On June 30, 2010, ALERT signed a contract for the implementation of ALERT® solutions at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital in Kensington, Central London.
The Bupa Cromwell Hospital is the UK flagship hospital of the Bupa private healthcare group of companies, which is one of the largest healthcare providers in the world.
The hospital has just over 140 beds and covers some 70 different specialities including Primary/GP care. The hospital is world renowned for its high quality clinical care, ability to attract the highest calibre of consultants and professors and for the specialist services it provides. Its patients come from both the UK and worldwide to be treated at the hospital.
ALERT® products are seen by the hospital as central to their hospital service reconfiguration and part of a significant change program they are undergoing to further improve the hospital and services provided.
With regard this new contract, César Guimarães, ALERTs CEO, said, "ALERT is proud and honored that Bupa Cromwell Hospital has chosen to implement the ALERT® PAPER FREE HOSPITAL suite to support its clinical services. This is our third contract in the UK and demonstrates how the ALERT® solution is becoming the solution of choice in this important market. ALERT is fully committed to the UK and we continue to consistently grow our expertise, team and client base within our UK organization. Bupa Cromwell Hospital is a leading and renowned provider of care in London and the long term relationship that has started today reflects our commitment to work with The Best and ensure that ALERT® continues to be the best clinical solution a healthcare institution can have."
"The selection of ALERT as the Bupa Cromwell Hospital's new clinical information system represents a fundamental component of our plans to redevelop the hospital and transform the way we deliver patient care. ALERT will completely change the way in which our staff and consultants interact with one another. Most importantly, this system represents a significant opportunity to improve the care we provide to our patients and their families." highlighted Michelle Lahey, Bupa Cromwell Hospitals Chief Executive.
ALERT will be implementing ALERT® REFERRAL, ALERT® eLEARNING and ALERT® PAPER FREE HOSPITAL, including ALERT® OUTPATIENT, ALERT® WAITING ROOM, ALERT® INPATIENT, ALERT® ORIS, ALERT® PRESCRIPTION, ALERT® SCHEDULER, ALERT® DECISION TREE, ALERT® ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD, ALERT® CODING, ALERT® DATA WAREHOUSE, ALERT® AUDIT TRAIL, and INTER ALERT®.