Yardi recently announced the acquisition of Optimus EMR, which will be folded into the Yardi Senior Living suite of tools. In this interview, Yardi’s Eric Kolber, vice president of senior living, Fil Southerland, director of healthcare solutions, and Craig Griffin, director of long term care, explain the strategy behind the acquisition and the trends in the senior living market.
Following the 2015 Cardinal Retail Business Conference, ComputerTalk's Will Lockwood caught up with Marc Mullen, vice president and general manager of Cardinal Health's OptiFreight® Logistics, to find out more about what community pharmacies can do to improve their operations through increased attention to logistics.
Cardinal Health’s Order Express platform is a key portal for customers to access a range of services. But one area where customers wanted to see some improvement was the technology they used to build orders based on the inventory on the shelves in the pharmacy and the front end. Cardinal Health heard what these customers were saying, loud and clear.
AmerisourceBergen Group Vice President, Pharmacy Technology & Solutions, Chuck Reed discusses the big news from ThoughtSpot 2015: the introduction of the Elevate Provider Network for customers. Find out what makes this a unique package of services that offers community pharmacies much more clinical and business management muscle.
Chrissy Lane, vice president of Good Neighbor Pharmacy, talks about the major challenges facing independent pharmacy, the solutions Good Neighbor Pharmacy is bringing to bear for its member pharmacies, and the highlights from ThoughtSpot 2015.
Mike Popovich, CEO of STC, talks about how market and regulatory currents are driving the push for better reporting of and wider access to immunization records, with real benefits both for public health and for health providers such as pharmacists.
Exclusive Web Content | Getting on the Cutting Edge with eMARs: An Interview with QuickMAR’s Stan Turner
QuickMAR president and co-founder Stan Turner talks about how electronic medication administration records (eMARs) are supporting care collaboration and helping pharmacies and facilities gain an edge in patient care by creating new and better data flows that help track improved performance.
With companies like Apple entering the mHealth market, the growth of health and fitness apps had begun to outpace overall app growth. However, a recent survey found only 21% patients use health IT tools to access their health data and only 36% use electronic health records to monitor their health data.
CoverMyMeds recently released the Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) National Adoption Scorecard. Find out what the report says about the state of ePA adoption, the benefits that can accrue when converting from a paper-based prior authorization process, and the impact on minimizing prescription abandonment and administrative waste.
The most widely implemented version of the NCPDP SCRIPT standard, 10.6, builds on the success of e-prescribing by enhancing certain data segments, one of which is the Observation (OBS) segment. In this roundtable conversation, four experts offer some background on the OBS segment and how it’s being put to use within both prescriber and pharmacy practice.
Currently the FDA is collecting comments for a Federal Register notice to amend labeling regulations to make electronic distribution of prescribing information for healthcare professionals the norm. Drug manufacturers have been in support of the change since it will save them money from printing the inserts, but others are concerned the public health could be affected when Internet access is not available.
If you are running a pharmacy point-of-sale (POS) system, you are most likely collecting data that can be of great value to increasing store performance by helping you make educated decisions. Epicor Senior Product Manager Keith Lam talks with ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood about the newest features and trends to look for in POS business intelligence.
In this interview, McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions (MPRS) Vice President of Strategic Marketing Stacey Irving and McKesson Vice President of Business Development and Strategy Eyad Farah talk with ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood about the results of a study commissioned to look at the emerging trends in patient adherence.
David Yakimischak talks about a new area that Surescripts is now entering: facilitating electronic prior authorizations, outlining just what the challenges, the state of standardizing and digitizing the process, and how pharmacy will see benefits.
Craig Ford, SVP of sales for pharmacy and government at solutions at Health Market Science, talks with ComputerTalk’s Will Lockwood about the critical areas of the 2015 CMS Call Letter and the trends that are impacting pharmacy’s efforts to maintain prescriber records and submit payable claims.