In a health economy where cost management, increased efficiency and improving outcomes is paramount, effective medicine management processes can deliver significant benefits for clinical practice and financial and medicine supply chain management.
Our ePMA is an enterprise class web-based solution for electronic prescribing and medicines administration based on Medchart. Linking together prescribing, pharmacy clinical review and medicines administration processes.
Together with our i.Pharmacy providing dispensing, inventory and stock control and ward stock supply we provide integrated medication management facility with modern up to date technology.
With an open architecture design that integrates seamlessly into your existing administrative and clinical systems, our solutions help you reduce medication errors, enhance your communication, and streamline the pharmacy supply chain.
- Our medicines management solution ensures relevant information is always available to all healthcare workers at the point of care
- Integrates seamlessly with existing patient administration and clinical systems
- Our customers have proven our medicine management solutions help reduce medicine errors and deliver a host of other associated benefits in key areas such as operational performance, financial management and clinical governance.
Our medicines management solutions support healthcare services to implement safe, efficient and effective processes for the management of medicines throughout a hospital environment.
Our solutions orientated approach ensures we work with our customers to understand their specific requirements and priorities to implement a solution that improves performance for patient safety, clinical outcomes and operational efficiency. Read more...
Paper-based medicines systems are struggling to meet the demands of a modern healthcare service. Clinical practice, operational structures, national policy and therapeutic sophistication combined with patient expectations are some of the factors that demand a more robust and modern approach towards the prescribing, administration and management of medicines.
- 10% of hospital patients are known suffer an adverse drug error
- 1,200 lives could be saved per year
- Each adverse error can extend patient stays by 8.5 days
- Direct costs to the NHS > £500m
- Significant year on year increase in reported adverse drug errors
- c. 76% attributable to acute care
"On a daily basis I see things that could in some way cause patient harm. Sometimes through omitting regular medicines accidently we may be extending stays as they are without their important medication when they are unwell and really need it."
NHS Clinical Pharmacist, May 2011
ePrescribing and Medicines Administration
Our ePMA is an enterprise class web-based solution for electronic prescribing and medicines administration. Linking together prescribing, pharmacy clinical review and medicines administration processes, our ePMA provides a proven solution that delivers real clinical and operational benefits for acute healthcare services.
i.Pharmacy has been developed with expertise gained from nearly 30 years experience in hospital pharmacies. Its intuitive Windows based, modular components include dispensing, manufacturing, inventory control and cost centre accounting.
i.Pharmacy is a server-client application, enabling easy deployment for small through to multiple site implementations. It is highly user configurable to fit varying business process requirements.
i.Pharmacy accurately maintains inventory movements in a true multi-site, multi-store environment and is scalable, from a large regional implementation to a single PC on a single site.
Christine Walters, IM&T Director from Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust talks about the anticipated benefits of implementing an electronic prescribing and medicines administration solution.
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