Ascom and British mobile care monitoring specialist Person Centred Software have signed joint contract with a value of about CHF 3.5 million that put state-of-the-art Ascom smartphones in the hands of several thousand care home staff across the UK.The order for Ascom Myco 3 smartphones has a volume of several thousand units.
The 18-month reseller agreement for the devices plus accessories between mobile care monitoring specialist Person Centred Software and Ascom is set to transform care for residents, integrating technology and driving up standards.
Ascom's Myco 3 smartphone will become the standard device for staff in 1,200 care homes already using Person Centred Software's mobile care monitoring products. The contract will also allow Person Centred Software to offer Ascom Myco 3s as replacements for Apple devices currently being used in other care homes.
Paul Lawrence, Managing Director of Ascom UK, says: "We are delighted that a major player in the care home sector has joined with us to offer integration of state-of-the-art technology from both companies. Person Centred Software wants to offer highly responsive care to residents by gathering and analyzing data from multiple sources more intelligently. Ascom Myco 3 will enable them to do that, while allowing staff to better manage their workload. Together, we can help care homes to provide better care through digital transformation."
Jonathan Papworth, Co-Founder and Director of Person Centred Software, says: "We are excited to partner with Ascom to help care homes realize the benefits of using innovative technology. Care homes using Ascom Myco 3 handsets will have the opportunity to integrate evidence of care with other systems to provide a universal mobile device for everyone involved in the provision of care."