Agile Web Development Company Helps Healthlogistics Deliver Online
Catalogue and Contract Price Data to the UK NHS
on: October 5, 2009, 7:40 am
Ltd, the UK’s leading NHS e-procurement consultancy, has
recently announced that ten leading NHS acute Trusts are now piloting
its innovative online supplier catalogue and contract data system.
Based on hybris and JEE technology, and customised and implemented
by Tier 2 Consulting,
HL-hybris provides a single source of reference for catalogue,
contract and contract price data. The next phase of development
of the system is now about to begin.
Hertford, UK – October 5, 2009 – Tier
2 Consulting announced today that the next phase of the development
of Healthlogistics’ HL-hybris catalogue and contract management
system is about to begin. This will deliver outstanding search,
contract generation and dashboard functionality for both Trusts
part of the roll-out, some 900 suppliers working with these ten
Trusts, including Kings College Hospital, Royal Brompton &
Harefield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trusts,
are now or will soon be providing filtered product, price and
contract data via their dedicated web portal where they can securely
and confidentially access data specific to them.
acute and acute Foundation Trusts are pioneering the adoption
of private-sector best practices and are keen to achieve the cost
benefits of efficient supply chain management and data synchronicity.
on the continuing development of HL-hybris, Healthlogistics’
Director Peter Elwin said, “As a hybris Premium Business
Partner, Tier 2
Consulting has a proven track record in system integration and
configuration. As we continue to enhance the platform, and as
each new Trust adopts the HL-hybris solution, we benefit from
the technical expertise of Tier
2 to help us bed-in new Trusts and support this initiative
over the long term. I’m confident that we have the best
team in place to do that.”
Kennedy, Director at Tier
2 Consulting, commented: “We were delighted to be chosen
in 2008 by Healthlogistics to deliver the technical aspects of
their HL-hybris offering, and are excited about the many exciting
further enhancements that are planned over the coming year. The
combination of Healthlogistics’ undoubted expertise in the
field of NHS e-procurement, Tier
2’s technical experience and the extensive functionality
of the core hybris system has resulted in a truly innovative platform”.
About Healthlogistics & hybris
is a specialist NHS e-procurement consultancy working with Trusts,
Collaborative Procurement Hubs, the Private Healthcare sector
and their supplier community. They have the highest level of expertise
and experience with national and international healthcare standards
of coding and classification. They are actively involved in the
development of European and international data standards and are
a Solution Provider Alliance Member of GS1 UK. They have also
been responsible for defining the core NHS e-Catalogue data standards
for the NHS.
GmbH (www.hybris.com) supplies
easily-configurable, highly sophisticated Product Information
Management solutions for the European market. It was founded in
1997 and now has >70 global enterprise customers, >200 customers
using hybris e-Business platform software and >1,000 customers
in total, in a variety of industries including healthcare. Two-thirds
of its employees are in R&D and the company, which is expanding
rapidly due to the high demand for its software, is based in Munich.
About Tier 2 Consulting
Tier 2 Consulting (www.tier2consulting.com)
is a dedicated team of experienced, highly skilled developers
creating bespoke web applications for some of the world’s
most demanding businesses and academic institutions.
It uses agile development techniques
to deliver enterprise class, ‘rich’ web applications
using leading-edge web technologies.
Long term relationships with blue chip organisations demonstrate
its expertise and ability to consistently deliver high-quality,
cost-effective IT services.
Contact Andy Kennedy:
+44 (0) 1992 509 742