iSOFT wins €600,000 HIS contract in Italy
6 May 2009
IBA Health Group Limited (ASX: IBA) has announced that iSOFT has
entered the Italian market with a €600,000 contract to install its
hospital information system in four hospitals operated by Consorzio
Regionale Servizi Sociali (CRESS), a private healthcare group based in
Italy’s Liguria region. The project is funded by Liguria’s regional
The hospitals include two 60-bed hospitals at Savona, an 88-bed
hospital at Andora, and another in Cegio with 40 beds. iSOFT is
discussing a proposal to roll out the solution at all of CRESS’s 50
hospitals and health centres once this initial project is completed.
iSOFT’s x-HIS solution will include functions such as admissions,
nursing stations and physiotherapy. In a second phase, due to start next
year, iSOFT will add other x-HIS modules such as clinical notes,
clinical requests, and electronic medical histories, in a deal
potentially worth a further €400,000.
Andrea Fiumicelli, IBA’s Chief Operating Officer, said: "Italy
presents us with an opportunity to introduce our hospital solution into
an important new market, and clearly demonstrates iSOFT’s growing
influence as one of the biggest players in the global health IT market."
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