22 Jul 2013, BioSpectrum Bureau , BioSpectrum
Singapore: The new mobile integrated EMR technology, developed by Fujitsu, a Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company, now enables patients to access their medical records on devices like iPads and smartphones. Fujitsu introduced the new technology at the International Medical Hospital Show 2013 in Japan's Tokyo Big Sight.
The technology will help patients to not only get their medical treatment data but also, additional information like accounting data, Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), medical examination data and waiting board sign in the hospital. EMR was first introduced in Japan in 1999 and since then, it has penetrated widely in hospitals across the country. Fujitsu leads the market with a share of 38 percent for EMR system delivery in major hospitals in Japan.
Fujitsu also introduced 'HumanBridge,' a regional network solutions which enables to connect medical information related to health, medical and welfare.
To avail the advanced technology in medical healthcare, some 80,000 visitors, including doctors, nurses, medical administrators and medical equipment dealers visited the International Modern Hospital Show 2013. The event witnessed participation from some 373 exhibitors to showcase their modern medical technologies collectively.