Software May Help Improve Pharmacy Management

Published Online: Wednesday, December 1, 2004

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:

  • Automatically generate orders
  • View daily-updated pricing and real-time product availability
  • Track order status Create reports
  • Receive acknowledgments and cost updates

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