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Raising the Service Level in Long-term Care Pharmacy

Long-term care (LTC) pharmacies have been on the leading edge of some important trends. For example, they‘re innovators in med sync and adherence packaging and they‘ve built platforms to connect care provid-er teams. With this record of innovation in mind, we checked in with four closed-door long-term care pharmacies to find out how they are continuing to raise the bar in the profession.

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 | Explore Your Financing Options for Automation Systems

When a pharmacy makes a technology purchase, there are a variety of factors to consider: the impact on workflow, the benefits to patient safety, and ROI, for example. But what about the smartest way to finance the investment?

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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

Viewpoints | Getting a Handle on Your Inventory

Inventory management can help ensure the proper amount of product is in stock at the right time, while reducing inventory costs and increasing inventory turns.

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Pharmacy Redesign and Workflow Magic with Don Grove

Don Grove owner and pharmacist at J & D Pharmacy in Warsaw, Mo., talks with ComputerTalk's Will Lockwood about how you can increase productivity in your store to increase your accuracy, technician fill speed, and pharmacist verification rates with the potential to double or even triple your net profit.

Visit: http://www.redesigningrxworkflow.com

Mobile POS: Beat the Chains, Improve Customer Interactions

Competition is tough. Insurance companies are impossible to deal with. Margins are thin. How do you change the game, differentiate your store, improve customer service, and increase profits? Learn from Mike Gross, VP of Sales and Marketing at Retail Management Solutions, who will discuss how their latest technology, EvolutionPOS, can make the difference between being just a 20th-century apothecary, and a modern, community-minded 21st-century healthcare service provider.

Visit: http://www.rm-solutions.com/ctw2

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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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