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Accenture UK medical imaging – Who we are

Learn more about the six principles that have guided us in our delivery of trusted medical imaging services across the UK since 2006.

Accenture has been providing medical imaging services to the National Health Service (NHS) for almost a decade, benefiting millions of patients in 35-plus NHS hospital Trusts across the UK. Our leading reputation is backed by deep global industry expertise and constant knowledge exchange. Our team is committed to provide solutions with excellent services, choice and peace of mind.

Accenture provides an established range of PACS and other medical imaging solutions and services to clients across the UK, combining industry expertise, innovative technologies and 7 years of experience delivering high-quality managed services at scale.

History

  • Providing an end-to-end managed service for Picture Archive Communications Services (PACS) to 32 NHS Trusts, as part of the UK national PACS programme since 2006.

  • LSP PACS contract with the Department of Health recently extended to 2016.

  • Recently deployed a Cloud HSS CRIS service to 5 NHS Trusts in South West England.

Reach

  • Medical imaging services delivered to 17.4 million people across the UK

  • PACS services deployed in 120+ sites in East, North East and East Midland regions

  • Capturing, storing and archiving some 10 million studies per annum

Flexibility

  • Dedicated UK-based medical imaging team to support locally and centrally-hosted solutions delivered over the NHS N3 network

  • Proven track record of deploying medical imaging solutions, quickly and at scale, across multiple client sites in the NHS

  • Provided centrally-hosted image archive storing 2 billion medical images with no downtime in 2012

Expertise

  • 100+ medical imaging technical and service delivery experts based in the Newcastle and Warwick Delivery Centres

  • Specialist skills covering: application installation and configuration; system integration; functional operations and performance testing; server hardware; workstation management; storage; data centre implementation and management

  • ITIL-driven change management programmes to help clients make a smooth transition to new services and expert training professionals to deliver tailor-made learning programmes

  • Dedicated project managers certified to industry standards to plan and deliver solutions on time

  • Fully-accredited services: BS 25999 (Business Continuity Management), ISO 20000 (IT Service Management), ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 27001 (Information Security Management)

Pioneering

  • Development of the first cloud medical imaging service in the UK

  • Commitment to continuous service improvement

  • Research and development driving innovation

Commitment to the National Health Service

  • Investment in new technologies (such as cloud) to deliver value for money and innovative client solutions

  • Agreed PACS contract extension in 2012 with NHS Connecting for Health (CfH) and 25+ Trusts, reducing PACS service charges and significantly reducing CDS costs

  • Accenture committed to being UK’s #1 medical imaging service provider now and in the future–driving the industry forward in the delivery of high-performing solutions with the best value for clients