MELBOURN, England, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Aegate continues to lead the Falsified Medicine Directive implementation, by enabling the rollout of the National Medicine Verification Systems through a Planning and Operational Project scoping document which will be made available for each of the National NMVOs. This document synthesises the experience of Aegate in rolling out a live medicine verification system in three countries. Read more: http://aegate.com/en/uk-fmd/
Aegate also announces GAP™ - the Good Authentication Practice within Hospital Dispensaries guidelines which have been developed by researchers at the Oxford University Hospital in the UK through a live verification system installed in several hospitals and retail pharmacies.
GAP™ heralds Aegate's continued efforts in pioneering and leading the medicines verification industry. Central to this is the charter which provides the steps necessary for practice in authentication. Read more: http://aegate.com/en/good-authentication-practice-gap/
With a documented history of some 3.3 billion medicines scanned to date with an average rate of 200,000 transactions per hour across 20,000 dispensing points, Aegate is the principal active market leader in medicines verification. Aegate's Reach, Assure and Protect services meets the needs of all stakeholders. Supported internationally by manufacturers and pharmacists alike, Aegate is a European company with offices throughout Europe. Our mission is to protect patients from falsified, recalled or expired medicines.
We operate a highly secure real‐time system to verify the authenticity of medicines. This operates seamlessly from manufacturer to pharmacy, and fully meets the requirements of European legislation for falsified medicines. The Aegate network also supports messaging services that provide additional information for the pharmacist at the point of dispense, such as regulatory or drug safety advice and patient education or adherence information.
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