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Will-Call Automation: The Next Frontier

Please note this article is a repost of the article found on ComputerTalk.com. Takeaways from a study conducted by The ThomsenGroup Technology has proven to be a cost-effective solution to address growing prescription volumes and personnel shortages, while also helping to improve accuracy and patient safety. On the whole, this automation has focused on what we’ll call the first 20 …

Pharmacy provides state-of-the-art dispensary

by 66th Medical Squadron Pharmacy 6/25/2014 – HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. — Patients visiting 66th Medical Squadron Pharmacy will notice some changes behind the pharmacy counter beginning June 23, 66 MDS officials announced recently. The paper bags containing patient’s medications will be eliminated. In its place will be new technology aimed at merging five pharmacy filling steps into one …

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Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine 2010-2011

[one_half][/one_half][one_half_last] Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine 2010-2011 [/one_half_last] GSL: INTELLIGENT STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM if you are a practicing pharmacist, you’ve probably heard “has any-body seen or been working on Mr. XYZ’s prescription?” Meanwhile, your patients are spending uncomfortable minutes watching your clerks rummage through will call bins or bags looking for prescriptions that may or may not be filed …

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Pharmacy Solution Improves Accuracy and Efficiency

[one_half][/one_half][one_half_last] Photo by Nikia Simon – MEDDAC Maj. Jimmy Lee, Irwin Army Community Hospital pharmacy chief, observes Spc. Jennifer Blewett, IACH pharmacy specialist, using the Global Script Locator Solutions, Inc. Intelligent Cabinet technology to ll a prescription Nov. 22 at the main pharmacy. [/one_half_last] Irwin Army Community Hospital`s pharmacy is poised to revolutionize operations and improve customer service with Global …

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Rite Aid settles patient consultation lawsuit

Rite Aid recently agreed to pay $498,250 to settle charges that some of its California pharmacists frequently did not provide patient consultations required by law. The lawsuit was brought by the state Office of Consumer and Environmental Protection, the Riverside, Alameda County, and San Diego District Attorneys’ Offices, and the California State Board of Pharmacy (CSBP). According to the lawsuit, …