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Pharmacists in eHealth

Pharmacists in eHealth

This question has ever becoming a an inflating bubble since the health care systems are lingering into ehealth and health IT. Many primary care physicians have some kind of an EMR where they can properly and consistently manage their patients’ medical history, diagnoses, lab results, medications, etc.

Cloud Computing and eHealth

Cloud Computing and eHealth

Healthcare is evolving with digitization, where it tries to improve the quaility of care, reduce costs and financial burden, the volume of available structured and unstrcutured data has grown exponentially (1). Because of the sheer volume, variety and speed of data sharing, managers in the healthcare industry are facing two main problems: storage and data analysis (2).

To mitigate the aforementioned issues, cloud computing and cloud-based analytics could be of use. Pointing out four potential key benefits of cloud-based technology for healthcare: improving quality of patient care, patient engagement, clinical research and clinical operations (3).

The Fax Machine, can it be replaced?

The Fax Machine, can it be replaced?

I’ve seen a lot of times in the pharmacy we have to print the prescription, write a note or description of a problem or question the patient or pharmacist has, and then fax it to the physician’s office to get a signature.