Alliance Medical wins ‘Diagnostics Provider of the Year’ at 2015 HealthInvestor Awards
Alliance Medical, Europe’s leading independent provider of imaging services, enjoyed a successful night as the company was awarded ‘Diagnostics Provider of the Year’ at the HealthInvestor Awards 2015, held in London last week (10th June).
The winning submission focused on Alliance Medical’s innovative and collaborative partnership developed with The Christie NHS Foundation to provide PET-CT scanning services. The partnership - which was recently awarded a ten year contract by NHS England to provide PET-CT scanning services at 30 locations across England - was described as “transformational” by the 22-strong judging panel featuring senior executives from across the healthcare sector.
Alliance Medical’s partnership with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust forms part of a Collaborative Network, consisting of local NHS and charitable providers and a number of leading academic institutions. The Collaborative Network, led by Alliance Medical, was selected by NHS England earlier this year to provide PET-CT scanning services at 30 locations across England, following a competitive tender process.
As part of the contract, Alliance Medical will invest over £80 million over the life of the contract to improve the current infrastructure, including a commitment to transition away from mobile services towards sustainable, high-quality static sites.
Keith Search, Managing Director UK and Northern Europe at Alliance Medical Limited, said:
“We are delighted to accept this award. It is a great achievement which recognises the innovative and high quality service delivered to patients through our clinically-led and collaborative approach. We are particularly proud to share the success with our colleagues at The Christie and look forward to working with them to further enhance diagnostic provision for patients across England.”
The HealthInvestor Awards aim to showcase and reward organisations and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the independent healthcare sector.
The awards ceremony, hosted by Jeremy Vine, was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London and was attended by 1,200 of the independent health sector’s key figures.
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