State of Florida Selects Upp Technology's IRMS for Statewide Pharmaceutical Management

Upp Technology, a leader in emergency preparedness and response solutions, announced today that the state of Florida Department of Health (DOH), Bureau of Statewide Pharmaceutical Services (BSPS) has selected the IRMS 360|Enterprise™ solution suite in a hosted environment to manage the state’s pharmaceutical inventory. Software selected from the suite includes IRMS|EM™ Emergency Management, IRMS|WM™ Warehouse Management and IRMS|BI™ Business Intelligence to provide the BSPS with real-time visibility, enhanced accuracy and increased productivity.

IRMS|WM provides the BSPS with a centralized warehouse management resource for statewide pharmaceutical programs including AIDS, epilepsy, family planning, insulin, sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, and public health preparedness. The software records every movement of the drugs throughout the state, from distribution to county health departments, local clinics, specialty care facilities and Points of Dispensing (PODs), to administration of the drugs at local healthcare providers.

IRMS|EM provides the BSPS with an emergency management resource that will increase the speed and efficiency of Florida’s response to any large-scale emergency event. Through a single web-based database, DHS officials can easily monitor local pharmaceutical inventories across the state and allocate supplies based on need and CDC requirements. Pre-configured for CBRNE, MCI and numerous other pandemic events, IRMS|EM provides confidence and surety when critical decisions must be based on accurate inventory information.

IRMS 360|Enterprise is a proven solution currently operating in twelve states, as well as numerous counties and municipalities. The commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software system is designed for flexibility, scalability and interoperability, virtually eliminating inaccurate data and inventory outages while streamlining labor-intensive tasks. IRMS is easy to configure and easy to operate for centralized statewide management to mobile field operations.

About Upp Technology Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Upp Technology is a global provider of innovative technology solutions providing real business value to Fortune 500 companies, federal, state and local governments and businesses. For more information, visit www.upp.com.

For more information, contact: Jeff Byma Upp Technology, Inc. Phone: 630-493-7870 Email: jbyma@upp.com