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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

Viewpoints | PDMPs: Are They Working?

Forty-nine states now have PDMPs in place requiring pharmacies to report controlled substances that have been dispensed. I recently had the opportunity to attend a meeting on the topic in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

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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 | 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 | The Adherence Advantage: SynMed Automation Gives Flexibility in Multidose Dispensing [Part 3 of 3]

In this final installment with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood, Synergy Medical founder Jean Boutin shares the reaction from pharmacists who have installed the multidose packaging automation, SynMed, as well as plans for the company over the next six months. Third of three parts.


 
 




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