NHS NW Procurement Development & Northgate Information Solutions
Cardiac Price Benchmarking Pilot
The purpose of the pilot, which involves 13 North West NHS Trusts, is to determine the feasibility of obtaining cardiac component pricing information from all North West NHS procurement organisations, combining it into a single data source, and providing reports back to those procurement organisations. The intention is that the outcomes of the exercise will be to:
The power of sharing data has already been proven to generate savings for Trusts in a small scale exercise of a limited number of products, which generated an aggregated saving of circa £100k between 4 Trusts.