Automated Pharmacy Workflow

Published Online: Friday, August 26, 2011
Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education

Automated Pharmacy Workflow: Analyze, Optimize and Maximize Productivity--An Industrial Engineering Perspective

Keith Overfield, BS
Parata Systems LLC
Durham, North Carolina


This webinar will take an in-depth look into HIT impact from patient contact with a physician through medication compliance at home. The deployment of technology systems within your pharmacy requires workflow changes to realize efficiency gains and opportunities for clinical growth. This session will offer insight from an industrial engineering perspective to fully leverage your technology investments and maximize patient care.

Educational Objectives
Upon completing the program, participants should be able to:
  • Examine their information workflow and identify areas for improvement.
  • Understand the types of technology available (both software and hardware) and the benefits provided by each for all components of the healthcare cycle.
  • Understand the value of clinical pharmacy services within their pharmacy, as well as ways to integrate within their current structures.
  • Identify opportunities to improve their pharmacy processes today with their current resources.
Credits: 1.0
Expiration date: July 21, 2013

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