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SmartWard Pty Ltd

SmartWard automates workflow, record-keeping and decision support on hospital wards to improve productivity and the quality of care.

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  • Industry Software
  • Location Hall, ACT, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 10
  • Website

Company Summary

SmartWard develops software for the hospital market. It seeks to improve the quality of care while reducing costs in a sector under enormous and growing strain as the population ages. It thus 'ticks the two key boxes' of customer need in this sector, where usually improved care comes at higher cost. SmartWard has been funded to date by Government grants of $2.3 million and investor support of $2.2 million.


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    Lindsay Robert Bevege

    Lindsay is a co-founder of SmartWard. He ran BOE, a management consultancy for 17 years, specialising in the science, technology and health
    sectors. Previously, Lindsay was GM of Public Affairs for CSIRO and an Australian
    diplomat. He was also a lecturer in Melbourne Business School’s Executive Program. Lindsay is also a Director of Enterprise
    Learning Projects, a non-profit that helps remote aboriginal communities start small businesses.

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    Matt Ross Darling

    Matt is the inventor and co-founder of SmartWard. He has 20 years experience in senior IT roles. Matt
    designed commercially successful hardware and software for both the military and civil sectors and worked on control system integration projects with major impact on productivity and
    efficiency in a variety of industries. He has held senior positions in the Federal Government, including Senior
    IT Adviser in Dept of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

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    Malte Stien

    Dr Stien obtained his PhD in medical IT systems design
    at Berlin Technical University and is the author of
    14 scientific papers on IT systems designs for medical
    applications. He has worked on mission critical systems
    and complex system designs. Dr Stien holds a significant
    stake in the company through Jem’s Unit Trust and
    envisages remaining with the company for a minimum of
    ten years.