Three-way alliance struck for
community care systems
MONTREAL – MediSolution, in4tek Ltd. and DeltaWare Systems Inc., have
announced the formation of a marketing alliance that will position
in4tek’s PARIS product as MediSolution’s preferred Community-Care
Information System (CCIS).
In a three-way alliance, MediSolution will distribute the in4tek PARIS
product and complementary services provided by DeltaWare, an existing
in4tek business partner. The alliance is initially in the Province of
in4tek is the leading supplier of person-centered community information
systems in the United Kingdom (U.K.), and has operated in the Community
Care sector for over 18 years.
The PARIS product is being successfully deployed across the UK and
Canada. The marketing alliance which comprises In4tek, a UK based
company, MediSolution and DeltaWare will improve both the presence and
deployment capability of the PARIS product in the Canadian market place,
the partners said.
DeltaWare already undertakes localization and implementation services
for the PARIS product in Canada. For its part, MediSolution has a strong
presence, with over 30 years experience in Canadian healthcare
technology and integration.
PARIS has been designed in partnership with health and social services
to support the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of
the care delivery process. PARIS provides single source access to all
that is known about a patient, and according to In4tek, it has been
designed to enable information sharing.
It has inherent flexibility to adapt to clinical policy changes,
allowing customers to respond more quickly. PARIS has the ability to
record meaningful clinical information thus providing an essential
management tool. User definable assessments mean that current manual
forms can be replicated electronically, which results in easy collation
of data to produce clinical and management information quickly and
On another MediSolution related matter, MediSolution announced that the
Quebec Ministry of Health has extended its contract on the Blood Bank
project to include additional product development, installation of
complimentary modules and professional services.
This new contract, worth over $1 million, will be implemented across all
85 hospitals in Quebec by end of 2005.
This contract will provide the customer with multiple benefits stemming
from over 40 new Blood Bank functionality enhancements. The purpose of
the original Blood Bank project was to manage patient files and to
manage blood and blood derivatives. The solution kept a history of all
products that are linked to a patient and tracked details of blood
products from receipt to end of life for ensuring complete traceability.
“The new modules of this project will deliver greatly enhanced
functionality for the Blood Bank,” said Dr. Ann Fortin, Coordinator of
Blood Services,Secretariat for the Ministry of Health. “We have enjoyed
working with MediSolution for the past four years and we look forward to
continuing the relationship as we deliver increased efficiency and
effectiveness to the province.”
Additional features will include increased security, optimized
management of blood and blood derivatives, as well as supply chain
MediSolution is a leading healthcare information technology company,
providing software, solutions and services to healthcare customers
across North America. More than 500 hospitals, home care facilities and
other healthcare providers rely on MediSolution’s systems to maximize
their operational efficiencies, lower their costs, and improve the
delivery of healthcare services.
MediSolution has two operating segments. The Resource Management Systems
segment is comprised of administrative software solutions such as human
resource management, staff scheduling, payroll processing and financial
software. The Healthcare Information Systems segment is comprised of
clinical solutions such as patient tracking, electronic patient health
records, radiology and laboratory software for hospitals.