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Technology And The Patient Care Process

Patient care has become the keyword for the pharmacy profession. From star ratings to MTM and provider status, the trend is to find innovative ways for pharmacists to position themselves as care providers. This is not yet the primary source of revenue and it can still be a tricky to institute a successful program. Find out how pharmacists are building patient-care focused practices right now.

2016 Retail Buyers Guide

The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2016 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.

2015 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.

Features

Concierge POS Delivery

Frank Bieda, R.Ph., manager of Community Surgery Center Pharmacy in Munster, Ind., developed a pilot bedside medication delivery service into a full-time program by deploying mobile POS in a process that is effective for the pharmacy and easy for the patient.

Publisher's Window

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

Catalyst Corner | Pharmacy HIT Collaborative Updates Roadmap

The Pharmacy Health Information Technology Collaborative has released an updated Roadmap for Pharmacy Health Information Technology Integration in U.S. Health Care.

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 | Creating an End-to-End Communication Channel for Long-term Care

Yardi recently announced the acquisition of Optimus EMR, which will be folded into the Yardi Senior Living suite of tools. In this interview, Yardi’s Eric Kolber, vice president of senior living, Fil Southerland, director of healthcare solutions, and Craig Griffin, director of long term care, explain the strategy behind the acquisition and the trends in the senior living market.

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.

Looking to the Future [July/August 2015] Discount Drug Mart's Jason Briscoe

Context for the July/August 2015 cover story, with thoughts from Jason Briscoe on pharmacy's changing role, achieving goals, call centers, moving to a new pharmacy system, managing priorities, and IVR's role.


 
 




Yardi 7-2-2015