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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust Selects Medway EPR from System C, a McKesson Company

1st October 2013

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has selected System C, a McKesson company, to supply and implement its Electronic Patient Record (EPR), Medway.  Over the coming months,United Lincolnshire will be deploying the Medway PAS, A&E and business intelligence suite across the Trust.

The Medway system will replace the Trust's longstanding TotalCare PAS, also from McKesson. 
Michael Humber, Associate Director of ICT/CIO, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust comments, "Implementing the Medway PAS and A&E system is our first step towards a full EPR, which will help us to increase our clinical and operational efficiencies and help us to provide a higher quality and safer service to our patients by having a tightly integrated system. Medway offers many benefits for our patients and staff and was the clear choice of the many hospital staff involved in the evaluation and selection process."

Paul Richards, Managing Director, Health and Social Care, McKesson comments, "The NHS is on a clear path to using information technology in ever-more efficient and effective ways. We are therefore excited about what System C and its Medway product will offer United Lincolnshire Hospitals as it seeks to further improve its services for patients. Medway will provide an improved ability to capture and share information across the care pathway which is fundamental to developing a sustainable model of integrated care."

Gary Davies, Sales Director, System C, comments, "System C will, as always, work in partnership with United Lincolnshire Hospitals  to ensure that our technology plays a key role in delivering care where quality is higher and costs are lower. We are proud that System C continues to grow the number of NHS organisations it is supporting make further progress toward the goal of better outcomes for NHS patients."

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of hospital-based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to the 700,000 people of Lincolnshire. In an average year, the Trust treats more than 180,000 accident and emergency patients, nearly half a million outpatients and almost 100,000 inpatients.