MidCentral Health, based in Palmerston North, has signed a three-year $1.4 million deal with IT services provider CSC New Zealand for the provision of software and hardware services for core systems.
The contract follows long-standing arrangements that started in 1992 with CSC installing its HOMER patient administration system.
The agreement allows technology to be upgraded , which will help MidCentral share HOMER with other Hospital and Healthcare Service providers.
It also includes full support for HOMER'S patient administration modules, including patient master index (PMI), admissions, discharges and transfers, radiology, outpatients scheduling, supply management and pharmacy.
CSC will also support the associated clinical costing system and Sun Microsystems hardware.