EdisonTV | Technology | 15/03/2017
Executive Interview - EMIS Group
EMIS is a clinical software supplier to the UK healthcare market. The company was originally established to serve the GP market, where it has a dominant position with a market share of 55% of UK GP practices. It has expanded from this position to create a broad range of products serving the community, child and mental healthcare (CCMH) market, the acute sector, and community pharmacies (where it has c 37% share) as well specialist software and screening services for diabetic retinopathy. The company’ strategy is to provide connected healthcare solutions to facilitate patient-centric care.
In this video, CEO Chris Spencer reviews the company’s 2016 results, with a discussion of the performance at a divisional level. He explains the pressures on the NHS to match funding to the ever increasing demand for services, and details how the company is reacting to this, including the reorganisation of the Primary, CCMH and Secondary Care businesses into one unit. He describes the company’s plans to develop the Patient online healthcare information business. Finally, he discusses the current trading environment and gives his views on the company’s short and long-term outlook.