This week’s round-up of industry news focuses on company partnerships, starting with a link up for Soliton IT, and on companies winning space on government framework contracts.
Soliton IT partners with Mach7
Radiology information system supplier Soliton IT will work with imaging provider, Mach7 Technologies, to jointly promote their products. As well as its own software, Soliton will be selling, distributing and supporting deployment Mach7’s enterprise imaging solution in the UK.
Soliton IT is largely based in the UK and Australia, and is deployed in many NHS trusts. Mach7 is an Australian-listed company that has a big presence in the United States and has deployed its imaging products around the world.
Medelinked links with Garmin Connect
Personal health record company Medelinked will be integrated with Garmin Connect, a health device company. Garmin devices, such as wearable sensors and smart scales, stream data to Connect, the company’s online community designed to track and share health outcomes.
Medelinked is a patient controlled health record, where a patient can upload information from different sources, such as apps or NHS records, and shared with family or selected health professionals. Medelinked already has similar integration with UP by Jawbone, Samsung S Health, Nokia/Withings, iHealth and Your MD.
CCube Solution signs on for Government cloud framework
Software company CCube Solutions is now on the government’s digital marketplace to provide electronic document management services to the public sector.
The company has signed a G-Cloud 8 agreement with Crown Commercial Service, which effectively means its products meets certain standards necessary to supply to the public sector. Being on the digital marketplace gives suppliers better access to public sector contracts.
In the healthcare sector, CCube Solution is already well established in the UK, its software deployed in 28 hospitals. It has also developed a scanning and archiving product that is used by four CCGs, with about 140 GP practices deploying the system.
Open electronic patient record provider IMS Maxims has also been signed-up to the G-Cloud framework for the fourth time, as ‘software as a service’ and ‘specialist cloud services’.
Telemedicine Clinic gets UK accreditation
Telemedicine Clinic has been granted imaging services accreditation standard in the UK. The provider of teleradiology and pathology in one of 24 organisations, both suppliers and trusts, accredited under the scheme.
The accreditation, administered by the UK accreditation service, is designed to ensure a certain standard of quality and patient safety. It was also set-up to push an NHS England objective to have 70% of scientific and diagnostic services formally accredited by March last year and is used as an assessment tool during CQC inspections.