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Is POS the Essential Business Tool for Pharmacy?

Fifteen or 20 years ago, point-of-sale systems were considered by many as “glorified cash registers,” and their primary benefit was in the front end. These days, as margins continue to decline, and pharmacy owners need to offer more services to their customers, the POS system has emerged as an essential business tool for a successful pharmacy.

2016 Retail Buyers Guide

The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2016 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.

2015 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.

Features

Feature | How a Performance-Driven Workflow Pays Off

How pharmacy owner Jason Turner, R.Ph., has developed a performance-driven workflow that gives the pharmacy control over its dispensing schedule by bringing patients into a synchronization program.

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The Three Legs of the Stool
Over the years the pharmacy management system (PMS) has become the workhorse in a pharmacy in more ways than one. Let me tell you why. The PMS addresses three important areas: operations management, clinical management, and financial management.

Departments

Catalyst Corner | Pharmacist Services: New Report Highlights Ways to Expand Reimbursement

new report from Avalere Health, entitled “Developing Trends in Delivery and Reimbursement of Pharmacist Services,” outlines several factors that could help facilitate broader reimbursement for pharmacist services.

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT, INDUSTRY WATCH, & WEBINARS
Recorded Webinars More >

Webcast [September/October 2016] Pharmacy in the Cloud

Learn more about pharmacy in the cloud in this slideshare with Epicor Senior Product Marketing Manager Keith Lam.

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Pharmacy Automation Financing

Exploring financing options for pharmacy technology with Jimmy Neil, General Manager of Pharmacy Lending at Live Oak Bank, and Matt Morrison from Gibson's Pharmacy in Dodge City, Kansas.

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Exclusive Web Content | More From The 2016 Chain Report

Jason Briscoe from Discount Drug Mart, Inc., and Karen Merrill from GRX Holdings offer their thoughts on health information exchange, how to deliver patient education more effectively, rules-based patient-management protocols, and more.

Exclusive Web Content | Packaging As A Value-add for Facilities

Marilyn Goulty, Cutie Pharma-Care, explains why she and co-owner Daniel Cutie chose to go with compliance packaging as a way to drive med sync and add value for facilities.

Exclusive Web Content | The Benefits of Electronic Med Education in Assisted-living Settings

Eric Russo, R.Ph., Hobbs Pharmacy, explains why patient education available via QR codes printed on compliance packaging is a plus for assisted-living settings.



 
 




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