Medicines Optimisation and Prescribing Decision Support Solutions

We live in a time of remarkable medical potential, where powerful drug knowledge coupled with intelligent technologies can enhance clinical decision-making, cost-effectiveness and patient outcomes.

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About FDB

At FDB, we offer an unmatched range of tested and proven drug knowledge solutions at the point of care. By augmenting the capabilities of technology, our intuitive clinical decision support solutions provide information to healthcare professionals that is targeted and actionable. With content curated by pharmacists and clinical informaticists, we are the market leader for medication care guidance and medicines optimisation. 98% of our customer partners stay with us year after year and through these partnerships we continue to develop, harness and evolve drug knowledge to improve health.

Part of the Hearst Health network, FDB UK delivers clinical decision support and medicines optimisation software to thousands of customers:-

  • Primary Care
  • Secondary Care
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
  • Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs)

Solutions for Optimising Medication Decisions

FDB OptimiseRx

Patient-specific prescribing guidance for UK primary care medicines optimisation
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FDB Multilex

Medication clinical decision support for safer prescribing and dispensing in the UK
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FDB MedKnowledge

Medication clinical decision support for safer prescribing in the Middle East
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Solutions for Improved Patient Care Strategies

Zynx Health

Evidence-based order sets to standardise care and improve quality
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MCG

Informed care strategies based on global evidence-based care guidelines
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Case Studies

Explore our library of FDB case studies, reports, whitepapers and brochures.

News & Events

From FDB and healthcare organisations involved in Clinical Decision Support and medicines management.

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June 14, 2018

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group goes live with FDB OptimiseRx

Newcastle Gateshead CCG goes live with FDB OptimiseRx™ to drive high-quality and cost-effective prescribing NHS Newcastle Gateshead CCG has become…
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June 10, 2018

VACANCY: Commercial Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Job Type: Full Time, 12 Month Contract Location: Exeter Salary: Competitive Keywords: Commercial Accountant, Accounting, Financial Analyst, Sage, Accountant, CIMA, ACCA To…
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June 7, 2018

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Last week, staff from FDB’s UK office spent the day partnering with Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity and the Canal &…

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Our Team

Darren Nichols

Managing Director

Darren joined FDB in 1999, becoming Managing Director in 2017. Darren is driven by delivering first class health data and clinical decision support solutions that improve patient safety and optimise outcomes.

Gajan Srikanthan

Head of Clinical Strategy

Gajan, a Registrar in General Medicine, joined FDB in 2009, becoming Head of Clinical Strategy in 2015, responsible for ensuring clinical strategy is at the heart of our solution roadmap and company direction. Gajan is passionate about gaining deep insight into the clinical workflow, creating clinical decision support solutions which empower clinicians and drive transformational change.

Oliver Clift

Head of Customer Support & Delivery

Oliver joined FDB in 2015 as Head of Account Management, Delivery & Implementation and is responsible for overseeing all client relationship, implementation, training, and support needs. Oliver promotes a partnership approach with customers, enabling them to achieve the full potential and benefit of our solutions.

Mehmood Syed

Middle East Regional Managing Director

Dr Mehmood Syed joined the company in 2013 as Clinical Director and became the Middle East Regional Managing Director in 2016. Mehmood is a UK-trained Consultant in Family Medicine and alumnus of both King’s College London and Imperial College London. He works with healthcare regulators, payors and providers to optimise patient health outcomes through the application of evidence-based medicine to clinical practice.

Simon Radcliffe

Head of Commercial Management

Simon joined FDB in 2012, becoming Head of Commercial in 2015. Simon is driven by delivering clinical, financial, and operational value from our solutions across our customer base. He is focussed on working in partnership with customers to deliver solutions that meet their strategic objectives.

Phil Verplancke

Head of Product Management

Phil joined FDB in 2008, becoming Head of Product Management in 2017. Phil is responsible for maintaining the health and vitality of the Clinical Decision Support portfolio and is passionate about the creation and delivery of clinical solutions that not only solve real-world problems but maximise value to all users in doing so.

Corrina Ralph

Head of Finance

Corrina joined FDB in 2008, becoming Head of Finance in 2015. Corrina provides leadership to the finance, legal and human resource teams delivering financial analysis, strategies, and recommendations to optimise the company’s fiscal performance. She is committed to inspiring a respectful company culture in our dealings with customers, co-workers and partners.

Andrew Madden

Head of Channel Partnerships

Andrew is the Head of Channel Partnerships for FDB. Andrew is dedicated to fostering relationships with our IT integration partners across our portfolio of market-leading care guidance solutions in both the UK and Internationally. He has a history of successfully managing IT relationships in the healthcare sector and is focussed on developing and managing our strategic business partnerships.

Gavin Henderson

Head of Technical Programmes and Business Systems

Gavin is the Head of Technical Programmes and Business Systems for FDB UK. He is responsible for ensuring that ITS deliver to the solution roadmap and company strategy. Gavin is passionate about the opportunity of using technology for operational improvements and is committed to providing a work environment that enables teams to deliver.

Careers

We are keen to hear from talented professionals looking to contribute their expertise to medicine optimisation and clinical decision support solutions that enable optimum patient outcomes and transform healthcare systems across the world.
If you are a Clinician, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Researcher, Software Developer or Healthcare Informaticist looking for a new challenge, and to work with people who share your passion for a job well done, please take a look at our current vacancies in Exeter and London.

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Careers

We are keen to hear from talented healthcare professionals looking to contribute their expertise to medicines optimisation and clinical decision support solutions that enable optimum patient outcomes and transform healthcare systems across the world.
If you are a Clinician, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Researcher, Software Developer or Healthcare Informaticist looking for a new challenge, and to work with people who share your passion for a job well done, please take a look at our current vacancies in Exeter and London.

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