NHS Trust integrates software to control £180m asset base

Basildon and Thurrock NHS Trust has signed a deal to implement systems which
will control a £180m asset base.

The Foundation Trust announced it had signed a deal with Real Asset
Management (RAM) to supply it with software to control business assets, such as

RAM is designed to increase the accuracy, registry and forecasts of assets.
The technology will be responsible for £180m of assets which consists of land,
buildings and other IT systems.

Ian Child, financial controller at Basildon and Thurrock said the new
technology “allows us to process transactions directly from our financial
package, iSOFT’s Integra Open Enterprise suite, avoiding the re-keying of data”

“We have the ability to carry out an accurate forecast of depreciation which
becomes very important when we are planning for depreciation of around £12
million annually,” he added.

The trust provides an extensive range of medical services at Basildon
University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and St. Andrews serving more than 800,000

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