MOORESTOWN, N.J., (November 13, 2019) – Tabula Rasa HealthCare® (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, expands its hospital service footprint through subsidiary company DoseMe’s strategic partnership with St. Joseph’s/Candler, the premier not-for-profit health provider in Savannah, GA. DoseMe will provide precision dosing services across the provider’s specialized inpatient and outpatient hospitals. St. Joseph’s/Candler is the first health system in Georgia to partner with DoseMe and the 140th site across the United States, Europe, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
With the deployment of DoseMe’s web-based dose optimization solution, DoseMeRx℠, St. Joseph’s/Candler will transition to an AUC-based vancomycin dosing strategy. The move is prompted by the revised therapeutic monitoring guidelines of vancomycin by Rybak et al for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists.
“At St. Joseph’s/Candler, we are always looking to provide the best outcomes for our patients by using evidence-based approaches”, states St. Joseph’s/Candler Clinical Pharmacist in Internal Medicine Dustin Orvin, PharmD. “DoseMe’s Bayesian dosing platform will make it easy and cost-effective for our pharmacists to apply the new national dosing recommendations for vancomycin. We foresee huge benefits for our patients in the seamless application of AUC dosing and performance analysis, ensuring our patients are getting the best outcome possible.”
DoseMeRx is a unique platform that uses Bayesian dosing to calculate a precise dose to achieve a clinical target. The first in the world to develop precision dosing software for clinical practice, DoseMe’s solutions help to optimize dosing and streamline operations, reduce adverse drug events and decrease costs.
“The expansion of DoseMe into another US hospital further demonstrates the value DoseMeRx provides hospitals looking for best-practice standardization,” said TRHC Chairman and CEO Calvin. H. Knowlton, PhD. “The platform enables safer dosing techniques, improving quality and outcomes. It creates more efficient workflows and generates significant savings for our customers.”
“We’re delighted St Joseph’s/Candler has recognized not only the clinical benefits of DoseMeRx, but also its workflow efficiencies and mechanisms for facilitating the transition to AUC-based vancomycin dosing,” says DoseMe CEO Charles Cornish.
About Tabula Rasa HealthCare
Tabula Rasa HealthCare® (NASDAQ:TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize performance to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk. Medication risk management is TRHC’s lead offering, and its cloud-based software applications, including EireneRx® and MedWise™, provide solutions for a range of payers, providers, and other healthcare organizations. For more information, please visit tabularasahealthcare.com.
DoseMe® is a Tabula Rasa HealthCare Company (NASDAQ: TRHC) and is the first company in the world to develop precision dosing software – DoseMeRx℠ – developed specifically for clinical practice. DoseMe’s clinical decision support solutions empower healthcare providers to optimize dosing of high-risk parenteral medications to streamline operations, reduce adverse drug events, decrease costs and improve patient outcomes. For more information, visit doseme-rx.com
About St Joseph’s/Candler
St. Joseph’s/Candler is a 714-bed, Magnet-designated health system for nursing excellence, with a focus on the latest technologies and research. It is anchored by St. Joseph’s Hospital and Candler Hospital. Its comprehensive network includes centers of excellence for oncology, cardiovascular, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, orthopedics, pulmonary medicine and a variety of other disease specialties. SJ/C’s Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion has been selected to be part of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program. St. Joseph’s/Candler is a not-for-profit health system serving 33 counties in southeast Georgia and three in the South Carolina Low Country and is the largest and only faith-based institution in the region. For more information, visit www.sjchs.org.