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NHS Doncaster CCG becomes 100th CCG to roll out medicines optimisation solution, FDB OptimiseRx

NHS Doncaster CCG becomes the 100th NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to roll out the Hearst Health International patient-specific prescribing solution, FDB OptimiseRx, to all 43 member GP practices. The announcement was made today by Jeff Dienhart, Senior Managing Director of Hearst Health International. FDB OptimiseRx works by providing patient-specific, evidence-based medication guidance messages within [...]

By | 2017-03-08T14:40:39+00:00 March 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Fighting an antibiotic crisis

This article was originally published in The Commissioning Review, December edition 2016.  We are edging dangerously close to losing our ability to control everyday infections - but how can we tackle the growing resistance to antibiotics? Modern medicine has been built on antimicrobials, antivirals and antifungals and without them the average human life expectancy is [...]

By | 2017-01-23T10:38:33+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Insights|0 Comments

Update to FDB OptimiseRx brings new features for CCGs

This week, the FDB OptimiseRx has been updated with some new features in response to requests from the FDB OptimiseRx user community: New ‘Users’ tab: You can now create and manage individual user accounts directly from the FDB OptimiseRx administration portal. This feature allows you to grant access and assign roles according to how users [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:10:43+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Microtest integrates FDB OptimiseRx to provide users with new prescribing decision support functionality

Microtest’s Evolution users will now benefit from more enhanced, clinically appropriate prescribing guidance at the point of care and at the right time in the prescribing workflow thanks to a new integration with FDB OptimiseRx from Hearst Health International.  Microtest and Hearst Health International have worked together to integrate FDB OptimiseRx into Microtest’s core Open [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:10:43+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Date and venue announced for the first National FDB OptimiseRx User Group 2016

We're very excited to announce more details about the first National FDB OptimiseRx User Group 2016. The event is free to attend, and open to all NHS organisations: Thursday 10th November 2016 East Midlands Conference Centre & Orchard Hotel, Nottingham Lunch provided Benefits of attending: Learn about the latest developments on FDB OptimiseRx Refresh your [...]

By | 2016-08-16T14:19:31+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations to the winner of the Medicines Optimisation Healthcare Transformation Award

We were honoured to present the winner of the Medicines Optimisation Award at the Healthcare Transformation Awards at Health+Care 2016. The winner was NHS Kernow CCG & Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LPC for their POPPIES project.  Here we are presenting the award (L-R): NHSCC co-Chair Dr Graham Jackson, Hearst Health International's Robert Nyland, NHS [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:10:43+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the FDB OptimiseRx team at The Commissioning Show (Health+Care) 2016 at ExCel, London

29–30 June 2016, ExCeL London, UK For the fifth year running, we’re returning to The Commissioning Show (Health+Care) 2016 at ExCel, London. Hearst Health International experts will be on hand at stand G50 to: Discuss with you how our partnerships with EMIS Health, TPP and Microtest are helping to drive care guidance adoption at the [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:10:43+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EMIS Health enables patient-specific prescribing with FDB OptimiseRx™ through Hearst Health International partnership

Hearst Health International, a leader in providing care guidance solutions, today announces the partnership launch of the FDB OptimiseRx solution with EMIS Web. OptimiseRx is the most advanced patient-specific prescribing decision support solution for primary care, and it is used nationwide in 48 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Unlike other prescribing solutions, OptimiseRx puts patient information [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:10:43+00:00 April 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on EMIS Health enables patient-specific prescribing with FDB OptimiseRx™ through Hearst Health International partnership

OptimiseRx™ first to provide medicines optimisation to five NHS CCGs under new NHS framework

Press release Hearst Health International announced today that OptimiseRx has become the first solution to be procured by a federation of five London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) under a new procurement framework from NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS). The appointment was announced by Simon Radcliffe, Head of UK Commercial Management, Hearst Health International. More [...]

By | 2017-11-28T13:10:43+00:00 January 26th, 2016|News|Comments Off on OptimiseRx™ first to provide medicines optimisation to five NHS CCGs under new NHS framework