|CONVERGENCE CT AGREES ON COLLABORATIONS IN CHINA
Following meetings in China with Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital and Advocate Health, agreement was reached to move forward with the development of a collaboration program that would use Convergence CT’s database technology and services to support collaborative projects between Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital and Advocate Health in the area of cardiovascular disease. The collaboration program is intended to support efforts by both organizations to improve the quality of care for cardiovascular patients.
Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital is a hospital system based in Wuhan, Hubei, China, with approximately 2,500 hospital beds, and is considered to be the leading private hospital system in China for cardiovascular care and treatment.
Addtional meetings were held in Beijing with the Ministry of Health for Beijing municipality about cooperative opportunities with Advocate Health and Convergence CT, particularly around the use of the analytic systems developed at Advocate for breast cancer patients. Senior officials in the Ministry of Health – Beijing munincipality have agreed to begin preparations for a program to bring the breast cancer analytics program developed by Advocate Health and Convergence CT to be implemented in the Ministry of Health hospitals in Beijing.
The Ministry of Health Beijing Munincipality is responsible for public hospitals and healthcare in the greater Beijing municipal area which has a population of over 21 million people.
Advocate Health is a leading U.S. integrated delivery network based in Illinois, with over 3,000 hospital beds and 250 points of care.
CONVERGENCE CT JOINS SAP PARTNER EDGE PROGRAM
January 14, 2015
Convergence CT and SAP have entered into a Partnership Edge agreement for the continued development of products based upon SAP Business Objects and the HANA high-performance in-memory database.
The Convergence CT vision for transforming health research is based upon bringing together disparate patient data sources, converging and harmonizing key elements to drive rapid delivery of analytics across health care organizations worldwide.
Partner Edge provides Convergence CT developers with access to SAP technical resources, software, and marketing support. Convergence CT can now also provide SAP software and licenses for customers of its big-data analytic products.