PRESS RELEASE: IntelliCentrics Acquires UK-Based Who Are You Ltd.

STOCKPORT, UK (January 8, 2019) – IntelliCentrics, owner and operator of the cloud-based SEC3URE healthcare technology platform, announced today the acquisition of UK-based Who Are You Ltd. “This acquisition is about introducing trusted access into healthcare,” said Mike Sheehan, chief executive officer of IntelliCentrics. “IntelliCentrics has been investing in the UK healthcare market for nearly […]

A further look at considerations for nurses/RODPs and clinical staff working with commercial visitors in theatres

Leading clinical publication, Operating Theatre Journal (OTJ), recently looked at the expanding role of nurses and registered operating department practitioners (RODPs), in particular, their accountability regarding commercial visitors in theatres. With kind permission from OTJ, we have a pdf of the article available here. OTJ’s article brings up a number of considerations for nursing staff […]

Lord Carter News Review – “There are no silver bullets”

In June, it was two years since Lord Carter published his interim report on operational productivity in NHS providers, and it’s now over 18 months since his final report. Programmes that support Lord Carter’s recommendations, particularly the procurement aspects, have been publishing progress over the summer, so we’ve summarised some of the discussion under three key […]

Unsolicited commercial activity is still a challenge – with 94% experiencing unsolicited visits and hospital policy avoidance, our survey finds.

“At one point, there were more suits in theatres, than hospital staff in scrubs”. This quote, recounted at a recent NHS conference, is from a theatre manager describing the number of commercial visitors who were accessing theatre areas. From the nods around the conference theatre, it’s an experience familiar to many other hospitals. Lord Carter […]

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital’s strong stance on compliance eliminates unsolicited visits, reducing overall commercial visits by 60%: CASE STUDY

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is a busy, central London healthcare facility. Each year it receives 472,000 outpatient visits, 121,000 people in A&E and manages 23,000 day case operations. So, it’s important that the hospital maintains convenient public access, whilst protecting everyone on site. The challenge Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cares for nearly […]

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust selects IntelliCentrics’ visitor management to support safety and procurement policies

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust is the latest UK healthcare facility to implement the IntelliCentrics SEC³URE commercial visitor policy compliance and management service, which helps hospitals reduce costs, improve procurement efficiency, save clinical time and supports a better patient journey. The SEC³URE service now manages commercial visitors’ compliance to the Trust’s safety and governance requirements, before […]