NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recall Holdings Limited (ASX: REC), a global leader in document storage, digital information solutions, data protection and secure destruction services, today announced that it is now the exclusive information management service provider for Paracelsus, one of the largest private hospital chains in Germany. Through this partnership, Recall will be responsible for managing and securing records for the more than 100,000 patients Paracelsus serves.
“As Paracelsus dealt with massive file growth against available space, we needed a partner that could easily manage our data and meet stringent compliance demands. We were very impressed with Recall’s track record of ensuring compliance, minimizing risk and improving efficiency for healthcare organizations worldwide, and are excited to embark on this partnership,” said Dr. Adrian Schuster, Head of IT at Paracelsus. “We will now be better positioned to store, retrieve and securely dispose of patient records to meet compliance demands associated with the German Data Protection Act and other regulations.”
Recall will serve Paracelsus with its document management services (DMS), including accurate auditing, information lifecycle management and secure storage and destruction. Recall’s innovative utilization of radio frequency identification (RFID) will be used to more easily identify and track documents and help reduce total costs of information management.
“We are very excited to become Paracelsus’ key information management partner, as it represents the opportunity to serve one of the most important healthcare organizations in Germany and further expands our service in the German market,” said John Wegman, General Manager for Germany and Switzerland, Recall. “Recall understands the challenges associated with local, global and industry-specific rules and regulations hospitals must adhere to protect patient data and maintain continuous compliance, and we look forward to providing Paracelsus with the best-in-class customer service and information management solutions we are known for worldwide.”
Recall is a global leader in information management solutions, offering customers complete management of its physical and digital information assets with one partner. Recall’s innovative solutions empower organizations to make better business decisions throughout the information lifecycle, while maintaining regulatory compliance and eliminating unnecessary resources, time and costs. Recall services more than 80,000 customer accounts in over 300 dedicated operation centers, spanning five continents in 25 countries. For more information, please visit www.recall.com.
The Paracelsus Hospitals is a privately owned hospital group based in Osnabrück, Germany, consisting of 40 acute and rehabilitation hospitals with 4000 beds in Germany and Switzerland, treating 100,000 patients per year. As the first privately owned hospital operator in Germany, the group has served patients for about 50 years.