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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 >

Features

A Look at the Future: The Pharmacy Home Project

The Pharmacy Home Project, created by Community Care of North Carolina is being put into play to support the pharmacist’s transition to providing enhanced care at the community pharmacy.

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What changes have taken place over the years. The amount of functionality featured in the systems back then pales in comparison to what’s offered today. Pharmacy has changed over the years, and so has the technology being offered.

Departments

Catalyst Corner | ONC and HITECH Anniversaries

ONC is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource for the entire health system in supporting the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of HIEs.

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 | The Changing Role of Pharmacy in America

In today’s era of managed care, the emphasis is on improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Retail pharmacies should be at the center of this trend in healthcare delivery.

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.