Optimising your dispensary can reduce the amount of time you spend managing and handling inventory, reduce stock risk and improve safety. Visit http://www.pharmashelves.co.nz to see how some New Zealand pharmacies have improved their productivity.
Flat funding and increasing demand means one thing – automation! Read about the three unit dose robot providers with robotic dispensing machines in New Zealand. Prices start at around $80k (NZ). UNIT DOSE ROBOTIC PROVIDERS Meditec Pharmacy Automation has been supporting machines in the New Zealand market for many years. web: www.meditec.com.au phone: +61 3 9894 […]
What pharmacy looks like with original pack dispensing! Imagine what pharmacy practice would like without the count and pour environment. Expanded roles for technicians would be more likely, more automation would be possible and best of all pharmacists could spend more time talking to patients and other health professionals improving health outcomes. Time spent counting […]
The National Health IT Plan published in 2010 has been updated for 2013/14. Four priorities are identified for IT investment in 2014 and beyond: The NZ e-prescription service (NZePS) is listed as a critical priority with a targeted implementation date of December 2014 for community pharmacies and GPs. The NZePS will link privately owned […]
Feb 2015 Good grief, still no progress on the count and pour! It is difficult to see how pharmacist’s can work with patients more closely to improve health outcomes while they are required to manual repackage medicines from large bulk packs to small ones. Automation is restricted, safety is compromised and productivity just grinds to a […]
What’s it all about? The medicine supply chain is responsible for moving medicines from the pallet to the patient; safely, efficiently and equitably. It involves pharmacists, pharmacy staff, suppliers, wholesalers and courier drivers. Watch our seven minute video to understand how the supply chain is funded.