Improving the Efficiency and Safety of Your Practice with Direct Physician Dispensing Systems

Direct physician dispensing systems can improve the efficiency and safety of your healthcare practice. Here’s how. In 2016, the US population spent $329 billion on prescription medication. Yet studies estimate that a significant portion of medication purchased is never taken by the intended patient – and at the same time, rather large numbers of prescriptions … Continue reading Improving the Efficiency and Safety of Your Practice with Direct Physician Dispensing Systems ... Read more

Patient Safety With an Automatic Pill Dispenser

  There are many things you can do to improve patient safety, especially when using an automatic pill dispenser. Learn why it is crucial for any pharmacy. Patient safety refers to preventing errors when it comes to their overall care provided by you, their doctor. It also means preventing adverse reactions when patients take medications. … Continue reading Patient Safety With an Automatic Pill Dispenser ... Read more

In-house Dispensing Is More Important Than Ever, Here’s Why

The United States healthcare system has been increasingly overwhelmed in the past year due to COVID-19, making in-house dispensing more important than ever. With pharmacies and hospitals overwhelmed by long lines, endless phone calls, and the logistics of storing and administering millions of vaccines over the coming weeks, many Americans are rightly worried about the … Continue reading In-house Dispensing Is More Important Than Ever, Here’s Why ... Read more

Understanding Drug Classification Schedules

Drug classification schedules are important for ensuring medications are used as directed. Prepackaged medication can help improve patient safety and quality control of controlled substances. As a physician, you will likely, or have already, prescribed medications that fall under a drug classification schedule. These classification schedules were created by the Government, around 1970, when they … Continue reading Understanding Drug Classification Schedules ... Read more

7 Benefits of Physician Medication Packaging

Physician medication packaging services buy medication in bulk from pharmaceutical companies, and then repackage it to accommodate individual practices, urgent care clinics, worker compensation clinics, and other healthcare providers.  These repackaged medications cater to the per-patient needs of each respective healthcare provider by providing much greater safety, accuracy, drug efficacy, and trackability than standard packaging. … Continue reading 7 Benefits of Physician Medication Packaging ... Read more

3 Examples of Medication Reconciliation Best Practices

Every doctor’s office, hospital and medical facility knows, or should know, the importance of medication reconciliation in preventing adverse drug events. There is a lot that has been said and that continues to be said about the issue, but a lot of it lacks actionable advice. To that end, here are three best practices that could benefit your office.... Read more

What to Look for In A Physician Dispensing Company

There are many benefits to partnering with a physician dispensing company, but what should you look for in these companies? How do you know which company is right for you? Physician dispensing or in-office dispensing can be a boon to patient satisfaction and a clinic’s growth and revenue, representing both a useful marketing tool for … Continue reading What to Look for In A Physician Dispensing Company ... Read more

Advising Patients About Medication Side Effects

If you don’t tell your patients about potential medication side effects, it is likely they won’t learn about them at all. Unless you are dispensing medication directly to them, it is highly unlikely they will learn anything about their medicine from the pharmacist. When patients pick up their medicine at the pharmacy, they are asked … Continue reading Advising Patients About Medication Side Effects ... Read more

5 Reasons a Medication Dispensing System Is a Must for Your Practice

Healthcare providers such as urgent care centers, private practices and physicians can all benefit from using a medication dispensing system. The impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare sector cannot be understated, particularly for the care of patients with chronic health issues, intractable pain, or terminal illnesses.  Those affected by conditions that correlate with far greater … Continue reading 5 Reasons a Medication Dispensing System Is a Must for Your Practice ... Read more

What Is Repackaging Medication?

When you first hear the word “repackaged” you may think it means reusing medications. This is not the case at all. In fact, repackaging medication is one of the safest ways to provide patients with the safest prescription. Repackaged medication simply means a medication is taken from its original packaging and placed into a smaller, … Continue reading What Is Repackaging Medication? ... Read more
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