About Appva

About Appva

140.000 daily users keep us dedicated.

Our mission is to create simple, intuitive user interfaces in an accessible and stable environment.

The idea for a mobile digital signing solution of care system procedures was born in early 2011 in Gothenburg. During the initial period of eight months, the founders amassed hundreds of system requirements from different end-users, and in December 2012 the first digital signing was made in a home for elderly care in Gothenburg. Today, more than 14.000 users depend on Appva MCSS to carry out the core part of their daily processes in elderly care system all over Sweden.

About Vitec

Vitec was founded in 1985 by Lars Stenlund and Olov Sandberg, at which time they were both academic researchers at the University of Umeå. Their first product that started their entrepreneurial endeavour was a real-estate energy consumption monitoring software.

Today Vitec Software Group products are at the core of many industries including pharmaceuticals, automotive repair, real-estate, healthcare and education.

Vitec Software Group vision for a more sustainable society is through world-class proprietary software and expertise.

Appva opens two new offices

In Skövde and Östersund


More than 275.00 signings are made in MCSS every day


Added functionality with new MCSS modules


MCSS signing app for Android 2.0.0 is released


Heavy growth

Appva reaches over 100 million records and 100,000 daily users.


Digital and mobile signing of Delegations in MCSS

Additional MCSS module enabling digital signing of delegations in mobile devices.
With this module, delegations can be digitally signed by certified healthcare staff in the MCSS administration portal and subsequently by the recipient healthcare staff directly in the mobile device interface.


Appva integrates AI technology into its MCSS

The use of AI technology to streamline and automate time-consuming and laborious administrative tasks, is set to transform elderly healthcare and our society. Appva is positioning itself at the forefront of innovation by incorporating cutting-edge AI algorithms to deliver advanced healthcare solutions to customers.


Appva launches Inventory module and integrates TENA Identifi™ in MCSS

Appva introducing Inventory module for medical supplies and integrates TENA Identifi™ sensor technology as part of its MCSS.


Launching MCSS for iPhone with support for NFC

NFC (Near Field Communication) is a set of communication protocols that enables the contactless exchange of information and simplifies MCSS user interface.


ISO 27001-certificate

Appva’s information security management system is certified according to ISO 27001


Increased number of users

Appva reaches 20 million digital transactions and around 20,000 daily users.


TENA Identifi™ and MCSS

SCA makes TENA Identifi™ available with MCSS.


Appva in Japan

Homes for the elderly in Japan show interest in MCSS leading to establishing Appva in Japan.


MCSS research

Research is made into the effectiveness of MCSS and the results published in the international journal CIN – Computers, Informatics, Nursing. The article is written by Malin Alenius, PhD and Peter MD Graf, PhD, with the title: Use of Electronic Medication Administration Records to Reduce Perceived Stress and Risk of Medication Errors in Nursing Homes.


MCSS in App Store

Appva launches MCSS native app for iOS.


MCSS gives results

Over 90% drop in measured irregularities in medication.
Benefit analysis made by customer, ROI < 6 months.


MCSS grows

Around ten municipalities use MCSS, the system has around 2,000 users and over two million digital transactions.


MCSS for Android

In summer 2013 MCSS is launched for Android and several municipalities start using this system.

Summer 2013

MCSS CE-marking

CE-marking for MCSS as medical device product Class I, with the Swedish Medical Products Agency.

Winter 2013

MCSS introduced

In December 2012 MCSS is used for the first time, at a home for the elderly in Gothenburg, Sweden, with digital signatures for around 50 residents.

Autumn 2012

Potential Quality Innovation winner 2012

The Institute for Quality Development in the Nordic and Baltic countries awards MCSS as winner in the Potential Quality Innovation category 2012.


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