Cognotus EHR

What is Cognotus EHR?

Is an electronic (digital) platform for capturing, storing processing, retrieval and patient’s medical records (history). The application is maintained and managed within the health facility (hospital).

What Does Cognotus Contain?

This platform contains demographics, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data, and radiology data, progress notes, problems, medications, ward management (admission), referrals, utilities management, billings,health plan, alerts (restock level, drug expiration etc.), different types reports etc.

Why is Cognotus Unique?

There are quite a number of features that makes Cognotus EHR standout some of which are;


Our Platform is built for the Nigerian health sector, promoting local content, withseveral flexibilities to ensure all health facilities in the country can take advantage of it.


Our platform is Modular i.e. any of the modules can be used independently e.g. a private laboratory can use the Laboratory module alone to manage the laboratory. It could as well be used alongside the billing module (Lab & Billing) which enables a complete running process with reporting function to give better decision-making insight.


Our platform avails our clients the opportunities to easily customize for their use as often there are certain difference in the way individual health facilities collect data (Forms).

How can patient’s information be accessed on Cognotus EHR?

For a patient's health record to be accessed, health care providers would have log into the system with username and password and must have the privileges.
What are the categories of those that can access the information on Cognotus EHR?

Physicians (Doctors)




Medical Laboratory Scientist

Medical Record Personnel

Store/Inventory Personnel

Support Personnel of other Discipline who collaborate to provide healthcare

What are the Modules available in Cognotus EHR?

Our platform is a robust system that avails client the opportunity to leverage on technology to efficiently and effectively manage their health facilities with ease without difficulties in transition. Below are some of the modules on Cognotus EHR and tips on how they function:

Patient Module: This module manages the patient registration, updating patient information, Personal Information, Next of kin, Employer, Type of health plan, and old patient record on the platform. This module also provides the interface to search for patient on the platform with easy of retrieval.

Encounter Module:This Module initiates patients encounter, encounter type, queuing of patient (orderly), assign patients to individual physician, teams, or consulting rooms,managing vital, of

Laboratory Module: this module is a very flexible way or managing all Laboratory order within the system, avails an interface to manage the status of each sample which allows others to know exactly what is happening with individual investigation and who is handling the order, the module also allow the integration of several sections of the laboratory on the platform.

Radiology Module: This module is implemented to acquire results(images) from imaging equipment’s that can output digital results, thereby reducing the cost of investigation and creates easy of retrieval of images and result. The module also provide the status of every investigation as it is updated to know how far the investigation process has gone and when to expect result.

Appointment Module: patient appointment management can sometime be hectic with this module it easy the appoint scheduling process and provides a detailed calendar that enables the facilities to see appointment with just the click of a button. The appointment listing and calendar is a great feature for managing appointments.

Pharmacy Module: Health facilities often have more than one pharmacy dispensing point this module allow for the health facility to manage each dispensing point individually while been integrated together, with reorder level alert, Query prescription tool, drug expiration date alert etc.

Patient Pool Module: this module enables the management of the facility to have a glimpse on how patients are been serviced and their movement from one section to the other with an overview of activities currently happen (real time) within the health facility.

Ward Management Module: Often the time it takes to collate or search files to see bed allocation is very tangible and with implementation of Cognotus EHR is saved and used for better productivity within the health facility, this modules manages, the bed allocation within each ward, with provision to estimate expected discharge date based on patient’s response to treatment thereby potentially allowing for booking/reservation of bed spaces in case of surgery etc. It also allows for closing(make a bed idle/close) for several purposes such as repair etc.

What are the benefits of using Cognotus EHR?

Enables healthcare providers the platform to render quality services by;

  • Enhances communication among healthcare providers
  • Tracks patient health history
  • Enables disease management
  • Patient education

Reduced/eliminate common medical errors by;

  • Eliminates medication errors through select option in the systems
  • eliminating medical error through illegible handwriting by physicians
  • Decreases repetition

The platform will help reduce health cost by

  • Reducing the use of stationaries
  • By reducing transcription, re-filling and storing fees

Cognotus EHR versus the paper system

  EHR Paper system
Time Less time consuming Time consuming
errors Reduces medical errors Repetition of data
  Drug alert system to detect errors Poor drug calculation
  No writing is required Illegible writing
cost No refill, storage or transcription Health places has to pay for requisition fees
Quality of life Enhances teamwork Decreases possibility of teamwork
  Enhances patient involvement Due to time patient is less involved


  • Advanced, flexible and secure web-based system over Intranet (LAN).
  • Easily customizable for different health care departments, clinical and research needs.
  • Secure data storage
  • Solution for different sizes of physician practices.
  • Configuration for all medical specialties.
  • Improve patients care.
  • Enhance data accuracy and security.
  • Easy to learn and use.
  • Economic solution.
  • Training and user guides
  • Templates for common conditions with ability to create new forms.
  • Modular design which allows for use in private laboratories and Pharmacy