Providen believes pharmacists are assets that Canada has when dealing with increasing healthcare demand and controlling rising costs. The challenge is not how much the pharmacist costs the system, but how to unlock the value of the pharmacist in the new practice environment.
“As a practicing pharmacist who has owned and managed several pharmacy businesses in Canada, I know the value that our profession provides to healthcare in this country,” said Providen President Dave Huston. “Recent changes in provincial legislation and provincial generic drug reform have given pharmacists new challenges and opportunities to sustain pharmacy services that have traditionally been provided to Canadians.”
One of the key practice changes that pharmacies have to undergo is to free up pharmacist time in order to provide newly enabled clinical services to their patients. In today’s practice environment, pharmacists are often tied up with core dispensing activities which limit their ability to transition to a patient-centric model. Central fill is a service provided by one accredited pharmacy to another, allowing the physical dispensing to take place at alternative, more efficient dispensing locations using automated technology.
The Providen central fill solution maximizes pharmacy labour efficiency and minimizes errors, improving workflow for prescription fillings and patient outcomes. Providen’
Providen’s Pro-Fill™ web-based software provides tools to help pharmacists work smarter and faster, including paperless prescription pharmacist verification, and seamless integration with existing pharmacy software and Providen’s centralized automated filling solution.
“We believe the solution lies in workflow optimization that utilizes technology to refocus the pharmacist’s efforts from prescription product fulfillment to clinical practices,” said Huston. “Together, we can move pharmacy forward.”
For more information, please see our web site at http://www.providenlogistics.com.
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About Providen Pharmacy Logistics
Providen Pharmacy Logistics is a leading pharmacy logistics company in Canada. Our goal is to use automated technology to improve pharmacy workflow for prescription fillings and patient outcomes. Through cutting-edge automation and optimized process management, the Providen prescription fulfillment solution provides a high performance B2B central fill service ideal for community pharmacies and health care facilities reducing their cost to fill.
As pharmacists begin to transition from a traditional product-based practice to a clinical orientated model, Providen provides a seamless backend prescription workflow and fulfillment solution. This allows pharmacists to spend less time checking prescriptions and more time with their patients….Moving Pharmacy Forward.