SingHealth extends Dawn contract with Altera Digital Health for interoperability

SingHealth extends Dawn contract with Altera Digital Health for interoperability

SingHealth has not too lengthy previously signed a address Altera Digital Health for the usage of the Dawn suite of healthcare choices throughout its community of smartly being services and products. 

Right here’s an extension of their outdated agreement in 2017, which now continues through to 2029. As phase of the most up-to-date deal, Altera will provide SingHealth with ongoing crimson meat up for its EMR platform.

Formerly the Hospitals and Colossal Doctor Practices segment of smartly being IT supplier Allscripts, Altera is offering its Dawn platform which connects all facets of care throughout a bunch of healthcare disciplines. SingHealth has been the use of the Dawn Clinical Supervisor Machine since 1998.


In line with a press assertion, the Dawn platform will proceed to be implemented by Integrated Health Info Programs (iHIS), Singapore’s nationwide smartly being know-how company that helps SingHealth. The extremely-configurable platform can adapt to SingHealth’s medical workflows and integrate with its suite of programs for interoperability. SingHealth operates four public hospitals, in conjunction with the Singapore Stylish Health center, three neighborhood hospitals, five nationwide specialty centres and a community of eight polyclinics.

Other than serving to crimson meat up its care management processes and assist its healthcare offer, Altera’s Dawn will also attend as an interface that the healthcare neighborhood can use to design its own healthcare IT choices, “enabling elevated expandability, flexibility, and scalability of its clinician-particular workflows that can result in extra seamless affected person care”.

As phase of their partnership, Altera will also provide SingHealth with derive admission to to its specialised technical consulting crew, which could information them in enabling extra functionalities and efficiencies in due course.

Meanwhile, enforcing Altera’s EMR platform will assist SingHealth put collectively patients’ smartly being records “extra successfully”. The corporate claims that clinicians can use the EMR platform as an information hub to review patients’ smartly being records and care plans “with a peek to toughen population smartly being outcomes”. Integrated with internationally-accredited healthcare terminologies, the EMR platform will also be worn to establish patterns of care and create extra insights to optimise care offer.


In line with Altera, its partnership with SingHealth marks step one in all its high-tail in Asia-Pacific as a newly obtained entity by Harris Computer. 

Sooner than its acquisition, it partnered with the South Western Sydney Main Health Network in Australia for an interoperability venture the use of dbMotion. After concluding its pilot in mid-2020, the venture has now connected approximately 70 care sites with about 8,000 patients consenting to portion their smartly being information. 


“As [the] healthcare desires of Singaporeans proceed to adapt, SingHealth is dedicated to leveraging know-how and digital choices as key enablers to toughen care offer and medical outcomes, optimise sources and assist the affected person skills,” SingHealth Community CEO Ivy Ng mentioned.