Orion Health Signs Interoperability Contract in Australia
Orion Health signs interoperability contract in Australian state of Victoria
Auckland, 8 August 2017 — Orion Health, has signed a five-year contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in Victoria, Australia, to deploy the company’s flagship interoperability solution, Rhapsody Integration Engine, across the DHHS and 15 public health agencies.
The Victorian DHHS delivers programs and services that support and enhance the health, wellbeing and safety of 6.2 million people. The organisation sought a health messaging integration application to replace a legacy solution, and were looking for a partner to help with its state-wide Health ICT Strategic Framework to connect all systems across the state.
Orion Health will partner with MKM Health, a leading Australasian IT technology company with extensive knowledge of the Victorian healthcare sector, which will supply additional architecture, solution support and professional services capability.
Orion Health General Manager, Australia, Dr David Dembo says: “We are very pleased to be partnering with the DHHS in Victoria. This is a significant deal for our Australian business and we look forward to working with the Department and Agencies on integration across the State.”
About Orion Health
Orion Health (NZX:OHE) is a health technology company that provides solutions which enable healthcare technology solutions globally. Its open technology platform Orion Health Amadeus seamlessly integrates all forms of relevant data to enable population and personalised healthcare around the world. The company employs around 1200 people around the world and is committed to continual innovation, investing substantially in research and development to cement its position at the forefront of precision medicine. For more information visit www.orionhealth.com
MKM Health is an information technology solutions company dedicated to healthcare. We work with our clients to implement solutions, integrate systems, align business and technology and ultimately help deliver best outcomes for patients. We are passionate about improving patient outcomes, avoiding harm and improving efficiency and effectiveness as well as working with our clients to maximise investments. Our team is dedicated to providing advice and practical support that requires strategic insight into health technology trends. We have deep health domain knowledge, technical expertise in hospital systems and health informatics, and a proven ability to integrate the many separate systems found in the increasingly complex digital hospital environment. We are the exclusive distributors for Patientrack in New Zealand and Australia. For further information please visit www.mkmhealth.com.au or follow us on Twitter.