i3 Solutions’ Panacea, Patient Bedside Engagement Solution Celebrates with Double Wins at the CDN Channel Elite Awards

A Gold Award for Best Managed Service was only the beginning of the excitement for the i3 Panacea team at the annual CDN awards gala. They also took home the top honour of “Solution Provider of the Year”, gaining the respect of their peers who delivered a standing ovation when i3’s name was announced as the ultimate technology provider for 2014.

TORONTO, ONT. SEPTEMBER 22, 2014i3 Solutions, a software development company based in Toronto, came out on top at the CDN Channel Elite Awards, an annual event that recognizes superior achievement in Information Technology. Named “Solution Provider of the Year” by a panel of expert judges for their Panacea solution, i3 surpassed tough competition to be recognized as the ultimate innovator. Panacea also earned i3 the Gold Award for Best Managed Services Solution.

CDN Channel Elite Award Winner

Panacea offers a new world of patient bedside engagement solutions that combines entertainment, communication, education and clinical records, all delivered on state-of-the-art, touch-screen devices. Available on demand through a simple and intuitive web interface, it provides a patient-centric approach combined with a user-friendly environment and extensive security standards. The technology is now being adopted by hospitals across Canada and around the world.

“i3 faced some tough competition to come out on top this year,” said Paolo Del Nibletto, Editor, Computer Dealer News. “We believe that this award is the most difficult award to win in the industry. Our panel of judges represent private industry, not-for-profit and public sector and do not include any vendors. We receive submissions from the very best of the partner channel in Canada so this recognition is a testament to i3’s commitment to excellence.”

CDN’s Channel Elite Awards recognizes the achievements of Canadian IT Solution Providers for the innovation, leadership and commitment to creating value for customers. The Gala is one of the channel’s most prestigious events, featuring a true show business awards celebration. Providers are permitted to submit solutions to nine categories and must validate their submissions with documented ROI. With only three winners in each category, the competition is always fierce.

“We were truly humbled to be selected as Best Managed Services Provider as well as the Solution Provider of the Year,” said Peter Christopoulos, Executive Director of i3. “The CDN Elite Awards are our industry’s ‘Oscars’ and we were competing against some outstanding companies who are equally committed to quality, innovation and value.”

In accepting the award for i3, Lori Bonari, Business Development Manager, i3, acknowledged the team effort that has contributed to Panacea’s success. “i3 has relied on our development and sales teams in Europe and APAC, our technology partners and most importantly, our customers who have helped us shape Panacea into what we believe is the best solution in the healthcare industry today for patient bedside engagement.”

CDN’s Channel Elite Awards is more than just an award ceremony. It is designed to promote the business advantages that technology solutions can create and to recognize achievement in the channel. The gala attracts more than 200 solution providers across the country and provides an opportunity to meet and network with some of the best resellers across the country. Finalist submissions are judged by a panel of experts who determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners. Winners and finalists are posted on www.computerdealernews.com.

About i3 Solutions Inc.
At i3 Solutions we specialize in helping businesses move from complicated and expensive to simple and value-based. We help make IT infrastructure and applications a strategic asset so that our clients can focus on business without worrying about IT.

i3 Solutions provides web-based application software, Infrastructure support, Network Monitoring and Managed Services in the Healthcare, Manufacturing, non-profit and Financial Services sectors.

Their Healthcare solution, Panacea™, is an award-winning solution that delivers 21st century healthcare right to the patient’s bedside, improving their hospital experience with instant access to entertainment options while at the same time allowing hospital staff to use the unit to review clinical records and charts. For more information about the Panacea™ solution, please visit Panacea

For more information, contact:
Peter Christopoulos
647 287-9825
peterc@i3inc.ca

Simon Walsh
0490 097 515
simonw@i3apac.com