SRC healthcare customer wins IT innovation award

From: SRC
Published: Tue Jan 12 2010


SRC (www.src.co.uk), the leading provider of document workflow solutions, today announced that East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have won the prestigious Health Business IT Innovation award. The project was selected by a panel of independent judges from a wide range of nominations from NHS Trusts across the UK.

The award recognises the Trustís cellular pathology departmentís 400% improvement in document turnaround times for life-saving diagnosis, using the digital dictation and speech recognition solution provided by SRC.

The solution was also integrated with the Trusts laboratory information system iLAB, enabling same day reporting turnaround times, which is reflected in cost savings, meeting the cancer waiting times and faster patient treatment times.

Paul Williams, Head BMS Cellular Pathology at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said: "We are delighted to have won the award, which reinforces our decision to roll out dictation technologies. The new system has helped staff eradicate typing backlogs and produce patient critical documents quickly and easily. The services SRC provided have played a pivotal role in the overall success of the project. We look forward to working with them to further streamline tasks right through the dictation, typing and document sending process."

Chris Hart, CEO at SRC added: "We are extremely pleased that East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have received this recognition for embracing innovation, and delivering major improvements to document turnaround times. SRC is proud to be working with East Kent and similar NHS Trusts across the UK, implementing innovative solutions which make a real difference to patient care and the efficiency with which healthcare services are delivered."

SRC solutions are used by more than 45 NHS Trusts including, Brighton and Sussex, Taunton and Somerset, Ealing, Trafford, Dudley Group of Hospitals and Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.

For further information about our solutions please visit www.src.co.uk

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About SRC
SRC are the UKís leading document creation professionals. The company's mission is to ensure its customers achieve cost savings and productivity improvements through the delivery, implementation and support of leading edge document creation and distribution technologies.

SRC provides consultancy for all elements of the professional document creation process together with high-quality delivery, implementation and support services. SRC's teams combine years of industry experience with the ability and commitment to deliver solutions that not only meet but exceed customers' objectives.

SRC only partners with best-of-breed, global technology providers, including WinScribe, Nuance, Olympus, Philips, Grundig and PCTI Solutions. The company is WinScribeís Platinum Partner and is the holder of several Dragon NaturallySpeaking Partner Awards recognising the high quality of its speech recognition solutions. SRC is a Microsoft Certified Partner and ISO 9001 certified.

SRC has been awarded supplier status for digital dictation and speech recognition solutions under framework contracts awarded by the HPC, re:source and Yorkshire and Humber Collaborative Procurement hubs.

SRC is privately owned and backed by leading financial institution, DJF Esprit.
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