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Long-Term Care Pharmacy: Driving Its Evolution The Forces

There’s been a great deal of change in the (LTC) market in the past few years, with a significant impact on how pharmacies are organizing their operations and deploying technology. Whether it’s dispensing automation, pharmacy management system functionality, or digital connectivity platforms, LTC technology is evolving rapidly to meet current and future challenges and opportunities. MORE >

2015 Retail Buyers Guide

The source for technology to add to your pharmacy. The 2015 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. Browse or search to find what you need. 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 >


Feature | Prescription Synchronization: System Functionality that Can Help

Synchronization has been described as one of the few instances where all parties win. So why isn’t every community pharmacy implementing prescription synchronization? One reason is the limited support available in older pharmacy management systems.

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Programming Languages and Robotics
When you stop and think about how far we have come just in pharmacy in the 40 years since computers were first used to process prescriptions, it’s simply remarkable.


George's Corner | Blink and Everything Changes

Blink and everything changes. I can only add to that: Blink twice and it has probably passed you by.


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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 | Safe Prescribing: Leveraging the Latest SCRIPT Enhancements

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.

Exclusive Web Content | Connecting Patients with Common App Design

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.

Looking to the Future [July/August 2015] Star Discount Pharmacy's Darden Heritage

Context for the July/August 2015 cover story, with thoughts from Darden Heritage on why integration is key, the importance of specialty pharmacy, acceptance of pharmacy's clinical role, messaging and better outcomes, and the technology you can't do without.


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