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So far Emma Hann has created 14 blog entries.

Fred’s WhatsApp ePrescription solution wins ADHA Innovation Challenge

Fred are proud to have been announced as one of the winners of the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) Innovation Challenge, for our solution which enables Australians to easily access their prescriptions electronically via WhatsApp.

The solution is the first use of the WhatsApp platform for prescription dispensing requests via a WhatsApp chatbot and enables patients who use the platform to forward their required prescriptions to their local pharmacy of choice for dispensing.

June 30th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Australia’s first electronic prescription successfully dispensed in primary care

Leading Australian prescribing and dispensing vendors collaborate to achieve electronic prescription dispense.

Australia’s first paperless electronic prescription in primary care was successfully prescribed and dispensed in Victoria yesterday, marking a significant first step in the national delivery of electronic prescriptions.

May 7th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Protecting pharmacy against data breaches

Despite debates about data privacy, three million Australians downloaded the new tracing app, COVIDSafe, within 72 hours of its launch by the Federal Government in April to help track the spread of coronavirus.

This rapid take-up suggests that many of us have become comfortable living with data “in the cloud” as we navigate our way around the web.

May 1st, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Cyber security risk: what is it and how much of a concern is it for your pharmacy?

In the news-Feb 2020

You would never go on holidays and leave your pharmacy’s front door ajar. So why would you leave your cyber security unlocked?

There is a great deal that you can do to protect your pharmacy and patient information from cyber risk. This article talks you through the fundamentals.

February 6th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Don’t be a victim of phishing this festive season

With the busiest week of the pharmacy year – and single busiest day, Christmas Eve – racing towards us, it is important to stay alert to the risks of cybercrime. The health sector remains Australia's biggest target of cybercrime, and 90% of cyber-attacks start with a phishing email.

December 11th, 2019|In the news|0 Comments

Is your pharmacy future ready?

Digital channels, switched-on consumers and an ageing population are some of the disruptive forces pharmacies are facing today.

These trends bring potential growth opportunities for your business but you need to be prepared for these changes which are happening now.

September 12th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

Play to your strengths for a more successful pharmacy

It’s easy to get distracted about what your competitors are doing and making the inevitable comparisons between your community pharmacy and larger operators. While it’s important to keep a watchful eye on what’s happening in the external environment, sometimes we neglect what it is that makes your particular business special.

Here are three steps to follow to make the most of your strengths and keep you focused on what’s important to customers about your business.

July 26th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

Making business easier with a ‘mission control’ view

Be in the driver’s seat of your pharmacy and put your business in the picture with the latest advances in Fred Office management software.

For Pharmacist Chris Thompson, operations manager of the Peak Pharmacy group now consisting of five pharmacies in the Geelong and Bellarine region in Victoria, the purchase of the second pharmacy in Newtown highlighted the need to be able to access reliable management data easily and quickly.

June 14th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

Ventura Health and Fred IT Group join forces to deliver world-class pharmacy systems

Retail pharmacy specialist Ventura Health and Fred IT are partnering to implement the Fred NXT cloud solution nationally, providing Ventura with long term competitive gains whilst also catering to the individual needs of its pharmacies.

As a multi-brand pharmacy resource centre, Ventura Health supports the diverse retail management and technology needs of more than 80 pharmacies, including Cincotta Discount Chemist, Mega Save Chemist, You Save Chemist, Max Value Pharmacy, Better Buy Pharmacy, and My Medical Pharmacy.

May 19th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

Getting into the flow – streamlining your pharmacy to save time and money

Pharmacists today face a dilemma. On the one hand they are facing increased economic pressures due to changes in the regulatory environment; but on the other hand, their workloads are generally the same or increasing, and their customers more demanding.

In this environment, it’s more important than ever that your systems and processes are running efficiently – in terms of time and money spent, while maintaining the same quality standards of patient care.

May 4th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments
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