|Software as a Service: The Next Big Thing?||| Print ||
On-demand computing — where the user doesn’t own the software or maintain the server it runs on — has a long history in pharmacy. Increasingly, this model, now known as software as a service (SaaS), is becoming the first choice for number of pharmacies that want to eliminate the time spent maintaining in-store systems. Read about what vendors are offering and how pharmacists are beginning to put SaaS into action every day. Read Story.
End-of-Month Reporting in a 340B Program by Jerry Sveum, R.Ph.
The author, a community pharmacist with an extensive background in the federal 340B program, walks through an Excel spreadsheet he developed that participating pharmacies can use to satisfy the end-of-month reporting requirements. This will be a useful tool for those participating in the 340B program and for those learning more about it.
Eaton Apothecary: Striking the Right Balance by Bruce Kneeland
Despite being in a competitive market, this small chain in the Boston area has found the right balance of service and technology to grow the business.
Corner Drug: Finding the Time to be Pharmacists by Will Lockwood
Pharmacist Lisa Shelley and her husband, Edward, run Corner Drug in Woodland, Calif. They will soon be joined by their daughter, Sara, who graduates from pharmacy school this spring and brings with her a belief that it's technology's role to support her passion for working with patients.