The Associação da Congregação de Santa Catarina (ACSC) (Association of the Sisters of Saint Catherine Congregation), a Brazilian organization that operates in the areas of health, education and social assistance, has recently signed a contract with First Solutions Brazil, in order to implement the company’s Hepic solution - Hospital Epidemiologic Control. This software allows the prevention and control of healthcare-related infections, in the Infection Control Committees (CCIH) of its network of hospitals. [+]
Despite the severe economic, financial and social crisis in Portugal, Group First (First) shows a significant growth in its consolidated results for 2013 compared to 2012.
The consolidated turnover increased 11% compared to 2012, while EBITDA maintained a value exceeding 20% of the turnover. Net Profit has increased nearly 29%. [+]
With more than 65 years in the healthcare sector, José de Mello Saúde (JMS) is a benchmark company in Portugal.
With 5000 members of staff, this private healthcare group currently manages five hospitals, including two public/private partnerships, as well as five health clinics and fourteen imaging units.
Hepic (First’s Information System designed for the surveillance of healthcare-associated infections) is going to be implemented in JMS. The JMS Group includes Hospitals in the cities of Braga and Vila Franca de Xira, as well as the CUF health units (CUF Descobertas, CUF Infante Santo, CUF Porto, CUF Cascais and CUF Torres Vedras). In the CUF health units, First intends to implement a multi-entity solution, thus allowing surveillance per Hospital and per Group. [+]
The philanthropic AC Camargo Cancer Center ( Sao Paulo, Brazil ) is the latest First Brasil’s Hepic client. This project is an extremely rewarding milestone for the company, besides the importance and value of this institution in the fight against cancer, it’s the first time that Hepic (Hospital Epidemiologic Infection Control) is deployed in a brazilian hospital dedicated exclusively to cancer. With Hepic, the HICC will be provided with a unique working tool, which will monitor infections in real time. This system will assist the entire workflow of one of the most stricter hospital’s infection control committees in the country and will integrate with leading hospital information systems, including MV’s HIS (Hospital Information System) and DASA’s LIS (Laboratory Information System), making all interconnected and useful information automatically available to the services involved. [+]
First Solutions Brazil has recently signed a partnership with software company SPData.
The SPData, based in Minas Gerais, and with offices in the states of Paraná, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Bahia and Sergipe, has over 25 years of experience in software development for hospitals, laboratories and clinics, has more than 600 customers in Brazil. [+]