Tuesday, April 11, 2017

MEDSiS works with Unisaúde to provide affordable healthcare in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO--()--Unisaúde, one of the largest emerging providers of direct discounted health services in Brazil, has announced the launch of a dedicated payment card for health services that caters to the middle and upper class individuals affected by the exorbitantly high healthcare costs.
The aim is to provide a prepaid, reloadable debit card solution to all members that manages benefits, consultations, hospital care, medications, and even veterinary services. The project will provide cost-effective benefits to members, while facilitating scheduling and payments throughout Brazil.
One driving factor for this program is the unusually low reimbursement rates to healthcare providers and pharmacies through the standard insurance companies. With the Unisaude Card program, providers will offer direct discounts to individuals, who acquire benefits for using the program for direct payments. With Healthcare plans for upper and middle class recipients being in the realm of $3000 Reales (approximately $1000 USD) monthly, the direct spend and discount benefits help millions access services at a much lower cost point.
Unisaúde is partnering with Medsis and their payments processing partner, WAIV, to work to immediately onboard the nearly 1.8 million members currently paying an average of $340 Reales a month in services today (+/- $110 USD monthly). For the low cost of $39 Reales a month, members have access to the growing network of discounts and services, substantially increasing monthly savings.
Jose Carlos Carvahlo, CEO, Director, and visionary of the Unisaude program expressed his excitement, “I am very happy with the partnership between UNISAÚDE and MEDSIS. I am sure that this partnership will strengthen the Brazilian healthcare market.”
Medsis will merge all existing database systems into one unified civilian record using their database technology, CEREBRO, while WAIV will be the financial bridge between Unisaúde and the local Brazilian Bank to create accounts enabling network branded debit cards for Unisaude’s members to securely pay for services or medications and access benefits, as well as maximize their savings.
Dax Cabrera, the founder of Medsis, said, “Medsis is excited to partner with Unisaúde to transform the existing system, in order to provide the services and solutions for a healthier tomorrow..”
“This is a very important project,” John Fenga, CEO of WAIV, said. “Healthcare is essential to everyone, and allowing more people to access it makes the world a better place.”
About the Players:
Unisaúde (unisaudebrasil.com.br) is a health insurance administrator affiliated with the Brazilian Government that offers health solutions for companies, relying on a large providers’ network. They work from an integral model of promotion, prevention, treatment, and maintenance.
Medsis (Medsis.com) is an international technology company that provides Big Data management solutions that enable access, integration, consolidation and analytics even in environments with volatile infrastructure.
WAIV (WAIVCard.com) is a global remittance company designed to make international money transfers safer, faster, and cheaper. Their aim is to increase financial inclusion worldwide for the 2 billion unbanked people across the globe.
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Monday, April 10, 2017

During the first quarter of 2017, MEDSiS met with various entities in Public and Private sectors of Brazil to discuss innovative opportunities for Big Data management at a National level.

Municipality of Japeri.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MEDSiS Donates Solution to the Government of Colombia for the Reparation of Victims

BOGOTA, Colombia--(Business Wire)--Through a recently signed Agreement between MEDSIS and the NATIONAL VICTIMS REPAIR UNIT, represented by its director general Alan Jara, the multinational company undertakes to modernize the entire database system by means of the Donation of the use of its big data management technology and database platform CEREBRO, to convert all existing databases into a single unified civil registry. In this way, using the platform, along with extremely advanced and state-of-the-art security protocols and algorithms, the identities of all registered victims can be safely verified and stored, maximizing efficiency in all programs within the UNIT OF VICTIMS and potentially beyond.

This project, together with its partners in technical-financial services, WAIV and Orangehook will provide a platform for the distribution of benefits to the more than 8 million victims of the internal conflict, collaborating in the distribution of approximately 1200 Billion Pesos in the course of the next ten years.

WAIV will be the financial bridge between the UNIT OF VICTIMS and the persons registered in it. Together with a known payment network for the card and an important Colombian bank, with the largest possible National presence, WAIV will be responsible for integrating with the MEDSIS: CEREBRO platform in order to be able to accurately disperse the reparations and financial humanitarian aid to the people registered in the database. The integration with WAIV as a processor is what makes it possible to manage and disperse the 1200 billion pesos contemplated for the victims in the next 10 years.

Orangehook is an identification authentication company based in the US and brings its unique experience and vision to the project to help MEDSIS keep the identity and information of each individual victim registered and their transactions completely secure.

DAX CABRERA, President and CEO of MEDSIS states, “This historic project, to help heal the nation of Colombia, is exactly what Medsis was designed for. The vision of Colombia and of director ALAN JARA to provide humanitarian aide throughout Colombia is such an important alignment with the global goals of MEDSIS.”

Likewise, John Fenga CEO of WAIV expressed his satisfaction at being part of this incredible opportunity that will allow to help victims of Colombia's unfortunate internal conflict, “We’re excited to be a part of this incredible opportunity,” said Fenga, “Helping the less fortunate is a key part of the WAIV philosophy.”

Today, the Colombian Government has signed a peace agreement with the FARC and is on its way to achieving peace, it is imperative to fully repair all victims and our company MEDSIS will contribute to this noble purpose with all its experience and technology.

About the players:

The Victims Unit (UnidadVictimas.gov.co) is a branch of the Colombian Government whose objective is to help and integrally repair the victims of war, with the objective of completing social inclusion and reparation of all victims for the year 2021.

Medsis (Medsis.com) is an international information technology company that provides platforms for data management, integration, consolidation and analysis. Their systems are designed to operate in environments with volatile infrastructure such as remote, rural and conflict areas.

WAIV (WAIVCard.com) is an international technology company offering a comprehensive payment system designed to make banking online safer, faster and cheaper. Its aim is to increase global financial inclusion for the 2 billion unbanked people worldwide.

OrangeHook (orangehook.com) is a global leader in identity solutions. Through its suite of proprietary technologies, OrangeHook helps health, government, and corporate entities with cloud-based validation, accreditation, and verification services.