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Northwell, Allscripts to jointly develop next-gen electronic health record

Northwell Health (NY) will work with Allscripts to develop a cloud-based EHR incorporating voice recognition and artificial intelligence.

VA shares electronic health records

Beginning next year, the VA will automatically share health data with community providers using the Veterans Health Information Exchange.

FDA informs patients, providers and manufacturers about potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities for connected medical devices and health care networks that use certain communication software

FDA issues an alert about Urgent/11, a cybersecurity vulnerability found in IPnet third-party software that attackers may exploit to take over medical devices and hospital networks.

All 3 DCH Health System Hospitals Closed to New Patients Due to Ransomware Attack

An early-morning ransomware attack forces DCH Health System (AL) to divert patients from its hospitals.

BREAKING: Bankrupt microbiome-testing startup uBiome is shutting down

After laying off half its staff this summer and filing for Chapter 11 earlier this month, UBiome will cease operations and liquidate assets.



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  1. Any good suggestions for point of sale systems for retail sales in a hospital outpatient pharmacy? Thank you

  2. Well, the big systems answers that I (sorta) know. In Meditech this is done via AOM or POM. In Epic this is a module called Willow Outpatient Pharmacy. This would give you, I expect, tie-ins to the patient record, inventory management, billing, all the organizational stuff you’d want. This is emphasizing the “hospital” part of your query.

    For smaller, more specialized systems, maybe someone like Cardinal/Care Fusion has something?

    If you were only selling Over The Counter drugs, you might be able to get away with a pure retail POS system. But that seems very unlikely, especially given the hospital setting. Your outpatients are going to want any drugs prescribed by their doctors.

    Sorry, I don’t know enough about this part of the pharmacy business to go much further than this. I did a lot with inpatient pharmacy and nothing at all with outpatient.







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