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Ascom and UnitingCare Health Enable Mobile Point-of-Care
|By Business Wire
|August 10, 2014 06:02 PM EDT
UnitingCare Health, one of the largest providers of health and community
services in Australia, announces successful signing with Ascom for the
provision of a Workstation on Wheels (WoW) solution for St Stephens
Hospital in Queensland. The roll-out of the Workstation on Wheels (WoW)
solution aims to provide a fully integrated nursing station that
optimizes the patient care process by enabling mobile point-of-care.
Ascom was selected to provide the solution based on the technical and
ergonomic advantages provided by the Advantech AMiS-50 WoW’s together
with the integrated MedProx cabinets from Elliott Data.
“The fact that UnitingCare Health chose Ascom as supplier for their
mobile solution proves the clinical and operational value of the
recently introduced Advantech AMiS-50 WoWs. This is an important
milestone for us on the Australian market, we are also delighted by the
ease of integration with the Elliott Data Systems MedProx dispensary
cabinets which the Hospital deemed as vital in their care model,” says
Feargal O’Farrell, Sales & Marketing Director.
As Australia’s first fully digital integrated hospital, St Stephens
recognize that with the additions of WoW’s the communication will be
more streamlined and help put patients at the center of care.
“Our nurses and anesthetists selected the Ascom WoW solution for its
functionality and pleasing aesthetics. Its large touch screen, practical
medication drawers, motorized elevation and long battery life together
with an easy to clean design and ease to maneuver distinguishes
Advantech AMiS-50 from the competition. The Ascom solution provides
capability that will meet our hospital requirements and complement our
working environment,” says Maryanne Cook, Project Manager eHealth
Solutions at UnitingCare Health.
The final solution included 45 (forty-five) Advantech AMiS-50 WoWs which
Integrated Medprox medication dispensing cabinets to help enhance
critical clinical systems such as bedside documentation and beside
Neat cable routing to avoid snagging and for easy cleaning and
Fanless operation for improved infection control
Button control motor lifter for height adjustment which helps support
Larger wheels to decrease the amount of force needed to operate which
enables easier movement on all floor types.
Industrial grade battery for longer computer run time which enables it
last throughout a shift.
The ability to customize to individuals/hospitals with over 30
For more information visit www.ascom.com.au
ABOUT ASCOM WIRELESS SOLUTIONS
Ascom Wireless Solutions (www.ascom.com/ws)
is a leading provider of on-site wireless communications for key
segments such as hospitals,
More than 75,000 systems are installed at major companies all over the
world. The company offers a broad range of voice and professional
messaging solutions, creating value for customers by supporting and
optimizing their Mission-Critical processes. The solutions are based on VoWiFi,
call and paging
technologies, smartly integrated into existing enterprise systems. The
company has subsidiaries in 12 countries and 1,200 employees worldwide.
Founded in 1955 and based in Göteborg, Sweden, Ascom Wireless Solutions
is part of the Ascom Group, listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.
Advantech is a leading provider of trusted, innovative products,
services, and solutions. Advantech develops many digital healthcare
devices designed for doctors, nurses, and caregivers, to enhance
healthcare quality. Most recently, Advantech has developed a highly
integrated computerised nursing workstation wheels (WoW) the ‘AMiS-50’
with a Motor lifter to adjust height electrically. The AMiS-50 has big
casters (125 mm), increasing its versatility allowing ease-of-use on
different kinds of floors. Furthermore, it has been designed with four
USB 2.0 ports and one Gigabit Ethernet interface (RJ-45) which allows
clinicians to be equipped with more accessories.Advantech’s focus on the
Medical industry means that not only are our products tailored to suit
the exact needs of the Healthcare sector, but our service and support as
ABOUT ELIOTT DATA
Elliott Data Systems, Inc. has provided quality healthcare solutions for
more than thirty years. We offer customised, complete solution offerings
to assist clients with improving point-of-care at the bedside,
medication administration, positive ID, infection control and bedside
documentation. Each solution is client specific and uniquely integrated
using point-of-care technology to create a truly complete solution that
will deliver successful, long term results.
Elliott's headquarters is located in St. Louis, MO with offices located
in Memphis, TN and Chicago, IL. Elliott's staff of professionals include
POC Specialists, technical staff and customer service to support and
service Complete Care clients. Our experts have experience working
directly with healthcare professionals to develop, configure and
maintain point-of-care technology solutions.
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