IBM often describes itself as a "Globally Integrated Enterprise". What isn't mentioned as often is the fact that the Globally Integrated Enterprise is greatly extended by our partners. IBM works very hard at integrating our partners to drive better customer outcomes on a worldwide basis.
Today's case in point, Complex Medical Information Systems a specialized IT company, and validated IBM Health Integration Framework partner, offering
a full range of software and hardware solutions and automation systems
development and implementation services to healthcare institutions.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that multiple hospitals throughout Russia
have switched from paper-based medical systems to a new solution from
IBM and Complex Medical Information Systems (C-MIS) to provide fast
electronic medical record exchange and unified access to many types of
healthcare data, allowing doctors and medical staff to share information
and access tests and lab results instantly to improve decision making.
See http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/russian-hospitals-digitize-medical-information-improve-access-to-patient-data-with-ibm-technology-113290579.html for an interesting story.