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Signapps COVID-19: Coordinating patient care in unprecedented territory

20 Mar 2020

COVID-19 has placed us in unprecedented territory. Neither the global nor South African healthcare systems are geared to respond effectively to a crisis of this scale. We as Signapps believe technology and coordinated communication will play a defining role in assisting healthcare providers to navigate the current pandemic, and ensure patients receive optimum care within a stretched healthcare system.
Dear friends of Signapps

COVID-19 has placed us in unprecedented territory. Neither the global nor South African healthcare systems are geared to respond effectively to a crisis of this scale.

We as Signapps believe technology and coordinated communication will play a defining role in assisting healthcare providers to navigate the current pandemic, and ensure patients receive optimum care within a stretched healthcare system.

Our Signapps mobile coordinated care platform has proven time and again to provide and facilitate effective communication between healthcare teams about patient wellbeing. In some instances, it has made the difference between life and death.

Because Signapps enables care providers to engage in real-time communication from any location using a secure messenger on a mobile device, patient care can be optimally dispensed and monitored - even where medical resources are thin on the ground.

The Signapps platform has been successfully implemented in over 50 care spaces (hospitals, practices and managed care facilities), both public and private, throughout South Africa. We recently made our platform Signapps Serve freely available to healthcare providers in the public sector.

The key to our success so far has been widespread user adoption.

While it is impossible to predict the length or depth of this crisis, communication, speed and simplicity are going to be critical in any COVID-19 response. Our technology can be deployed quickly, adding value in a very short space of time.

We are a homegrown, agile and wholly South African company well positioned to transform the delivery of COVID-19 care. Our team is highly motivated to make a real difference to patients and healthcare providers affected by the pandemic, as well as harness technology to relieve pressure on the system where possible.

We’d love to hear from you about how you think we can assist you. Please email me directly at andrew@getsignapps.com.

Finally most of you receiving this mail are on the frontline of fighting this pandemic and we want to express our deep appreciation to you for everything that you are doing to protect us.

Yours sincerely,
Andrew Davies
CEO of Signapps