NHS Lanarkshire appoints Proact to deliver new cloud IT platform
The private cloud system will host an upgraded patient management system
Wishaw General Hospital - Image credit: Ross Watson via Wikimedia Commons
NHS Lanarkshire has chosen datacentre and cloud services provide Proact IT to deliver and manage a new converged IT platform.
The new private cloud will host an upgraded patient administration application aimed at improving service levels for the 650,000 people NHS Lanarkshire serves.
The system will be built on FlexPod architecture, part of Proact’s managed cloud service portfolio.
It is designed to underpin InterSystem’s TrakCare, a unified patient administration application that facilitates coordinated care across hospitals throughout a region.
Proact will provide 24-hour remote monitoring and service management for the storage, networks, hypervisor, physical servers and virtual machine operating systems.
Support will be delivered from Proact’s Central Scotland network operations centre, with a single point of contact for support, incident handling, reporting, upgrades and updates.
Barry McCalister, head of applications at NHS Lanarkshire, said: “NHS Lanarkshire is looking forward to working with Proact on the service management and support of the infrastructure for TrakCare, our critical patient administration solution.”
SPIRE will provide anonymised data for GPs and national researchers to better allocate resources and treatments
Paul Donnelly of NHS Education for Scotland on the biggest barrier the health sector faces in achieving digital transformation and how it should go about tackling it in 2017
David Eccles and Ian Allaway, co-founders of Edinburgh start-up Wallscope, on getting to the bottom of big data in healthcare
The 'Info for Me' button allows people with long-term health conditions to pull together all the relevant information on one page
Microsoft Surface has helped Cheshire Police reduce paperwork and free up time
Microsoft partner FlowForma walks through its efforts to empower local government as part of a series that highlights local government innovators across the UK
Microsoft partner CPS walks through its efforts to empower local government as part of a series that highlights local government innovators across the UK
Microsoft looks at how intelligent business applications can help the public sector improve service delivery