Largely influenced by their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of patients now believe telehealth has become an indispensable part of the healthcare system. One type of telehealth service that has experienced its own significant surge in popularity is telepharmacy. With its ability to provide increased access to pharmacists, expanded quality of and timely access to services, reduced costs, better health outcomes, and improved patient, pharmacist, and care delivery team satisfaction, telepharmacy is becoming one of the most important aspects of telehealth.
As demand for telepharmacy has increased, so has the need for professionals to provide these virtual pharmacy services. The door is open for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to pursue and take advantage of new opportunities associated with filling the role of a telepharmacist.
In this eBook, we take an in-depth look at what telepharmacy encompasses, the history of its development, benefits and trends, how to implement a telepharmacy program, the effects of COVID-19, and the future of this service.
Our guide provides a detailed overview of telepharmacy’s benefits, the process for implementing a telepharmacy program, and the future of telepharmacy. In it, you’ll find answers to many questions, including: