Tieto to lead the interoperability in healthcare IT systems through strategic partnership with CareCom

Tieto and CareCom have signed a strategic partnership solving the challenge of semantic interoperability for healthcare IT systems. The agreement is strengthening the cooperation and product offering for CareCom’s terminology platform, HealthTerm.

HealthTerm handles all tasks related to terminologies, code systems and structured content – from creation of a new code systems to translation of international code systems or mappings between local code lists and international standards. Together with CareCom Tieto will offer solutions to one of the healthcare systems big challenges of semantic interoperability and integration.

The terminology platform is unique in having a full set of tools to create and maintain all types of code systems and at the same time, it has the performance/security to handle the biggest healthcare enterprises on run-time look-up. In addition, it can be easily integrated into existing healthcare applications e.g. HL7 newest standards as FHIR, or used as a stand-alone terminology management solution. The platform is currently used by customers in the USA, U.K, Slovenia, Portugal, France, Denmark and Norway.

- We are very happy to welcome CareCom to our ecosystem of strategic partners. The CareCom solutions will bring our customers the possibilities of sharing knowledge in a structured, efficient and secure manner, while minimizing administrative tasks substantially, says Inge Andersson, Head of Product Portfolio and Offerings, Healthcare Welfare and Education Nordic at Tieto.

- CareCom’s terminology platform, HealthTerm is today the strongest, most advanced and reliable product present on this specialized market. Internationally there is a great awareness of CareCom’s solution, vision and track record. We look forward to work closely with Tieto. The commitment and professionalism of Tieto has been the driver for CareCom to execute this partnership, says Jacob Boye Hansen, CEO and founder of CareCom.

For additional information, please contact:

Inge Andersson, Head of Product Portfolio and Offerings, Healthcare, Welfare and Education, Tieto
Phone: +46 (72) 244 26 91, e-mail: inge.andersson@tieto.com
Jacob Boye Hansen, CEO/Founder, CareCom A/S
Phone: +45 40 71 75 71, e-mail: jbh@carecom.com

About CareCom

CareCom A/S is a Danish software company founded in 1999. CareCom primarily develops software for the healthcare sector. The company has created cutting edge competence within the focus area of Master Data Management. Over the years CareCom has gained a deep understanding of the challenges relating to the management of healthcare terminologies and classifications and served as advisors for many international semantic interoperability projects like the epSOS project, EU Commission. CareCom’s major business area is the provision of solutions that support all aspects of working with healthcare terminologies and classifications. CareCom’s products support the process of establishing semantic interoperability between disparate systems, which we regard as a necessary prerequisite for systems integration. For more information, visit www.carecom.com.

About Tieto

Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. www.tieto.com

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Published on: 
28 June 2018
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