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Looking to the Future: Key Technologies Taking Chain Pharmacy to the Next Level

Our annual chain survey brings to the fore trends and challenges on the radar at 17 chain pharmacies, representing over 5,700 locations. Find out what’s happening at the technology core, which technologies are doing the most to position pharmacies at the center of clinical care, and the way technology-based strategies create better connections with patients. MORE >

2015 Retail Buyers Guide

The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2015 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. MORE >

2014 Buyers Guide for Health-System Pharmacists

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. MORE >


Feature | The Effect of Appointment-Based Medication Synchronization on Clinical Services in a Community Pharmacy

What impact can the appointment-based model have on revenue from prescription and clinical services and how well does it allows for the reallocation of time from prescription filling to clinical services such as MTM and immunizations?

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Programming Languages and Robotics
When you stop and think about how far we have come just in pharmacy in the 40 years since computers were first used to process prescriptions, it’s simply remarkable.


George's Corner | Blink and Everything Changes

Blink and everything changes. I can only add to that: Blink twice and it has probably passed you by.


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Exclusive Web Content | The Latest Trends in Medication Adherence

In this interview, McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions (MPRS) Vice President of Strategic Marketing Stacey Irving and McKesson Vice President of Business Development and Strategy Eyad Farah talk with ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood about the results of a study commissioned to look at the emerging trends in patient adherence.

Exclusive Web Content | Safe Prescribing: Leveraging the Latest SCRIPT Enhancements

The most widely implemented version of the NCPDP SCRIPT standard, 10.6, builds on the success of e-prescribing by enhancing certain data segments, one of which is the Observation (OBS) segment. In this roundtable conversation, four experts offer some background on the OBS segment and how it’s being put to use within both prescriber and pharmacy practice.

Exclusive Web Content | The Adherence Advantage: SynMed Automation Gives Flexibility in Multidose Dispensing

Synergy Medical Founder Jean Boutin saw that while pharmacists were eager to meet their customers’ rising demand for multidose blister packs, they quickly realized how painstaking and error-prone dispensing in the cards the task could be. First of three parts.

Looking to the Future [July/August 2015] Star Discount Pharmacy's Darden Heritage

Context for the July/August 2015 cover story, with thoughts from Darden Heritage on why integration is key, the importance of specialty pharmacy, acceptance of pharmacy's clinical role, messaging and better outcomes, and the technology you can't do without.


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