Revolution hits pharmacy workflow

A pharmacy automated dispense system has won direct endorsement from a Pharmacy Guild of Australia affiliate.

Gold Cross has announced the new endorsement of the Rowa Automated Dispensary system from Queensland firm Dose Innovations, saying it will bring “a new level of automation and customer-focus to Guild member pharmacies”.

According to Gold Cross, the system will revolutionise the workflow of a standard pharmacy, automating the back office work of a dispensary, taking control of stock management, inventory control, order management, order checking and receiving – allowing staff extra time to focus on patient-centred activities.

Guild national president George Tambassis said: "forward-dispensing can bring significant benefits to our member pharmacies.  In today's tough market, we need to take advantage of all the opportunities that