Essential reading for the healthcare business
 
 
Remember me:
Skip Navigation LinksHealthInvestor article
iSoft targets telehealth market

NHS software supplier iSoft has won a place on the telehealth assistive technologies framework agreement, which should allow the firm to expand its fledgling telehealth division.

The framework agreement is with Buying Solutions, the national procurement organisation for all UK public services, and will facilitate the buying of a wide range of products for public sector contracting authorities.

The agreement is for two years, with the option of two further one-year extensions, and will cover the areas of telecare, telehealth and telecoaching.

iSoft will be responsible for the purchase, installation, maintenance monitoring and coaching of telecare and telehealth solutions.

Adrian Stevens, managing director, iSOFT UK and MEA, said: “We are pleased to have been awarded a place on the framework agreement. Although relatively new to the telehealth market, iSoft is the leading provider of integrated healthcare solutions in the UK and Ireland, where its current market share is more than 40%.

“Telehealth is a key area for iSoft and we believe that it will become more significant in the new healthcare landscape where the gap between health and social care seems to be closing.”



Posted on: 25/08/2010

Latest news stories

19/09/2019
Australian hospital group Ramsay Health Care is working on a bid for Acadia Healthcare’s UK-based The Priory Group and Partnerships in Care.
19/09/2019
Medical product specialist Vernacare has completed a refinancing of its banking facilities.
18/09/2019
Target Healthcare, the real estate investment trust that invests in purpose-built UK care homes, has announced results for the year ending 30 June 2019.
17/09/2019
Primary Health Properties, which invests in UK and Irish primary healthcare facilities, has raised €70 million through a loan note issue.
17/09/2019
A group of care homes in Suffolk has been acquired by Impact Healthcare REIT in a deal which provides a full exit for the founding shareholders.


Civica


HealthInvestor blog
It is traditional that we only publish one issue to cover both July and August so it’s been a while since we went to press here at HealthInvestor UK. In the meantime, the political landscape has undergone something of a transformation...

Click here to view the HealthInvestor blog


Chief executive at specialist care provider Eden Futures
Andrew Elder, deputy managing partner and head of healthcare investing at AlbionVC, says transformational technologies must secure clinical buy-in to ensure their effectiveness and utilisation...
Geoff Hodgson talks to Qualia Care’s chief executive Robin Forster and director of care/finance officer Val Norton about a funding model which allows the company to take on distressed care homes shunned by mainstream investors...
As care charities move away from operating their own services in favour of campaigning and support roles, HealthInvestor UK considers the investment opportunities that flow from this trend...
CQC inspection reports have provided a framework for improvement for independent acute hospitals. Marie Cahalane unpicks the commission’s latest publication on the sector and describes the actions driving the agenda of improvement...

Click here to search all feature articles



Digital primary care

Earlier this year, the UK digital primary care market felt full of potential for investors but who are the players and what are the products that stand out now that the dust has settled? Kathy Oxtoby investigates
Read more


Christie + Co

my images



Domiciliary Care
Rob Munro talks to the head of one of the country's leading domiciliary care providers about challenges and opportunities in a sector where many companies have foundered
Read more