Levy, Sandra
July 2007
Drug Topics;7/9/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 13, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on a trend in which chain drugstores and pharmaceutical services such as Rite Aid, Walgreens, and CVS are developing ways to prevent medication errors and improve patient safety in the U.S. Methods include the revision of workflow procedures, the upgrading of computer systems, the use of biometrics, and changes in the recruitment and occupational training of pharmacy technicians. CVS encourages its drugstore employees to obtain certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).


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