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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 | The Front Door Makes a Poor Drive-Thru: Crisis Recovery with Handheld POS

Pharmacist Brad Stultz found himself facing an unusual disaster when a customer accidentally drove into the front of one of his stores. But recovery was swift thanks to mobile POS.

Publisher's Window

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

George's Corner | More Gadgets

In the last issue I said that in the future there would be more health/medical electronic gadgets. My computer told me about these — and I can’t resist adding some comments.

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT, INDUSTRY WATCH, & WEBINARS

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Central Fill Process and Logistics | Fairview Pharmacy Services

More from Fairview Pharmacy Services' Kyle Skiermont, Pharm.D., vice president of operations, on how the pharmacy has built its central-fill process flows and logistics.

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 2 of 3]

In this segment on the multidose filling system by Synergy Medical, founder Jean Boutin explains to ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood the system’s unique position and dispensing trays employed by the system; the interface with pharmacy management systems; and the factors that drive automation and pharmacists should consider when evaluating automated packaging systems. Second of three parts.


 
 




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