Mahsa picks Ascom’s communication platform for its new specialist hospital

Health IT provider Ascom has been chosen to deliver a communications solution to Mahsa University’s upcoming specialist hospital in Selangor, Malaysia. 

The 400-bed specialist hospital in Bandar Saujana Putra will leverage the Ascom Digistat, a suite of clinical workflow software patient data management system for acute care. According to Ascom, Digistat centrally processes analyses data from various medical devices.

The hospital will also adopt Ascom Unite, an interoperable software that integrates data events from source systems orchestrates alerts, chats tasks. 

Ascom has partnered with Mastersteel Medical to install the Digistat Unite systems at Mahsa Specialist Hospital, which is expected to open by the first quarter of 2023.

WHY IT MATTERS

Commenting on their latest contract, Ascom APAC Head of Regional Marketing Adam Jaffe noted that there is now a “demfor a platform that can orchestrate mission-critical events provide an optimal response workflow”. The project aims to “seamlessly integrate healthcare information, generate actionable insights enhance patient care”.

Jaffe shared that deploying their Digistat Unite platforms will contribute to better clinical workflow, reduced mobility, alarm management.

Ascom APAC is currently working to bring the same Digistat Unite package to a health facility in Sengkang in Singapore. 

THE LARGER TREND

Ascom continues to deliver its health IT solutions across care facilities in Asia. In October, it signed a multi-million contract to bring its Telligence Nurse Call system to an unnamed hospital in Macao. The same system is also being installed at Mayapada Healthcare’s hospitals in Surabaya Tangerang in Indonesia. 

In other news, Ascom received the European Union’s Medical Device Regulation (MDR) certification for Digistat Care, the alarm management component of the Digistat Suite. It is one of the early recipients of the classification for a class IIb medical device software, the second-highest risk classification under the MDR.

ON THE RECORD

“We believe the value of a platform that is open can integrate connect with various medical non-medical devices reduces time spent on finding information doing manual entries in turn improve the flow of information in the hospital by supporting clinical decision-making process,” Tan Sri Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa, pro-chancellor executive chairman of Mahsa University, said about choosing Ascom’s communication platform for Mahsa Specialist Hospital.



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