EDM Group boosts supplier framework roster with new award for clinical and digital information systems from NHS London Procurement Partnership
4th July 2017
London, 4th July 2017 EDM Group, a leading provider of information and business process management technology and services, has announced that it has secured a place on the Clinical and Digital Information Systems (CDIS) Framework built and managed by NHS London Procurement Partnership (LPP).
LPP is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Its primary purpose is to provide procurement support to the NHS and the public sector. LPP has established the CDIS framework as a source of suitably experienced, capable, qualified and resourced suppliers available for use by NHS trusts, clinical commissioning groups, GP services and other health and social care providers within the UK and Northern Ireland, as well as local authorities and third sector organisations.
The aim of the CDIS Framework is to support collaboration amongst acute, mental health, community and primary care organisations and to make the most of its purchasing power to maximise investment in patient care. It has saved more than £1bn since 2006.
EDM Group was awarded a place on Lot 3.4 DMS 1 (storage), DMS 2 (scanning) and DMS 3 (managed services) within the CDIS Framework. It scored highly on all aspects of the assessment process and particularly highly on technical ability.
The award means that NHS trusts and other public sector organisations will be able to engage directly with EDM Group for its storage, scanning and EDM Online document hosting platform, or run mini competitions between approved suppliers selected for the framework.
Sam Ferguson, CEO and President, EDM Group, said: “We are delighted to be selected for the CDIS Framework and look forward to working with the organisations that choose to appoint us under this agreement. We have a long and successful track record spanning many years providing secure scanning, storage and hosting solutions to NHS trusts. We are committed to the ongoing development of new technologies that will help us to build ever more innovative solutions for our clients in the NHS and beyond.”
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About NHS London Procurement Partnership
LPP is a membership organisation, founded, funded and governed by NHS organisations. Working with its members, it supports the NHS to make the most of its purchasing power to maximise investment in patient care – helping trusts to deliver the highest quality services while at the same time ensuring value for money. Since its formation in 2006, LPP and its members have saved more than £1bn. LPP has more than 90 members including acute, mental health and community NHS organisations, and CCGs. Many of its frameworks are also open to the wider public sector. Visit www.lpp.nhs for more information
About EDM Group
Headquartered in London, EDM Group employs over 1,400 people across the UK and US. For the financial year 2014/2015, the firm reported an annual turnover of £70 million. In September 2015, EDM Group was ranked 43rd in the annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table, up from 57th in 2014 – a reflection of the fast-growth success of the firm and its position as a leading, global information management and digital transformation specialist. In June 2016 EDM Group was ranked number 1 in the annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.
EDM Group combines best-practice consulting and technical experience to develop bespoke outsourced solutions for a range of clients across the private and public sectors. The success of the firm has been built on its powerful Digital Mailroom document scanning and storage capability, which continues to be a core, in-demand product offering. EDM Group’s growing client base spans sectors including financial services, automotive, professional services, private healthcare, and the public sector (central and local government, and NHS). Specific clients include HMRC, Legal & General, Bupa, Avis Budget EMEA Ltd, Nationwide Building Society, Barclays, Santander, Companies House, Lloyds Banking Group, Grant Thornton and healthcare providers including NHS Trusts and BMI hospitals.
EDM Group is accredited to ISO standards for Information Management Systems (ISO27001), Environmental Management (ISO14001) and Quality Management (ISO9001).
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Hugh Fasken, Stephen Sheppard, Emma Castle – Citigate Dewe Rogerson 020 7638 9571
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