Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, a GS1 demonstrator site, has awarded Ingenica Solutions a contract for the inventory management element of the Department of Health’s (DH) Scan4Safety project.
The Trust will utilise the full range of available data capture solutions, including the Ingenica clinical mobility solution and RFID technology to really increase the efficiency of existing materials management processes, saving clinical time and improving patient safety in line with the Scan4Safety objectives.
The Trust was keen to select a solution providing the best technology, a modern, proven solution, with capability to meet its vision for the Scan4Safety project. Ingenica’s solution and team fitted the remit today, and has the capability to meet the Trusts needs in the future.
Nick Kyte at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust said, “We are very excited to be working with Ingenica Solutions. With their proven track record in the NHS and forward thinking approach, we have a partner who will work and grow with us as we expand and develop our Inventory Management programme.”
The project is unique in its planned integration with RFID technology, and really aims to show how best of breed data capture and technology can work in Healthcare to best advantage.
Nicola Hall, managing director at Ingenica Solutions said, “Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the six demonstrator sites in the Scan4Safety programme, and our team is very excited to be working with the Trust to deliver the inventory management section of the Scan4safety programme. We’re looking forward to enabling the trust to use inventory management as a key building block to the programme and to achieve operational efficiency, savings and improved patient safety.”