Doctors Co., Ltd., (head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Takao Yanagawa; hereinafter referred to as “DOCTORS”), which provides total comprehensive support from development to the provision of a platform for digital healthcare services and Canon IT Solutions, Inc. (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; President : Akira Kanazawa; hereinafter referred to as “Canon ITS”)
a member of the Canon Marketing Japan Group (hereinafter referred to as “Canon MJ Group”)
have entered into a capital and business alliance agreement with the aim of building and promoting a long-term alliance relationship.
Doctors® has established a unique network of physicians, mainly medical specialists who wish to transform the medical field, and invited them to participate as “Expert Doctors®” in projects to realize essential digital health services from the perspective of physicians in the medical field, thereby leading the future digital health era through online We provide medical teams, medical DX platforms, and medical operational operations.In addition, in order to spread true digital health services.We also provide one-stop support for planning and development, marketing, and environmental improvements for use in the medical sites.
Canon ITS, as the core company of the Canon MJ Group’s IT solutions business, has a long-term vision for 2025: “A company that creates the future together with advanced ICT and energetic employees”.
The company is developing SI, consulting, and various software development and sales businesses. In particular, in the healthcare area, we are strengthening our service offerings to customers in this area, such as by being involved in the release of a reference on the use of cloud computing for medical information systems.
The current state of medical care has undergone a major transformation after experiencing advances in ICT technology and the havoc of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Furthermore, reforms in the way physicians work, such as the implementation of a new system, will be promoted in the future in order to solve the shortage of medical personnel and the increased burden on individual physicians due to the future decrease in the working population, and to ensure the quality and safety of medical care.
In order to provide new value through ICT and digital health in response to these changes, Doctors and Canon ITS will alignment to provide new services that leverage the strengths of both companies in the healthcare field.
■Main contents of the alliance
- development of new digital health-related services and joint deployment to medical institution customers
- continuous expansion of transactions in the cloud business for the healthcare domain
We, Doctors Group, will continue to provide a variety of medical DX-related platform services to our clients who are challenging digital health services, and through the realization of new services in the medical and healthcare fields for our clients, we will accelerate the further medical DX of society as a whole.
■ Company overview
[Doctors Co., Ltd.]
Company name: Doctors Co., Ltd.
Representative: Takao Yanagawa, President & CEO
Head office: PMO Hamamatsucho II 5F, 2-3-6 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Establishment: September 2016
Launch of business: October 2019
Business description: By making use of the network of active expert doctors®* based on its own guidelines, Doctors Co., Ltd., provides services that include Doctors Cloud® that offers planning and development support for commercialization of digital healthcare services, Doctors Next® that offers comprehensive support services for medical DX and digital healthcare, and Doctors Station® that offers online medical support services in collaboration with medical care.
*Expert doctors®: A network of doctors with top-class clinical experience and achievements as medical doctors, as well as a positive attitude toward digital healthcare and medical DX. More than 700 doctors, mostly specialists, participate in the network.
【Canon IT Solutions, Inc.】
Company name：Canon IT Solutions, Inc.
President : Akira Kanazawa
Head office：Canon S Tower 2-16-6 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Business description：SI, consulting, and various software development and sales businesses
■Inquiries about this release
Public Relations Officer, Doctors Co., Ltd.
TEL: +81-3-6263-8871 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org