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Solving the Claims Management Puzzle: Protecting Patients and Revenue

Pharmacies are required to successfully navigate a complex set of rules unequaled in almost any other business environment, simply to ensure that their patients get the medications they need and the pharmacy earns the revenue it deserves. Not surprisingly, technology plays a prominent role in helping create a smooth and efficient dispensing flow. MORE >

2014 Retail Buyers Guide

The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2014 Retail Buyers Guide includes profiles on the latest pharmacy management systems, workflow-specific systems, point-of-sale systems, dispensing automation, systems for LTC, and more. Plus, quick reference tables showing markets served, interfaces offered, and products and services offered. MORE >

2014 Buyers Guide for Health-System Pharmacists

Vendors showcase the products and services that will increase efficiency and safety in the hospital pharmacy. Plus tables covering Installations, Products and Interfaces, Platforms Supported, and Automated Counting and Robotic Dispensing. MORE >

Features

Feature | Technology In-store Gives Pharmacists Time for Community, Patients

Jack Dunn and Frank Iannarone were honored by the National Community Pharmacists Association during its 2014 Annual Convention. Here’s a look at the technology that enables each to run a successful business.

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A History Lesson
The evolution of technology has been a major newsmaker over the years, as evidenced by Bloomberg Businessweek's recent 85th anniversary issue.

Departments

Technology Corner | Provider Status and the Electronic Health Record

With the new year, we want to start with what we have seen in 2014 and then look ahead for this year. 2014 was a critically important year for pharmacists, in the form of H.R. 4190, the legislation that is poised to bring provider status to pharmacists.

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Exclusive Web Content | How Can Mobile Point of Sale Benefit Your Pharmacy?

Mobile technology is changing the way we live and the way we do business in more ways than I can keep up with. But unlike many technology advancements that seem to overstimulate and distance us from the personal interactions of days gone by, a handheld register in the pharmacy actually creates a more personal and individualized customer experience.

Exclusive Web Content | PrescribeWellness and ABM: Bridging the Gap to Medication Adherence

PrescribeWellness CEO Al Babbington discusses how the appointment-based medication (ABM) process is important part of the puzzle when addressing two age-old problems: improved medication adherence and streamlined pharmacy workflow. Babbington describes how ABM can be implemented with new technology to improve efficiency, increase medication adherence, and drive additional pharmacy revenue.

Exclusive Web Content | Death to the Package Insert

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.


 
 




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