LGA Digital Care Technology Procurement Planning Guide
Most care technology services will require some form of purchasing or procurement. Undertaking a procurement is an expensive and time-consuming process, but can add a huge amount of value if it is well planned and well executed.
It is a big decision for any council to set off on this path, and for many councils it may be the first time that they have considered procuring a care technology service. So, whether you are planning to purchase a full care technology service, or seeking to procure technology to be provided as part of an in-house operating model or service, the points below will help you to consider some of the key elements you need to consider to maximise the chances of a successful procurement process.