Hewale Social Health, the first Ghanaian complete online hospital app, has been adjudged as the Most Promising Healthcare Tech Company of the Year at the 2018 edition of the West African Healthcare Excellence Award (WAHEA).
The award, which took place at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, recognized other healthcare industrial giants after a thorough evaluation of the healthcare industry in the West African sub-Sahara region.
Developed by Orcons systems Ltd, Hewale Social Health, is a dynamic, innovative mobile and web based healthcare application that can be used by both medical practitioners and patients to enable effective remote health care delivery.
Yaw Baah Dankyi, Product and Sales Manager at Orcons System Limited, expressed his gratitude to the award committee and board of WAHEA for such timely recognition. He went further to state categorically, that “within the space of one year the Hewale app would be the number one health app for every citizen in the country and beyond,” he said.
Hewale Social Health is developed by a team of Ghanaian IT gurus in consultation with other health institutions and stakeholders. Hewale Social Health has provided free medical consultations to a lot of Ghanaians through its award winning telemedicine service in collaboration with a team of certified medical practitioners across the country.
The app covers all the aspects of the hospital and patient management. The mobile app version is used by a patient to seek consultation with a certified physician anywhere and at any time. It brings together various certified medical practitioners and institutions (physicians, pharmacies, medical laboratories, etc.) and patients on one platform for non-critical health condition.
The web based version on the other hand is used by Hewale registered health practitioners on Hewale to attend to the health needs of all patients on the system. Patients are prompted immediately Doctors comes online on their mobile app.
They can as well book medical appointment with any medical doctor, see available Doctors online and offline, access their medical records anywhere and anytime, buy medications from pharmacies within their geo-locational areas and get the same medication delivered to them instantly by a certified courier.
The healthcare technology solution, which was built to mitigate some common challenges in Ghana’s healthcare industrial, is gradually gaining popularity among other African countries.
Hewale among other numerous benefits has fundamentally offered Ghanaians the opportunity to bridge the gap between medical practitioners and patience, reduce number of hours spend in the hospital especially on non-critical health conditions; reduce the cost of medical bill on non-critical health condition; and reduce self-medication.
Other benefits include giving patients access to qualified medical practitioners especially from rural part of the country; patients have quick access to their medical record; video and audio chat between patient and doctor; patients get urgent attention in case of emergence; patients save money and still enjoy professional services of healthcare providers like pharmacies, laboratories and reduce the no bed syndrome in Ghana.
Both the mobile and web based application registrations are FREE. All licensed and certified health practitioners can register on www.hewale.net, while patient’s mobile app can be downloaded from iOS and Play store. There is a free medical consultation currently ongoing for new and existing users who download the Hewale social health app.