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Ward MM and Adapt Analytics announce a partnership to integrate AI and machine learning into Ward MM's clinical decision support engine

2018-08-07 21:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ward Medication Management (Ward MM) announces a collaboration with Adapt Analytics, to enhance the Ward MM clinical pharmacy decision support engine by leveraging Adapt Analytics expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The Ward MM decision support engine analyses real-time deidentified drug-drug and drug-genetic interaction records of aging Australians. Integrating AI and machine learning capabilities will enable Ward MM to provide our clinical pharmacists with a sophisticated medication recommendation tool as well as provide Ward MM with significant data mining capabilities.

The collaboration with Adapt Analytics involves both Ward MM Australian and US teams. 

"We are excited to be partnering with Adapt Analytics not only because of their expertise in the AI field but also because if their shared commitment with Ward MM to help eliminate medication related harm.  The implementation of the AI engines is another step in Ward MM's growth as a precision medication management company," says Dr Rocco Iannello, Global Head of Research at Ward MM.

Ward MM pharmacists will access the Ward MM decision support engine to enhance the medication prescribing advice they provide to GPs for the aging population.  

"We feel fortunate for the opportunity to align with Ward MM's vision where we'll be able to apply our expertise and efforts toward the betterment of peoples' lives," says Mike Boyle, Partner at Adapt Analytics.

Ward MM is a clinical pharmacist group based in Australia, focused on medication decision support to GPs, providing advisory and risk reduction in the use and administration of medication to the aged care industry and advancing research in clinical pharmacy on the safer use of medication. The aim of Ward MM is to end medication related harm through innovation and quality of analyses of medication use and its impact on patients. Find out more, visit

ABOUT Adapt Analytics
Adapt Analytics is an analytics consulting firm based in the United States, that partners with organizations to deliver right-sized analytics programs and solutions resulting in enhanced decision-making, improved business processes and innovative products/services. Visit

Press Enquiries:
Dr Rocco Iannello, Global Head of Research at Ward MM.
Phone: +61 0408 547 394

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