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Automation in drug dispensing and administration

Besides a computerized system, machines, like the previously mentioned ADC, can also reduce the labor required. Selecting the right system and machine can boost a pharmacy’s efficiency greatly. Ms Chen …

IPSS and renovated medication bags

IPSS stands for “intelligent pharmacist service system.” Prescription check is one of the major work of this system. It is designed to check various important databases in order to improve …

Information security and confidentiality

With digitalization, comes the concern for patient confidentiality. Patient information is stored within a system used by many healthcare workers. Thus it is important that only authorized individuals have access …

Introduction to pharmacy informatics

The American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy (ASHP) formally defines “pharmacy informatics” as “the use and integration of data, information, knowledge, technology, and automation in the medication-use process for the purpose …

Adapting tools for patient education

There is a wide variety of tools for patient education, from simple leaflets to self-help kiosks, and even fancy digital tools like social media and smartphone applications. Mr Chou gives …

Introduction to patient education

Patient education is a part of clinical pharmacy service. Pharmaceutical treatments can be complicated. Good patient education could increase the medical adherence of patients towards successful outcomes. Patient education provides …

ASHP guideline to patient education

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), established in 1942, has been at the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. There are nearly 58,000 members in …

Preparing for patient education

Good preparation is crucial part in patient education service. Pharmacists should always prepare the knowledge, skill and tools before providing patient education. Each patient is unique. A patient-centered education should …

Storage and administration standards

Storage and administration are also well-regulated in the standards. To conclude this activity, Ms Chou goes over the standards of drug storage, delivery, and administration and elaborates on the requirements …

Patient education and multi-layered checkpoints

In practice, pharmacists should provide sufficient drug education to patients. However, due to the heavy workloads of pharmacists in hospitals in Taiwan, we have developed various tools to assist these …

Introduction to hospital accreditation

In Taiwan, there are 2 major standards which regulate how pharmacy practice works in a hospital, the hospital accreditation and Good Dispensary Practice (GDP). After explaining the different medication distribution …

Practice standards in pharmacist dispensing

Pharmacists play an important role in dispensing practice. Thus, it is well defined in the Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) guideline. In this video, Ms Chou dives deeper into the guidelines …

Inpatient pharmacy

TVGH is one of the largest national medical centers in North Taiwan, which adapts all 4 of the medication distribution systems mentioned last session in its various sectors. In this …