Orbit Health is a digital health company based in Ethiopia that started operating 6 years ago with the vision of enabling transformation in healthcare access and delivery in Africa through innovative, efficient, affordable, and scalable solutions. Through its tenure, Orbit Health has developed several digital health solutions such as; Electronic Health Record (EHR), that helps manage patient medical information and administrative work to assure evidence based decision making and continuity of care is possible; a drug management system with inventory and finance management, and others other products includ, Orbit Digital Health, a virtual healthcare platform that allows patients to choose their care provider and receive physical and virtual consultation; O-Wallet, a digital a healthcare finance management platform that can store, receive, transact, and request money for medical treatment and related expenses.
Orbit Health’s products currently serve 20+ healthcare institutions, across private and government health facilities. Orbit’s products have collectively managed over 2.7 million patient data and over 5 million drug disbursements across the facilities serviced. Through the deployment of its product, Orbit Health adopted a human centered design and capacity building approaches in combination with benchmarking international standards with local context to ensure successful implementation of its product. Additionally, Orbit focuses on providing business process and workflow mapping exercises, digital skills/literacy training and systems usage training (EMR, laboratory, pharmacy etc.) for end users and administrators to over 1000 healthcare professionals. Orbit utilizes innovative strategies to facilitate the skill building effort through a concept of Superuser, selected professionals who would receive additional training who eventually provide employee peer mentoring on implementation areas.