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The 2011 Chain Market Report
Twenty-three chains representing more than 7,700 pharmacy locations responded to our annual survey. The results offer a snapshot of the technology that's making an impact in the chain environment, a look into preparedness for meeting several near-term challenges, and the word on the chains' top technology priorities. Read up on the status of mobile apps, centralization, clinical services, e-prescribing, and more. Read story now
by Maggie Lockwood
Whether your interest is inventory or operations, the reports available to you are limited only by your imagination (and time!). Five pharmacists from a cross-section of pharmacies share their tips for generating powerful reports that keep their businesses robust. Plus: Five Favorite Reports.
by Will Lockwood
Read how Beverly Schaefer of Katterman's Sand Point Pharmacy in Seattle has built an innovative pharmacy practice and has made Katterman's an enjoyable and unique retail destination in the community.
by Bill Hayes
It's a given that you should be backing up your critical pharmacy data and software - in fact, it's a HIPAA requirement. But just how confident should you be that the backup procedures you have in place will minimize downtime and data loss, should the unthinkable occur? The author runs through the six main areas you need to understand in order to best avoid any nasty surprises.
NHPI and HIEs
Patients Need Help Understanding Their Drugs
How Is Mobile Health (mhealth) Different?
Study Shows Patient Confusion with Rx Labels
Telepharmacy Use Expands and Fills a Void
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