It is not too late to join the party. If you are a freestanding retail pharmacist at the moment, you too can submit an application to IT and pharmacy-specific specialists to have custom-prepared retail or laboratory software for pharmacies installed to your store or lab. The object of the exercise is to improve the services you are offering to your customers, all of which could include private, medical and supply customers and/or stakeholders.
And this, essentially, is how you will be improving your service offerings. You will be improving your efficiencies of purpose. You and your staff will be working faster. Communications channels with your customers and your industry collaborators will improve. In terms of it being all systems go for you in this new chapter of your retail pharmacy business, you will be enjoying greater accuracy across the board.
The target objective is now also zero sum errors in order to reassure a service hungry clientele. Whilst the skilled and experienced retail pharmacist is still required to work with his hands on the laboratory counter, more reliance on software technologies and electronics gets most of the other tasks unique to the retail pharmacy environment done. And with far greater accuracy too. Critical care patients no longer need to return to the counter at great risk to their person in order to initiate the rectification of errors which should never have been committed in the first instance and are now basically unforgivable.
Critical care patients no longer need to wait long to receive their correct critical care medications on time. And they no longer need to wait in a line to receive them as well. At great risk to their person. Successful retail pharmacies have improved their services by applying for the correct software.