OLDSMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TouchPoint Medical (TouchPoint), a leading global provider of innovative and intelligent hardware and software solutions for healthcare, announced today that TouchPoint’s solutions have been implemented by Fiona Stanley Hospital as the mobile medication transport and mobile workstation component of its Closed-Loop Medication Management System. Fiona Stanley Hospital’s medication management and delivery workflow is the best-practice model for all of the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Health facilities.
Ranked among the best in Australia, Fiona Stanley Hospital is a 783-bed, $2 billion public hospital. In addition to delivering comprehensive clinical services, Fiona Stanley Hospital is a leader in research and education. Its medical equipment and state-of-the-art information and communications technology rank as the most advanced in the Asia Pacific region.
FSH has selected TouchPoint’s all-new next generation mobile computing solution for the system’s advanced ergonomic design, integrated medication tracking and support and industry-leading configurability. TouchPoint’s solutions at Fiona Stanley Hospital include the AccessRx MD Mobile Medication Management System, powered by the Applied PilotFish Healthcare Integration (PilotFish) HL7 Interface Engine, TouchPoint’s Medication Management solution offers the flexible integration options and architecture needed to ensure long-term support for any future technology requirements.
“TouchPoint brings together an outstanding team and resources throughout the world with the passion to dramatically improve the environment and experience for both healthcare professionals and their patients,” said Fouad Abu-Akel, Director, Technical Applications, TouchPoint. “With the PilotFish HL7 Interface Engine, TouchPoint’s AccessRx MD Mobile Medication Management System seamlessly integrates into Fiona Stanley Hospital’s workflows and Closed-Loop Medication Management System. We are honored to be selected as a partner at Fiona Stanley Hospital, the lynchpin in the total rebuild of Western Australia’s health system.”
TouchPoint’s AccessPoint Rx MD Mobile Medication Management System is designed from the bottom up to be scalable, easy to service and highly adaptable to future technology upgrades. The user is paramount, with ergonomic features designed to support ease-of-use, efficiency and reduced hospital costs. TouchPoint designed the system to work not only with its own products, but also with those of other vendors, giving hospitals more options now and in the future.
“PilotFish is thrilled to be a significant enabling technology partner with TouchPoint in contributing to Fiona Stanley Hospital’s role as a world-leading digital hospital and in supporting WA Health systems,” said Monika Vainius, Executive Vice President at PilotFish. “The PilotFish HL7 Interface Engine offers the advanced technology, automated processes, flexibility and rapid development tools needed to effectively integrate with the ever-evolving array of IT systems and equipment found in world-class hospitals.”
Innovation and models of best practice are at the core of Healthcare Information and Communication Technology in Australia and at Fiona Stanley Hospital. TouchPoint and PilotFish are committed to help rapidly bring those advances to the bedside and beyond in the mission to improve patient care and public health.
About TouchPoint Medical
TouchPoint is a privately held, diversified global growth company based in Concordville, PA. TouchPoint focuses on acquiring and building niche, high-growth manufacturing businesses where technology and human touch points make a tangible difference to the end user. In total, TouchPoint companies have over 3,600 employees in 24 countries and serve in excess of 80,000 customers in nearly 100 countries throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.touchpointmed.com.
About Applied PilotFish Healthcare Integration
APHI is a subsidiary of PilotFish Technology. Founded in 2001 and based in Middletown, Conn. PilotFish develops middleware to enable the integration of disparate systems. APHII distributes PilotFish products directly to healthcare industry end users, solution providers and through select channel partners. Visit www.healthcare.pilotfishtechnology.com for more information.