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The Positive Impact of Automated Scheduling Technology

Posted on 02/26/16 | Comments

 Hospital pharmacists must juggle multiple demands for their time against the finite number of hours available to them. As a result, automation that reduces the time spent on administrative tasks, increasing the value they provide to patients and the hospital.

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3 Key Benefits of Measuring Staff Scheduling Automation Outcomes

Posted on 11/13/15 | Comments

Where can you demonstrate return on investment (ROI) for enterprise solutions to pharmacy staff scheduling challenges? Consider these three important benefits that staff scheduling automation should provide within the first year:

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5 Common Staff Reactions to Automated Scheduling

Posted on 10/23/15 | Comments

Introducing new technology into the busy daily workflow of a pharmacy department can invariably be met with some level of anxiety or concern. Technology is often implemented to improve time spent on laborious manual processes. When it comes to staff scheduling, moving to an automated scheduling environment can provide beneficial staff outcomes upon adoption. 

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Mining Your Labor Budget for a Staff Scheduling Automation Investment

Posted on 10/09/15 | Comments

Pharmacies have seen increased efficiencies from the use of technology in areas such as ordering, compounding and processing, but for many one system still lags behind – staff scheduling. Traditional staff scheduling is inefficient. Who does the scheduling? How is leave managed? How are staff communicated with regarding the schedule? These are all areas where dramatic improvements can be made that have an immediate impact on the bottom line.  

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Pharmacy Staff Scheduling: 9 Signs Your Spreadsheet Has Reached the Breaking Point

Posted on 09/24/15 | Comments

If you are using a spreadsheet to manage your pharmacy staff schedule, yet aren’t satisfied with how well it’s working, it may be time to examine whether the spreadsheet has exceeded its ability to help you.

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Topics: Pharmacy Scheduling