09 October 2019 | News
PHC Corporation and Kakehashi Co., Ltd. enter into a contract for the sale of “Medicom” brand healthcare IT solutions, and cooperation services between “Pharnes” and “Musubi”
PHC Corporation and Kakehashi Corporation have signed a sales partnership agreement for the sale of “Medicom (*) ” brand healthcare IT solutions provided by PHC.
KAKEHASHI uses a unique algorithm to automatically propose optimal medication guidance based on information analysis of patient's disease, medications taken, lifestyle, etc. Development and sales of drug history system “Musubi”.
Based on the signing of this agreement, the company will start sales of the dispensing medical system “Pharnes”, one of the healthcare IT solutions provided by PHC, and the two companies will cooperate with “Pharnes” and “Musubi”. We will continue to strengthen. In this way, drug history information and medical accounting cooperate with each other to improve business processes and support the realization of efficient medical care at dispensing pharmacies.
Furthermore, for the future, we will further improve the pharmacist's business process by utilizing PHC's know-how related to medical system and drug history system development and a strong customer base, and a drug history application using KAKEHASHI's unique algorithm. We will start studying to realize a next-generation dispensing system that can improve efficiency and provide more appropriate medication instruction to patients.
PHC is a healthcare company that provides high-value-added products and services in the areas of diabetes care, diagnosis, life sciences, and healthcare IT. The conclusion of the contract with KAKEHASHI is expected to lead to expansion of the customer base and provision of new services in PHC's healthcare IT business.
Takayuki Otsuka, Director of PHC and General Manager of Medicom Business Division, said, “Our company has utilized the experience and knowledge accumulated since the first medical computer in Japan in 1972. Through this alliance with KAKEHASHI, we will actively promote the development of new healthcare services that take advantage of both companies' strengths. By striving to provide digital solutions that are highly convenient for healthcare professionals, we aim to contribute to higher quality medical care. "