The Great Technician

The Canadian Healthcare Network

The article below, written by Ali Aohouri, was published online February 12, 2016 on CANADIANHEALTHCARENETWORK.CA.
In our pharmacy design business we are adapting to the use of registered technicians so we thought we’d share the article with our readers. Hope you enjoy it

Exploring the benefits of registered pharmacy techs and busting some myths.

Recently, the Ontario College of Pharmacists published a great video on how to integrate regulated pharmacy technicians into practice to optimize workflow and patient experience.

In this blog, I will explore these benefits further and bust some myths! I apologize in advance to colleagues in other provinces as this will be a bit Ontario-centric, but I’m sure the ideas can be applied in other jurisdictions.

The fact is that integrating technicians into the workflow will open up the pharmacist’s time to focus on the ever-expanding clinical roles and responsibilities. Here are some great ways you can utilize a technician’s scope of practice to its fullest extent.

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Wayne Caverly articles to be published in Pharmacy Business magazine


Montreal, March 24, 2016 – Wayne Caverly, one of Canada’s premier pharmacy designers and technology consultants, has a new article in the March-April issue of Pharmacy Business.

Since the year 2000, Wayne has published more than 50-articles on pharmacy design, dispensary re-engineering and pharmacy technologies. “I have had the pleasure of speaking at a few Pharmacy U events in the past few years and now am pleased to be able to contribute articles to Pharmacy Business magazine” said Wayne Caverly, President of Caverly Pharmacy Solutions.
The March-April issue of Pharmacy Business will be available at the end of March, but the article (part 1) is available online.

About Caverly Pharmacy Solutions

Caverly Pharmacy Solutions offers a broad range of services and solutions designed to address the needs of Canadian pharmacies. These include efficient pharmacy designs for retail, institutional, specialty and mail order pharmacies; technology solutions for retail, institutional, mail order and central fill pharmacies; dispensary automation analysis and simulation software; and educational seminars and articles on issues of pharmacy design, automation and re-engineering.  Mr. Caverly has been on the forefront of pharmacy design and dispensary automation since 1984.

About Pharmacy Business Magazine

Pharmacy Business is the trusted business resource for the pharmacy community, dedicated to coverage of new business models, expanding pharmacists’ scope of practice, and improving the overall level of patient and customer care.

For further information, please contact:

Caverly Pharmacy Solutions
2604 Royal Mews, Saint Lazare, QC J7T 2B1
Phone: 450-458-7699.
Fax: 450-458-1766
Toll-free: 888-864-9322

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Save time

  • Eliminate the need to manually manipulate and measure water from bulky, messy containers.

Transfer reconstitution duties to technicians

  • Provide your pharmacists with peace-of-mind that all reconstitutions are prepared accurately, leaving them time for more professional duties.

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