Ascom wins substantial order for intelligent patient call solution in Denmark

December 15, 2016

Ascom secures a major deal for its advanced patient call solution. The new Hospital Center DNV-Gødstrup in the Central Denmark Region signed an agreement for a value exceeding DKK 10 million (approx. CHF 1.45 million).

Ascom will deliver the Ascom Ward Agent to the Central Denmark Region new Hospital Center DNV-Gødstrup which will be completed in 2020. The order, which is a five-year framework agreement for a value of exceeding DKK 10 million, will ensure DNV-Gødstrup one of the market's most advanced state-of-the-art patient call solutions, which is designed to support the rapid pace of development in the healthcare sector.

This solution will be supporting 2,000 staff. Ascom Ward Agent is a significant advancement over the traditional patient call systems and makes flashing corridor light displays and calls avoidable. It supports allocated care and automatically distributes patient calls and alarms according to clearly defined plans, enabling nursing staff to only receive relevant calls from assigned patients.

Fewer interruptions for staff allows a more personal care experience for patients, and provides a much more pleasant and less noisy ward atmosphere.

"We have designed a solution that aligns perfectly with requirements while also allowing new technological advances. The platform is prepared for integration with clinical systems, to give staff access to all relevant information on their handsets, so they don't have to keep going back to the computer at the nursing station," says Aage Rask Andersen, Managing Director Ascom Nordics.

"We're looking forward to good and constructive cooperation with Ascom. The vision for our new hospital is that it must be the patient's hospital. Via our organization and use of technological solutions, we wish to create a hospital that is effective, focused on quality, and dedicated to ensuring a good experience for the patient. Ascom's solutions fit this bill," says Michael Hyllegaard, project manager at DNV-Gødstrup.

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