CSC has announced a partnership with interoperability platform provider Carefx to deliver its new range of products.

The partnership will see the companies work together to deliver CSC’s new Clinical Information Portal, which is built on Carefx’s Fusionfx platform.

CSC says the portal will integrate NHS clinical and administrative applications between multiple care organisations, allowing trusts to link existing applications and to provide users with a single point of access to critical patient information.

Andrew Spence, CSC’s UK director of healthcare strategy, said: “Partnering with key software developers like Carefx is critical in enabling us to provide the joined-up solutions that are so vital to the success of UK healthcare.

In January, CSC announced a new suite of products that it will roll out separately to its work for the National Programme for IT in the NHS.

The products to be marketed directly to the NHS throughout 2010 include new clinical information portal, as well as an electronic patient folder and self-service kiosks.

Spence added: “The Carefx partnership also demonstrates our ability to deliver solutions that ensure that the right information is delivered to the right people at the right time.

"Giving healthcare staff the fullest possible picture will improve continuity of care, patient safety and clinical productivity while reducing fragmentation to give the patient a better experience."

Carefx executive vice president and general manager for EMEA, Wayne Parslow, said: “By jointly deploying our Fusionfx platform we know that trusts will be able to deliver secure, real-time access to relevant patient data, at that precise point in the care pathway.

"This is about meeting the needs of healthcare staff, the organisation and most importantly the patient.” CSC has yet to confirm any trusts that have signed up to the new products.

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