Forum: What do we want? eHealth! When do we want it? Now!


Excellent post on eHealth in pharmacy from Valentino Cosic posted in the Forum yesterday.

“My feelings about electronic health records are mixed.

I have worked in a restructured hospital overseas in Singapore where EHR is years ahead of this country.

With more information, there is increased expectation of the pharmacist.  Not necessarily a bad thing.  Yet most pharmacies here simply aren’t prepared for the extra responsibility.

Supplying a patient with diclofenac, for example, or even augmentin duo forte, ciprofloxacin will require pharmacists to check renal function.  Simply assuming a person’s renal function is fine is not ok……”

Read the rest of Valentino’s post here.

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