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OPA Pharmacy Computer Seminar October 28, 2001


Ohio Pharmacists Association
Pharmacy Computer Fair 2001
Sunday • October 28
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center
3900 Chagrin Drive • Columbus
614.414.5000 • 800.445.8667


You will learn about new privacy regulations, changes in the NCPDP computer billing standards, and how your pharmacy computer operation will be impacted. Earn CE and observe several computer systems and software programs, and talk directly with knowledgeable sales persons

These changes may require some computer systems to be replaced.

You will be able to observe several computer systems and talk directly with knowledgeable sales persons.


Educational Session
Practical Guidelines for Evaluating
Computer Systems

Bill G. Felkey is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Care Systems at Auburn University School of Pharmacy. Bill has a Master of Science in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. His research interests focus on creation of knowledge-bases and the use of advanced technology. Bill is also the founding editor of Computer Medicine for the Hospital Pharmacist.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
• list features to look for in choosing a computer system;
• compare different computer systems;
• exhibit knowledge of the HIPAA and NCPDP guidelines and the necessary changes to meet these guidelines; and
• list important compatibility features with future technology.

This program has been assigned
0.3 CEUs (3 contact hours)
ACPE # 129-000-01-058-L04
To receive continuing pharmaceutical education credit, you must fill out the CE form; complete the evaluation form; sign, date and return it to OPA staff or office. Your statement of CE credit will be mailed to you within four weeks.

The Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.

8:30 a.m.Registration

9:00 a.m.Practical Guidelines for Evaluating Computer Systems,
Bill G. Felkey, Auburn University

11:00 a.m.Break

11:20 a.m.Questions and Answers

12:00 p.m.Box Lunch

12:30 p.m.Trade Show - Group Presentations

4:00 p.m.Trade Show - Open Time

5:00 p.m.Adjournment


Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center is located near I-270 and Morse Road in northeast Columbus. Reservations may be made by calling 614.414.5000 or 800.445.8667.

The Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, Inc., is the educational arm of the Ohio Pharmacists Association. As part of its mission, the Foundation provides education programs designed for pharmacists, to address the daily issues of pharmacists.

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