Jul 26, 2007, 06.51 PM | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Yos Technologies launches “YosCare”, an e-Health Gateway for PHR Management
Bangalore based Yos Technologies , an emerging startup in the Healthcare IT domain, has announced the Beta launch of YosCare, a fully standards compliant e-Health Gateway for Patient Health Record (PHR) management. The company would be targeting both Tier 1 and Tier 2 hospitals as well as Diagnostic Labs and Pharmacy chains.
YosCare has been designed primarily to mitigate the various issues and problems faced by the consumers of Healthcare services (the patients) and the providers of the services (the doctors, clinics, hospitals, chemists, labs).
Yos Technologies has signed MOUs with a leading hospital in Bangalore, and a leading Pharmacy chain, and will be making the Beta version of the product available for their customers, as well as a select cross-section of the public during the next 3 months.
Announcing the launch, Vijaya Verma, Founder and CEO, Yos Technologies said, ”Medical decisions need to be based on well-documented, current and accurate information to ensure right diagnosis. YosCare is an e-Health Gateway that seamlessly inter-connects consumers and providers through a secure consumer-owned PHR system and “continuous care” applications that can be assessed anytime, anywhere using Internet and Mobile technologies. It is a patient-centric system containing all relevant patient information that is needed to ensure timely and improved quality of care.”
Using YosCare, the consumers can now:
Using YosCare, providers now have:
“The uniqueness of the YosCare solution is that it is not just a static store of health records. The solution actually interconnects the ecosystem of providers with the consumer, while maintaining the consumer focus by putting him in the centre of the ecosystem with his secure e-health Account. So both parties - consumers and providers - gain by the solution” added Vijaya Verma.
Yos Technologies is founded by Vijaya Verma, a technologist and entrepreneur, with a total work experience of 24 years in the IT industry and 3 senior colleagues from her previous venture Alopa Networks, which became one of the top three broad band OSS vendors within 3 years of its inception.
The company had recently secured its first round of funding to the tune of $1.25M from Rajesh Jain, well-known entrepreneur and technologist (who founded IndiaWorld in 1995, and sold it to Sify in 1999 for $115M, in one of Asia's largest Internet deals) and Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, a leading doctor and infertility specialist, and a pioneer in Patient Health Education.
Sourced From: Pressman India