SecurMed Announces Partnership With Arvato
19 July 2017
SecurMed UK, the UK Medicines Verification Organisation is entering into a Letter of Intent with Arvato Systems GmbH as the IT Blueprint Service Provider for the United Kingdom.
Following a robust and competitive selection process SecurMed UK, the UK Medicines Verification Organisation is pleased to announce its intention to enter into a Letter of Intent with Arvato Systems GmbH as the IT Blueprint Service Provider for the United Kingdom. The UK is one of the largest and most complex markets for medicines supply within Europe and the appointment of Arvato Systems represents a significant milestone in the UK’s journey to meet its obligations under the Falsified Medicines Directive and associated Delegated Regulation. SecurMed UK and Arvato Systems look forward to working together to enable the UK medicines supply and healthcare sectors to successfully implement the UK Medicines Verification System by 9 February 2019.
About SecurMed UK
SecurMed UK is the not-for profit organization which will manage the UK Medicines Verification System under the supervision of the UK national competent authorities – MHRA and Department of Health. SecurMed UK has been incorporated by the principal supply chain stakeholder associations (Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), British Generic Manufacturers Association (BGMA), British Association of European Pharmaceutical Distributors (BAEPD), Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA), National Pharmacy Association (NPA) and Company Chemists’ Association (CCA)) as required by the Falsified Medicines Directive.
About Arvato Systems
Global IT specialist Arvato Systems supports major companies through digital transformation. More than 3,000 staff in over 25 locations epitomize in-depth technology expertise, industry knowledge and focus on customer requirements. Working as a team, we develop innovative IT solutions, transition our clients into the Cloud, integrate digital processes and take on IT systems operation and support.
In Healthcare, Arvato Systems provides its own serialization solutions covering the entire end-to-end process chain. These solutions support both individual producers and national verification systems. Arvato Systems was chosen as an official service provider by the European Medicines Verification Organization (EMVO). We rely on a dedicated team of serialization experts that has already carried out numerous international projects.
As a part of the Bertelsmann-owned Arvato network, we have the unique capability to work across the entire value chain. Our business relationships are personal; we work with our clients as partners, so that together we can achieve long-term success. IT.arvato.com
Jerome Bertin, General Manager, SecurMed UK
Marcus Metzner, Chief Marketing Officer, Arvato Systems
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