Perhaps the perfect tablet ecosystem: the 8-inch Windows 8 tablet

A friend saw me working on a spreadsheet with all the information that I could find on the most recent lot of Windows 8 tablets. He asked me what I was doing, so I told him. Then he asked why. Why does anyone do anything? I’m interested in 8-inch Windows 8 tablets and have been thinking about buying one, so I’m giving them the once over. Continue reading Perhaps the perfect tablet ecosystem: the 8-inch Windows 8 tablet

Saturday morning coffee [January 11 2014]

“Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture your heart…” – Native American saying

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….

Welcome to the first SMC post of 2014. Last Saturday was the first Saturday of the year, but I was too busy enjoying my birthday to do anything else. Which brings us to the new coffee mug below. I received it as a birthday gift from my brother Robert and his wife, Kim. Thanks guys!

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Pharmacy system integration appears to be on everyone’s mind

I’ve noticed an interesting trend recently. Healthcare systems, and more specifically pharmacies, have started to understand the importance of having integrated systems. I realize that the concept of having various systems talk to one another isn’t new, but you’d be surprised at how poorly disparate systems within the pharmacy communicate. Automated packager from company “A”, medication tracking system from company “B”, inventory management from company “C”, and so on. These systems rarely utilize a single master database of information, instead relying on frequent manual updates to multiple databases. The result of such a system is often inaccurate information if you’re lucky, or outright errors if you’re not.

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Worst IT pharmacist recruitment attempt ever?

I haven’t heard from a headhunter in a long time. I get blasted with useless stuff from LinkedIn on occasion, but no laser targeted attempts. But without a doubt what I’m about to show you takes the cake.

The information below landed on my website in the comment section of this post. Read it carefully and then explain to me what part of the job described requires an IT pharmacist.
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