BC Platforms, founded in 1997 from an MIT Whitehead project spinoff, is in the business of powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions. The company operates a global network of biobanks known as BCRQUEST.COM, which provides genomic and clinical cohort data for pharmaceutical and medical research and development. BC Platforms has global operations with its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, research and development in Helsinki, Finland, and sales and marketing in London, Boston, and Vancouver.
Tieto delivers various IT and product engineering services in Finland and Internationally. The company aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. Positioned as a top choice for business renewal by combining Tieto’s software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems.
BC Platforms has partnered with Tieto, one of the largest healthcare IT providers in Northern Europe, to advance precision medicine for Nordic healthcare providers. The partnership is to transform clinical decision making by providing a new platform for accurate and faster diagnoses, creating a more personalised patient care experience.
“Genomic medicine is making a large impact to clinical care quality in the fields of oncology, pharmacology, rare and undiagnosed diseases, and infectious diseases. Together with BC Platforms, we can empower our Lifecare solutions for Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) offerings to ensure that genomics data together with clinical data will be used to more accurately guide individual diagnoses and treatments, but also provide support of preventive and predictive medical decision making.” – Inge Andersson, Head of Product Portfolio and Offerings at Healthcare, Welfare and Education Nordic at Tieto.
“Major Nordic Hospitals are very much at the forefront of deploying solutions to personalize their patients’ healthcare. The ability to process raw genome data in one platform to deliver actionable patient reports is a major advancement. Tieto is the largest healthcare specific system integrator in North Europe with a long history in healthcare, which makes them a great partner for us.” – Brett Villagrand, Head of Marketing at BC Platforms.