With more than 400,000 customers and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries, Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. They support performance management, best practices, and better resource utilisation. Industry-specific applications, integrated clinical data, and service line analysis features help to ensure lower-cost, high-quality care and reduce patient safety concerns.
Oracle’s unique in its ability to deliver solutions to all critical and challenging areas of healthcare. It’s wide range of integrated, industry-specific software and hardware solutions help to improve operational efficiencies and performance levels. Built on open standards, Oracle’s solutions can be deployed in data centres as individual components or as complete solutions integrated from applications to disk. This deployment flexibility is important in many healthcare settings because hospitals, health systems, and healthcare partners and contractors frequently exchange data from disparate systems beyond hospital walls.
Oracle’s healthcare solutions are designed to help elevate the level of care. Users can accelerate the adoption of more-efficient health delivery systems and increase their investment returns using Oracle’s secure, performance-driven platforms to rollout EHR and other informatics applications. The Oracle Health Management Platform Solution, Oracle Health Resources Management Solutions include connected health solution, and health insurance applications and payer solutions.
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Orange healthcare helps professionals to work together and interact in new ways, by allowing them to seamlessly access medical information when they need to. They can help health providers relieve pressure on staff and resources, focus on education and prevention rather than reactive treatment, and make life better for patients and health professionals alike. This leads to better decisions, increased efficiency and a higher quality of care.
Orange has worked with healthcare partners to improve the accessibility and integration of medical data for many years. They are expanding their services across many sectors and territories, to help increase the efficiency of and access to healthcare systems around the world. They operate in 21 countries and serves over 60 million mobile clients in Africa and Middle East.
In a global context in which the prevalence of chronic illnesses is increasing, medical demographics are becoming geographically unbalanced and costs need to be contained, eHealth can be seen as a real opportunity both to rationalise the healthcare system and make it more efficient, but also for certain countries to develop access to healthcare and medical information for their populations.
For health professionals this means accessing patient information wherever they are, and sharing it with colleagues whenever they need to. For patients it means the flexibility to make more of their own choices and the freedom to be cared for at home, still knowing help is at hand if they need it.
And for the system as a whole it means coordinating things better to focus more on prevention than cure, and to lower costs while raising quality.
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Pathfinder believes that people everywhere have the right to live a healthy sexual and reproductive life. For more than 55 years, they have worked to expand access to quality sexual and reproductive health care to enable and empower individuals to make choices about their body and their future.
Pathfinder addresses a range of sexual and reproductive health needs. They have six key focus areas and four crosscutting areas of work including:Adolenscents HIV and AIDS Contraception and Family Planning Advocacy Abortion Maternal and new born health
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Praekelt Foundation's mission is to use open source technologies to deliver essential information and inclusive services to millions of people around the world, especially in Africa. Since 2007 it has worked with governments, NGOs and social enterprises to provide people living in poverty with inspiration, education, financial services and health information.
Praekelt Foundation was founded in early 2007 by Gustav Praekelt in response to the opportunities created by the rapid and unprecedented spread of mobile phones across Africa. Gustav, a digital entrepreneur and obsessive technologist, saw how many of the mobile technologies his consultancy developed could be used to give communities access to services and information which had previously been inaccessible
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RTI is an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition
Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development.
Combining scientific rigor and technical proficiency, we deliver reliable data, thorough analysis, innovative methods, novel technologies, and sustainable programs that help clients inform public policy and ground practice in evidence. We scale our approach to fit the demands of each project, delivering the power of a global leader and the passion of a local partner.
We believe in the promise of science, and we push ourselves every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world.
Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development fields. Our staff of more than 5,000 works in more than 75 countries—tackling hundreds of projects each year to address complex social and scientific challenges on behalf of governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners. And our separate business operations—RTI Health Solutions, Syntegrity, and attego—serve commercial clients across a wide range of industries around the world
We maintain offices on four continents, with our headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, reflecting our roots in the area’s distinguished universities. Founded in 1958 with support from North Carolina government, education, and business leaders, we maintain close ties with North Carolina State University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Safaricom has over 20 million subscribers and an estimated market share of 67%, with the widest modern mobile network coverage in Kenya.
In addition to providing a broad range of first-class products and services for Telephony, Broadband Internet and Financial services, Safaricom seeks to uplift the welfare of Kenyans through value added services and support for community projects.
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global technology company. Samsung aims to transform the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions.
Samsung employs 270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion.
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Team Code Gurus
Team Code Gurus is made up of five female students from Makerere University in Uganda and they’ve successfully created Her Health BVKit to detect harmful vaginal bacteria that cause bacterial vaginosis (BV) and other infections. While BV is fairly common, and is not itself a sexually transmitted infection (STI), it can be unpleasant and increases the risk contracting an STI.
eHNA carries their story.
Meet Team Code Guru on this YouTube video.
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Telemedicine Africa is a private company with limited liability based in South Africa. It prides itself on pioneering telemedicine technologies in Africa. They are driven by the philosophy to provide integrated, multifunctional, scalable and dynamic solutions and products that will improve the provision of care both today and in the future.
The company successfully implemented its first large scale telemedicine project in the Limpopo province, South Africa, including the provision of training to doctors and nurses. Telemedicine Africa also conducted a research project for the SADC Secretariat where all the Ministries of Health in the SADC countries were visited to assess their e-Readiness.
Telemedicine Africa, in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation and Dimension Data established a Virtual Telemedicine Consultation Center, manned by specialists and general practitioners within the various medical profession disciplines to deliver a service to referring sites connected to the Virtual Telehealth Centre. This dedicated telemedicine facility serves as an enabler for both the public and private sector to extend the continuum of care.
The facility is equipped with telemedicine equipment used by a medical general practitioner (GP) and the scheduled medical specialists to diagnose incoming cases from referring sites. It is manned by an administrator and technician who assist the medical practitioners with the use of the telemedicine equipment and administration requirements.
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TOMPSA, The Open Medicine Project of South Africa consists a group of passionate Health-Care Workers, Mobile Technology Designers and Developers working together on projects to tackle specific health system problems, with the aim of co-creating innovative applications which improve patient care. The development process is one of “open innovation”. They actively seek engagement with other experts in healthcare and technology to create high impact solutions that change the system.
Participatory Design sessions are undertaken with health workers to map out information needs, and partnerships are formed between academic bodies to channel to collate and disseminate critical information and create support tools.
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