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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 | 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.


Viewpoints | Challenges of Managing Generic Pricing

The new generic world requires that pharmacy owners remain flexible in their sourcing by examining pricing from several primary and secondary suppliers.


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Exclusive Web Content | Prescriptive Authority Compliance: What You Need to Know for 2015

Craig Ford, SVP of sales for pharmacy and government at solutions at Health Market Science, talks with ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood about the critical areas of the 2015 CMS Call Letter and the trends that are impacting pharmacy’s efforts to maintain prescriber records and submit payable claims.

Exclusive Web Content | Business Intelligence and Point-of-Sale Systems

If you are running a pharmacy point-of-sale (POS) system, you are most likely collecting data that can be of great value to increasing store performance by helping you make educated decisions. Epicor Senior Product Manager Keith Lam talks with ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood about the newest features and trends to look for in POS business intelligence.

Exclusive Web Content | Stretch, Bend, and Flex: Community Pharmacy Transforming the Status Quo

Once again, community pharmacy has been asked to stretch, bend, and flex as the healthcare industry continues to experience dramatic change. Just as it has done in years gone by, community pharmacy has responded. We’ve seen community pharmacy positively transform the status quo of healthcare across the nation by building healthier, more adherent patient communities.

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.


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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Mobile POS: Beat the Chains, Improve Customer Interactions

Competition is tough. Insurance companies are impossible to deal with. Margins are thin. How do you change the game, differentiate your store, improve customer service, and increase profits? Learn from Mike Gross, VP of Sales and Marketing at Retail Management Solutions, who will discuss how their latest technology, EvolutionPOS, can make the difference between being just a 20th-century apothecary, and a modern, community-minded 21st-century healthcare service provider.


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