Monthly Archives: December 2008

Dennis Quaid Case Brings Heightened Scrutiny of Pharmacy Technicians

Rarely have pharmacy technicians been in the spotlight as critically as they have been in recent years, with several high-profile instances of technician error making national headlines. One recent case involved actor Dennis Quaid, whose newborn twins were given drugs … Continue reading

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Robot Pharmacy Technicians?

Pharmacy technicians are receiving help in their daily duties from an unexpected source: robots. Automated dispensing machines are popping up in pharmacies across the country, counting, bottling and even labeling prescriptions. The automation of these tasks frees pharmacy technicians to … Continue reading

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