CSC to Deliver First-of-Type Patient Care Co-ordination Centre to NHS in Trafford
News Release -- April 22, 2015
London, UK, 22 April 2015–CSC (NYSE:CSC) a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced that it has signed a new contract to deliver and co-manage a first-of-type Patient Care Co-ordination Centre (PCCC) in Trafford.
CSC will be delivering the PCCC in partnership with the NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), providing a complete end-to-end offering. Services will range from initial patient communications (through a unified communications system), through to clinical workflow based on a catalogue of services, to back-end analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of care delivery. CSC also will be providing innovative business process services and working with partners to deliver clinical services.
Trafford CCG is responsible for the commissioning of healthcare services in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in the North of England. Trafford is a largely urban area with a population of approximately 237,000 people.
Dr. Nigel Guest, Chief Clinical Officer at Trafford CCG said: “The PCCC is a key element of our strategy for delivering high quality, co-ordinated healthcare to the Trafford population. In CSC we are delighted to have found a partner with a strong track record of delivering innovative solutions in complex and challenging environments including the NHS.”
Philippe Houssiau, vice president of UK Healthcare at CSC, said: “We are delighted to be working with the PCCC team to deliver what will be a new standard of care coordination for the Trafford population. The PCCC is designed to improve the coordination of care across primary, acute, community and mental health sectors and deliver a significantly improved experience for patients and care providers. Together we will be delivering a high quality, value for money service, which should lead the way for how coordinated care is delivered across England.”
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global leader of next generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company's mission is to enable superior returns on our clients’ technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 72,000 employees and reported revenue of $12.6 billion for the 12 months ended January 2, 2015. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.