Ascom
Software & Data
Baar, Switzerland

Overall Rank: 27
Category: Software & Data
Category Rank: 8

Awards:

  • Top HealthTech Company of 2022

Profile

Ascom is a global solutions provider focused on healthcare collaboration and communications solutions. The vision of Ascom is to close digital information gaps allowing for the best possible decisions—anytime and anywhere. Ascom’s mission is to provide mission-critical, real-time solutions for highly mobile, ad hoc, and time-sensitive environments. Ascom uses its unique solutions portfolio and software architecture capabilities to devise collaboration and mobilization solutions that provide truly smooth, complete, and efficient workflows for healthcare as well as for industry and retail sectors.


Ascom is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, has operating businesses in 18 countries, and employs around 1,300 people worldwide. Ascom registered shares (ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.


Visit www.ascom.com


Key Products

Ascom teleCARE IP


Ascom teleCARE IP is a uniquely comprehensive portfolio of products for assisted living, long-term and acute-care settings. Modular and flexible, it lets you customize alert, messaging, monitoring and wander management solutions—helping you meet today’s high expectations for truly personalized responses.


Ascom Telligence


Ascom Telligence is the nurse call system for today’s interconnected, digital healthcare environment.


Ascom Digistat


Ascom Digistat is a comprehensive suite of clinical workflow software. Its modular design—and close cooperation with our in-house team of clinical consultants —lets us customize solutions to match your needs and digitalization strategies. Whether they are for monitoring wearables, clinical decision support, medical device integration, alarm management, mobile devices and smartphones, or critical care and perioperative workflow management.


Ascom Unite


Ascom Unite optimizes workflows. It integrates data and events from source systems—and orchestrates alerts, chats and tasks to enable users on various endpoint platforms (iOS, Android™, web).


Ascom Myco 3


An Android Enterprise Recommended ruggedized device, the Myco 3 operates on DECT and Wi-Fi, and cellular networks. Disinfectant-ready and dust- and liquid-resistant to IP67 standard.


Ascom DECT and VoWiFi phones


Ascom DECT phones deliver the bandwidth and cost benefits of Voice over IP with the proven reliability of Digitally Enhanced Cordless Telephony (DECT). Based on open standards, these phones integrate with all major PBX systems, and offer exceptional call quality with end-to-end encrypted messaging.


Ascom VoWiFi phones let you harness existing Wi-Fi networks without compromising data security. Together with Ascom Unite software, these phones integrate with all major clinical communication and enterprise-grade alarm and location systems.


Ascom Pagers


Whatever the type and size of your facility, there’s an Ascom pager that fits. Ascom pagers: setting the global benchmark in enterprise-grade paging.


Customer Insights

“When the needs and wishes of the care staff are listened to at the planning stage, the result is usually successful. Participating in the planning also helps to understand how the new technology aims to make the care work easier. This in turn motivates to learn to use new systems and promotes their adoption. It feels like Ascom is a company that is ready to listen to our wishes.” – Anna Cederholm, Head nurse, ICU and Cardiac Care Unit at Vaasa Central Hospital


 


“Clinical consulting services offered by Ascom have been an invaluable part of the planning and implementation of our communication systems…without a background in nursing, it is difficult to understand the hospital routines and the requirements of nursing work.” – Annika Lindblom, Hospital Planner at Turku University Hospital


 


“We were, as it were, thrown in at the deep end. You have to work collaboratively when it comes to safety – that is the highest good. Do we dare to innovate? The need to change just gives the push. We fixed this together.” – Malou Peppelman, Innovation program manager at the Santiz hospitals, Netherlands


 


“We are pleased to be working with the Ascom Telligence nurse call system… its integration with various enterprise applications is helping us achieve greater workflow coordination and staff productivity.” – Lee Puay Chuan, Deputy Director Strategic Projects, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore


 


“Ascom helped us realize our vision: to move from multiple devices and communication barriers to one mobility healthcare platform.” – Kristen Robb, IS Strategic Partner, Director – Southern California, Providence St. Joseph Health


 


“The realization of the new state-of-the art Erasmus MC is a team achievement of the highest order. The architects, contractors, sub-contractors and many staff members of Erasmus MC all played their part in this accomplishment. Ascom has delivered an outstanding achievement and made a great contribution to creating the hospital of the 21st century.” – David Voetelink, Chief Financial Officer, Erasmus MC, Netherlands


 


“Our priority is to ensure the safety of our patients. It’s a matter of life and death.” – Dr. Antoine Sannini, Head of the Intensive Care/Continuous Care Unit, Paoli-Calmette Institute, France


 


“The result we have now is a software solution that supports us at all times in terms of maintaining a precise and functional uniformity of language throughout all stages of the surgical process. During the solution’s creation and implementation, we worked in close collaboration with Ascom staff, who responded quickly and efficiently to all our requests and needs.” – Dr. Alba Riccheo, Medical Anesthesia and Resuscitation Director, Operating Unit Surgery Manager OM Operators (SS)


 


“Digital technology not only includes the digitalization of data but also the ability to support doctors and health workers in the adoption of clinical and organizational decisions. It contributes, therefore, in a concrete and fundamental way to the digitization of hospital and healthcare structures and to the development of the concept of Healthcare 2.0.” – Ciro Verdoliva (engineer), General Director of the Napoli 1 Local Health Center


 


“In terms of scheduling operating rooms, the Digistat® solution allows us to view, on monitors installed in the operating room, what tasks have already been done, what is being done and what is scheduled in the different rooms, while the data relating to each task is clear and shared.” – Dr. Massimo Nolli, Director of the Intensive Care and Anesthesiology Department – Local Health Authority, Piacenza


 


“We believe that the environment should not have to adjust to fit the technology , rather, technology should adjust to the environment.” – Jacinta Robertson, Head of Residential Aged Care at AnglicareSA, Australia


 


“After an extensive assessment of companies, Ascom stood out as the one best aligned with our mission. These technologies not only reveal great opportunities for how we care for our clients, but they also make a tangible difference, providing our care staff with more streamlined workflows and our clients’ freedom, safety, and comprehensive care.” – Bernie Poh, Chief Executive Officer at Allium Healthcare, Singapore