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Solving the Claims Management Puzzle: Protecting Patients and Revenue

Pharmacies are required to successfully navigate a complex set of rules unequaled in almost any other business environment, simply to ensure that their patients get the medications they need and the pharmacy earns the revenue it deserves. Not surprisingly, technology plays a prominent role in helping create a smooth and efficient dispensing flow. 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 | Prescription Synchronization: System Functionality that Can Help

Synchronization has been described as one of the few instances where all parties win. So why isn’t every community pharmacy implementing prescription synchronization? One reason is the limited support available in older pharmacy management systems.

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A History Lesson
The evolution of technology has been a major newsmaker over the years, as evidenced by Bloomberg Businessweek's recent 85th anniversary issue.

Departments

George's Corner | Conventions Are Coming

A new year is upon us. Soon we all will be getting meeting notices: conventions, alumni reunions, CE meetings, etc. I have been to an awful lot of these gatherings and the different roles I've taken have given me different perspectives.

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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.

Exclusive Web Content | PrescribeWellness and ABM: Bridging the Gap to Medication Adherence

PrescribeWellness CEO Al Babbington discusses how the appointment-based medication (ABM) process is important part of the puzzle when addressing two age-old problems: improved medication adherence and streamlined pharmacy workflow. Babbington describes how ABM can be implemented with new technology to improve efficiency, increase medication adherence, and drive additional pharmacy revenue.

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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