Big4.com reports on Accenture’s medical contract extension

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Extension covers picture archiving and communications systems (PACS)

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Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, PwC reports on a new contract extension for Accenture with the United Kingdom Department of Health.

Big4.com reports the company has been awarded a one-year extension to continue providing Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) to National Health Service Trusts (NHS) in the North East and East of England/East Midlands. They will continue to manage the Central Data Store, which provides Trusts with a centrally-hosted, long-term image archive, until June 2016.

Matt Oakley leads Accenture's Medical Images Practice in the U.K. & Ireland and he commented:
“PACS is an excellent example of how technology is helping to improve patient care by providing clinicians with easy access to medical images and enabling them to make decisions more quickly,” he said. “Accenture provides a 24x7 managed service to enhance system stability and improve response time to resolving issues.”

Accenture’s PACS is a community-wide system used to electronically capture, view, store and distribute medical imaging (i.e. x-rays, MRIs) digitally. This technology has benefited more than 90 hospitals and helped to improve patient care.

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