Smart Applications | KMA Sign MoU Aimed At Digitizing Health Care Sector

Smart Applications | KMA Sign MoU Aimed At Digitizing Health Care Sector

25-03-2022

Smart Applications International has signed a partnership with the Kenya Medical Association to promote automation and digitization of the health care sector in the country.

Our President, Dr. Were Onyino, said the deal will enhance the use of Smart Patient Engagement App across members of the Association, which will be used to automate doctor-patient interaction, including automation of patient appointment booking.

He said medical practitioners will also experience the convenience of using the SmartHealth app, a management information system for hospitals, also developed by the Smart Applications.

“The backbone of this partnership is to positively contribute towards the Kenyan government healthcare strengthening plan by extending locally developed technological solutions in solving local health care needs,” he stated.

Dr.Onyino also noted that with the use of technology, they will be able to deal with medical fraud.

On his part, Smart Applications International Group Managing Director Harrison Muiru said the future of health care lies in the use of telemedicine and other technological innovations, in delivering accessible, affordable and quality health care.

“Our long-standing mission has always been to inspire convenience through technology. This partnership will promote mutual growth in meeting harmonized objectives that better national health care objectives,” he said.

“KMA is set to provide thought leadership in the healthcare industry by leveraging on this partnership. We, as an association, believe in creating a platform that amplifies the use of technologies that add value to our members & association at large,” said Dr. Were Onyino, President, Kenya Medical Association.

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The Medical field is a dynamic space and we have seen tremendous growth in the adoption of technology in the delivery of health services, especially during this Covid 19 pandemic.

The Future of Healthcare lies in the use of Telemedicine and other technological innovations in delivering accessible, affordable, and quality health care and we are glad to partner with Smart Applications in making this a reality as we embark on the UHC Journey, he added.

“Our long-standing mission has always been to inspire convenience through technology. We value our partners and thus maintain a mandate to nurture this engagement to see the people of Kenya benefit from the package being ratified here.” said Harrison Muiru, the Group Managing Director, Smart Applications International.

Smart and KMA continue to journey on the path that entrenches simplicity, precision, and strength in the National Healthcare Systems pillar, all the way with Kenyans at heart.

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