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Michael Ganio, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, FASHP and senior director, pharmacy practice and quality at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, talked about the progress in vaccine administration, the development of better communication between health departments and patients, and how all the bumps in the road of this vaccine rollout will make the process easier in the future.
Kraig McEwen, CEO of RedSail Technologies, LLC, spoke with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood about the company’s vision for the independent pharmacy market as its portfolio increases to include three major software players. With a long background in healthcare technology, McEwen sheds light on the importance of scale for independent pharmacy, as well as innovative technology platforms that respond to the healthcare trends toward value-based care.
Stuck with clunky software, outdated technology, and limited integration? Is your pharmacy management system is simply holding you back at a time when your patients need you most? Learn how your pharmacy management solution should keep up during COVID-19 and that there is an ROI to switching to a better solution.
With a newfound focus and pressure on pharmacies and pharmacists as frontline healthcare providers, the industry needs to ensure these pharmacies are equipped to handle such demand. How can pharmacists streamline operations, reallocate their staff, and put a focus on immunization efforts? Pharmacy automation.
A major contributor to the success of Memorial Hospital’s outpatient pharmacy expansion is also the smallest and simplest: a Kirby Lester KL1Plus verification-plus-counting device for prescription verification and counting.
TRHC's Farah Madhat and Robert Alesiani on the tools community pharmacies are deploying to support the unprecedented efforts to roll out COVID-19 vaccines. From patient scheduling and intake to second-dose management, reporting, and community education, learn about how pharmacists are making it all work.
Pharmacies' COVID-19 vaccination efforts would get a significant boost by enlisting the services of retired pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. A group of ten pharmacy associations wrote to HHS in early February, seeking permission for pharmacists and technicians who left the workforce within the past five years to be allowed to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
In early 2020, Strickland began researching for a replacement pharmacy robotic dispenser. He found the newest Kirby Lester model, the KL-SR secure robot, and he found the prescription dispensing accuracy his pharmacy needed.
A wide range of pharmacy technology industry executives and experts off their thoughts on the big changes to expect for pharmacy in 2021, what will make the biggest impact in the pharmacy market, and what adds value to the pharmacy and pharmacy technology systems.
Ten to 15 years ago, it wasn’t uncommon to find a hospital’s pharmacy staff sequestered in the pharmacy, conferring with their provider colleagues by phone and focused entirely on dispensing and verifying the medication needs for their hospital. Today, thanks to a web of technology that connects the pharmacy to the hospital, you’re more likely to find pharmacists on the floor supporting providers in their medication decisions, not in the basement.