Setting up Physician Dispensing? 5 Important Things You Must Know

Many doctors and clinics from a broad variety of practice specialities, such as urgent care, orthopedic, pain management, and occupational health clinics are setting up physician dispensing or in-office pharmaceutical services in order to prescribe and dispense patients’ medication at the time of their visit. Other practices are taking notice of this trend and considering…

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Arizona Physician Dispensing Regulations

If you are a physician working in Arizona and are considering medication dispensing at your practice, it is important that you adhere to state laws and regulations. The information included on this page is for reference only, so please refer to your state medical or pharmaceutical board for updated information.  Registration for Medication Dispensing Physician…

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What are Factors that Increase the Risk of Medication Errors?

Unfortunately, medication errors occur every day and sometimes result in a fatality. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) receives approximately 100,000 reports of medication errors each year.  Medication errors can be defined as preventable events that cause an inappropriate use of medication that may cause harm, whether caused by a healthcare provider, patient, or consumer. …

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5 Ways Dispensing Software Can Improve Your Orthopedic Practice

Before pharmacies became the norm, there was a time when patients received their prescribed medications from physicians at the point of care. Physicians kept stock of their most commonly prescribed medications to give to patients during their visits.  With the evolution of apothecaries and pharmacies, in-office dispensing became less popular. These businesses took some of…

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How In-Office Drug Dispensing Can Improve Patient’s Clinical Outcomes

Evidence shows there are several benefits to dispensing medications to patients at the point of care. Physician-in-office dispensing of RX drugs is safe and offers a reliable barrier against medication errors, with improved patient outcomes.  Although more physicians have adapted to the growing trend of an in-office medication dispensing system, pharmacies still provide most of…

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