Pharmacy automation is disruptive

Disruptive technology may replace low and medium-quality work (now done by technicians), but will eventually replace the most demanding ones (now done by pharmacists). [Source]

I came across an article outlining the various jobs that are likely to be taken over by machines. Pharmacists are on the list. If you think about it, a big chunk of pharmacists’ current job scope can be replaced with automation. With the exception of those requiring clinical judgement, the processes are repetitive and bound […]

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Visualize before you analyse data

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Once in an ordinary day at work in an ordinary meeting, colleague A claimed that based on his monthly reports, our night shift staffs (starting work at 8pm) have been seeing increased workload of inpatient supplies, as compared to previous months. How they perform inpatient supplies is that they see the list of items requested […]

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