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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 >

Features

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.

Departments

George's Corner | Change: We All Have Opportunities

This column has two parts. The first is about the changing changes that are changing what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for/to. The second is about how people make decisions.

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT, INDUSTRY WATCH, & WEBINARS

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Exclusive Web Content | Getting on the Cutting Edge with eMARs: An Interview with QuickMAR’s Stan Turner

QuickMAR president and co-founder Stan Turner talks about how electronic medication administration records (eMARs) are supporting care collaboration and helping pharmacies and facilities gain an edge in patient care by creating new and better data flows that help track improved performance.

Exclusive Web Content | LTC Focus: A Conversation with Catalyst Healthcare's Alison Yesilcimen

Catalyst Healthcare President Alison Yesilcimen talks about the state of pharmacy's use of technology to track important adherence and outcomes metrics and support clinical and patient data exchange, as well as compliance packaging services impact.

Exclusive Web Content | Connecting Patients with Common App Design

With companies like Apple entering the mHealth market, the growth of health and fitness apps had begun to outpace overall app growth. However, a recent survey found only 21% patients use health IT tools to access their health data and only 36% use electronic health records to monitor their health data.

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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Recorded Webinars More >

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.

Visit: www.rm-solutions.com/webinar1






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