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London, UK - 28 June 2011: Datix, a global supplier of patient safety software for healthcare risk management and Health Matrix, an expert provider of technology solutions to the healthcare sector throughout the Middle East, today announced a partnership agreement.

Since its foundation in 1986, Datix has been dedicated to improving safety and quality for its healthcare clients. Datix Patient Safety and Risk Management software is now used by over 70% of the NHS throughout the UK. Worldwide, Datix has been implemented in large healthcare systems in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Newfoundland, covering populations of many millions. Datix has also been rolled out by the United States Department of Defense in its Military Health System, one of the largest healthcare providers in the USA, as well as the State of South Australia.

Jonathan Hazan Chief Executive at Datix said, “Datix continues to experience strong international growth. We have identified the Middle East as a strategic market and are very encouraged by the demand for healthcare technology, as providers focus on improving quality and safety. We have been impressed by the expertise, commitment and local knowledge of Health Matrix and look forward to a long and productive partnership.”

Commenting on the partnership Abdul Rahman Qasim, Health Matrix’ CEO said, “Health Matrix is committed to meeting the needs of the Middle East Region through establishing a "Connecting Health" Platform for the Health Community. We aim to select the most innovative solutions and ensure that they are optimised for the specific needs of the region. Our market research identified demand for a solution such as Datix that can contribute towards the delivery of safer, more cost effective healthcare services across all service providers. We selected Datix because of the company’s strong commitment to research and development and the fact that the product is long established internationally.”

About Health Matrix
Founded in 2009 by Healthcare Professionals with extensive expertise and contacts within the Healthcare Sector, Health Matrix has offices in Saudi Arabia and Jordan and on-going projects throughout the Middle East Region. Our vision is to meet the needs of Middle East Region through establishing a “Connecting Health” Platform for Health Community. To Learn more visit www.healthmatrixcorp.com or call: +966 1 4626625


About Datix
Datix has been a pioneer in the field of patient safety since 1986 and is today the leading supplier of software for patient safety, risk management, incident and adverse event reporting. Datix aims to help healthcare organisations build a culture and practice that drives excellence in patient safety. It recruits and retains people committed to the healthcare sector and continually invests in its software and services to ensure that it integrates best practice and learning.

Datix is focused on the health and social care sector. Its customers include public and private hospitals, primary care providers, GP surgeries, mental health and ambulance service providers. Its clients also include organisations delivering care home and domiciliary care services. Within the UK this includes more than 70% of the National Health Service. Internationally the Datix client base is growing rapidly and includes large scale deployments in Canada and the USA as well as clients in Europe and Australia.

Datix is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. To learn more, visit www.datix.co.uk or call +44 (0)20 8971 1971

For further information please contact:

Health Matrix Corporation
Lina Khalid
Marketing and Communications Manager
P : +966 1 4626625
F : +966 1 4631448
E: marketing@healthmatrixcorp.com
Office # 504
P.O.Box 54562, Riyadh 11524
Al Khozama Center, Olaya Street
Olaya, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Datix
Mary Phillips/Andreina West
PR Artistry Limited
Tel: +44 (0)1491 639500
Email: mary@pra-ltd.co.uk

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