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The Evolution of Central Fill

Central fill has evolved into an important way for pharmacies to standardize processes, reduce costs, improve efficiency, and most importantly, afford pharmacy staff the chance to step away from certain repetitive tasks and focus on the bigger picture. Find out how central fill is working for pharmacies with 100 locations or 10, and with pharmacy locations in a limited area or spread across several states. 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 >

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 >

Features

Feature | Pharmacy’s Growth Plan Embraces Automation

As Louis & Clark Pharmacy, which primarily serves long-term care facilities, experienced growth over the last few years — with the potential for more to come — owner Skip Matthews began to explore ways to automate filling multidose cards.

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ASAP Delivers
The American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) recently held its midyear conference, offering a wide range of relevant pharmacy topics. The conference was well attended and well received.

Departments

Technology Corner | Is a Vendor-Driven Market a Bad Thing?

Many pharmacists are so “in the weeds,” in that they are being consumed by the daily minutia of their operations, that we think it may be time for vendors to take a stronger position that will help prepare the profession to face a very different healthcare future.

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Exclusive Web Content | How Can Mobile Point of Sale Benefit Your Pharmacy?

Mobile technology is changing the way we live and the way we do business in more ways than I can keep up with. But unlike many technology advancements that seem to overstimulate and distance us from the personal interactions of days gone by, a handheld register in the pharmacy actually creates a more personal and individualized customer experience.

Central Fill Process and Logistics | Medical Center Pharmacy

More from Medical Center Pharmacy's George Awad, R.Ph., director of pharmacy, 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

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. Part on of three.


 
 




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