Al Futtaim in key healthcare solutions partnership
Dubai, October 20, 2009
Al-Futtaim Technologies, one of the region's leading systems integrator and an Al-Futtaim group company, has tied up with leading healthcare solutions providers, Argility and Pragmedic Solutions, to expand its offerings in the healthcare industry.
Argility is an innovative international software solutions company that provides point-of-sale of solutions to world class pharmacy retailers. Pragmedic Solutions is a clinical transformation company based out of Dubai providing informatics solution to healthcare organisations across the world.
Venkat Raghavan, general manager, Al-Futtaim Technologies said: “We are extremely excited about our partnership with Argility and Pragmedic. This partnership is further proof of our commitment to offer customers with world-class solutions and services."
"As two of the leading healthcare solution providers in the world we are confident their addition to Al-Futtaim Technologies’ product portfolio will give us a distinct advantage over our competitors," he remarked.
Dr Kashif Haqqi, CEO and founder of Pragmedic said: “Al-Futtaim Technologies’ proven track record and customer first philosophy were key elements in our decision to partner with them. We are confident this partnership will meet our growth objectives as we look to expand our presence in this region.”
Colin Dixon, general manager – Middle East, Argility said: “The partnership with Al-Futtaim Technologies is part of our overall strategy to strengthen our market share in the fast growing retail pharmacy segment. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.”
Solutions from Argility include independent or integrated dispensing, electronic point of sale and In-Store retail management software that integrate into third-party drug management, insurance company and medical systems to provide complete patient management.
Pragmedic provides solutions in the areas of Electronic Medical Record, Practice Management, Enterprise Healthcare Reporting and Physician/Patient Portal Communication.
These solutions are tailored for hospitals as well as small to medium and large-sized practices and clinics, and are developed on the concept of an Integrated Delivery Health Care Network Model.
Al-Futtaim Technologies was awarded the Enterprise Reseller of the Year award at the 2009 Channel Middle East awards and the Best Systems Integrator award at the Network Middle East Innovation 2009 awards ceremony in Dubai.-TradeArabia News Service