15:45 – 16:15 Jens Van Krieken, Head of Pharmacy at AZ Sint-Maarten
During his keynote: ‘Hospital Pharmacy 2.0’ Jens van Krieken will talk about the new AZ Sint-Maarten. When building the new AZ Sint-Maarten to house 3 separate hospitals, they had a dream to improve their pharmaceutical care to the highest standards. Jens van Krieken will explain the challenges they were facing and how they developed a new way of medication distribution in the hospital. The key concepts of the new distribution proces are: high quality, multiple checks, traceability, closed loop, efficiency and Unit Dose.

AZ Sint-Maarten is the big winner of the IFMA Awards 2019. They won the prize of the professional jury and the audience prize.