Technology Corner

Technology Corner [July/August 2014] Is a Vendor-Driven Market a Bad Thing?

Many pharmacists are so “in the weeds,” in that they are being consumed by the daily minutia of their operations, that we think it may be time for vendors to take a stronger position that will help prepare the profession to face a very different healthcare future.

Technology Corner [May/June 2014] What Patients Expect

We recently read a report from Accenture that really got us thinking about what patients expect from their pharmacists and pharmacies. The report is titled “Great Expectations: Why Pharma Companies Can’t Ignore Patient Services.”

Technology Corner [March/April 2014] Changes in Healthcare Demand Different Thinking

Times are changing in healthcare, and it’s still early enough in the year to add a few resolutions. Think about each of these changes and challenge yourself as to whether you have aligned your practice accordingly.

Technology Corner [January/February 2014] Blue Button

To start 2014, we are going to look at patient engagement. We have touched on this topic in previous columns, but would like to focus solely on patient engagement at this time.

Technology Corner [November/December 2013] An Update on the Connected Patient Home

We have seen a sector of healthcare, previously known for its lack of technology adoption, begin a complete about-face. One overall term for this sector is the “connected patient.”

Technology Corner [September/October 2013] Navigating Popular Social Media Tools

We realize that most people are intimately familiar with one or two social media tools, but do not have a knowledge of the range of other tools that are available for use.

Technology Corner [July/August 2013] Consider Building a Health Promotions Resource

People fail in their self-care management behaviors (including medication behaviors) for three reasons: (1) they don’t know what to do; (2) they don’t know how to do it; or (3) they are not motivated to do it.

Technology Corner [March/April 2013] Our Recommended Approach to Buying Technology

Getting the most out of the ComputerTalk 2013 Retail Buyers Guide when you find a quiet place to look over the product offerings.

Technology Corner [May/June 2013] Challenges in Quality Measure Reporting

How do you define “quality” in your practice? Might it be measured by the average wait time your customers experience, by the percentage of patients offered additional clinical services, by the hundreds or thousands of prescriptions accurately filled between misfills, by the percentage of patients receiving medication doses outside of recommended doses, or by some other measures ...

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McKesson Pharmaserv

 

April 13-16, 2013
American Pharmacists Association

April 25, 2013
American Society for Automation

May 8-10, 2013
National Community Pharmacists’ Association

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