Apira are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a place on the UK Government’s G-Cloud 6 Framework. This means it will be easier for healthcare organisations such as NHS Trusts and CCGs to procure specialist cloud services and gain access to our services.
Lot 3 – Software As A Service (SAAS)
Information Asset Manager (IAM)
Cloud-based application to assist organisations in complying with the requirements of The Data Protection Act 1998 (risk assessment of information assets and movements of personal confidential data), the HSCIC Information Governance Toolkit (301, 307, 308 and more) and ISO27005 – Information Risk Management.
Strategic Total Referral Management (SToRM)
Strategic Total Referral Management (SToRM) solution designed to enable healthcare providers and commissioners to understand referral trends and manage referral pathways at a patient level. The solution is provided as a cloud service with data uploaded from, for example, the national Choose and Book solution and local primary care systems.
Lot 4 – Specialist Cloud Services
Business Case Development
Development of Business Case to Treasury 5-case model or organisation standard. Engagement with key stakeholders to ensure buy-in. Presentation to Trust Board or other groups. Rigorous cost model which calculates Capital charges, break-even point and ROI. Applicable to Cloud or traditional services. Valid across industry sectors with specialism in Health.
Business Intelligence / Information Management/ Reporting Services
This service will help providers and commissioners manage the complexities of the clinical and technical challenges surrounding the implementation of NHS Business Intelligence (BI) platforms. Apira understands healthcare and BI technologies, with experience in clinical data analysis and technologies used for bespoke, Cloud and off the shelf solutions.
Change, Transformation & Benefits Realisation Services
Analysis and mapping of existing (As-Is) processes, development of future (To-Be) processes. Benefits identification and creation of Benefits realisation plan. Stakeholder and service engagement to develop service change leads and Benefits owners. Creation of communication plan and interaction with the business to drive the change and ensure successful deployment.
Clinical System Deployment
Initiation and Deployment of Cloud or non-Cloud Clinical Systems in Community, Mental Health and Acute organisations. Expertise in all work streams including project management, transformation, data migration, reporting, training, design and configuration. Experience covers leading Acute, Community and Mental Health PAS/EPRs and various roles throughout Mental Health, Community and Acute.
Data Migration Services
Manage transfer of data from legacy applications and technology to new clinical applications or technical platforms, cloud based or otherwise. Apira understands and is experienced in data migration strategies and clinical application data repositories. We work in a truly agile manner to ensure a razor sharp focus on your needs.
Information Governance Services
A full Information Governance (IG) Service incorporating:
- IG Strategy and Framework
- IG Toolkit (Health and Social Care Organisations)
- Health Legislation and Guidance Experts
- Information Asset Management and Business Process Mapping
- IG framework for multi-disciplinary initiatives
- Advice on Confidentiality
- Expertise on DPA and FoI
Design and implementation of integration platforms for cloud and non-cloud applications. Extensive experience of NHS standards for both technical architecture and data content. Implementation of clinical system integration parallel to NHS England’s Spine services. Stakeholder management, transferring both skills and knowledge ensuring the clinical and technical federation crucial to success.
Management of complex procurements for clinical (EPR/PAS/EDM/EPMA) and other systems covering Cloud supplier market analysis, specification, PQQ/ITT, evaluation model, moderation, business cases and award management. Development and negotiation of contracts encompassing service levels, milestones, governance and payment profiles. Stakeholder management ensuring good levels of meaningful engagement are maintained, building ownership.
IM&T Strategy development for healthcare organisations; engagement with clinicians and services across the organisation; utilising industry best practice including Cloud, Big Data and BYOD. Workshop and interview-based approach delivers strategy that considers patients, staff and stakeholders ensuring the organisation benefits from the power of information and the adoption of technology.
Apira is experienced in quality and testing aspects of NHS projects. Covering creation of test plans, cases, scripts, desired results etc. for both cloud and non-cloud based technology. Utilisation of best practice test cycles and control of communication of issues and challenges between both internal and 3rd party stakeholders.