In part 2 last week of our series on the NCPDP’s new standard for ePrescribing, which becomes effective January 1, we talked about the standard’s new ways for pharmacies and prescribers to communicate. In this third installment, we explore an important, if somewhat controversial, update in version 2017071 – the ability to mark a prescription as urgent.
In part 1 last week of our series on the NCPDP’s new standard for ePrescribing, which becomes effective January 1, we talked about the many new fields contained in version 2017071. In this second installment, we explore the standard’s new two-way communication possibilities.
Nobody likes gaps in information that can cause missteps in decision-making. That’s especially true when you’re responsible for someone’s health and safety, and it was a big concern when updating the NCPDP standard for ePrescribing.
All systems are go for the new e-prescribing standard. New SCRIPT 2017071, which replaces current version 10.6, is effective on January 1, 2020. Getting the standard to the point of release was a huge undertaking. That indicates there are solid reasons behind it, so read on for details.
The NCPA Innovation Center is now taking submissions for its annual NICE Awards, which recognize the best of community pharmacy branding and marketing. QS/1 is excited to sponsor these awards. Why should you consider applying?
QS/1, the premier pharmacy operating system provider and innovator, is excited to announce it has teamed with DrFirst to facilitate medication history delivery from its customers across the country who use DrFirst’s MedHxSM solution.
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Typing “AI pharmacy” into Google one day generated a list of articles with titles like “Could a Robot Do a Pharmacist’s Job?” and “The Pharmacy of the Future is Here and It’s Run by Robots.” It’s enough to make any pharmacist a little nervous. So what’s the threat to our livelihood, and how can we protect it? It’s all about embracing our humanity.
Did you know there’s an oft-quoted statistic that 64% of features in a piece of software are never used? What a waste of both resources and potential, right? It’s enough to make us all ask ourselves, about both our software and our career in general, “What am I wasting because I’m not effectively using what I already have?”
They say there’s a silver lining to every cloud, but pharmacists know there can also be extra complexity with every additional revenue stream. Not to say it’s not worth it! Each pharmacy added brings the potential for greater profits. But having multiple pharmacy locations can present a dilemma to owners – paradoxically, this is especially […]
Exhaustion. Indifference. Tense muscles, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping. Irritability, anxiety, relationship problems, depression – this is what burnout looks like, and it’s reached a critical juncture for today’s pharmacists, say leading industry organizations. They want it to change.
QS/1, the premiere pharmacy operating system provider and innovator, is excited to announce a partnership with Therigy, the trusted partner in specialty pharmacy software, consulting, and outcomes, to improve specialty pharmacy operations between their dispensing system and therapy management software.