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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 | Filling a Void with a New Clinical Service

Rick and Marge McCoy, innovative pharmacy practioners over the years, have developed a collaborative drug therapy agreement (CDTA) at their Lopez Island Pharmacy to fill a void in clinical care due to limited staffing at the island’s only clinic.

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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.


Technology Corner | Comparing e-Prescribing in the United States with Australia’s Model

Do you realize that it’s been nearly 10 years since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the initial “foundation” standards for electronic prescribing (eRx)? But how do we compare to other countries?


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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.

Central Fill Process and Logistics | The Pharmacy Counter

More from The Pharmacy Counter's Bryan Coehrs, Pharm.D., director of pharmacy operations, on how the pharmacy has built its central-fill process flows and logistics.

Exclusive Web Content | The Adherence Advantage: SynMed Automation Gives Flexibility in Multidose Dispensing [Part 3 of 3]

In this final installment with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood, Synergy Medical founder Jean Boutin shares the reaction from pharmacists who have installed the multidose packaging automation, SynMed, as well as plans for the company over the next six months. Third 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.


Industry Watch More >

NABP Recognizing Importance of PMPs
KeyCentrix Partners with iMedicare
Ateb Forms Community Pharmacy Advisory Board
Innovation Robotic Inventory Control System
Surescripts Processes 6.5 Billion Transactions
Rx Systems Adds New Feature to Eyecon
American Health Packaging's New Unit-Dose Offerings
ASAP Holds Midyear Conference
Study Shows Benefits of Scan Verification, Counting Technology
VUCA Health Partners with PDX

New York EPCS Deadline in Delayed One Year
QS/1 Gains E-Prescribing Certification
Best Computers Selects InfoWerks
Integra Releases DocuTrack 6.0
Kirby Lester Sees Impact of Hydrocodone Reclassification
Retail Management Solutions Endorsed by CARE Cooperative
PioneerRx Now Integrates with MirixaPro
Yardi Launches eMAR for Senior-living Providers
PCCA Forms Preferred Provider Network
Innovation Announces New RxSafe User
Datascan Adds Automated Functionality
FDB and Polyglot Partner to Help Improve Medication Adherence


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Increasing Customer Retention in your Pharmacy

It's generally recognized that acquiring new customers costs between four and six times more than keeping an existing customer. But how do you keep your customers loyal and increase customer retention? Learn from Mike Gross at Retail Management Solutions, who will present ideas on what improves retention and what tools you'll need to implement a strong loyalty program that keeps customers coming back, and with greater frequency than they do today.


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