Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been challenged by clinical IT vendor Cerner over its recent eHospital electronic patient record procurement, in which Cerner was beaten by US arch rival Epic.
Epic has won Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s high profile joint electronic patient record procurement.
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has awarded a contract to Allscripts Healthcare for the implementation of an electronic patient record.
Two of the senior executives at Epic talk to EHI editor Jon Hoeksma about why “the Epic way” may be the way forward for some trusts in the NHS.
Two Cambridge trusts are expected to announce the winner of their high profile electronic patient record procurement in mid-April, and have issued a tender for consultancy and support services.