Thursday, April 11th, 2013 - Datix - the company
Australian software vendor PowerHealth Solutions has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with UK software vendor Datix to distribute the UK company’s patient safety software in Australia and New Zealand, to meet the growing demand for patient safety in this region.

Australian software vendor PowerHealth Solutions has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with UK software vendor Datix to distribute the UK company’s patient safety software in Australia and New Zealand, to meet the growing demand for patient safety in this region.

Patient Safety

Healthcare is a high-risk industry with 1 in 10 hospital patients in developed countries being unintentionally harmed while receiving care. The Datix patient safety system enables hospitals to understand their organisational risk by integrating and analysing information from key information systems. Armed with this information, hospitals can identify and take action on specific priorities such as infection control, safe surgery, and healthcare waste management.

Australia & NZ

With strong connections to the health industry and a large customer base, PowerHealth Solutions has the resources and expertise in healthcare consulting, project management and software support to successfully bring the UK patient safety system to Australia and New Zealand.

Local Distribution & Support

Australian and New Zealand hospitals and health departments will benefit by having a leading edge solution for patient safety from a well-known international developer such as Datix. This solution is further strengthened with local distribution and support services from PowerHealth Solutions, which has an excellent track record in implementing enterprise systems.

PowerHealth Solutions CEO Patrick Power said, “PowerHealth Solutions is committed to helping hospitals and healthcare organisations improve efficiency, and patient safety is a natural extension to our product base of hospital costing and patient billing. We selected Datix based on the excellence of the product, as well as the company’s strong commitment to research and development. We look forward to a long and productive partnership.”

Datix CEO Jonathan Hazan said “Datix has a proven track record in patient safety software, with a state-wide implementation in South Australia. In PowerHealth Solutions, we have found a partner who shares our passion for helping to improve the healthcare system. I believe that our two companies, working in partnership, will be able to help deliver real benefits to patient safety in Australia and New Zealand.”

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Datix - the company


Datix - the company Pioneering patient safety since 1986, UK software vendor Datix is a leading supplier of software for patient safety, risk management, incident and adverse event reporting. Datix aims to help healthcare organisations build a culture and practice that drives excellence in patient safety, based on market-leading software, skills and healthcare knowledge. Datix recruits and retains people committed to the healthcare sector and continually invests in its software and services to ensure that it integrates best practice and learning. Set up specifically to meet the governance and risk management requirements of the healthcare industry, Datix is working as a partner to leading healthcare organisations across the world. Today, Datix customers include more than 75% of the National Health Service in the UK and leading healthcare providers in the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. www.datix.co.uk

About Datix - the product

Datix is web-based patient safety software for healthcare risk management applications. The solution delivers the following safety, risk and governance elements through a variety of integrated software modules, enabling you to provide a comprehensive oversight of your risk management activities: - Incident, adverse event and near miss reporting - Patient relations - Malpractice claims management - Risk assessment - Safety alerts - Patient experience and feedback - Accreditation/standards self-assessment - Complaints, compliments, comments and concerns. Datix is highly configurable, which means you can tailor it to your structure and unique requirements. Datix delivers a complete patient safety risk workflow, where all improvement actions can be managed together, regardless of whether they are initiated by an investigation, a complaint or an informal comment. Trend analysis is a key part of the information that Datix can provide. Trend reports can be accessed easily, by anyone who needs them. Datix also provides metric-driven dashboards, which can be tailored at user, ward, department or health system level. www.datix.co.uk


Theen Moy
P: +618 8410 6404
M: +61 419 820 958
W: www.powerhealthsolutions.com/

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