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According to CPSI, its full system integration provides the pharmacist with access to patient data across all hospital disciplines on a real-time as well as a historical basis, resulting in an effective drug therapy tracking and monitoring system that's superior to an interfaced stand-alone platform.
Their system performs the following clinical monitoring checks:
--Patient allergy monitoring
--Dosage range checking
--Duplicate therapy checking
--Adverse drug reaction monitoring
Access to historical patient information provides the pharmacist with the information necessary to develop effective pharmaceutical care plans and detect any prior conditions that may warrant an intervention. According to CPSI, only a fully integrated system can provide this kind of immediate access to data, both real-time and historical.
The CPSI system features an accounts receivable integration that creates patient charges/bills as the pharmacist enters an order. It also boasts a materials management integration feature that reduces inventory and maintains statistics automatically. It includes an insurance integration feature that provides necessary insurance data as a byproduct of charging. Finally, the system has automatic charging and label production at order entry, and it calculates and prints IV expiration dates.
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