South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust Goes Live with CSC’s Lorenzo, Accelerating its Journey Toward Fully Electronic Patient Records
News Release -- February 11, 2015
London, UK, Feb. 11 2015--CSC (NYSE:CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, today announced that a state-of-the-art electronic patient record (EPR) system is now live and operational at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. The new Lorenzo system was designed and implemented by CSC, which has extensive experience in transforming global healthcare.
Danny Roberts, chief technology officer at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust said, "The implementation of Lorenzo by CSC will provide the Trust with a strong foundation on which to develop clinical functionality and achieve a paperless patient record by 2020. Over time the system will allow improvements in clinical safety and efficiency that will benefit patients, staff and the NHS more broadly."
Philippe Houssiau, vice president Healthcare - UK at CSC commented, "South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is the thirteenth trust to go live with Lorenzo, demonstrating the significant momentum that is developing behind the solution as an enabler of integrated care. Lorenzo, which has been designed specifically to meet the needs of the NHS, will be pivotal in helping South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust achieve its ambition of implementing fully electronic patient records."
Glen Burley, chief executive officer at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, added, “This is a very exciting time for the Trust and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our staff who have supported us throughout this process. The new system that has been implemented in both our acute Hospital and Community sites is a significant step in the right direction for us to achieve electronic patient records. Lorenzo will streamline our current systems into one and support us in offering the best possible service and care to our patients.”
About South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust employs over 4,200 members of staff and provides acute and community NHS health services. The Trust is the main provider of acute services for South Warwickshire delivered from Warwick Hospital. The Trust also provides all of Warwickshire's community services; serving a population of 550,000.
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.