NHS Organisations to Access IMS MAXIMS Cloud-Based Services on G Cloud 9 Framework

IMS MAXIMSAward-winning electronic patient record (EPR) provider IMS MAXIMS has announced the availability of its cloud services on the latest iteration of the UK Government's G Cloud Framework. NHS organisations looking for a cost-effective and efficient way to purchase cloud-based solutions that enable their paperless 2020 ambitions, can use G Cloud 9 to access a range of IMS MAXIMS professional implementation services. To support the successful deployment of their EPR, openMAXIMS, the company is offering configuration, benefits realisation, data migration, project management, software testing and staff training on the Framework. Implemented together, this approach to healthcare transformation can enable Trusts to deploy an EPR system in 6 to 12 months, rather than the 18 to 24 months typically needed.

IMS MAXIMS appointment to G Cloud 9 is one of several achievements in recent months. Last month they were awarded a place on the NHS Clinical and Digital Information Systems Framework and earlier in the year, their specialist services were re-listed on the recently updated Government Framework for Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS). The company has been involved in the G Cloud Framework since it was established in 2012.

"NHS organisations looking to advance their digital journey and meet Government’s paperless aspirations can now access our support services across a variety of Government Frameworks," said CEO of IMS MAXIMS, Shane Tickell.

He added, "G Cloud 9 is the latest Framework that gives NHS customers an alternative, more effective route to buying digital services, helping them avoid lengthy OJEU procurement processes that can often constrain buying decisions. At a time when the health system so desperately needs to reap the benefits of technology, we think this Framework is vitally important to the NHS and UK plc."

NHS organisations wanting to deploy IMS MAXIMS full suite of patient information and clinical software solutions - which is available on an open source basis - can access it without a license fee via software development platform, GitHub.

Notable use of openMAXIMS in the NHS has been widely publicised. The company's partnership with Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, helped the organisation to become a Global Digital Exemplar last year, recognised by Government for its innovative digital offering. Similar transformation programmes are underway elsewhere in the country, including Blackpool Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Wye Valley NHS Trust and Ramsay Healthcare.

About IMS MAXIMS
IMS MAXIMS is an award winning clinical technology specialist committed to improving the coordination of patient care in healthcare environments. Its expert team works in partnership with healthcare organisations to identify and deliver tailored, sustainable information sharing technology solutions supporting the provision of safer and more efficient care for current and future generations.

The organisation's 30-year history of collaborating with clinicians has resulted in the development of proven, flexible, user-friendly, safe and interoperable open source electronic patient record software. With an ambition to meet today’s healthcare challenges, IMS MAXIMS makes its software available without a licence fee and offers flexible options to support healthcare providers with implementation and maintenance.

Its open technology has increased collaboration in the development of the software which has resulted in better clinical engagement and empowerment across hospital wards and departments. Deployment times are fast, meaning clinicians and patients can benefit from efficiency and safety improvements in rapid time.

In 2017 IMS MAXIMS was named Best Performing Company for Government and Healthcare Systems and Overall Winner at the Megabuyte Emerging Stars Awards.

Most Popular Now

The Digital Revolution in Medicine is Ta…

13 - 16 November 2017, Düsseldorf, Germany. The MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM at the world’s leading medical trade fair, MEDICA 2017, taking place in Düsseldorf with over 5,000 exhibitors, offers an...

FDA Selects Participants for New Digital…

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the names of the companies selected to participate in a first-of-its kind pilot program that will help revolutionize digital health regulation in...

Future50: Nominate the Top Healthcare IT…

HIMSS Europe has launched Future50 supported by IBM Watson Health, a new flagship initiative that aims to identify and bring together the top 50 leaders in European Healthcare IT in...

Smartphone Apps Launched for Atrial Fibr…

Novel smartphone and tablet applications (apps) for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts. The objectives and design of the apps are outlined in a...

UBM Strengthens Focus on Medtec Europe f…

17 - 19 April 2018, Stuttgart, Germany. UBM announced today the continuation of its strategy to ensure Medtec Europe is the preeminent, stand alone, European-focussed, medical technology platform by deciding to...

IBM Research and UC San Diego Collaborat…

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the University of California San Diego have announced a multi-year project to enhance quality of life and independence for aging populations through the new Artificial Intelligence...

Up to $20,000 Available to the Digital H…

MSD is looking for innovators to solve 7 health-related challenges aiming to support physician education or patient disease management. The 3 digital solutions with the most outstanding value will receive...

Wye Valley NHS Trust Goes Live with IMS …

Staff across Wye Valley NHS Trust's four hospitals and community facilities now have a single, shared view of their patients’ records following the deployment of their new electronic patient record...

Online Parent Training Helps Young Kids …

Parents of children with ADHD can feel desperate for resources or treatments to help their children who struggle with inattention, distractibility and impulsiveness affecting school and home. Researchers at Lehigh...

EIT Digital Innovation Activity 'ki elem…

The EIT Digital Innovation Activity 'ki elements' showcases its first prototype called DELTA in Nice at the Institut Claude Pompidou on Innovation Alzheimer Open Day. In the beginning of 2017, EIT...