Monthly Archives: June 2010

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Lose your iPhone? No worries with Find My iPhone for the iPad

Mark Neuenschwander (@hospitalrx) turned me on to this app: Find My iPhone for the iPad. The application allows you to locate your iPhone, send an audible and/or text message to your iPhone, remotely lock your iPhone or remotely “Wipe” your iPhone via the comforts of your iPad. Pretty slick.

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Using the big boys to search for consumer health information

I’m sure you’ve heard people say “just Google it”. Not only have I heard the phrase, but I’ve used it myself. But how do search engines like Google and Bing work for health related information? Out of simple curiosity I spent a few minutes with Google and Bing to find out.

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Top blog posts and searches from last week (26)

I always find it interesting to see what brings people to my website and what they decided to read once they get here. Most read posts over the past 7 days: An almost disastrous bar-coding mishap – I said almost a disastrous mishap people, almost. Bloodthirsty savages. Quick Hit – Mobile devices in our pharmacy […]

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Personal vesus professional social media, where’s the line for you?

Earlier this week @ASHPOfficial tweeted “Where should pharmacists draw the line at social networking? Protect your professional reputation and get tips for safety and privacy in the Summer issue of ASHP InterSections.”  The tweet included a link that took me to Facebook where I found another link to an article in ASHP Intersections Summer 2010 […]

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“What’d I miss?” – Week of June 20, 2010

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting.

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Cool Technology for Pharmacy – MedReady

Medication compliance was an issue long before I became a pharmacist, and it will continue to be that way until the end of time. Some patients chose not to take their medication, while others simple can’t remember, and still others may be willing to take their medication but can’t for one reason or another. The […]

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An almost disastrous bar-coding mishap

At some point in the past few days it was decided that our technicians should re-label all injectable controlled substances with one of our “after market” flag labels. I’m not sure when or how the decision was made, but it was. When questioned about it, the rationale behind the decision was that the nurses were […]

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Motion J3500 gets a wicked upgrade

Earlier today I mentioned the Motion J3400 in reference to the mobile computers we use in pharmacy.  And right on queue Motion Computing announces the release of the Motion J3500, the big brother to the J3400. Several of the key changes include availability of Intel Core i5 and i7 vPro Processors, a dual touch display […]

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Quick Hit – Mobile devices in our pharmacy

During preparation for a presentation that I’m giving at Innovations 2010 on mobile computing in pharmacy, I realized that we seem to be collecting quite a variety of mobile devices in the pharmacy at Kaweah Delta. Below are some images of the devices currently in use.

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Top blog posts and searches from last week (25)

I always find it interesting to see what brings people to my website and what they decided to read once they get here. Most read posts over the past 7 days: Cool Technology for Pharmacy – RxVerify – RxVerify is a neat piece of software that fits a nice little niche. Cool Technology for Pharmacy […]

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