TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - Medworxx, the makers of a strategic software
platform that hospitals use to communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge,
is pleased to announce that Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) has
joined the ever growing list of customers that rely on the Medworxx platform
to support their knowledge platform. The BCHS will implement the Medworxx
Learning Management System (LMS) for the development and delivery of staff
education, in particular to advance and support their patient safety
Medworxx' customers use the Learning Management System to support the
ongoing knowledge development of healthcare workers and to have access to the
knowledge they need, when they need it, in order to continuously improve and
provide the highest level of care. It also gives hospitals the ability to
demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements in real-time.
"BCHS has always had a strong focus on knowledge sharing and promotes a
very positive learning environment", said Joe Buller, Vice President,
Resources & Development, Brant Community Healthcare System. "The Medworxx LMS
empowers our employees to take charge of their professional development.
Taking ownership of the learning environment means course content is developed
within the organization. Managers can deploy department specific education and
tests, having the confidence that all learning activities are being tracked
and recorded. We anticipate that the tool will save us significant time,
improve efficiency, and enhance organization-wide learning, all of which will
contribute towards the improvement of patient safety."
"The addition of the Brant Community Healthcare System to our family of
customers is tremendous", said Niels Tofting, Vice President Sales, Medworxx.
"BCHS is beginning with a patient safety course and their mandatory review
process; they will be able to automate everything from distributing the course
and reviews, to their collection, marking, and scoring. This is just the first
step; because they have invested in the Medworxx platform, BCHS has the
ability to move beyond their learning environment and look to supporting other
areas of their organization, such as document management."
About Brant Community Healthcare System
The Brant Community Healthcare System, formed in 1999, supports programs
and services provided by its two facilities, the Brantford General Hospital in
Brantford, Ontario and the Willett Hospital in Paris, Ontario.
The Brantford General is a regional health centre providing emergency
care, critical care, medical and surgical services, obstetrics/gynaecology,
paediatric, complex continuing care, palliative care, mental health,
rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and ambulatory care. Brantford General is
the home of the S.C. Johnson Dialysis Clinic, the Brant Community Cancer
Clinic, and the Wescast Centre for Ambulatory Care and is a designated
regional stroke centre. An $80-million expansion will provide for up to 350
inpatient beds and state-of-the-art medical technology. The Willett, Paris is
a multi-service health centre providing urgent care, primary care and
community outreach programs. The Brant Community Healthcare System was awarded
the inaugural 'Employer of the Year' Award by the Ontario Registered Practical
Nurses Association and the 'Healthy Workplace Award' by the Brant County
The Brant Community Healthcare System is focused on a healthier
community, working in partnerships and matching resources to services to
provide excellent healthcare to its community. For more information, visit
Founded in 2004 and publicly traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange,
Medworxx (MWX: TSXV) makes a strategic software platform that hospitals use to
communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge. Headquartered in Toronto,
Ontario, Medworxx products are used by more than 200,000 people at over
200 hospitals across North America. Medworxx: our market is healthcare, our
vertical is knowledge. For more information, visit www.medworxx.com.
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