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Analytic Hierarchy Process–based Method to Rank the Critical Success Factors of Implementing a Pharmacy Barcode System

Author: Alharthi, Hana; Sultana, Nahid; Al-amoudi, Amjaad; Basudan, Afrah

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: January 2015


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Pharmacy barcode scanning is used to reduce errors during the medication dispensing process. However, this technology has rarely been used in hospital pharmacies in Saudi Arabia. This article describes the barriers to successful implementation of a barcode scanning system....

Biometric Technology Offers Secure Solutions

Author: Wheeler, Doug

Source: In Confidence (newsletter)

Publication Date: May 02, 2002


The latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on emergency department visits indicates that the number of patient visits continues to climb. If the current increase in patient volume continues, emergency departments across the US will handle approximately 115 mill....

Could the Pharmaceutical Industry Benefit from Full-Scale Adoption of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology with New Regulations?

Author: Coustasse, Alberto; Kimble, Craig A; Stanton, Robert B; Naylor, Mariah

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: October 2016


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Healthcare regulators are directing attention to the pharmaceutical supply chain with the passage of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). Adoption of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology has the ability to im....

Implementing a Mobile Coding Solution

Author: Colgan, Peter

Source: In Confidence (newsletter)

Publication Date: July 02, 2001


Wireless computing technologies capable of enabling clinical and administrative decision support throughout the extended healthcare enterprise have arrived! Among the benefits of any wireless healthcare solution is the wide distribution of information throughout the enterprise. This benefit r....

Internet "Cookie Jar"

Author: Hughes, Gwen

Source: In Confidence (newsletter) | AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: May 02, 2001


Q: What does the term “cookie”mean when used in reference to the Internet? Are cookies something I need to be concerned about?
A: Cookies are bits of code sent to your computer by the Web sites you visit. These cookies allow sites to collect and store information about your visits. Cook....

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