Birim Information Technologies Co. Turkey

Company background

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in İzmir, Birim Bilgi Teknolojileri is the leading medical informatics company in Turkey.  Birim has 3 regional headquarters with around 2000 employees.

Having merged with Vestel in 2006, Birim aims to become the regional leader in digital medical applications. Birim’s global development approach is focused on leveraging the national experience we have acquired in strategically important markets worldwide. 

In the Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2008 survey carried out by Deloitte, Birim was ranked in the ‘Fast’ category, endorsing Birim's success as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the last five years based on year 2008 and year 2009 results. Having carried its national success into the international arena, Birim was honoured to be ranked 151, and one of 20 Turkish companies in the Fast500 list covering Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

Birim was the main contractor to the Turkish Ministry of Health to provide a National Health Information System for Turkey, which operates in 100 hospitals in Turkey. Birim has a unique reference and know how which is also globally applicable.

The first digital hospital implementation was done by Birim in the Kayseri Research and Training Hospital (the biggest hospital in Turkey in Kayseri/ Turkey in cooperation with Intel & Cisco) which continues to receive IT support services from this team. 

Partnering Needs
Birim’s expertise in Healthcare Informatics and Electronic Health Record systems is now being applied to homecare informatics.

In addition to being a member of the EU JADE project with its focus on healthy ageing, Birim is now seeking new partnerships and services for Homecare, m-health and telehealth projects in Turkey, Europe and Middle East with a view to leveraging collective current connections and know-how. 

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Corporate Health United Kingdom

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Sultan Scientific Ltd United Kingdom

Sultan Scientific Ltd is an investor in and adviser to companeis developing innovative medical technologies, particulalry solutions to improve diagnosis, monitoring and interventions outside the hospital environment.

The company is seeking new opportunities to collaborate in this sector from both investors and companies seeking commercial funding support through its recenmtly launched Fun, The Global Mediscience Fund.


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