Elizabeth Giugno from Crown Commercial Services explores how to build resilience and strengthen the cyber procurement process in healthcare.
Two board members, who both previously worked for Accenture, were members of NHS Digital’s board when the organisation spent £33 million with the firm.
The Digital Workplace: Hardware Framework is designed to help NHS and public sector organisations purchase cost-effective IT hardware.
The chair of Digital Health’s CCIO Network has said government plans to overhaul the NHS provide “real opportunity” for digital leaders to improve care.
The plans would see legislature introduced to ensure more joined-up, integrated care and reduced bureaucracy across the NHS in England.
The platform is currently run by Palantir, which in July had it’s contract extended four months. The procurement process for suppliers began on 1 September.
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The Digital Workplace Solutions Framework aims to help the NHS and public sector organisations procure cost-effective IT solutions.
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One buyer in the NHS was found to have paid a more 900% mark-up on a single product, paying £8.41 for a mains power cable worth 82p.
If we truly want a fast-moving and innovative NHS then procurement processes that lock out small and medium sized enterprises need to change, argues Matt O’Donovan of WiFi SPARK.