LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris International Holdings, Inc. (OTC: PIHN) announced today that, through a new client, Polaris subsidiary Staff IS will engage to provide IT services to a rapidly growing Japanese electronic medical business, which expected high consumer needs and rapid expansion.
Pocket Karte is an individual-oriented electronic medical recording system service. It is a health information management service for the individuals who can access also to a specific medical examination and health guidance data. A registered member's health information is electronized and managed. A patient reads the two-dimensional bar code (QR Code) printed in the receipt issued by the pharmacy with a mobile phone, and takes medical-expenses details and the contents of prescription into Pocket Karte with a personal computer at home, and manages medication history. Medication history etc. can be printed out or it can be shown to a doctor and a pharmacist with a tablet terminal and a smart phone. It connects with the medical statement computer of a pharmacy, and can transmit medical-expenses details and the contents of prescription automatically into a Pocket Karte at the time of payment.
According Naoto Higuchi, Polaris Holdings VP and Head of Japan Operations, "We are very pleased with the quality of the opportunities being presented to us through our new client. We will provide the installation and maintenance work. Test operation has started. There are 50,000 or more pharmacies all over Japan. Our client also aims at integration with the electronic medical recoding system by cooperation with a general hospital in the future. "
In addition, the company is looking to do a merger with a mid-cap company in the near future and may very well be "dually listed" on other exchanges to broaden its reach in the world.
Polaris International Holdings, Inc. through its subsidiary Staff IS Co., Ltd is an international IT provider serving many Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions and publicly traded companies.
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