Medical on-line software for both scheduling appointments and managing delays

OFFER from France, reference: TOFR20151021003, valid from 25-11-2015 untill 23-11-2017

  • Title:
    Medical on-line software for both scheduling appointments and managing delays
  • Start date:
    25 november 2015
  • End date:
    23 november 2017 (over 5 dagen)
  • Summary:
    A French ICT SME has designed software to manage medical appointments and also waiting time on-line. This software allows patients to make an appointment, automatically receive a confirmation and be informed about delays. Specialist can manage their patients, agenda, prevent absences and reduce waiting time in office without losing income. The SME is seeking partners in the medical sector for Commercial agreements with technical assistance, joint venture or license agreements.
  • Description:
    A French company specialised in ICT and Scientific communication sectors, has designed a software to answer the problem of long waits in medical offices and forgotten appointments. Many patients are faced to wait a long time for their appointments or have to wait in medical offices before a doctor sees them. With this new software, patients can choose a doctor, see availabilities, book an appointment and receive a confirmation. They can also be informed about any delay the same day of the appointment.
    For specialists, they can manage their patient’s database and agenda, manage emergencies, attract new patients and deliver a better healthcare performance.

    How does it work?
    -Patients can create an account on the virtual medical office, to be validated by the medical office assistant.
    -The patient makes an appointment on-line depending on the medical availability.
    -The medical assistant or the physician checks the appointment on-line and validates it or not.
    -The patient receives a confirmation by e-mail or by SMS.
    -If there is a delay, the patient is informed by e-mail or SMS automatically on the same day of its appointment.
    -The medical office assistant or the physician manages the patient’s database and the doctors planning and emergencies.
    -The medical office assistant or the physician can manage not connected patients by inserting manually appointments in the software.

    Benefits for physicians:
    - Reduce patients waiting time
    - Manage appointments easily
    - Reduce forgotten appointments
    - Less phone calls
    - Increase patients fidelity

    Benefits for patients:
    - Book on-line anywhere, anytime
    - Choose doctors and see their agenda
    - No waiting on medical offices
    - Know the actual delays by watching their e-mail or SMS
    - Reduce stress

    Used technologies: PHP/MySQL technologies on a Symfony 2.0 framework for SaaS application. Titanium framework was used to develop the Android and iOS applications.

    This software has not been put on the market. The French SME is looking for partners involved in the medical sector with ICT capabilities (e.g. pharmaceutical laboratories or medical software editors) that are interested in this new software and can adapt the technology to their client’s needs.

    The French SME is seeking partners for Commercial agreements with technical assistance, Joint venture or License agreements.
Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    License agreement, Commercial agreement with technical assistance, Joint venture agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    -Pharmaceutical laboratory that aims to offer a new service/product to their clients (doctors, specialists...) to simplify/secure/ their everyday work process

    -Medical software editor that seeks to enlarge its range. In this case the French company offers two solutions:
    1) Technical assistance, installation on a server, maintenance and training of the application,
    2) or training on software architecture and code, plus installation on a server.

    Commercial agreement with technical assistance: the French company is committed to provide training for the partner’s IT team on software architecture and code.

    License agreement: the French company can continue to maintain and develop the application and the partner (acting as the owner) should insure the distribution of the application.

    Joint venture agreement: the partner could help financially or technically to co-develop the application, to integrate it in existing medical office software, for example.

    SME 11-50,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500

  • Development stage:
    Available for demonstration
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Medical/health software
  • Technology keywords:
    Computer Software
    Information Technology/Informatics
    Cloud Technologies
    Applications for Health
    Health information management
  • NACE keywords:
    Computer programming activities
    Data processing, hosting and related activities
  • Advantages and Innovations:
    This innovative on-line medical software is offering the double functionality of managing appointments and also the delays in a medical waiting room.

    The tool is a full-web software accessible from any connected terminal that:
    - Adapts to any medical specialty (ophthalmology, orthoptists, dentist…)
    - It exists also on mobile App
    - It has been tested by physicians
    - Can be installed in hospital services
    - It is available in French, English and Spanish languages

    The benefits for the partner:
    - Ready to use technologies (easy installation on Linux type server)
    - Adaptable to any existing on-line applications using web technologies
    - Proposal a new service to health professionals
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
  • Turnover:
  • Country of origin:
  • Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish