NHS Supply Chain provides faster product matching for trusts

Datactics, the global specialist in data quality management solutions, has announced that NHS Supply Chain has signed up to its Data Quality software. Using the software, the organisation that manages the procurement and delivery of more than 620,000 products for NHS trusts and other healthcare organisations aims to improve product matching for prospective customers.

NHS Supply Chains Price Matching Team take spend data from trusts and match it against products in its catalog.  This enables trusts to see the benefits of using the organisation by highlighting possible savings through its catalog for products bought elsewhere. Colin Hancox, Pricing Marketing Manager said, Using the Datactics system we are able to provide faster quotations for prospective customers based on their spend data and identify additional related product lines that are also available. We are constantly looking at how we can improve our efficiency for the benefit of NHS trusts. The new software will provide a twenty fold accurate through put on product catalogue matching and help us deliver high quality service to our customers.

About NHS Supply Chain

NHS Supply Chain is a 10-year contract operated by DHL on behalf of the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA).  Its aim is to provide over 1 billion of savings to the NHS so that resources are released for customers to focus on quality frontline patient care, manage costs and achieve sustainable value.  NHS Supply Chain provides its services to over 600 NHS trusts and private healthcare providers and offers over 620,000 products. NHS Supply Chain can manage the entire tender process, including Official Journal of European Union processes, and act as single point of contact between trusts and suppliers.

Key services include:

supply Chain consultancy services
patient services.
The range of over 620,000 products includes:

food and facilities
clinical markets
capital equipment.

Based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, UK, the business employs around 2,400 staff in eight locations. http://www.supplychain.nhs.uk.

About Datactics

Datactics data quality solutions equip the business user to build a unified, enhanced and accurate view of product, supplier, customer and financial data. Use of Datactics reduces manual data cleansing time and costs, creating faster time to market, driving revenue as well as reducing risk and costs. The company specialises in industries such as distribution, retail and manufacturing.

Datactics has over 10 years experience in the data quality industry. The company has gained industry recognition as a visionary within the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools since 2007. Datactics has been recognised by Bloor Research and also by Information Difference in its Data Quality Landscape Report. Datactics has a strong portfolio of Fortune 500 customers and other leading organisations, and a worldwide partner network.


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