Stanford Hospital & Clinics contracted Accenture to use technology to benefit patients and save cost


Healthcare News/Information Technology in Healthcare :- Stanford Hospital & Clinics of California, US, has partnered with Accenture for a seven-year, connected health technology initiative.

Through the initiative, the hospital hopes to advance its patient care platform, which connects its inpatient and outpatient clinics, and achieve near-paperless medical records.

Accenture will deploy new capabilities in the hospital, including health analytic tools, business intelligence and patient-centered technology, and will manage data centres, networks, device support and help desks.

Stanford chief information officer Carolyn Byerly said that the hospital’s goal was to use technology to benefit patients while assuring that it has the most advanced capabilities and a cost-effective solution for managing operations.