Tag: electronic medication management

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Delivering on the eHealth Vision for NSW

Jonathan Di Michiel, Program Director for the eMR Connect Program at eHealth NSW  will be speaking to the eMedication Management Conference on Tuesday 14 March 2017 on Delivering on the eHealth Vision for NSW. Here, he talks about leadership and collaboration, the challenges facing an IT-enabled health system, expected business outcomes as well as integration of…

7 Mar 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

The need to assess eMM cost effectiveness

Prof Johanna Westbrook’s Study on the Cost-Effectiveness of eMM Professor Johanna Westbrook is Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR): the largest health informatics evaluation research team in Australia. Her extensive research expertise has focused on the design and implementation of complex multi-method evaluations across the health sector. One of her…

2 Feb 2016, by Informa Insights

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Implementing eMM systems to improve patient safety, efficiency and quality of care

The 5th Annual eMedication Management Conference will address the latest strategies for hospitals using eMM systems. The event will be held at the Swissotel in Sydney, on the 15th & 16th March 2016, and will examine implementation and integration processes using case studies from across Australia, including representation from NZ and the UK. Stephen Goundrey-Smith…

20 Jan 2016, by Informa Insights

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Latest developments in eMedication Management: Highlights from eMM 2015 in Sydney

Australian hospitals where electronic medication management (eMM) systems have been implemented have indicated that eMM was the most complex system and process redesign project they had undertaken and so, we'd like to thank all the speakers, sponsors and attendees who helped make the 2015 eMM conference in Sydney such a success by sharing their experiences…

8 Jul 2015, by Informa Insights

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InterSystems announces HealthShare Personal Community, a patient engagement platform

InterSystems, a Silver Exhibitor at the recent eMedication Management Conference, recently announced HealthShare Personal Community, a patient engagement solution that provides patients with an easy-to-understand and comprehensive view of their health information. * * * SYDNEY, Aust., April 14, 2015 – InterSystems, the global leader in software for connected care, today announced HealthShare Personal Community, a…

15 Apr 2015, by Informa Insights

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eMM: Challenging us to rethink the way we do things

Advancements in electronic medication management (eMM) systems offer powerful tools for ensuring the safety and quality of decision making. If the information and data to support clinical decisions has never been more available, why are there still challenges to implementing these tools? The complexity of the subject Australian hospitals where eMM systems have been implemented…

11 Mar 2015, by Informa Insights

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Electronic medication management increases patient safety

A recent survey conducted by InterSystems at the Electronic Medication Management Conference found that 100% of the 30 participated Australian hospitals expected electronic medication management (EMM) to lead to increased patient safety.  However, 60% cited complexity or cost of interoperability as a significant barrier to deployment. 26 public hospitals and 4 private hospitals participated in the survey, highlights…

6 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights

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Close-Up: Kate Richardson

Kate Richardson is a Pharmacist for  eMedicines Management  at St Vincents Hospital (SVH) Sydney Kate is specialising in navigating the e-health maze to find solutions to ensure medicines and medication information is appropriately, pragmatically and safely managed. She has been involved in the implementation of pharmacy dispensing/inventory systems, smart IV infusion pumps with dose-error reduction software and…

11 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights