Reference 2017-689

REF:            2017-689

Subject:        Information for your PACS

 

 

Request:

Please can you provide the following information for your PACS, VNA and RIS systems used in the Trust. The abbreviations are clarified below.

PACS – (Picture Archiving and Communication System)

  • Who is your current PACS supplier?
  • When did that PACS contract begin?
  • When does the PACS contract end?
  • What was the total cost of the acquisition?
  • Did you purchase via capital and support, or managed service?
  • What is the annual maintenance cost?
  • How many studies do you conduct annually?

VNA – (Vendor Neutral Archive)

  • Who is your current VNA Supplier?
  • When did that VNA contract begin?
  • When does the VNA contract end?
  • What was the total cost of the acquisition?
  • Did you purchase via capital and support, or managed service?
  • What is the annual maintenance cost?
  • How many studies do you conduct annually?

RIS – (Radiological Information System)

  • Who is your current RIS Supplier?
  • When did that RIS contract begin?
  • When does the RIS contract end?
  • What was the total cost of the acquisition?
  • Did you purchase via capital and support, or managed service?
  • What is the annual maintenance cost?
  • How many studies do you conduct annually?

 

 

Response:

We are refusing the request under section 43 (2) Prejudice to commercial interests, because we are going to tender.