HOME ABOUT CONTACT AVAILABLE ISSUES SUBSCRIBE MEDIA & ADS
Asia Biotech Live
LATEST UPDATES » Vol 24, No 01, January 2020 – Empowering the Patient - Personalization of Diabetes Management       » First of its kind Human Heart-in-a-Jar Model for therapeutic solutions       » China's National Vaccine Tracking System set to be completed in 2020       » China's amended drug administration law kicks in       » Human activity puts Chinese plant biodiversity at risk, study finds       » Contributory effects of each brain cell type in development of Alzheimer's Disease      
EYE ON CHINA
China taps into artificial intelligence to improve pharmacy services
An intelligent robot has been developed to assist professional pharmacists to provide pharmacy and medication services and ensure safe drug use for the public.

The robot is functionally equivalent to a professional pharmacist with 10 years of working experience in helping patients take medicine effectively and safely, according to its developer, a Beijing-based technology firm.

Drawing on artificial intelligence technologies, the robot is able to provide symptom analysis, safe drug use checks, dosage regimens and other services, said the developer.

It is aimed at making up for the insufficiency of professional pharmacists in China, where new retail pharmacies must be staffed with professional pharmacists and the legal persons or managers of all retail drug stores must hold professional pharmacist qualifications.

According to the professional pharmacist certification centre under the National Medical Products Administration, by the end of May, the country had 439,000 professional pharmacists registered at retail pharmaceutical companies and nearly 500,000 drug stores.

With the initiative of Internet plus medical care, China has employed various advanced technologies to improve its medical services such as mobile apps for hospital registration and facial recognition devices for identity authentication in hospitals.

Source: Xinhua

Click here for the complete issue.

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Joining Forces to Elevate Asia's Healthcare Industry
news 4th Global Feed Summit draws Feed Producers, Technology Providers, Raw Materials Suppliers to Bangkok for Key Discussions
news 2nd China Pharma Digital Innovation Summit to be held in Shanghai
news 2nd China Healthcare Digital Innovation Summit to be held in Shanghai
SPOTLIGHT  

MAGAZINE TAGS
About Us
Events
Available issues
Editorial Board
Letters to Editor
Contribute to APBN
Advertise with Us
CONTACT
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore 596224
Tel: 65-6466-5775
Fax: 65-6467-7667
» For Editorial Enquiries:
   biotech_edit@wspc.com or Ms Deborah Seah
» For Subscriptions, Advertisements &
   Media Partnerships Enquiries:
   biotech_ad@wspc.com
Copyright© 2020 World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd  •  Privacy Policy