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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 >


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.


Technology Corner | Comparing e-Prescribing in the United States with Australia’s Model

Do you realize that it’s been nearly 10 years since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the initial “foundation” standards for electronic prescribing (eRx)? But how do we compare to other countries?


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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 | 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 | Death to the Package Insert

Currently the FDA is collecting comments for a Federal Register notice to amend labeling regulations to make electronic distribution of prescribing information for healthcare professionals the norm. Drug manufacturers have been in support of the change since it will save them money from printing the inserts, but others are concerned the public health could be affected when Internet access is not available.

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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