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How automation is improving patient safety at Pearl Chemist Group

Mayank Patel, director and superintendent pharmacist at Pearl Chemist Group explains how the Omnicell VBM 200F helps the pharmacy’s dispensing process. Community pharmacy is under tremendous pressure to deliver a safe and effective service to patients in the face of funding cuts. Last year, it was estimated that more than 7,218 prescriptions were dispensed per…


Medical apps for nurses: five types of apps to help with patient care

Anastasia Yaskevich, an Enterprise Mobility Researcher at ScienceSoft in McKinney, Texas, looks into the types of medical apps for nurses that help with work in critical care units, offer information on symptoms, medication, and general terminology, as well as translate conversations with patients who speak a foreign language. Since every health professional has their own specific goals when…


How Robotic Process Automation can help hospital teams thrive

Antony Edwards, COO of Eggplant, discusses how hospitals are using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to help medical staff from patient care to security.  Hospitals have a huge collection of systems and processes, and their IT teams are often underfunded and piled with work. If systems go wrong, the outcome can be catastrophic. From security attacks like…


Restarting the healthcare industry’s security heartbeat

Nick Hunter, senior manager of threat intelligence at cyber security company Venafi discusses what systems need to be put in place if cyber security is to be made key in healthcare. Technology is changing the healthcare landscape for the better – from providing immediate access to medical records, to sensors that can track a patient’s…


Could wearables help manage an ageing population?

Neil Oliver, Accutronics, looks at how wearables could help medical services manage the long-term health conditions that an ageing population brings. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by 2050, the worldwide population over 60 will have doubled to reach two billion people. With most age-related illnesses beginning at the age of 50, it’s clear…

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