mobile pharmacy

Lexicomp’s new Drug ID mobile module

Lexicomp has a new Drug ID module for their suite of mobile applications. New Drug ID mobile module! Video shows fast & simple interface that IDs loose drugs based pill & capsule features. http://t.co/GCBvOoi6af— Lexicomp (@Lexi_Comp) October 13, 2014 Based on the Tweet I thought the new application would identify “loose drugs” with the camera […]

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Real-time medication tracking: Pharmtrac.PD by PlusDelta Technologies

I’ve been revisiting some of the pharmacy technology that I’ve covered over the past few years. Partly to see what advances have been made, if any, and partly to see if some of the smaller guys I’ve come across are still in business. PlusDelta Technologies is an interesting little company that I discovered at the […]

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Saturday morning coffee [August 17 2013]: Elysium, Pharmacogenomics, Gonorrhea, Limo Joust

So much happens each and every week that it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Here are some of the tabs that are open in my browser this morning along with some random thoughts…. The coffee mug below comes straight from Canada. My family and I spent a little time in Victoria, British Columbia this summer. […]

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Purdue University develops tablet-based pharmacy tool for catching medication side effects

Tablets are changing the way healthcare professionals practice medicine. Purdue.edu: “Matthew Murawski, a Purdue University associate professor of pharmacy administration, created a new tool that presents patients with a five-question checklist that catches up to 60 percent of all known medication side effects….”This tool makes the few minutes available for counseling much more rewarding. The […]

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Cool Pharmacy App – MediSafe Medication Reminder [#android]

I came across this app the other day and thought it was pretty interesting. The app, MediSafe Medication Minder, is part of the MediSafe Project. The website isn’t very informative, but it’s worth checking out. What’s the MediSafe app all about? Well, this pretty much sums it up: “It’s simple. When it’s time for you […]

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Lexicomp offering deal on new subscriptions until the end of July

In my opinion Lexicomp is still the gold standard for pharmacist drug references. I don’t use any of the Lexicomp references these days as I no longer have a need, but I used to use them all the time. I remember using Lexi-drugs on my Palm Pilot (actually a TRGPro) back in the day.  The […]

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Why don’t we hear more about telepharmacy?

With the ubiquity of smartphones and tablets these days it seems that pharmacy would finally come out of the dark ages and start using these tools to their benefit. I recently read an article at MEDCITY | News  that talked about the use of tablet technology for “telerounds”. Telerounds: The sexy idea is about providing […]

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UpToDate now available for #Android

The Palmdoc Chronicles: Android users rejoice. If you are an UpToDate subscriber, you now can download the new UpToDate Android app. Description Find clinical answers at the point of care or anywhere you need them! Now you can access current, synthesized clinical information from UpToDate® — including evidence-based recommendations — quickly and easily on your AndroidTM […]

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Medscape application now available for the Kindle Fire

I’m sure by now everyone has heard of the Kindle Fire. If not just know that it is the 7-inch color media device from Amazon based on the Android operating system. The device has been uber popular to this point. It’s difficult to tell how popular exactly, but one thing is for sure, you know […]

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AJHP optimized for mobile access

Looks like the little elves over at AJHP have been busy making their journal easier to access from mobile devices. That’s pretty cool. I spent a few minutes playing around with the site on my Nexus and it worked well. I was able to pull up Implementing smart pumps for epidural infusions in an academic […]

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