Calgary selects Medworxx for
TORONTO – Medworxx, the makers of a
strategic software platform that hospitals use to communicate,
aggregate, and analyze knowledge, is pleased to announce that Calgary
Health Region has chosen their Utilization Management System to improve
patient flow across the region, with the initial deployment at the
Foothills Medical Centre.
Calgary Health Region joins Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the
New Brunswick Department of Health in implementing the Medworxx
Utilization Management System (UMS) region-wide.
“The stress on hospitals in the Calgary Health Region has been
increasing as the population grows”, said Bill Trafford, VP Advanced
Technology, Calgary Health Region. “Implementing the Medworxx
Utilization Management System will provide us with the ability to
assess, monitor and assist in optimizing the utilization of our urban
acute care facilities.
“Medworxx is thrilled to have the Calgary Health region join our growing
family of customers”, said Dan Matlow, President & CEO, Medworxx.
“Medworxx has had success with regional implementations of our
Utilization Management System and we look forward to helping Calgary
Health Region improve patient flow, first at Foothills, and then across
“Medworxx is well positioned to take advantage of the opportunity in the
healthcare marketplace as more regionalization of healthcare
organizations takes place,” said Matlow. “Our software application and
the surrounding best practices continue to evolve through our experience
with and feedback from our customers.”
The initial agreement is a five year term valued at approximately
$500,000. The Calgary Health Region will review expanding the Medworxx
system to its other urban facilities in the near future.
About Calgary Health Region
The Calgary Health Region is one of the largest fully integrated,
publicly-funded health care systems in Canada. Serving a population of
over 1.2 million people, the Region is home to some of the fastest
growing communities in the country. The Calgary Health Region serves the
city of Calgary as well as a constellation of smaller communities. These
include the world famous resort communities of Banff, Canmore and Lake
Louise, as well as numerous rural communities stretching from the
mountains to the prairies – a total area the size of Switzerland. 25,000
employees and 2,300 physicians provide services in over 100 locations,
including 12 hospitals, four comprehensive health centres, 41 care
centres, and a variety of community and continuing care sites.
Founded in 2004 and publicly traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange,
Medworxx makes a strategic software platform that hospitals use to
communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge. Headquartered in Toronto,
Ontario, Medworxx products are used by more than 200,000 people at over
200 hospitals across North America. For more information, visit