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Catalyst Catalyst Corner [May/June 2014] Regulating HIT

The FDA, in consult with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), recently released a report outlining recommendations for regulating health information technology, as required by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA).

George’s Corner [May/June 2014] Economics of the Drug World

A couple of weeks ago I shared with pharmacy students my views and experiences with drug economics. Putting the presentation together caused me to gather and review my thoughts after many years of working with the issues.

Publisher's Window [May/June 2014] The Value of Technology

In 2009 the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) published an analysis of the investment pharmacies make in technology and the impact this has on the patient in three categories: patient safety, patient adherence, and the prevention of fraud and abuse.

Technology Corner [May/June 2014] What Patients Expect

We recently read a report from Accenture that really got us thinking about what patients expect from their pharmacists and pharmacies. The report is titled “Great Expectations: Why Pharma Companies Can’t Ignore Patient Services.”

Viewpoints [May/June 2014] Interns and the Pharmacy Computer System

Pharmacy interns may interact with many computer systems within the prescription fulfillment workflow, with the most obvious being the pharmacy computer system. Interns who are educated on the different systems have the ability to impact the profitability of the pharmacy and improve customer service, while providing a head start on having a successful career as a pharmacist.


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PrescribeWellness 7-23

 

April 13-16, 2013
American Pharmacists Association

April 25, 2013
American Society for Automation

May 8-10, 2013
National Community Pharmacists’ Association

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