Western Sussex Hospitals has signed a 10-year take care of System C to ship a brand new strategic affected person administration and theatres system.
The contract gives a single affected person administration system that may run throughout the belief’s Worthing, St Richard’s and Southlands hospital websites, aligning them with their Brighton and Haywards Heath hospitals, which already use System C’s CareFlow.
Western Sussex Hospitals lately merged with Brighton and Sussex College Hospitals, which had been each included within the first wave of Digital Aspirants, to kind College Hospitals Sussex NHS Basis Belief.
The 2 former trusts have been working in partnership with a shared management workforce for practically 4 years, and merged to kind College Hospitals Sussex NHS Basis Belief on 1 April 2021.
Ian Arbuthnot, director of IM&T on the belief, stated: “Transferring in direction of a single digital affected person report system ensures our methods are unified and built-in throughout our hospitals.
“We’re dedicated to embedding scientific excellence and innovation on the coronary heart of the brand new organisation consistent with the NHS Lengthy Time period Plan for digitally enabled care.”
Markus Bolton, joint chief govt of System C, added: “It’s a very complicated course of to convey the info and workflow for 2 organisations collectively efficiently. That is the fourth time we’ve achieved it and we’re actually trying ahead to serving to the belief realise all the advantages of the merger and meet its ambition to repeatedly enhance affected person providers and the standard of care.”
Below the phrases of the contract, the previous Western Sussex Hospitals may even be integrating a brand new theatre administration system from Bluespier, System C’s theatres associate.
Stuart van Rooyen, managing director of Bluespier, stated: “Bluespier has labored with System C on many CareFlow installations and we’re trying ahead to constructing on the success delivered at Brighton throughout the newly fashioned College Hospitals Sussex.”