Case Number 6710
Request Date 15/05/2019
Completion Date 28/05/2019

 

Details of the Request

  1. Which company is your current Picture Archive and Communications System (PACS) system provider? (Image viewing and reporting system)
  2. When was the PACS contract implemented? When will the current PACS contract end?
  3. Is this a Capital and Support or Managed Service Purchase?
  4. What is the annual cost?
  5. Which company is the Radiology Information System (RIS) provider? When was the RIS contract implemented.
  6. When will the RIS contract end?
  7. Is this a Capital and Support or Managed Service Purchase?
  8. What is the annual cost?
  9. Roughly how many reporting workstations does your department currently have for Radiology, Cardiology, Vascular and General Ultrasound?
  10. Roughly how many Echo-machines are there within the Trust? And how many ultrasound machines in total?
  11. How many sites are these located in?
  12. How many echocardiograms are performed per annum?
  13. How many general ultrasound exams are performed per annum?
  14. How many Cardiac Physiologists, Echo Technicians, Sonographers, Consultant Cardiologists are employed by the Trust?

 

Details of the Response

1. Which company is your current Picture Archive and Communications System (PACS) system provider? (Image viewing and reporting system)

Philips Intellispace

 

2. When was the PACS contract implemented? When will the current PACS contract end?

June 2013

 

3. Is this a Capital and Support or Managed Service Purchase?

Managed Service

 

4. What is the annual cost?

£404,000 including RIS & VNA

 

5. Which company is the Radiology Information System (RIS) provider?

Wellbeing - Managed under Philips contract

 

6. When was the RIS contract implemented. When will the RIS contract end?

Managed under Philips contract

 

7. Is this a Capital and Support or Managed Service Purchase?

Managed under Philips contract

 

8. What is the annual cost?

Managed under Philips contract

 

9. Roughly how many reporting workstations does your department currently have? For Radiology, Cardiology, Vascular and General Ultrasound?

20

 

10. Roughly how many Echo-machines are there within the Trust? And how many ultrasound machines in total?

-

 

11. How many sites are these located in?

-

 

12. How many echocardiograms are performed per annum?

-

 

13. How many general ultrasound exams are performed per annum?

Around 54,000

 

14. How many Cardiac Physiologists, Echo Technicians, Sonographers, Consultant Cardiologists are employed by the Trust?

47 in total
7 Sonographers in Imaging