Cegedim launches new Clinical Decision Support App to support safe and effective care
19th February 2020: Cegedim UK announces the launch of a new Mobile App for Healthcare Professionals.
The app showcases Cegedim’s powerful clinical decision support web-services which everyday enable over 5,000 pharmacies to dispense and over 4,000 GP’s to safely select and prescribe medicines for patients. The app brings together technology and data to demonstrate the novel capabilities of Cegedim’s solutions to support clinicians, solutions providers and healthcare providers to provide safe and effective care in a scalable and cost effective package.
The new online application is aimed at GPs, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals and provides access to up to date, unbiased and reliable medical information, for optimum clinical decision-making.
The App references Cegedim’s drug database, curated to DM&D NHS standards and offers essential product level data that is regularly updated to ensure accurate healthcare information is readily available to healthcare professionals. With the easy to use interface, users can access a full set of details about specific drugs, including indications, contraindications, side effects, cautions of use and appropriate dosages.
This standalone application is free to use and does not require registration, allowing users to explore the app and its content with ease. The navigation is seamless with a search bar functionality and pages displaying clear and concise medical information across a vast age spectrum; from young children to the elderly with recommendations and risks to be aware of.
Cegedim UK’s Group Managing Director, Steve Bradley comments: “Having successfully supported Cegedim’s UK solutions for over a decade the technology behind the app is now available for the healthcare technology market to use to deliver innovation to patients, clinicians and providers. Cegedim’s solutions provide a compelling alternative to the market allowing healthcare professionals the chance to explore medical information at ease without the need to be in proximity of their clinical system giving them confidence in clinical decision making at any time or place.”
With over 25 years of curating clinical data for its own NHS accredited primary care prescribing and dispensing software systems, Cegedim’s latest app sees the company becoming a clinical data contributor in the application world, for the first time. The health and medical industry, formulary known as mHealth is now a global term and has been named as one of the top three fields facing growing popularity. Mobile health has the ability to redefine the overall healthcare system by improving efficiency, communication, costs and quality of the healthcare services on offer.
The app is now free to download in the App Store for all iOS users.
About Cegedim UK
Cegedim UK is part of the Cegedim Group. Founded in 1969, Cegedim is an innovative technology and services company in the field of digital data flow management for healthcare ecosystems and B2B, and a business software publisher for healthcare and insurance professionals. Cegedim employs more than 4,500 people in more than 10 countries and generated revenue of €468 million in 2018. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).