Pharmacy Times

Software May Help Improve Pharmacy Management

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Pharmaserv Order Management software's goal is to help pharmacies improve efficiency and free up pharmacists' time to counsel patients. Pharmaserv Order Management software, launched by McKesson Corp, gives pharmacists high-speed, 24-hour access to order both pharmacy and front-end items, by interfacing with McKesson's Supply Management Online ordering and inventory-management Web site. This combination of pharmacy-based inventory management with on-line services can help pharmacies enhance profitability by increasing their productivity, reducing their inventory carrying costs, and increasing customer satisfaction.

Pharmaserv Order Management integrates time-saving, auto-generated orders with Supply Management Online's real-time product availability, order status, daily-updated prices, and improved work-flow capabilities. Advantages for pharmacists include fewer out-of-stock or partialfill scenarios, along with easy access to supplyavailability information, which helps pharmacists manage customer pick-up expectations. Also, with these Web-based services, pharmacists can save time on administrative tasks and focus on patients. By using Pharmaserv Order Management with Supply Management Online, pharmacists can do the following: