Questions related to Hospital Pharmacy Service
Sometimes the actual size of the ampoule or vial is too small, so the labeling of the high concentration electrolyte (high alert) becomes difficult and covers the vital information including the expiry date.
During this pandemic we have changed our complete ways of practicing of normal way, similarly pharmacist are also shifting toward a new concept of telepharmacy. How does it impact the society in long run. Both the positive and negative effects?
According to experts in mHealth (Mobile Health), mobile healthcare is the future of health care and expected revenue of investments in new technologies and smart phones is about 27 billion US dollars by 2017.
As the system being implemented is only at pharmacy level, prescriptions will still be written manually. All the manual procedures will still be the same, and an additional step will be introduced : transcribing the prescription. The manual prescription will be transcribed into the system by a pharmacy staff. This is to facilitate the stock checking purpose and statistic collection purpose. This system will be implemented in the outpatient and inpatient pharmacy at all times and needs to be updated every time there's a new prescription. Please share your experience if any.