CGI takes TeleHealth into Africa and Asia

November 29, 2000

CGI Communications has formed a joint venture with TeleHealth LLC to provide Web-enabled clinical applications to providers and patients in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Under the agreement, CGI will provide the software and technical

CGI Communications has formed a joint venture with TeleHealth LLC to provide Web-enabled clinical applications to providers and patients in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Under the agreement, CGI will provide the software and technical expertise to implement the ASP project, while TeleHealth will provide the staffing, marketing, and customer support services. The two firms will work together to deploy a Web-enabled version of the MedMaster suite of clinical applications, beginning in Saudi Arabia.

The second phase of the project will involve most of the Middle East, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Africa, Nigeria, Singapore, and Taiwan. MedMaster provides data archiving, retrieval, and electronic documentation of services, generating a clinical data repository that can be used for outcomes studies and improved workflow efficiencies.


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