2009 has been quite a challenging year. Not only did pharmacists have to contend with the usual array of clinical, business, and regulatory issues, but they also had to face a very difficult economy. Our annual survey of the technology vendors has turned up reasons to be optimistic about 2010, though — from new products and enhancements to the prospects for an increasing clinical role for pharmacists.
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by John Becker
Read about how Baylor Rice, the owner of a pair of compounding-only
pharmacies in Richmond, Va., approached selecting and implementing his
second-generation POS system and the ways he uses it to maximize
front-end sales and profits.
by Kevin Welch
Delivery can be an important service to offer. However, it’s not always
easy to find technology designed specifically with pharmacy in mind.
Getting the right tools in place can help reduce costs associated with
delivery and bring a level of accountability that is often otherwise
lacking. Find out what to consider when looking at the latest in
pharmacy delivery management solutions.
by Bruce Kneeland
Fruth Pharmacy, which currently operates 25 traditional community
drugstores in southern Ohio and West Virginia, has been thriving for 57
years. Get an inside look at how this family-owned chain is building on
its success by focusing on patients and deploying the technology it needs to stay current.
The HITECH Act
Stick Your Head Between Your Legs
Technology: Is the Market Vendor Driven?
What to Expect in 10 Years
FDA REMS Provides Opportunity for Pharmacy System Vendors
The National Community Pharmacists Association’s 111th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition
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Pharmacy System Data Storage: The Case for a Standard
by Brad Ordener