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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.


George's Corner | Blink and Everything Changes

Blink and everything changes. I can only add to that: Blink twice and it has probably passed you by.


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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 | 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 | More On Central-Fill: Q&A with McKesson’s Joe Tammaro

McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation High Volume Solutions VP of Sales Joe Tammaro gives ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood his perspective on what pharmacies are doing with central fill and what questions you should be asking if you are looking to get started with it.

Looking to the Future [July/August 2015] Fruth Pharmacy's Jeff Pitts

Context for the July/August 2015 cover story, with thoughts from Jeff Pitts on the upgrade cycle, innovation, patient engagement, integrating data, telepharmacy, and data analytics.


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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Increasing Customer Retention in your Pharmacy

It's generally recognized that acquiring new customers costs between four and six times more than keeping an existing customer. But how do you keep your customers loyal and increase customer retention? Learn from Mike Gross at Retail Management Solutions, who will present ideas on what improves retention and what tools you'll need to implement a strong loyalty program that keeps customers coming back, and with greater frequency than they do today.


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