This month I got a personal tour of DocStation-an innovative platform that will forever change clinical pharmacist documentation (how we record our clinical work).
DocStation is the electronic health record created by pharmacists for pharmacists. What I’m thrilled about is that DocStation contains all the data needed to help patients and their health professionals keep track of their medications. And it’s all securely managed online, making it easily accessible from anywhere. If you are a clinical pharmacist who is passionate about patient care, your need to learn how DocStation can simplify your practice.
From the main screen you begin with a complete overview of your patient’s information. DocStation allows clinical pharmacists to easily record and update their patient’s current medication list, allergies, medication insurance, social drug use (e.g., smoking, alcohol), diet, health concerns, and diagnoses. Any of this information, such as an updated personal medication list, can be readily printed.
Clinical pharmacists can quickly get a snapshot of their clinical interventions and the estimated cost savings. Easily group patients under a group practice or clinic to get a global snapshot of the group’s interventions. You can also drill down to the specifics of your interactions based on clinical intervention, specific drug or disease state. Help patients with long-term medication adherence by syncing all their prescriptions so that they are dispensed on the same day and for the same duration.
Say goodbye to your fax machine! Clinical interventions can be quickly emailed directly to physicians for review and approval. Alternatively, the pharmacist can document the approval received in written or verbal format.
The current features solve the most common problems pharmacists face with current dispensing software and health records. The best feature is a responsive team that is committed to creating an even better platform.
DocStation will be able to integrate with your claims-based pharmacy data allowing you to track in real-time your patient’s medication adherence, based on their medication possession ratio. There will also be the ability to write your rationale for each clinical intervention. The team is exploring integrations with other electronic health records so all health professionals have access to the patient’s most current medication list.
Soon I’m told there will be a patient portal so that patients can access their own health information. There are plans to work on a mobile app, making it even easier for pharmacists and patients to access the platform. Through feedback from users, the team at DocStation intends to continually improve the platform.
Data is securely stored with Amazon Web Services and is HIPAA compliant (USA legislation). If you are outside the USA you will need to confirm that security and privacy complies with your local laws governing health information.
Justify Your Work
DocStation can certainly enhance ambulatory and clinic-based pharmacist practice. The fact that it automatically quantifies and categorizes your interventions, in both clinical and financial terms is the best way for you to convey your value to payers and patients.
Learn more about how DocStation can enhance your patient care practice through enhanced pharmacist documentation. Don’t miss out on this exciting innovation that can rapidly transform the way you track your clinical interventions and your patients’ outcomes.