Monthly Archives: November 2010

Most read blog posts from last week (47)

Here’s a list of the top ten most read blog posts on this site from last week: Best iPhone / iPod Touch Applications for Pharmacists – The information in this post is dated, but still a good place to start looking. I really should update the information one of these days. The National Drug Code (NDC) […]

First Impressions – Lenovo X201 Tablet PC

My Lenovo X201 Tablet finally arrived and I couldn’t be happier. It’s a nice tablet PC, and I’m more convinced than ever before that I made the right decision by going with Lenovo. I’ve used several different laptops and tablet PCs and can honestly say that I’ve never been more impressed with a machine, not […]

Cool Technology for Pharmacy – Sproxil

Counterfeit drugs are not only big business, they’re dangerous to consumers as well. Counterfeit medications have no quality assurance program, which means they can contain contaminants, sub-therapeutic levels of the active ingredient, the wrong active ingredient, or even no active ingredient at all. Thus they can cause more harm than good. While these medications can […]

Don’t blame the turkey

I love Thanksgiving. It’s about being with family, watching a lot of football and trying to eat my body weight in Pumpkin pie; everyone needs a goal. One of the most common things I hear around Thanksgiving time is that “turkey makes you sleepy”. When questioned about it people “in the know” say that it’s […]

The National Drug Code (NDC) is a gremlin in the works of pharmacy

The National Drug Code, or NDC number as it’s affectionately called in pharmacy, is a set of numbers used to uniquely identify “human drugs and biologicals“. Every pharmacist is familiar with the NDC number, but if you’re not it’s basically a  unique number assigned to each package of medication. It’s an 11 digit number in […]

Most read blog posts from last week (46)

Here’s a list of the most read blog posts on this site from the past week Cool Technology for Pharmacy (June 18,2009 – Alaris Smartpumps) Automated unit-dose packagers for acute care pharmacy Best iPhone / iPod Touch Applications for Pharmacists Who’s to blame for the lack of advancement in pharmacy automation and technology? Moving storage […]

The outlook for mobile apps in healthcare looks bright

mobihealthnews: “The market opportunity for mobile apps in the healthcare enterprise is currently $100 million, according to a recent report from Chilmark Research. Because of the rapid evolution of mobile devices, physician demand, and the healthcare enterprise’s need to improve quality and efficiencies, the market will climb to $1.7 billion in three years time, Chilmark […]

“What’d I miss?” – Week of November 14, 2010

It’s been a weird week for me, people. I haven’t had much time to blog as things have been whirling past me at lightning speed. As with all things in this life some of it is good, while some of it is bad. The short of it is that I’ve left my post as IT […]

AirStrip OB now available for the Android OS

I first wrote about AirStrip Technologies back in December 2009. At the time all the AirStip applications were availble for the iOS. That’s all changed as the company recently announced that AirStrip OB is now available from the Android Market.

Most read blog posts from last week (45)

Here’s a list of the most read blog posts on this site from the past week Cool Technology for Pharmacy (June 18,2009 – Alaris Smartpumps) Automated unit-dose packagers for acute care pharmacy Best iPhone / iPod Touch Applications for Pharmacists Moving storage around in the “cloud” Using technology to advance pharmacy practice through education Cool […]