Austco Healthcare has been awarded an AUD $3.8 million (£500,000) contract to refresh the Tacera Nurse Call platform at the state-of-the-art 700-bed Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH) and the 400-bed Jurong Community Hospital (JCH), both part of the Jurong Health Campus.
This substantial contract award underscores Austco's commitment to delivering cutting-edge healthcare technology that enhances patient care, operational efficiency, and the overall healthcare experience. The updated Care Communications System will introduce innovative features designed to revolutionise patient care at Jurong Health, setting a new benchmark in the healthcare industry.
Jurong Health is renowned for its patient-centric approach and innovative healthcare solutions, which prioritise the well-being of its patients. The organisation's commitment to providing quality healthcare services to the residents of Jurong and the surrounding areas has contributed to its reputation as a leading healthcare institution in Singapore.
We are excited to bring our innovative technology to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and the Jurong Community Hospital and support their mission of providing world-class healthcare to the community
- Clayton Astles, CEO of Austco Healthcare
The refreshed Austco system is set to significantly enhance Jurong Health’s capabilities in responding to patient needs. With state-of-the-art technology and seamless integration with 3rd party systems, NTFGH and JCH will be positioned to provide world-class patient-centred care. The updated platform’s innovative features, including Austco’s new RTLS-enabled call points for staff locating and duress notification, are tailored to meet the highest standards of healthcare communications.
Austco's selection for this prestigious project is attributed to its innovative approach to healthcare communication solutions and dedication to delivering solutions that help improve patient outcomes. Austco’s Care Communications Solution not only meets Jurong Health’s immediate needs but also lays the foundation for future advancements and expansions in healthcare services.
With this contract win, Austco Healthcare’s Open Sales Orders stand at a new all-time high of $40.7 million.
A portion of the contract revenue will be recognised in the current financial year, with the remaining balance anticipated to be delivered in FY25.
"We are honoured to have been chosen by Jurong Health for this transformative project," said Clayton Astles, CEO of Austco Healthcare. "Our commitment to advancing patient care and safety aligns perfectly with Jurong’s vision. We are excited to bring our innovative technology to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and the Jurong Community Hospital and support their mission of providing world-class healthcare to the community. Austco looks forward to partnering with Jurong Health for this groundbreaking project.”