SARS App To Be Extended With MapPoint
The Best In Show - Enterprise application at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans is being extended with Microsoft MapPoint, to provide enhanced geographic reporting.
The patient screening system designed by DapaSoft for the Ontario Air Ambulance Base Hospital Program was developed to cope with crisis earlier this year surrounding SARS, or Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Healthcare facilities in Ontario now use the system to handle patient transfer requests through the hospital system.
Under the previous paper-based system, it took several hours to process these requests. The automated application provided by DapaSoft can provide responses in a matter of seconds for up to 1,200 transfer requests per day.
The solution was adapted from a mobile application being used for different purposes and is available to 1,000s of health-care workers in Ontario via Web browser or handheld device.
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