Dakota Awarded £1.1M Contract with East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust Amid Epic ePR Implementation

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time technology, printing, mobility and digital data capture solution specialist, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a two year contract to support East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) as part of its 2025 Epic ePR implementation.

The contract is to supply mobile devices, printers and barcode scanners for a two year period, with the option to extend the contract for an additional twenty-four months. The initial solution deployment is worth just over £1M for the supply, training, maintenance and support of both data capture hardware and services.

Edward Outen, Procurement Category Manager at ESNEFT comments, “We are motivated to collaborate with Dakota Integrated Solutions following a competitive tender conducted through the NHS Supply Chain Framework for Printable Patient Identification Wristbands and Associated Accessories (Reference: 2023/S 000-009181). Dakota demonstrated success in meeting ESNEFT’s procurement needs, emphasising their diversity, adaptability and ability to deliver within extremely tight timeframes. This testimonial underscores Dakota’s effectiveness in meeting the specific requirements of ESNEFT, reflecting positively on their performance and capabilities within the healthcare procurement sector.”

Samer Hassan, Clinical Informaticist Nurse at ESNEFT comments, “We are excited to be working with Dakota on this project. Having the right hardware is a crucial investment that will facilitate the smooth adoption and utilisation of our ePR across ESNEFT sites. Dakota’s ability to meet our accelerated procurement timeline showcased their agility and commitment to customer experience.”

Charlie Cowan, Account Manager for Healthcare Solutions at Dakota concludes, “We are honoured to be assisting ESNEFT in the supply of data capture hardware and services to support their ongoing Epic ePR implementation. We have been working with the Trust during the last few years, so we were fully aware of their product and solution requirements and were subsequently able to advise on the best hardware to suit their needs. This has been a huge effort from the wider Dakota team, who always acts with professionalism and integrity to deliver on customer expectations.”

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