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Chain Market Report

ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist July/August 2017The 2017 survey of chain pharmacies gives a snapshot of technology priorities. And a conversation between two chain pharmacy executives explores the trends, ranging across topics such as the major push for technology to support clinical interactions; the best way to stay connected with patients; the key efficiency drivers saving pharmacists’ time; what makes for better retailing; and the current top regulatory and administrative needs.

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.

2016 Buyers Guide for Health-System Pharmacists

2016 Health-System Buyers Guide Vendors showcase the products and services that will increase efficiency and safety in the hospital pharmacy. Plus tables covering Installations, Products and Interfaces, Automated Counting and Robotic Dispensing, and more. Download it now...

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Features

Feature | Customized Edits for the New World of Pharmacy

Tim White, R.Ph., has seen great value in using manual edits in his pharmacy software, bringing a level of pharmacy-specific customization to the workflow logic that in years past an owner would have had to ask a developer to implement.

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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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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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