Med2020, AdapCS collaborate on
KINGSTON and OTTAWA – Med2020, a leading Canadian
supplier of healthcare information management systems, and AdapCS Canada
Inc., a Kingston-based healthcare informatics company, have announced a
strategic alliance that enables Canadian hospitals to do a better job of
analyzing, comparing and reporting on their performance.
The alliance, which integrates AdapCS Canada’s Inform.Rx data analysis
tool with Med2020’s WinRecs data reporting system, gives healthcare
organizations the ability to track and compare their performance in a
It allows hospitals to benchmark their performance in a broad range of
areas against those of comparative institutions, and it enables them to
set meaningful targets for improvements based on a rich source of
benchmarking data. Currently, more than 50 percent of Canadian hospitals
use Med2020’s WinRecs system, which collects reports and maintains
patient record data.
“The ability to monitor, analyze and ultimately improve hospital
performance in real time is of increasing importance in the healthcare
environment,” says Dr. John Marshall, CEO of AdapCS Canada Inc. “This
accountability tool gives healthcare institutions a rapid, streamlined
means to establish, examine and improve their standards of performance
over time, and across local, regional, provincial or national sectors.
“Med2020 is the major Canadian player in health information management
systems and has the most complete health information management
solution, and we’re delighted to be partnering with them,” added Dr.
Marshall. “They offer a unique opportunity to supply a broad base for
benchmarking and an ability to view data on a regional basis for mapping
“We are particularly excited about this venture with AdapCS,” says
Yanick Gaudet, Director of Sales and Marketing for Med2020. “The
analytical, mapping and reporting capabilities of Inform.Rx enables us
to add value to the information systems currently being used by our
client hospitals. Healthcare institutions should notice immediate
improvement in their ability to analyze their performance in a timely
manner, and to provide benchmark data on which to compare performance
and target improvements.”
MED2020 has been the main choice of Canadian facilities for their Health
Information Management system needs for more than 15 years. Holding more
than 50 percent of the market share, MED2020 has installed their
applications in close to 400 facilities across Canada. In October of
2003, MED2020 became the first vendor of Health Information Management
software for Canadian facilities to be ISO 9001:2000 registered.
About ADAPCS Canada
AdapCS Canada was founded in 2003 by Dr. John Marshall, John Lott of
Kingston, Ontario and AdapCS, Inc. of Marina, California. The company
offers information technologies and services for the Canadian healthcare
market that focus specifically on clinical and financial outcomes,
accountability, and access to care.