UKs Datix signs Australian partner and wins state health contracts

UK’s Datix signs Australian partner and wins state health contracts

British company Datix has partnered with Australian software vendor PowerHealth Solutions to sell and install Datix’s patient safety software in Australia and New Zealand, to meet the growing demand for patient safety in this region.

Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services for the Datix patient safety system. Western Australia has signed up for the Clinical Incident Management system, while Tasmania has gone for a broader suite including Risk Register, Safety Alerts, Patient Experience, Complaints Handling and Accreditation.

Ian Paterson, Datix’s UKTI International Trade Adviser, said:

“We are proud to say that UKTI London and Datix have worked closely together for more than three years.

“Making extensive use of our world leading export services, Datix has grown rapidly in markets across Europe, the United States, the Middle East, South East Asia and now also Australia.

He continued:

“They are a true London innovation success story. As multiple users of the OMIS service, Gateway to Global Growth and Market Visit Support, coupled with consistent advice and support from UKTI London and overseas posts, Datix have rapidly built their international trade capacity and are now a Deloitte ‘Fast 50’ business.

“The Datix success story is an example to other companies of how they can benefit from the support UKTI can provide across the 100 overseas markets we operate in.”

Datix Sales and Marketing Director Dan Taylor 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 together will be able to help deliver real benefits to patient safety in Australia and New Zealand.”

PowerHealth Solutions CEO Patrick Power said, “Both PowerHealth Solutions and Datix are working very well together, leveraging Datix’s expertise in patient safety and quality with PowerHealth’s proven track record in state-wide healthcare IT implementations. Our combined team has complementary skills and knowledge gained from over 25 years experience of working solely in healthcare administration and quality software.”

Notes for Editors

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.

Datix is a London based supplier of patient safety software for healthcare risk management, incident reporting software and adverse event reporting. Datix estimate that their software protects over 80 million+ people within both public and private healthcare organisations around the world.

PowerHealth Solutions is an Australian software and service company specialising in patient costing, patient billing and patient safety for hospitals and other healthcare enterprises. Our aim is to increase hospital efficiency and we do this through software that measures costing & revenue, automates patient billing & revenue collection, and improves patient safety & service quality. As an international vendor, they have clients in Australia, New Zealand, US, UK, Ireland, SE Asia, and Middle East. Their strongest customer base is in Australia and New Zealand which includes private and public hospitals, as well as State Health Departments and Health District Boards.

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London International Trade Team

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7234 3050

Email: export@uktilondon.org.uk

Information about the range of support services from UKTI is available through your local UKTI office.

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