Emily Jerry Foundation to Partner with MEPS Real-Time® at HIMSS 2014
The Emily Jerry Foundation is proud to announce our partnership with MEPS Real-Time® at HIMSS 2014. Based in Carlsbad, Calif., MEPS Real-Time is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions for medication management in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
This partnership continues to support my ongoing efforts of achieving ZERO preventable medical errors by 2020. Combining MEPS’ Intelliguard® product portfolio with my patient safety advocacy is a natural fit and one that will help me continue to advocate for patient safety on a national level.
“Our primary goal at MEPS Real-Time is to help hospitals, pharmacies and other healthcare providers safely and accurately manage high-value, critical-dose medication dispensing and delivery to patients,” said Shariq Hussain, President and CEO of MEPS Real-Time. “We are honored to partner with Chris Jerry and work together to improve patient safety.”
Following is a complete list of events where I will speak during the week of the HIMSS conference:
• Sunday, Feb. 23, 8:00 AM at the Hilton Hotel Orlando: keynote speech at the Intelligent Hospital Preconference Symposium.
• Monday, Feb. 24, 5:30 PM at the Orange County Convention Center, Leadership Theater, Intelligent Hospital Pavilion: During the RHCC and Intelligent Hospital Awards banquet, Jerry will accept an award on behalf of the Emily Jerry Foundation that recognizes leaders in advanced healthcare technology solutions. Q&A with press to follow.
• Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1:45 PM at the Orange County Convention Center, Leadership Theater, Intelligent Hospital Pavilion: Jerry will present a talk on how medical facilities can be made safer by identifyingtechnology proven to minimize “human medical errors.” Press conference with Q&A to follow in the Intelligent Hospital Welcome Center.
Be sure to visit the MEPS website whenever you get a free moment to learn more about the innovative work they are doing!