Tieto has acquired health tech startup VisueCare. VisueCare´s cloud-based solution is developed to facilitate daily tasks in elderly care facilities. The acquisition is part of Tieto’s efforts to broaden their offering related to elderly care for municipalities.
VisueCare was founded in 2014 with the aim of easing everyday work for staff and creating smarter ways of working in the elderly care area. The solution has been developed in close co-operation with elderly care staff and creates opportunities for improved quality and efficiency in health care by visualizing planning and facilitating quality assurance. VisueCare has established collaboration and piloted the solution with sveral municipalities in Sweden.
– VisueCare’s objective has been to create a user friendly service for staff in elderly care facilities, combining greater efficiency with a higher quality of care. This is an issue that is high on the agendas of many municipalities in Sweden as well as internationally. We are thrilled that VisueCare will now be able to work on further expansion as a part of Tieto, says Lars Franzén, CEO and co-founder of the company.
Tieto is a leading provider of ICT solutions for public, healthcare and welfare customers in the Nordic countries, with strategic growth ambitions in Sweden. The acquisition of VisueCare will further strengthen the company´s industry specific software business, which currently constitutes over 30 percent of Tieto´s total revenue.
– Many customers are facing the dual challenge of running operations more efficiently while at the same time innovating new and improved services for citizens. Elderly care is one area where there is a growing demand for more efficient solutions. This acquisition is one additional step towards strengthening our role in the healthcare and welfare ecosystem, says Cristina Petrescu, head of public sector at Tieto.
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Lars Franzén CEO, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 0702-148841
VisueCare is an innovative servie that visualizes the future of elderly care for the benefit of residents as well as providers of care for the elderly. Information and activities related to the resident are collected, digitized and presented in the form of symbols in a care plan. VisueCare leads to a higher quality of care and increased efficiency, while allowing for a more personalized care as well providing automatic quality assurance.