Smart Printers? They Could Fix Prescription Printing Forever, with Joseph Howe of CognitiveTPG

 

With more than 3.7 billion prescriptions issued in 2018 and 4.9 billion to be issued in 2019, of which 13.9 percent are Schedule II prescriptions or narcotics, mainly opioids, it’s easy to see why the opioid problem in the United States is labeled as a “crisis,” and why it was so easy for it to happen in the first place. Not only are companies looking for cost-effective and efficient methods to handle all of that prescription printing, but they are looking for a way to tackle the opioid crisis in this country, which is often assisted by prescription pad misuse.

Joseph Howe business development manager for CognitiveTPG, a company that is changing the game when it comes to secure thermal printing, joined the podcast to break down this pain point for medical professionals and how these printers are bringing solutions. As Howe put it, it is printing with customization “to the nth degree,’ adjusting for shape, size, color, and even speed.

This printing process is intelligent, and not only more cost-effective (printing on demand) but time efficient as well. On top of that, these printers enable printing on a copy-protected background, with watermarks, and all the other security features are added as the job is printing. This solves problems in a number of ways. For one, handwriting by a doctor cannot be misread or altered. Secondly, no one can steal a prescription pad and write (or sell) their own prescriptions. Finally, no criminal can steal the printer because it does not work anywhere other than in the home office.

Listen to Howe explain why easing the time consuming, expensive, and fraud susceptible process of prescription printing could change the medical industry for the better.

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