Ascom, a global solutions provider focused on Healthcare Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), was awarded a group purchasing agreement in the US with Premier Inc. The Ascom platform includes leading-edge Telligence patient response systems and Unite alarm management and mobile clinical collaboration and communication software in the nurse call systems category. Effective as of May 1, 2021, the new agreement enables Premier members to take advantage of special pre-negotiated pricing and terms.
The Ascom platform is uniquely broad, enabling healthcare systems to devise truly integrated and customized end-to-end communication and workflow solutions. Hospitals can benefit from implementing a scalable and expandable solution that is easily interoperable with third-party systems and devices.
Michael Augusti, Head of Healthcare Alliances for Ascom Americas, said, “Our new three-year agreement demonstrates Ascom’s capability to provide our solutions on a wide scale in the competitive US market. We look forward to working with Premier members to implement projects that close digital information gaps between devices, systems and clinical care teams while delivering the reliability Premier member hospitals expect.”
Ascom solutions are designed to integrate, orchestrate and enable end-to-end digital clinical information and workflows between systems, people and devices at virtually any point of care. Paired with applications, services, devices and smartphones, the Ascom Platform enables seamless access, sharing and tracking of information across clinical teams.
Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,100 U.S. hospitals and 200,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.