Tieto given extended responsibilities as Region Skanes IT partner

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Tieto has signed a comprehensive agreement with Region Skåne to deliver complete IT services that support the region's continued digitalization journey. The goal is to help the region’s efforts to create safer and more equal healthcare services. The agreement is for four years with the possibility to extend until 2031. The contract is worth SEK 410 million.

Tieto has had the overall responsibility for Region Skåne’s IT operations for many years, delivering end-user services with important healthcare applications. Now, Tieto will expand its delivery to include both application management and application development as well as platforms and infrastructure as a service to all operations and users. IT development and coordination of suppliers is included in the responsibility. The aim is to meet growing needs in areas such as e-health, where the demands from residents are always increasing.

Tieto has worked with Region Skåne for 40 years and is currently delivering IT services to all of Sweden's counties. The new agreement strengthens the company's position as the leading IT operator in the Malmö region.

"We are very pleased to extend our partnership in this manner. In the long term, this will lead to a continued development of the IT environment and a modern platform for operating systems in accordance with the county’s needs. The aim is to provide the region with services that contribute to a smarter society and a simpler everyday life for citizens," says Mats Brandt, Vice President for Public Sector, Tieto Sweden.

For more information, please contact:

Mats Brandt, Vice President for Public Sector, Tieto Sweden, tel: +46 (0) 70 530 33 25, e-mail: mats.brandt@tieto.com

Björn Linder, Sourcing Contract Manager, Region Skåne, tel: +46 (0) 46 167 55 30, e-mail: björn.linder@skane.se

Region Skåne is responsible for healthcare and public transport, business development, culture, infrastructure, social planning and environmental and climate-related issues in Skåne. Region Skåne includes 33 municipalities and is Skåne’s largest employer with about 32,000 employees. www.skane.se

Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. www.tieto.com 

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