The two companies have entered into an agreement to enable hospitals to deploy a comprehensive HIT software solution all from one source. The complementary product lines between Picis and iSOFT were a significant factor in establishing this alliance. "By incorporating Picis solutions into our product offering, we are creating one of the most extensive offerings in the entire healthcare IT sector," said Adrian Stevens, Managing Director of iSOFT's UK and Ireland business. "Our expanded software portfolio further demonstrates our commitment to providing our clients with interoperable solutions that meet their business and clinical documentation needs, ultimately helping them improve their overall efficiency."
With this agreement, Picis achieves a greater presence within these markets, expanding on its already strong existing client base. "We are very pleased to be affiliated with iSOFT. As one of the largest international healthcare information technology companies in the world with more than 13,000 healthcare provider organizations in over 40 countries, iSOFT offers us exciting new market opportunities" said Liz Popovich, Co-founder and Executive Vice President of International Operations, Picis. "We believe that iSOFT's market strength complements our core competencies enabling significant growth potential in these markets."
As of today, Frimley Park Hospital and Torbay Hospital - two National Healthcare Services (NHS) trusts in England - are already benefiting from the integrated healthcare IT solution from Picis and iSOFT. For more information on Picis solutions, please visit http://www.picis.com/products.
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About iSOFT Group
iSOFT Group Limited (ASX: ISF) is the largest health information technology company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, and among the world’s biggest providers of advanced application solutions in modern healthcare economies. iSOFT works with healthcare professionals to design and build software applications that answer all of the difficult questions posed by today's healthcare delivery challenges. Our solutions act as a catalyst for change, supporting free exchange of critical information across diverse care settings and participating organizations. A global network of iSOFT subsidiaries, supported by an extensive partner network, provides substantial experience of national healthcare markets. As a result, we offer our clients comprehensive knowledge of local market requirements in terms of culture, language, working practices, regulation and organizational structure. www.isofthealth.com.
Picis is a global provider of innovative information solutions that enable rapid and sustained delivery of clinical, financial and operational results in the acute care areas of the hospital. These high-acuity areas include the emergency department, operating and recovery rooms, and intensive care units. Picis offers the most advanced suite of integrated products focused on these life-critical areas of the hospital where the patients are the most vulnerable, the care process is the most complex and an increasing majority of hospital costs and potential revenue are concentrated. Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Picis has licensed systems for use in more than 1,700 hospitals in 19 countries. More information is available at www.picis.com.