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The 2015 Pharmacy Technology Outlook

This year’s outlook survey found the technology vendors putting a heavy emphasis on patient management and pharmacist access. Data flows and mobile technology loom large, as does a continued focus on adherence, driven by system features for prescription synchronization, compliance packaging, MTM and disease management tools, workflow efficiency, and technology that supports richer pharmacist-patient interactions. 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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The Next Generation
Fairleigh Dickinson University decided a few years ago that a school of pharmacy would be a good opportunity to broaden its base of degree offerings. I was asked to serve on the advisory board during the developmental phase. This was quite an education, to see what goes into bringing a new school to fruition.

Departments

Technology Corner | Getting Feedback Can Be Engaging

One of the articles in a recent issue of iHealthBeat described a study conducted by Geisinger Health System. In the study, patients were allowed to review their medication lists for accuracy and completeness before seeing their doctor.

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Central Fill Process and Logistics | Fairview Pharmacy Services

More from Fairview Pharmacy Services' Kyle Skiermont, Pharm.D., vice president of operations, on how the pharmacy has built its central-fill process flows and logistics.

Exclusive Web Content | e-Prior Authorization: The Current and Future Landscape

David Yakimischak talks about a new area that Surescripts is now entering: facilitating electronic prior authorizations, outlining just what the challenges, the state of standardizing and digitizing the process, and how pharmacy will see benefits.

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.


 
 




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