Fifteen or 20 years ago, point-of-sale systems were considered by many as “glorified cash registers,” and their primary benefit was in the front end. These days, as margins continue to decline, and pharmacy owners need to offer more services to their customers, the POS system has emerged as an essential business tool for a successful pharmacy.
The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2016 Retail Buyers Guide includes profiles on the latest pharmacy management systems, workflow-specific systems, point-of-sale systems, dispensing automation, systems for LTC, and more. Plus, quick reference tables showing markets served, interfaces offered, and products and services offered. Browse or search to find what you need.
Vendors showcase the products and services that will increase efficiency and safety in the hospital pharmacy. Plus tables covering Installations, Products and Interfaces, Platforms Supported, and Automated Counting and Robotic Dispensing.
Technology has been a very cost-effective solution to address growing prescription volumes and a building block for the evolving workflow in pharmacies. Find out about the value of applying technology to the final step, will-call, with these takeaways from a study conducted by The ThomsenGroup.
The Three Legs of the Stool
Over the years the pharmacy management system (PMS) has become the workhorse in a pharmacy in more ways than one. Let me tell you why. The PMS addresses three important areas: operations management, clinical management, and financial management.
These are a couple of things that I wrote about a few years ago. Please let me know if you have tried them (or will). Both are applicable to independent pharmacies. But only because the chains aren’t smart enough to do them.
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