Papageorgiou General Hospital In Thessaloniki-Greece Selects Dot By Dot To Deliver I3’s Best-of-Breed Panacea™ Solution For Patient Bedside Engagement
Leading Microsoft Systems Integrator Dot by Dot Technology Solutions selected to deliver the i3 Panacea™ solution as part of an on-going initiative driving information value-added services for the patients and personnel of the Papageorgiou General Hospital of Thessaloniki
MISSISSAUGA, Canada — April 16, 2014 -i3 Solutions Inc., a two-time award-winner for best-in-class healthcare solutions today is pleased to announce that their European partner, Dot by Dot Business and Technology Solutions has been selected by the General Hospital Papageorgiou in Thessaloniki-Greece to implement Panacea™ a state-of-the-art patient bedside entertainment and education platform delivered as a hosted service through Microsoft Windows 8 devices and available on demand through a simple and intuitive web interface.
“We are thrilled to announce this important win in the European market,” said Peter Christopoulos, Executive Director, i3 Solutions Inc. “We have been working collaboratively with Dot by Dot for over a year now and are tremendously impressed with their advanced technical skill-set along with their deep commitment to the healthcare sector.”
Panacea™ is a flexible patient bedside experience, delivering a wide range of services to improve the patient’s hospital stay through entertainment, communication and education. Delivered on clinical-grade Windows 8 devices, the solution provides patients with the ability to quickly self-serve hospital information, patient education, games, books, music and radio, television and movies, telephone, speed dials, nurse and staff call, internet and messaging, surveys, reports and other features. In addition, the solution will utilize smart card technology location based mobility engines as well as integrate to existing administration and medical information technology systems. A patient-centric approach, user friendly environment, extensibility and information security standards were part of the criteria that saw Panacea™ selected for this important project –helping the public health care system in Greece evolve to a new digital era.
“We were very pleased to be accepted by i3 into their partner channel program,” said Vivi Antoniou, Director of Business Development at Dot by Dot. “The ability to represent a leading solution in the healthcare space was critical for our business growth strategy. To have won this competitive bid with Panacea™ confirms that our decision to partner with i3 and represent Panacea™ was the right one.”
This award falls under the hospital’s “Information value-added services for patients and personnel of the Papageorgiou General Hospital of Thessaloniki” project which has a total budget allocated of EUR 1,219,474 including VAT. Co-funded by the Greek Government and the European Union, this project was awarded to Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A (OTE) in January 2014 and includes a variety of work packages such as high speed wired and wireless network infrastructure, IP telephony, RFID Tags Assets’ Monitoring System and Integrated Bedside Terminals for 165 beds in various clinics.
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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 www.i3inc.ca/panacea.