Clinical Pharmacy Information Systems

Mobile computing acceptance grows as applications evolve.

Publication Date: 
Jan 24, 2002

Handheld devices are becoming more cost-effective to own, and their use in healthcare environments is increasing. Handheld devices currently are being used for e-prescribing, charge capture, and accessing daily schedules and reference tools.

An integrated drug prescription and distribution system: challenges and opportunities.

Publication Date: 
Apr 02, 2004

Using the hospital's drug prescription and distribution system as a guide, benefits and drawbacks of a medical activity management system that is tightly integrated with the supply chain management of a hospital will be discussed from the point of view of various participating healthcare act

Quality assurance and effectiveness of the medication process through tablet computers?

Publication Date: 
Aug 09, 2012

Medication errors during admission to hospitals pose a significant problem. Most of the severe medication errors may be related to dispensation and administration. The medication errors may be induced by cost savings and staff reduction characterizing the current health care system.

E-prescribing hits the medical world: what physicians need to know to get the right technology.

Publication Date: 
Oct 26, 2001

Electronic prescribing is an emerging technology that allows physicians to write appropriate, legible, and safe prescriptions quickly and easily, using a handheld computer unit linked to their office computer.