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

Aug 30, 2018

PRESS RELEASE
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

HealthTerm® powered by CareCom

What is HealthTerm?

HealthTerm is a terminology platform, developed by CareCom over the last 15 years for the international healthcare sector.

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How does HealthTerm Work?

HealthTerm handles all tasks related to terminologies, code systems and structured content – from creation of a new code system to translation of international code systems or mappings between local code lists and international standards.

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What makes Heathterm Unique?

HealthTerm 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.

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Orion is excited to announce our migration to HealthTerm. The flexibility combined with the high quality control of HealthTerm's tooling is by far the best the market offers today. We offer our customers a complete tooling package with everything from ease of use, maintenance of local code systems and mapping to a huge range of standard code systems based on international process standards with workflow control and process statistics. Additionally the software enables handling multi lingual processing on the fly, patient friendly and clinician friendly terms. Thousands of subset for customers to use in their applications come as standard e.g. for quality measure reporting (CQMs) and detailed support for semantic ontologies.

CHRIS HOBSON
Chief Medical Officer, Orion Health
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“HealthTerm® can be described as the link between applications and organizations in the healthcare system. It is one of the most advanced products within this specialized market. HealthTerm is a complete solution which can be used in any type of job where classifications and terminologies are essential. HealthTerm ensures consistency as all clinical and administrative systems collect codes from one source – and this in turn provides an increase in patient safety.”

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IBM Watson Health is striving to transform global health by applying cognitive computing. Most healthcare data is unstructured and simply not captured by current systems. Watson Health will generate actionable insights from this previously unseen data, backed by HealthTerm’s standardization of clinical data. HealthTerm® will ensure consistent terminology usage by enabling the management of international standard terminologies with integrated versioning and cognitive auto-mapping, while also providing an “off the shelf”, multi-tenant/multi-lingual solution complete with a commercialized API and GUI.

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‘…EU Commission: the epSOS project uses HealthTerm® as the 24/7 terminology webserver, where all the national translations and mappings are created using the mapping and translation modules. The final results of these endeavors now represents the epSOS Central Reference Terminology Server for all participating countries.

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SHIEC is excited to have CareCom U.S. join the SB&T Partner program,” said Kelly Hoover Thompson, CEO of SHIEC. “SB&T Partners are selected based on their ability to bring unique, value-added solutions to o ur HIE community members. We know some of our members might struggle with a single source of truth for code systems and effective ways to map codes. CareCom U.S. provides the tools and expertise to support our members financial and operational goals. SHIEC looks forward to working with CareCom U.S.

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“HealthTerm® is designed specifically for Clinical Master Data Management, and CareCom has answered all our requirements in a way that shows their experience and a wide knowledge and expertise in managing structured content. We are convinced that HealthTerm® will cover our needs for Clinical Master Data Management on both a short and long-term basis. Furthermore, CareCom will be a great advisor and sparring partner on future customized solutions.” says Alfhild Stokke, Program Manager, The Norwegian Directorate of eHealth.

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