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Alcidion and Taranaki DHB pilot first Better Meds eMedicine system in the Southern Hemisphere

Taranaki District Health Board’s Hāwera Hospital has launched its pilot for the Better Meds eMedicine system, trialling the system across the Emergency Department, inpatient wards and maternity unit until the end of January 2022. Alcidion partnered with Taranaki District Health Board to pilot Better’s secure eMedicine system, Better Meds, which provides a clear overview of

Topics | Digital Health | ePMA & Medication Management | Patient Safety

How Better’s Electronic Medication Management solution integrates with Alcidion’s products

Better Meds is a closed-loop medication management system developed to replace paper-based processes for reconciliation, prescribing, pharmacist review and medication administration. Impressed by the capability and recognising a significant opportunity in the market, Alcidion partnered with Better in 2019 to resell their Better Meds solution in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Since then,

Topics | Digital Health | ePMA & Medication Management | Patient Safety

Alcidion signs contract with Te Manawa Taki DHBs for Electronic Medication Management

Alcidion is pleased to announce it has signed a contract with New Zealand’s Te Manawa Taki (TMT) region District Health Boards (DHBs) for a pilot implementation of Better’s OPENeP Electronic Medication Management solution.   TMT stretches from Cape Egmont in the West to East Cape and is in the middle of the North Island.  The region comprises five DHBs: Hauora Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Lakes, Bay of Plenty and Waikato.

Topics | Digital Health | ePMA & Medication Management

How to make electronic prescribing and medication administration a success

There is strong evidence on how electronic prescribing and medicines administration systems – also known as ePMA in the UK and a range of other acronyms across the world – can improve safety for patients, reduce the risk of harm and ensure high quality care. From the moment a patient is admitted, ePMA can support

Topics | ePMA & Medication Management | Patient Safety

Alcidion signs contract for medications management solution

Alcidion announces that an agreement has been reached with Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, UK, to implement the OPENeP Electronic Prescribing and Medications Administration (ePMA) system produced by Better. Total value of the contract is £1.02 million (~A$1.9 million) to be recognised over six years. The agreement follows Alcidion’s award as preferred provider by the

Topics | ePMA & Medication Management | Patient Safety

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be a self-made digital exemplar with Alcidion partnership

Great Software Products are ineffective without Good Implementation

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is set to enhance its digital maturity through a partnership that will see it implement a health technology platform to transform patient safety and clinical efficiency for its hospitals and its local healthcare system partners. In March, the trust, which serves a population of half a million people over three hospitals,

Topics | Clinical Decision Support | Data & Analytics | Digital Health | ePMA & Medication Management | Interoperability | Patient Engagement | Patient Safety

Alcidion partners with Better by Marand to combat medication errors

Alcidion is partnering with Slovenia-based healthcare provider Better by Marand to resell their OPENeP solution in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, to combat medication-related harm across the world. Unsafe medication practices and medication errors continue to be the leading cause of injury and avoidable harm in healthcare systems around the world: The Australian Institute

Topics | ePMA & Medication Management