Pharmacies will need to deploy the tools for digital transformation over the next five years to help raise accountability standards and provide better, more efficient care. These were among the findings of a digital health report from the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia intended to help guide the implementation of digital tools to reduce waste, educate patients and improve their treatment. The report cited real-time prescription monitoring, electronic prescriptions and pharmacist input into the country’s My Health Record electronic health record system as among the top areas where investment was needed. The PSA report, "Connecting the Dots: Digitally Empowered Pharmacists," outlines the future of pharmacy where a range of digital systems provides seamless, more customised clinical care and better medical outcomes. The study, funded by the Australian Digital Health Agency, includes 11 changes recommended for delivering safety and quality improvements in the use of medicines, and better use of pharmacists […]