|The Outlook for 2009||| Print ||
|January-February 2009 Retail|
Prospects for the economy may be gloomy, but our annual survey of technology vendors found that there's optimism for the pharmacy market. The feeling is that pharmacists will look to investments that can improve operations and offer new revenue opportunities in their efforts to make 2009 a good year.
by Bill Lockwood
Point of Sale and IIAS: One Pharmacy’s Story
by Will Lockwood
Gene Minton is a long-time POS user at his DrugCo pharmacies. So he was ready to take the steps necessary when it came time to become IIAS certified for FSA/HRA purchases. In the end, this is just one more way POS helps DrugCo stay competitive.
State Boards of Pharmacy and Technology Access
by Mark Longley
Bringing new technology to market means working to gain the approval of state boards of pharmacy — a process that involves being able to answer questions about how the technology will impact patients and pharmacists. The author offers his advice, based on first-hand experience.
Customized Technology: A Foundation for Growth
by Maggie Lockwood
Two multilocation pharmacies have found that technology tailored to their needs is helping build DME business. Whether it’s DME software, document management, or systems integrated to create a seamless data flow, putting exactly the right technology to work is making a difference.