FUJIFILM Australia & Alcidion announce strategic partnership
AUGUST 8th 2014
Adelaide, Australia – FUJIFILM Medical Systems, a division of FUJIFILM Australia, part of the FUJIFILM group of companies, a global leader in cardiovascular diagnostic and intervention software, has partnered with Alcidion Corporation, a leading provider of intelligent health informatics technology. The strategic partnership was formed to develop a leading edge intelligent Cardiovascular Information System (iCVIS) to deliver advanced decision support features to cardiovascular clinicians.
FUJIFILM identified a need in the cardiovascular market to improve cardiology care and analysis using Clinical Decision Support, with the aim of improving workflows, clinician efficiency and patient safety and reducing workplace stress for Clinicians. Alcidion, who were identified after a search of technology providers were profiled for Clinical Decision Support capability, are excited to be partnering with FUJIFILM to develop a new product – iCVIS. Alcidion will be building iCVIS on its next generation health informatics infrastructure, the Miya Platform.
Alcidion are now working closely with FUJIFILM to develop the iCVIS product at Western Health; FUJIFILM’s luminary site for iCVIS development.
Ray Blight, CEO of Alcidion said it is “exciting to be able to work with FUJIFILM on this initiative, and pleasing to have another opportunity to work with Western Health as the luminary site to prove this innovation.”
Alcidion Corporation Pty Ltd is an innovative health informatics company that specializes in clinical products that improve productivity, safety and efficiency. Alcidion’s solutions target key problems for Emergency Rooms, Inpatient Services and Outpatient Departments and are built upon a next generation health informatics platform, which incorporates an intelligent EMR, Clinical Decision Support Engine, Data Integration Capability, Smartforms, Terminology Support and Standards Based Web Services.
Alcidion’s focus is on delivering solutions that enable high performance healthcare and which assist clinicians by minimising key clinical risks, tracking patient progress through journeys and improving quality and safety of patient care.
FUJIFILM Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation. The company was founded in 1934 as a producer of photographic film under the name Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. Driven by original research and development, FUJIFILM brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, photofinishing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies.
Throughout its activities, FUJIFILM seeks to contribute to the advancement of culture, science, technology and industry, as well as to improved health and environmental quality.
About Western Health
Western Health (WH) manages three acute public hospitals: Western Hospital at Footscray; Sunshine Hospital at St Albans; and the Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, and a Transition Care Program at Hazeldean in Williamstown. A wide range of community based services are also managed by Western Health, along with a large Drug and Alcohol Service.
Western Health provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services from its various sites; ranging from acute tertiary services in areas of emergency medicine, intensive care, medical and surgical services, through to subacute care and specialist ambulatory clinics. Western Health provides a combination of hospital and community-based services to aged, adult and paediatric patients and newborn babies.
Employing nearly 6500 staff Western Health has a strong philosophy of working with its local community to deliver excellence in patient care.
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