Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has implemented Virtualstock’s The Edge for Health, which aims to bring Amazon-like simplicity to the NHS’s supply chain.
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A new national framework contract for clinical systems has been released, covering more than 50 suppliers with a focus on imaging.
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has signed a ten-year deal with Carestream for a new, integrated picture archiving and communication system and radiology information system.
The lack of collaboration between trusts on picture archiving and communication systems deals is surprising, the clinical lead for the National PACS programme has said.
Valuable lessons have been learned from the first wave of trusts exiting national PACS and RIS contracts, according to the head of the National PACS Programme.
Bidders are becoming more likely to challenge procurement decisions they don’t like, UKRC heard last week.
Trusts are busy contracting for new PACS and RIS systems; but will the radiologists of the future be cooped up like battery hens, reporting from remote terminals? Kim Thomas reports from UKRC.
EHI Imaging Informatics editor Kim Thomas talks through the informatics agenda at UKRC with Neelam Dugar and Anant Patel, who have been responsible for putting it together.
Leigh Infirmary, part of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, has installed a new direct radiography room from Agfa Healthcare.
Trusts have been warned not to delay the start of the procurement process for picture archiving and communications systems to replace the national contracts that willl end shortly.