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Long-Term Care Pharmacy: Driving Its Evolution The Forces

There’s been a great deal of change in the (LTC) market in the past few years, with a significant impact on how pharmacies are organizing their operations and deploying technology. Whether it’s dispensing automation, pharmacy management system functionality, or digital connectivity platforms, LTC technology is evolving rapidly to meet current and future challenges and opportunities. 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.


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.


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Exclusive Web Content | Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s Latest Drive to Support Independent Pharmacy

AmerisourceBergen Group Vice President, Pharmacy Technology & Solutions, Chuck Reed discusses the big news from ThoughtSpot 2015: the introduction of the Elevate Provider Network for customers. Find out what makes this a unique package of services that offers community pharmacies much more clinical and business management muscle.

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] 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.


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