Today, CommonTime announced an exciting new partnership with Softcat plc to assist NHS organisations in their transformational approach to communication and enhance their efficiency in the workplace. Through this multi-beneficial partnership, Softcat will extend its product portfolio by offering CommonTime’s communication product suite of critical and clinical alerts, secure and integrated messaging, on-call role management and full workflow and automation to integrate across the industry’s leading clinical and operational systems.
Softcat working in partnership with CommonTime has been awarded a contract to provide digital solutions as a supplier on the NHSX Clinical Communications Framework.This will offer a funded route for NHS organisations to embrace the latest technology and replace the ageing paging technology. The partnership also allows Softcat to offer CommonTime’s proven solutions through several other approved government framework contracts.
“We are delighted to have a strong, IT brand like Softcat as a strategic healthcare partner in the UK as we continue to deliver significant improvements to healthcare customers across the NHS.” said Matthew Gauler, CommonTime’s CEO.
“Softcat’s vast experience and excellent reputation within the healthcare sector is testament to its ability to offer a comprehensive best-of-breed portfolio of solutions to its customers. Our partnership will enhance Softcat’s offering with a proven, reliable and scalable communication solution allowing healthcare workers to save time, be more efficient and deliver better patient care.”
“By partnering with CommonTime, we are able to support acute trusts and secondary care providers throughout the UK in their efforts to automate clinical workflows and secure communications using CommonTime’s full suite of integrated solutions,” said Andy Bruen, Softcat’s Strategic Relationships Manager.
Softcat is an IT infrastructure solutions provider, with people and passion at the heart of its success.
Put simply it helps organisations find the right IT infrastructure for their needs, procure it and implement it for them, as well as deliver a range of ongoing support and managed services. These include software licensing, workplace technology, networking, security, cloud, and datacentre.
Softcat partners with hundreds of different software and hardware vendors to bring the latest and broadest range of technology to our customers, as well as numerous specialist service providers to augment the capabilities of our growing in-house teams
Softcat combines a strong expertise in business IT with a vibrant, values led workforce who are passionate about going the extra mile to help customers and colleagues achieve their goals. Their passion, intelligence, sense of fun and commitment to the long-term success of their customers delivers a service that stands out from the crowded reseller field.
Softcat operates in six markets, including the UK and Ireland, with nine offices and its head office in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
To learn more about Softcat, visit www.softcat.com
CommonTime is an established UK technology company providing critical workforce solutions. Working with many NHS Trusts, CommonTime provides a secure, integrated, and real-time application, designed to empower every healthcare user with accurate and responsive information at the point of care. Full pager-replacement functionality allows clinicians to be alerted to and instantly respond to any emergency while patient-aware clinical messaging is integrated to EPR solutions, enabling real-time patient updates and a full audit trail. Clinical roles and permission delegation are managed from the application, allowing a digital handover of tasks and conversations in real-time as well as simplifying the way communication is routed around the hospital. To learn more about CommonTime, visit www.commontime.com