Mitel partners with Compodium to deliver secure digital wards to Swedish healthcare providers

Important step in Sweden’s efforts to become a world leader in e-health by 2025

  • Allows to improve patient healthcare combining high-end and confidential video communications
  • Ensures safe, secure and cost effective digital ward rooms for public and private healthcare providers

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a global leader in real-time business communications, today announced the signature of a partnership with Compodium International AB, a recognized specialist in secure digital meetings and connected events, to provide secure digital hospital wards to all Swedish healthcare providers, public and private.

Digital wards are growing very fast and are demanded by an increasing number of healthcare providers and patients. It is also one of the Swedish government’s clearest goals. To meet the doctor or district nurse at a distance will become a natural part of tomorrow’s healthcare. The challenge, however, is always to ensure the security and confidentiality. This is what Compodium, together with Mitel’s high rated video, contact center, and UCC solutions solved through the market’s most secure encryption, including also personal BankID login.

This partnership allows to seamlessly integrate Compodium’s proven digital meetings solutions with Mitel’s high-end communication applications and platforms, thus enabling safe, secure and cost-effective care for both the caregiver and the patient.
In Sweden, Mitel is the leading provider of communications solutions for government agencies, county councils, municipalities and businesses with a market share of more than 50%(1).

Compodium has 400 digital hospital wards all over Sweden with more than 1200 hours of video meetings every day. It has framework agreements with all of Sweden’s county councils and operational responsibility for Sjunet video infrastructure – a quality assured communications with guaranteed availability, specifically designed and adapted for health care.

Claes Kolare

Claes Kolare, Mitel

– Mitel is number one in Western Europe(2) and the fastest growing provider of cloud services, while Compodium is very sharp and brings a unique expertise and experience in securing digital meetings. With this partnership, Mitel channel partners and our customers will be offered an innovative, future-proof and cost-effective solution that is in line with the requirements of health and the care setting. Together we are building the most secure digital hospital rooms, thus delivering on our strategy to build a complete ecosystem dedicated to healthcare in Sweden, said Claes Kolare, President Mitel Sweden.

Bengt Grahn

Bengt Grahn, CEO Compodium

– Compodium has been delivering safe and reliable video conferencing to demanding customers in healthcare, defense, large companies and organizations for 20 years. Agreement with Mitel is an important milestone for our growth and we are proud of their trust. The Government and Innovation Minister Michael Damberg has ruled that Sweden should be a world leader in e-health in 2025. Mitel and Compodium will contribute to this goal and together we can both develop the ehealthcare sector. says Bengt Grahn, CEO of Compodium.

Important Facts
Mitel is the fastest-growing provider of cloud business communications in the world.
Mitel is the only brand to appear in all five Magic Quadrants for business communications.

(1) Source: MZA -­ The Western Europe Call Control (PBX/IP PBX) Market – Q3, 2016
(2) Source: MZA -­ The Western Europe Call Control (PBX/IP PBX) Market – Q3, 2016

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Compodium grows, develops the health care and saves lives

Compodium International has 400 digital hospital rooms in use all over Sweden, with more than 1,200 hours of video meetings every day. The picture and sound of these video meetings are always the highest quality, and the encryption used provides the highest level of security that’s impossible to intercept. Compodium video conferencing is also used for real-time operations that can help save lives.

–    Operations with remote medical expert support will continue grow substantially in the future. We know that Compodium secure video conferencing has and will continue to save lives, explains Goran Lundegårdh, an experienced entrepreneur in the healthcare sector and one of Europe’s leading obesity surgeons.

Lundegårdh has now invested in Compodium through the investment network Centre Court. In total, the network and the Norrland Fund have raised 15 million SEK in venture capital funds.

–    For more than 20 years, we have delivered safe and reliable video conferencing to exacting customers in healthcare, defense, large companies and organizations. Now we are using this capital to rapidly growth both in and out of Sweden. We almost doubled sales from 9 to16 million SEK in 2016. The goal is to reach 100 million SEK by 2020, says Bengt Grahn, founder and CEO.

Framework agreements with all county councils and operational responsibility within Sjunet
Compodium already has framework agreements with all of Sweden’s county councils and operational responsibility for video infrastructure within Sjunet—a quality assured communications network with guaranteed availability, specifically designed and adapted for healthcare.

–    We offer the most complete and secure production platform, with components developed in conjunction with US defense systems. The encryption is impossible to intercept, one of several strong competitive advantages in our virtual solutions for healthcare. This platform will also contribute to the continuing development of Sweden’s strong focus on e-Health, Industry Minister Mikael Damberg emphasized the other day, says Bengt Grahn.

In Compodium digital hospital rooms, it is easy for a patient to meet their doctor, sister or someone else on the nursing staff using their computer, phone or tablet. The patient simply logs into the app or website using their BankID. There are also so-called multi-party services where doctors and patients can connect with external specialists or health care providers to get, for example, a second opinion.

Operations in Real-Time

Compodium virtual healthcare services, which use modern camera technology and a cloud-based service for live video, have also been used in a European congress for doctors in Stockholm to remotely monitor operations at Ersta Hospital. The camera technology is supplied by Olympus, the world leader in medical technology and endoscopy.

–    Our medical equipment is the hub of the operating room. Via Compodium video services, everything that happens around the patient can be shared in real-time and in a simple, efficient, safe manner, says Mattias Hyvönen, Olympus Sweden AB.

–    This technology means that we can now offer the opportunity for a larger number of participants to take part in live broadcast operations than was ever possible before. From an educational point of view, it is unbeatable, says Stefan Carlen, Director of the Department of Surgery at Ersta Hospital in Stockholm.

Partnered with FRISQ

Startup company FRISQ and Compodium have recently entered into a partnership that allows a patient to conduct video conferences with doctors through a newly developed app. Patients can use the app to order medications for themselves and their families, meet with doctors over the network and gain access to their medical records. The service is secured via mobile BankID for patients and via SITHS for healthcare professionals.

Hiring 10 new employees

Bengt Lundgren, CEO of systems integrator Conscia Netsafe, is another well-known investor in Compodium. He was previously CEO at Cygate, which grew into a multi-billion business under his leadership.

–    I look forward to a very exciting journey with Compodium. It has unique expertise and offers new, scalable cloud services with very high security and reliability, says Bengt Lundgren.

We have purchased Accessnord and their brand MyCloudOffice, a customer-friendly and fast functioning video conferencing service, which gets even better with Compodium technology at the backend. At the same time, we strengthen our sales force with highly qualified representatives with strong customer relationships and partner networks around Europe. We are also looking to hire additional sales representatives along with around ten more IT and support professionals, explained Bengt Grahn.

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