Silverlink Software are the developers of PCS, one of the UKâ€™s leading Patient Administration Systems (PAS) for the NHS. PCS is installed at eleven Trusts in the UK and is used concurrently by more than 2,900 users every day. PCS is the leading application software solution in the market for the administrative processes required to run a cost effective and compliant Trust. It can support the complete range of Trusts from small specialist hospitals through to the most complex, multi-site Foundation Trusts.
PCS provides support for the whole administrative cycle from initial referral though outpatient and inpatient management and ending with discharge. It is designed to be highly compliant will NHS-specific processes such as Choose and Book, 18 week waits and the production of mandatory statistics and reports. It is particularly effective in enabling effective revenue management through the quality and integrity of captured data.
In addition to outstanding administrative functionality, PCS has built-in integration to most of the leading clinical applications including Pharmacy, Pathology, clinical coding and order communications. PCS supports a best of breed approach where clinicians can choose the applications which best support their speciality and still enjoy the benefits of full integration with a world-class PAS.
Each year, Silverlink Software makes significant investments in PCS to ensure that it continues to support the evolving requirements of the NHS. It has full Choose and Book compliance as standard and full Personal Demographic Services (PDS) compliance will be available Autumn 2012.
In addition to regulatory updates, PCS has one of the most active user groups in the UK. Representatives of all eleven Trusts meet regularly to drive further developments in the core product and revised versions of the software are released every four months. Uniquely within the UK PAS market, all eleven Trusts use the same version of software. This ensures that all Trusts benefit from investment in the product.