Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) has gone live with a new patient management system.

The trust has introduced a System C setup that includes a patient administration system (PAS), theatre management system, business intelligence, the Medway Connect integration/interoperability service and e-Referrals.

The software was rolled out over a nine-month period and involved migrating 35 million records from the trust’s legacy Allscripts PAS.

In the first week, the system was used by over 2,200 users on nearly 2,000 workstations across the trust.

Ian Arbuthnot, director of information and technology at BSUH, said: “Our patients depend on clinical teams having access to the right tools and technologies to deliver outstanding care.

“This go-live is a major step forward for our IT strategy, supporting not just our trust but also a large number of community health providers to create a seamless, high quality, service for our patients.”

Digital Health News reported in January 2018 that BSUH had selected System C for its for its integrated PAS and completion was expected in October 2018.

Markus Bolton, joint CEO at System C, said: “This is our 25th major hospital system deployment and again we have delivered on time and within budget.

“Brighton and Sussex has a great team and we are really pleased to have them as partners and as the latest addition to the Medway family. We look forward to extending the system.”