Monday, 13 May 2013‐Melbourne: Austco Communication Systems Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Azure Healthcare Ltd (ASX:AZV) is pleased to announce the signing of a new project in excess of SGD$2.3 million for the implementation of its Tacera Nurse Call System at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital. These hospitals are part of Jurong Health Services which is located in Jurong District, Western Singapore. Jurong Health is building the new public healthcare cluster to facilitate the integration of services and care processes within the hospital and across the community, so as to better serve the healthcare needs in Western Singapore. The 700 bed General Hospital is being built with a 400 bed Jurong Community Hospital and an 8‐storey Specialist Outpatient Clinic, linked together to provide holistic integrated medical care which is planned to open between December 2014 and June 2015. Austco has partnered with Vodoke and Antechnic Engineering to deliver the integrated Nurse Call and entertainment system to the Hospital.
Robert Grey, Azure Healthcare Limited’s Chairman was at the signing ceremony and committed that “Austco’s Tacera Nurse Call Solution would exceed the Hospital’s expectations. Tacera is an IP based Hospital Communications system that links patients, in real time with all Healthcare personnel, support systems and internal processes responsible for their care and safety. Tacera empowers the hospital staff with easy to use technology helping healthcare facilities to increase productivity whilereducing risk and cost.”
Austco was successful in this tender after a rigorous selection process by the client & Consultants. The infection control built into the equipment is a value added feature to the new hospital.
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About Azure Healthcare Limited (ASXCode – AZV): Azure Healthcare Limited is an international provider of healthcare communication and clinical workflow management solutions. The company is headquartered in Australia, has subsidiaries in six countries and supports more than 8,000 healthcare facilities through our global reseller network which includes growing markets in health, aged care and remand care. Azure Healthcare services markets including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, UK, USA, Asia and the Middle East.