On July 17, 2012, ALERT Life Sciences Computing S.A. and Advanced Technology Company K.S.C. signed a contract for the exclusive distribution of the ALERT® solutions in Kuwait.
This partnership aims to support the adoption of the Electronic Health Record in Kuwait and also promote interoperability projects.
With this contract ALERT strength its presence in the Middle East and ATC extends its offer with a state-of-the- art solution in a market with an extreme need for such solutions.
“I’m very pleased with this signature. We are pursuing our goal of establishing strong partnerships worldwide and I’m convinced that ATC is the right partner for Kuwait. We are very optimistic about the future of this relationship and the potential of the market in Kuwait”, said César Guimarães, ALERT’s CEO.
“ATC boasts an extensive portfolio of expertise and partnerships that uniquely position us for turn-key projects in Kuwait”, said Ghassan Mamlouk, ATC’s CEO. “In this era of mobile technologies and touch-screens, we wanted an equally unique Electronic Medical Record solution that intuitively delivers a paper-free work environment in the hospital. ALERT provides such an innovative solution and we are excited to be their exclusive partner in Kuwait.”
ALERT Life Sciences Computing S.A. is based in Porto, Portugal and started its activity in December 1999. ALERT is fully committed to the development, distribution and implementation of ALERT® healthcare solutions, which have been designed to create paper-free clinical environments. ALERT created a suite of products that go from the point of care to the patient’s home and everything needed to establish their interconnection, to the creation of personal knowledge bases for medical schools, healthcare planning and business intelligence and other areas of administrative and management software.
ALERT is currently operating in 12 countries: Brazil, Chile, France, Guatemala, Italy, Malaysia, México, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Founded in 1981, ATC has rapidly grown to become one of the Middle East’s market leaders in total medical systems solutions and healthcare services. ATC designs and builds hospitals and healthcare institutions, and supplies a large spectrum of medical devices and healthcare products to the market, complemented by state-of-the-art after sales services. The company was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange as ATC in 2007. With 530 employees and 15 million Kuwaiti Dinars (approximate 41 million Euro) in paid-in capital, ATC reported totals assets of 248 million Euro; revenues from yearly sales and services amount to 186 million Euro.