cent through 2015 at aspending value of over SAR 26 billion.
One of the focalspending areas is in information systems (IS), with hospitals seeking advancedsolutions for managing its critical data assets. CompuGroup Medical (CGM), adedicated software provider for the healthcare sector focusing on theprovision of eHealth solutions to the international markets, intends tocontribute to this demand through its newly-launched corTTex® Next Generationhealthcare platform.
The corTTex®platform is an Integrated Hospital Management Information System Environmentthat combines Computer Medicine, Information Processing, Resource Planning,Data Communication, and Clinical Systems technologies to form a unique solutionto everyday problems of Health and Patient Care organizations. It is designedto reduce costs associated with medical center operation diagnoses and patienttreatments, improve onsite access to medical information, and improvefunctional and physical links between healthcare entities such as out-patientclinics, Mobile Rescue Units, medical centers and field hospitals.
Thomas Reitmayr, Vice President Business Development of CGMCEE stated: “Saudi Arabia already has some of the most advancedhospitals and healthcare facilities in the region, with state-of-the-artequipment and systems to ensure effective operations and respond efficiently tothe health concerns of residents and citizens.” Mehmet Bilginsoy, GeneralManager, CGM Middle East added: “We are confident that corTTex® will provebeneficial to medical institutions in the Kingdom and complement our efforts tosupport the KSA Government’s health agenda. We believe that it is alsoimportant for healthcare products and systems companies to coordinate with thegovernment on the development of next-generation healthcareinfrastructure.”
CompuGroupMedical is one of the world’s leading eHealth companies. It delivers scalablehealth information technology products and solutions for healthcare providerson a workflow-based platform. CGM’s products and services are used by over 385,000 doctors, dentists,hospitals, pharmacies, healthcare networks and other service providers. Around3,500 employees provide innovative solutions to CGM customers.