Cerner, as a subcontractor will continue with other areas inclduing the Choose and Book portion of the network, the national scheduling information part of the system. BD
The National Health Service in England has terminated the contract of Japan-based Fujitsu Services as the prime contractor for providing information technology applications in the South of England region.
Cerner Corp., Kansas City, Mo., has served as a subcontractor to Fujitsu and provides its Millennium product as the core electronic health records system. The National Health Service terminated Fujitsu after protracted renegotiations of its contract failed. The 10-year deal was to expire in 2014.
Vendor teams in five regions across England are designing and implementing electronic health records systems, picture archiving and communication systems, and a range of supporting applications under England’s Connecting for Health initiative.