RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Internet-Based System Will Provide Benefits of a Single Electronic Health Record
InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care, announced today that the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will implement InterSystems TrakCare®, an Internet-based unified healthcare information system, to help transform and optimize further the quality and efficiency of care delivery. For over three decades KKESH, a JCI-accredited tertiary care ophthalmic facility, has been recognized for excellence in the delivery of patient care and for exceptional educational and research programs.
TrakCare will enable KKESH to capture all of their patient information, clinical and non-clinical, in a single electronic medical record. Authorized clinicians may then access the information securely at every point of care using any Internet-connected device, including mobiles and tablets. The system will also support KKESH's growth in services.
"The selection of TrakCare by KKESH is a strategic move to embrace electronic health information systems in order to provide the best quality of care to their patients," said Othman AlDahash, Strategic Sector Manager- Healthcare at Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a strategic partner of InterSystems and a leading provider of technology products and services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
"We are delighted that King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital has selected InterSystems TrakCare as its healthcare information system, and we look forward to a successful implementation in the coming few months," said Michel Amous, Country Manager Middle East and India, InterSystems.
About King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) is a tertiary care ophthalmic facility operated by the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hospital provides quality tertiary ophthalmic care to the patients it serves and promotes the delivery of Kingdom-wide ophthalmic care through its outreach, educational, and research programs.
For more than three decades, KKESH has been recognized for excellence in its delivery of ophthalmic patient care, for its strong educational programs (including continuing medical education seminars and symposia), and training of ophthalmology residents and subspecialty fellows and other allied healthcare.
KKESH eye bank is an international member of The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA). It is also a member of the International Federation of Eye Bank and Pan-American Eye Bank Association which consists of members from North and South America and which has a strong relationship with The European Eye Bank Association (EEBA). KKESH eye bank also has a strong relationship with the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation. The Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation coordinates with all hospitals and other health facilities which have donors and those which have specialized centers for organ transplantation. It also provides transportation for the specialized medical teams in collaboration with the medical evacuation. For more information, visit http://www.kkesh.med.sa
InterSystems is a global leader in software for connected care, with headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and offices in 25 countries. InterSystems TrakCare® is an Internet-based unified healthcare information system that rapidly delivers the benefits of an electronic patient record. InterSystems HealthShare® is a strategic platform for healthcare informatics, enabling information exchange and active analytics across a hospital network, community, region or nation. InterSystems CACHÉ® is the world's most widely used database system in clinical applications. InterSystems Ensemble® is a platform for rapid integration and the development of connectable applications. InterSystems' products are used by thousands of hospitals and laboratories worldwide, including all of the top 15 hospitals on the Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals as rated by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit InterSystems.com.