Elcom Becomes a G-Cloud 13 Supplier

By |June 12th, 2023|Industry Recognitions, Policy, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elcom Becomes a G-Cloud 13 Supplier, Empowering Public Sector Organisations with Advanced Cloud Services Elcom, a leading provider of innovative technology solutions, is proud to announce its inclusion as a G-Cloud 13 supplier. The G-Cloud 13 framework, replacing G-Cloud 12, offers a wide range of [...]

The answer to rising ambulance waiting times? Virtual wards

By |June 2nd, 2023|Industries, Inventory Management, Spend Management|

Throughout the United Kingdom, NHS ambulance waiting times have tremendously increased, with non-urgent cases potentially taking up to 3 hours to get an ambulance response. This is due to a number of diverse factors, such as the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual wards are a possible answer [...]

Nurses spend 88 days per year doing admin: how can we change this?

By |June 2nd, 2023|Industries, Inventory Management, Procurement|

The administrative burden placed on nurses has grown exponentially in recent years, driven by factors such as technological advancements, increased documentation requirements and complex regulatory frameworks. From updating patient charts and managing medical records to coordinating care and processing paperwork, nurses find themselves entangled in a web of [...]

Developing Digital Health and Use of Data in Scotland

By |April 25th, 2023|Policy|

Digital health data strategies across Scotland could be a significant factor in the quality of care patients receive throughout the country. Refining this has a number of clear benefits for the National Digital Health Platform, as well as broad medical services. As with any industry, how the medical [...]

How can suppliers demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and reducing carbon emissions?

By |April 25th, 2023|Sustainability | Net Zero | Circular Economy, Uncategorised|

Elcom is launching a simple cost-effective and fully compliant solution - called CarbonWise - that can help organisations to win more business from the public sector. The launch of our new CarbonWise tool this month prompts me to highlight some of the benefits of having a carbon action plan [...]

How AI can help healthcare organisations optimise their final mile delivery?

By |April 25th, 2023|Procurement, Spend Management|

Artificial intelligence is one of the fastest-growing trends in technology at the moment, with generative AI getting closer and closer. More industries are embracing the technology every single day and the healthcare industry is no different. Providers are striving to achieve better final mile delivery, and AI can be [...]

The biggest issues facing senior procurement managers in health care?

By |February 24th, 2023|Procurement, Spend Management|

The healthcare sector is one of the most important in modern society, with effective healthcare helping people to be healthier, happier and more productive. Procurement is a significant factor in the success of healthcare, with organisations requiring the right supplies on site to support their staff and patients. Find [...]

What are the biggest challenges for the newly created 42 integrated care boards (ICBs)?

By |February 22nd, 2023|ICS|

Effective administration is one of the most important parts of healthcare, with effective planning and preparation often making the difference between effective care and poor outcomes. With 42 new integrated care boards looking to work towards building effective systems and infrastructure, there are more and more challenges arising that [...]

ELCOM Webinar Roundup – How can data standards and inventory technology help our healthcare system?

By |February 8th, 2023|GS1, Spend Management|

A combination of inventory technology and rigorous data management could offer various benefits to the UK’s healthcare services. ELCOM’s recent webinar on the 1st of February provided a unique opportunity for industry experts to discuss these innovations and how they can address the sector’s significant challenges. Their unique insights [...]

Enhancing patient safety and care with Scan4Safety

By |January 25th, 2023|Industries, Spend Management|

Safety is at the heart of any successful health service, but this can only happen with professionals taking action. This is the driving force behind the 'Scan4Safety' programme. This government initiative aims to improve operational efficiency throughout the entire NHS, offering hope for sweeping changes in the UK's healthcare [...]

ELCOM awarded £2.7 million 5-year contract by Scottish Government

By |October 14th, 2022|Press Releases|

Elcom, the world’s first cloud-based procurement technology provider, has been awarded a £2.7 million five-year contract by The Scottish Government. The contract will provide a cloud-based collaborative management information reporting platform for procurement data across the Scottish Public Sector. Elcom will configure its existing Management Information Platform  to integrate [...]

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