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Information Technology in Pharmacy

An Integrated Approach

By Stephen Goundrey-Smith

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This book examines the major areas of pharmacy IT innovation. Coverage includes e-prescribing, drug databases, electronic patient records, clinical decision support, and pharmacy management systems. It also considers how the areas of pharmacy IT link together.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4471-2779-6
  • 251 Pages
  • Publication Date: October 5, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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IT in Pharmacy: An Integrated Approach aims to describe and discuss the major areas of pharmacy IT innovation (e-prescribing, drug databases, electronic patient records, clinical decision support, pharmacy management systems, robots and automation etc) from a systems and a professional perspective. It will also consider how the areas of pharmacy IT link together and can be used to enable and develop pharmacy professional practice. The book will examine pharmacy IT from an international perspective, taking into account all parts of the world where IT systems are used in pharmacy practice – namely – North America, the UK, Western Europe and Australia – and will compare pharmacy IT in the different regions. This book is from the author of Principles of Electronic Prescribing (Springer, 2008)
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. IT enabling Pharmacy Practice.
  2. Electronic Patient Records.
  3. Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration in Hospitals.
  4. Pharmacy Automation.
  5. Electronic Medicines Management in Primary Care.
  6. Pharmacy Management Systems.
  7. Barcodes and Logistics.
  8. Future Prospects in Pharmacy IT.
  9. Glossary of terms.
  10. Data Fields for Pharmaceutical Care.
  11. Classification Framework for Pharmacy Interventions.
  12. Pharmacy IT Select Bibliography.

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