The company was formally created in 1989 by Dr. Lopes Teixeira. However, he was already developing healthcare software solutions with a small team since 1978.
The company's history is intertwined with the history of Clinidata, Maxdata's main product, which has passed through many versions and platforms following the dizzying evolution of hardware and software.
Maxdata has implemented CLINIDATA®’s LIS (Laboratory Information System) module in 18 other laboratories (3 in Portugal and 15 in the Middle East) which, together, carry out more than 20 million tests and examinations per year.
In 2019, the number of Maxdata team members who have been in the company for over 20 years increased to 8. On average, our employees spend at least a decade at Maxdata, which is five times longer than employee retention recorded at international tech giants. There are a number of factors that contribute to this exceptionally high level of retention ...
On 26th September 2019, Maxdata Software and the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (Ciências ULisboa) held a public session to present the main results of the RESISTIR project. One of the case studies used to test the mechanisms developed as a part of the project was the 2014 legionella outbreak that took place at Vila Franca de Xira. The RESISTIR system would have detected the outbreak 4 days earlier than the date on which it was officially declared (7th November 2014).
The best undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students attending courses taught by the Department of Informatics in the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Sciences (Ciências ULisboa) received an award from Maxdata in recognition of their merit and excellence. The awards were presented during a ceremony held to commemorate the 108th anniversary of the Ciências ULisboa Faculty.
CLINIDATA® was installed in the clinical pathology laboratories of one of the largest diagnostic groups in Portugal, processing the tests of about 8 thousand patients per day.
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