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What is your biggest time waster in the pharmacy?

15.12.2023
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Read time 3 minutes
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Why is it essential to identify and minimize time wasters in the pharmacy?

Time is often at a premium in pharmacies. But what takes up most of it? Pharmacy automation can help here and give back valuable time. 

Many pharmacy tasks need to be completed – from customer care to medication administration. However, time wasters can often disrupt the workflow and lead to delays. For this reason, it is essential to identify and minimize time wasters in the pharmacy. One way to reduce time-consuming, repetitive tasks is to introduce automated systems such as pharmacy robots to boost team productivity. 

The daily workflow in a pharmacy

The daily work in a pharmacy can be very demanding, especially when it comes to using time effectively. Serving customers, monitoring stock levels, and fulfilling orders are just some of the tasks pharmacists and their teams must manage daily. 

A common weakness in many pharmacies is the lack of automation process. Picking and packing medicines manually takes time, leading to bottlenecks when serving customers quickly. These time-consuming processes can be automated by using pharmacy automation, saving valuable time. Not only in Germany, there are already many successful examples of pharmacies that rely on automation and have been able to improve their customer service. 

Overcoming challenges

However, there are also challenges when implementing automated systems in a pharmacy. One of these challenges is adapting the daily workflow to the new system. It takes time and patience to familiarize yourself with the new processes and ensure a smooth integration. Another problem may be that some employees may not have sufficient technical skills to use the system effectively. In this case, targeted training is required to ensure all employees benefit optimally from automation.  Another hurdle may be that older customers, in particular, have reservations about new technologies and are afraid of change. It is also important to create transparency and emphasize the benefits of automation for the customer. 

However, if these challenges are successfully overcome, implementing automated solutions can help save time and increase productivity – an essential step towards improving working conditions in your pharmacy. 

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