The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has launched a mobile application that records patient data on smartphones or tablets and sends that information to a customizable dashboard.
Health system implements on-site specialty pharmacy, connects it with healthcare team members through EMR; clinical pharmacist gets out from under a mountain of paperwork; everybody wins.
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances isn't much of an improvement over previous practice.
Some early adopters — well, beta testers — give us the lowdown on current and future applications of Google Glass in pharmacy.
Dallas Moore, regional director of pharmacy services, Intermountain Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, discusses how his employer uses Aesynt software to manage inventory.
CareFusion has introduced new technologies designed to improve the safety, efficiency, and cost of intravenous medications as well as medication management.
As pharmacists switch from reimbursement based on a fee-for-service model to value-based care, these best practices can help maximize efficiency despite budget constraints and lean staffs.
Technology-based messaging support for at-risk and diabetic patients is being tested in 17 communities across the country. Three of the participating programs have released their evaluations and conclusions.
Patients in rural settings can still receive personalized care from pharmacists. With tele consults, all they need is an internet connection and a laptop.
2D barcodes hold more than the NDC. Their 2,300 characters (compared to 48 in linear barcodes) can hold lot numbers and expiration dates, along with the product IDs.