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October's Contract of the Month is Patient Level Information Costing Systems

01/10/2018

Overview

In response to the Five Year Forward View, improving costing systems is one element of the wider system improvements expected from the NHS. As a result, the NHS is moving towards mandatory patient level information submissions from 2019 onwards under the Costing Transformation Programme being delivered by NHS Improvement.

As a result, this framework will allow Trust to procure and implement compliant and capable systems for the reporting of patient-level costing information in order to report and analyse the true cost of care provision and develop service-wide improvement plans.

Benefits

The benefits from the delivery of a framework agreement for use by NOE CPC members and the wider NHS will be as follows;

  • Provide a compliant route to market to access capable suppliers in the market;
  • Ensure capability of suppliers to meet minimum software requirements (and facilitate the costing methods and processes set out in the healthcare costing standards for England);
  • Ensure capability in relation to quality and performance;
  • Shorten the procurement timescales for the purchasing of costing systems;
  • Reduce the procurement costs incurred across the NHS;
  • Establish framework baseline costs, therefore facilitating commercial value;
  • Ensure minimum quality, standardisation and consistency of systems used across the NHS that is capable of meeting costing standards set by NHS Improvement.

Supplier and System Provided

CACI Limited

  • System provided: Synergy 4

FCG Prodacapo UK Limited

  • System provided: Prodacapo

FTI Consulting LLP

  • System provided: CostPerform

IQVIA Solutions UK

  • System provided: IQVIA PLICS

Jeton Systems Limited

  • System provided: JSimPLiCS

Public Consulting Group UK Limited

  • System provided: PCG Monitor

Any questions?

Contact Alison Petrie
Senior Category Manager - ICT and Technology
alison.petrie@noecpc.nhs.uk

0114 399 2018 | 07824 597 081

For more information about this contract please click here.

Written by Kate Warman