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    Please help with some more ideas of how pharmacies today differ from 20 years ago and compare and contrast the differences of information systems then and now. Please include any reference you use for information obtained.

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    Please help with some more ideas of how pharmacies today differ from 20 years ago and compare and contrast the differences of information systems then and now. Please include any reference you use for information obtained.
    A Pharmacy Information System is an Enterprise System used to assist in the control and dispensing of medication within a healthcare operation. Some of the functions that may be included in a Pharmacy Information System (PIS) include:
    1) Clinical Screening-A PIS can be used to monitor drug related complications such as allergies and interactions. A PIS can also verify that the patient is being dosed correctly based on size, weight and other factors. If the PIS detects an issue with the medication, it can warn the pharmacist.
    2) Prescription Management-Prescription management involves tracking the prescription from the ordering provider, to the pharmacist who dispensed it. Prescription Management may also involve the printing of labels and instructions. Prescription management ...

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