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On May 13, 2016

Last weekend six members of IMS MAXIMS  took on the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise over £1500 for the IMS Foundation.

Members of staff from across the company’s three offices in Milton Keynes, Dublin and Romania climbed three of the highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland. The Three Peaks Challenge is completed in 24-hours and involves climbing over 3000 metres.

The brave volunteers took on the challenge in aid of raising funds for the IMS Foundation, which was set up by IMS MAXIMS for employees to raise money for good causes. In this instance, the team of six raised over £1500 for three charities;

  • The Children Establishment Radauti, an initiative that helps and supports children in Romania without families. The charity currently provides accommodation and care for over 122 children between the ages three and eighteen.
  • Focus Ireland, which provides advice, information assistance, supported housing, education and training for those that are homeless or facing the risk of losing their homes across Ireland.
  • Macmillan Cancer Support, which provides help and assistance to millions of people across the UK affected by cancer through offering advice, training, and research, to better understand and prevent a disease that changes the lives of over 2.5 million a year.

The fundraising page will remain open until 1st June. Following which the money will be divided evenly across the three charities.

If you would like to make a donation, please visit the IMS Foundation website.


IMS MAXIMS is an award winning clinical technology specialist committed to improving the coordination of patient care in healthcare environments. Its expert team works in partnership with healthcare organisations to identify and deliver tailored, sustainable information sharing technology solutions supporting the provision of safer and more efficient care for current and future generations.

The organisation’s 30-year history of collaborating with clinicians has resulted in the development of proven, flexible, user-friendly, safe and interoperable open source electronic patient record software. With an ambition to meet today’s healthcare challenges, IMS MAXIMS makes its software available without a licence fee and offers flexible options to support healthcare providers with implementation and maintenance.

Its open technology has increased collaboration in the development of the software which has resulted in better clinical engagement and empowerment across hospital wards and departments. Deployment times are fast, meaning clinicians and patients can benefit from efficiency and safety improvements in rapid time.

Media Contacts:

Natalie Chishick, Policy and Communications Director, IMS MAXIMS

Tel: +44 (0) 203 6686 999 

Mob: +44 (0) 7568 429 204 


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