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Health One Global sells HEALTHone Electronic Patient Record Platform rights to Med-e-Mass for South Africa

On May 23, Health One Global Ltd sold the IP and commercial rights of the HEALTHone EHR software as well as its share in the South African business to Med-e-Mass, South Africa’s leading provider of Practice Management Applications.

The HEALTHone Electronic Patient Record Software was introduced to the South African Market in 2005 through a local subsidiary of Health One Global Ltd. It has rapidly won users in General and Specialised practices. The product has been customised to meet the local needs ofOccupational Health, Anti-Retroviral Treatment, Voluntary Counselling Testing and Injuries on Duty. The local Health One team has offered each customer a unique customisation to ensure the move from Paper Based Systems is as seamless as possible for the user.

With a national footprint of 5 regional offices, a national call centre and a wide network of dealers, Med-e-Mass is ideally positioned to support and add value to existing as well as new HEALTHone users. “HEALTHone has been integrated into all the Med-e-Mass practice Management Applications to ensure easy adoption of electronic patient records providing customers with clinical detail that is flexible, portable, confidential and secure,” says Dilip Naran,
General Manager of HEALTHone in South Africa.

“This move will secure a brilliant future for the HEALTHone technology in the South of Africa, while providing Health One Global with financial resources to fund its core business towards the deployment of personally held healthcare records for citizens with special healthcare needs”, says Dr Stanley Shepherd, CEO of Health One Global Ltd.

Med-e-Mass is part of Bytes Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Bytes Technology, a leading South African IT Company owned by Allied Electronics Corporation Ltd (Altron).

Health One Global Ltd, a London-based, privately owned Company, is the international developer and owner of HEALTHone, an electronic healthcare record platform. To date, IP and commercial rights on this platform have been acquired by Cegedim (for the Belgian market), Helix Health (for the Irish market), and Bytes Healthcare Solutions (for the countries of the South African Development Community).

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