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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 | Pharmacy Offers Transition of Care to Build Successful Niche

A stint working in hospital pharmacy piqued the interest of Steve DiLollo, Pharm.D., in the clinical and collaborative areas of pharmacy. Now he operates a transitional-care practice alongside the traditional pharmacy at Colonia Natural Pharmacy.

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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.

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George's Corner | Call Yourself and an Advisory Board

These are a couple of things that I wrote about a few years ago. Please let me know if you have tried them (or will). Both are applicable to independent pharmacies. But only because the chains aren’t smart enough to do them.

EXCLUSIVE WEB CONTENT, INDUSTRY WATCH, & WEBINARS
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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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Employment Screening Compliance

A discussion with HR ProFile's Patrick Grote on the different regulatory bodies that effect your hiring decisions, and how to effectively navigate them.

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Exclusive Web Content | A Focus on Logistics Yields Results

Following the 2015 Cardinal Retail Business Conference, ComputerTalk's Will Lockwood caught up with Marc Mullen, vice president and general manager of Cardinal Health's OptiFreight® Logistics, to find out more about what community pharmacies can do to improve their operations through increased attention to logistics.

Exclusive Web Content | Listening to Customers Leads to a New App

Cardinal Health’s Order Express platform is a key portal for customers to access a range of services. But one area where customers wanted to see some improvement was the technology they used to build orders based on the inventory on the shelves in the pharmacy and the front end. Cardinal Health heard what these customers were saying, loud and clear.

Exclusive Web Content | Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s Latest Drive to Support Independent Pharmacy

AmerisourceBergen Group Vice President, Pharmacy Technology & Solutions, Chuck Reed discusses the big news from ThoughtSpot 2015: the introduction of the Elevate Provider Network for customers. Find out what makes this a unique package of services that offers community pharmacies much more clinical and business management muscle.



 
 




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