Automated Pharmacy Kiosks Coming to Phoenix, Tucson

Dr. Maryam Fazel spoke with KJZZ about the potential impacts of the new automated service.
"Pharmacists are those health care professionals who are always readily available to people."

Pharmacy kiosks are coming to Arizona.

The pilot project run by the company MedAvail will begin in Phoenix and Tucson. According to the company, the so-called MedCenters will dispense a prescription in less than 90 seconds and customers will have all day and night access to a comprehensive pharmacist service. So how well could this work and what are some kinks that may need to be figured out?

To learn more, The Show spoke with Maryam Fazel, assistant professor at the University of Arizona's College of Pharmacy.

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This story was originally published by KJZZ.