JAC to Showcase Integrated Chemotherapy Solution at EAHP

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March 22 – 24 2017 | Cannes, France JAC, part of the Mediware Group, will be demonstrating CMS, a comprehensive oncology and chemotherapy management software solution, at Europe’s largest congress for hospital pharmacy. The 22nd annual European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) Congress will take place in Cannes, France, from the 22nd to 24th of March 2017 under the theme of “Hospital pharmacists – catalysts for change”. The EAHP Congress provides delegates with an opportunity to meet, network and share expertise and best practice with colleagues while keeping up to date with the latest developments in hospital pharmacy and learning about the latest products and innovations. CMS is a multi-lingual, web-based solution for prescribing,… Read More

JAC wins new EPMA contract across two Trusts

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JAC, one of the world’s leading specialist vendors of medicines management software, has won the contract for the implementation of one EPMA system across two separate sites. This sizeable project is the equivalent of two full sized EPMA installations, but they have been purchased together for better cost effectiveness of regional services. August 2016 – The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals (RBCH) and Poole Hospital (PH) NHS Foundation Trusts have chosen to build on their shared medicines management platform, on which both trusts currently access pharmacy management services, by adding EPMA services accessible to users of both sites. This contract was agreed through the government-backed Southern Program for IT and… Read More

JAC Listed on G-Cloud

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The UK’s leading medicine management solutions specialist, JAC, is now listed on the G-Cloud 8 Framework. Listing on the G-Cloud Digital Marketplace will make the procurement of JAC’s Medicines Management platform’s core products easier and simpler for public sector healthcare providers. G-Cloud is a cloud-based framework through which suppliers can procure preconfigured packages of software with all the professional services and technical support included. The Digital Marketplace is free to use for public sector bodies, including NHS healthcare providers, and offers Trusts a unique advantage in that it allows organisations to call-off complete without having to go through lengthy tender processes. The core products of the JAC Medicines Management platform… Read More

Jersey – Improving Cancer Care by Introducing Electronic Prescribing

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Health and Social Services (HSSD) in Jersey has signed a contract with JAC to roll out their Chemotherapy Management System (CMS) product in the Oncology Department at The General Hospital to improve the service provided to cancer patients. The General Hospital is a 250 bed hospital based in St Helier and serves the whole island, with a population of 100,000. The hospital has been using JAC’s Pharmacy Management (PSC) system for a number of years; and the decision to implement CMS was the next step in their commitment to implementing an end-to-end medicines management platform. CMS is a web-based solution for prescribing, scheduling and managing therapies for chemotherapy patients. The system’s specialist functionality focuses on reducing… Read More

Norway Launches Regional Cancer Care

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The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, Helse Sør-Øst RHF, have signed a deal to roll out JAC’s Chemotherapy Management System (CMS) across its 17 health Trusts, satellite clinics and seven chemotherapy production pharmacies in order to help improve the quality of cancer care and patient safety across the whole region. The contract award directly to JAC underpins Helse Sør-Øst RHF’s ‘Digital Modernisation Initiative – for Improved Patient Safety and Quality of Care’. It also spearheads a new regional shared-services programme for the standardisation and consolidation of technologies with the aim of improving accessibility to healthcare for the 2.8 million population living in the region. Norway’s mountainous landscape and snowy winters… Read More

King’s Lynn Implements CMS for Chemotherapy ePrescribing

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust has signed a contract with JAC to implement CMS (Chemotherapy Management System) to support the full range of Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapies (SACT) offered by the Trust. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is one of the best cancer treatment facilities in the UK. The Trust has a ‘Charter Mark’, award-winning Day Surgery Centre and a nationally recognised Radiology Department that is one of only five units to have achieved the Imaging Standards Accreditation Scheme status. A broad multi-disciplinary team from Oncology, Haematology, Pharmacy, Cancer Services, ICT and Business Intelligence selected JAC’s CMS as the solution of choice after evaluating all the established chemotherapy… Read More

Isle of Wight’s Ward-Based Drugs Storage ‘Leading the Way’

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The Isle of Wight Radio broadcasted a news story about the Island’s NHS Trust’s new storage system at St Mary’s Hospital, which was funded by the NHSE Technology Fund and uses touch recognition technology. Fifteen wards and departments at St Mary’s have all their medicines stored in automated Omnicell cabinets, which are linked to JAC’s EPMA system, and are automatically refilled through a link with a ‘pharmacy robot’ based in the main pharmacy department. The new touch recognition technology allows ward staff to select medicines for specific patients using touch recognition technology such as keyless, fingerprint access, eliminating the need for usernames and passwords, saving considerable time. Gillian Honeywell, Chief Pharmacist… Read More

Cornwall and Aintree are HSJ Healthcare Award Finalists

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JAC would like to congratulate both Aintree University Hospital Foundation Trust and Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust for being shortlisted for the HSJ Healthcare Awards in the ‘Value and Improvement in Medicines Management’ category. The Award set out to recognise outstanding work being done with medicines management in the NHS to improve efficiency, effectiveness and quality of medicines management across the whole patient pathway, from the procurement to the administration of medicines. Chief Executive of JAC, Robert Tysall-Blay, said: “It is fantastic to see our customers being recognised for the work they’re doing in medicines management. Both Aintree University Trust’s and Royal Cornwall’s nominations for the HSJ Award were well deserved… Read More