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FORT WORTH, Texas Two pharmacy technology providers have formed a partnership to allow mobile communication between pharmacists and their patients.
PDX and mscripts announced the availability of a system that will allow users of the PDX Pharmacy System to communicate with their patients via a number of mobile communication pathways using mscripts’ mobile pharmacy technology platform. PDX provides software and services to more than 10,000 retail pharmacies in the United States, while mscripts allows pharmacy patients to manage their prescriptions and pharmacy relationship via mobile phone.
“This relationship allows PDX pharmacy system users to deploy the best mobile pharmacy service available, quickly and with minimal costs,” mscripts CEO Mark Cullen said. “The offering provides an innovative way for patients to communicate with their pharmacies through two-way, interactive SMS messaging and full-featured, branded mobile applications supporting a wide range of phones including iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile and Palm. For patients, the service results in faster and easier prescription refills, better adherence, less time waiting, increased convenience and a closer relationship with their pharmacy.”