The Benefits of Workflow in a Busy Pharmacy

Workflow can play a major role in moving prescriptions through the dispensing process efficiently and managing patients better. From staff specialization to automating administrative tasks and the built-in tracking and safety measures, pharmacies are using workflow to save time and money, improve service, and create a technology foundation to support their strategic objectives. 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 >

2013 Hospital Buyer's Guide

Check out our online listings for hospital pharmacists and IT directors that showcase the products and services from that will increase efficiency and safety in the health-system pharmacy. Learn what 17 companies  offer in workflow, robotics and automation, data conversion, IVR, POS, and more. MORE >

Feature | Forging Ahead: From Retail to LTC to Specialty Pharmacy

Nick Karalis, R.Ph., has leveraged expertise developed in his retail and LTC operations to make a significant move into the burgeoning area of specialty pharmacy.

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The American healthcare IT market will hit $31 billion in 2017, with a compound annual growth rate of 7.4% from 2012 to 2017.

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Technology Corner | Blue Button

To start 2014, we are going to look at patient engagement. We have touched on this topic in previous columns, but would like to focus solely on patient engagement at this time.

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT & INDUSTRY WATCH

Exclusive Web Content | Medicare Tools for the Independent

Matt Johnson and Flaviu Simihaian have created an iPad-based, interactive Medicare plan comparison tool for the independent pharmacy market.


Exclusive Web Content | Where’s Pharmacy Data Headed?

In this interview with ComputerTalk senior editor Will Lockwood, PDX’s Louis Martinez describes the efforts that this pharmacy technology company has been making to provide the right data management and analysis platform to clients and takes a look at where data may be headed next.

Featured Pharmacist | Jeffrey Fenerty, R.Ph.

Jeffrey Fenerty, R.Ph., assistant director of pharmacy at Cabell Huntington Hospital, an outpatient pharmacy in Huntington, W.Va., explains the challenges the Kirby Lester KL20 counting and verification system addressed when it was installed two years ago.