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The Benefits of Workflow in a Busy Pharmacy

Workflow can play a major role in moving prescriptions through the dispensing process efficiently and managing patients better. From staff specialization to automating administrative tasks and the built-in tracking and safety measures, pharmacies are using workflow to save time and money, improve service, and create a technology foundation to support their strategic objectives. MORE >

2014 Retail Buyers Guide

The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2014 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. MORE >

2013 Hospital Buyer's Guide

Check out our online listings for hospital pharmacists and IT directors that showcase the products and services from that will increase efficiency and safety in the health-system pharmacy. Learn what 17 companies  offer in workflow, robotics and automation, data conversion, IVR, POS, and more. MORE >

Features

Forging Ahead: From Retail to LTC to Specialty Pharmacy

Nick Karalis, R.Ph., has leveraged expertise developed in his retail and LTC operations to make a significant move into the burgeoning area of specialty pharmacy.

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What changes have taken place over the years. The amount of functionality featured in the systems back then pales in comparison to what’s offered today. Pharmacy has changed over the years, and so has the technology being offered.

Departments

Viewpoints | What’s Coming with Track and Trace

The key provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) will be phased in over the next 10 years.

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT & INDUSTRY WATCH

Exclusive Web Content | To Leave Behind a Better Future: Medication Adherence

For medication adherence to be successful, the patient must embrace an “I’m helping myself” posture regarding his or her health.


Exclusive Web Content | voiceTech at 20

After 20 years of installing IVR system in pharmacies, voiceTech company co-founder and President Tim Garofalo explains how the company grew out of a phone conversation with his mother. From its beginnings handling inbound calls with an IVR system and five employees, the Sarasota, Fla., now has over 30 employees, and pharmacy clients in the United States and Canada.

Featured Pharmacist | Scott Graham, R.Ph.

Director of Pharmacy Operations at Lovelace Health Systems