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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 | Marketing: A Key Business Builder

As pharmacy evolves from its historical dispensing role to a more clinical one, it appears that one little-discussed obstacle stands in the way of progress. That little-discussed obstacle: marketing!

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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

George's Corner | The Spring of 1985 and Now

I have been writing these columns every two months for 31 years. This adds up to more than 180 columns. Here are some recurring themes.

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 More >

Exclusive Web Content | Lifting All Boats in Independent Pharmacy

Chrissy Lane, vice president of Good Neighbor Pharmacy, talks about the major challenges facing independent pharmacy, the solutions Good Neighbor Pharmacy is bringing to bear for its member pharmacies, and the highlights from ThoughtSpot 2015.

Exclusive Web Content | Pharmacy Opportunities in Immunization

Mike Popovich, CEO of STC, talks about how market and regulatory currents are driving the push for better reporting of and wider access to immunization records, with real benefits both for public health and for health providers such as pharmacists.

Exclusive Web Content | Getting on the Cutting Edge with eMARs: An Interview with QuickMAR’s Stan Turner

QuickMAR president and co-founder Stan Turner talks about how electronic medication administration records (eMARs) are supporting care collaboration and helping pharmacies and facilities gain an edge in patient care by creating new and better data flows that help track improved performance.



 
 




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