Chapter 5

Dispense/ePharmacy

Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Between Prescribe or Order and the actual administration of a drug is the Dispense/ePharmacy workflow. Thus, pharmacy has the unique opportunity to become an important safety checkpoint in the medication life cycle. The focus of this chapter is on the integration of the Dispense workflow with the EHR (electronic health record) in general and the Medications system specifically—so pharmacy may have all the information necessary ...

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