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Sigma and Fred IT partnership driving pharmacy innovation

Sigma Pharmaceuticals today announced Australia’s largest pharmacy IT partnership with the Fred IT Group to deliver Sigma’s next generation retail platform that will support over 700 pharmacies across Australia.

November 24th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

MedView Medicines Workspace – Bridging the gap between acute and community care

One of the key problems facing Australian health care professionals continues to be the lack of consolidated medications information and an inability to easily share information between health professionals. When patients move between community care and hospital and aged care, the absence of good quality and up to date clinical data can contribute to these interactions becoming high risk, resulting in medication misadventures and unnecessary hospital readmissions.

July 5th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

An uber awakening for pharmacy

The plight and success that Uber has seen shows that no industry is safe from disruption and any business or trade that thinks it can hide might do well to wake up.

Uber, the ride-sharing service that utilises its app to connect passengers to potential drivers in their area for a fraction of the cost of a traditional taxi ride, has dealt with a string of bad press. Yet the company has effectively disrupted the taxi industry, as well as changing people’s expectations of taxi services and pricing

April 26th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

Fred IT to release first phase of MedView Medicines Workspace in MyHR trial

Pharmacy software specialist Fred IT will try out the first phase of its new MedView Medicines Workspace during the later stages of the Northern Queensland trial for the opt-out model of the My Health Record.

First announced at the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) conference on the Gold Coast earlier this month, Fred's MedView Medicines Workspace will eventually allow doctors, pharmacists, hospitals and patients to have shared access to critical medicines information and services.

April 1st, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

2015 Year in Review

As 2015 draws to a close I am pleased to share the highlights of Fred’s year with you, a year shaped by our commitment to making life easier for you, our valued customers.

The innovation and achievements noted in the below infographic are all fuelled by the support you have shown us as we continue to work together to implement the opportunities and challenges our profession is being presented.

December 24th, 2015|In the news|0 Comments

Advantage Pharmacy taking to the cloud with Fred NXT

Advantage Pharmacy Group has engaged Fred IT to implement Fred NXT throughout its national network of company owned stores by the end of 2015.

One of Australia’s leading independent pharmacy groups, the Advantage Pharmacy Group includes the Advantage and Chemist Discount Centre retail pharmacy banners.

July 14th, 2015|In the news|0 Comments

Renewed funding for electronic transfer of prescriptions in the new 6CPA

June 2015

eRx Script Exchange welcomes the continuation of funding for the electronic transfer of prescriptions in the newly signed 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement.

The new agreement includes $12.6 million for ETP funding in the 2015-2016 financial year. An additional spend of $48.3 million has been set aside for ETP and eHealth in the years following, subject to a cost effectiveness study in 2016.

June 2nd, 2015|In the news|0 Comments

Fred launches new website

The Fred IT Group is pleased to announce that its new website at fred.com.au has gone live.

The new website has been launched to better reflect the technology changes that are transforming pharmacy IT, particularly eHealth, cloud computing and mobility.

March 19th, 2015|In the news|0 Comments

New national report highlights remarkable eHealth progress

A report published by eRx Script Exchange today shows that 80% of all prescriptions are now dispensed electronically rather than manually, which significantly improves patient safety and reduces the financial and human toll caused by mishaps with medications.

The new report documents the evolution of electronic prescriptions since eRx Script Exchange was launched in 2009, becoming Australia’s first national system for the electronic transfer of prescriptions (ETP).

December 16th, 2014|In the news|0 Comments

Fred named in BRW’s 50 Most Innovative Companies List

Fred IT Group has been identified as one of Australia’s most innovative companies, coming in at number 25 on the 2014 BRW 50 Most Innovative Companies List.

October 14th, 2014|In the news|0 Comments
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