Viewpoints Column Archives

Viewpoints [March/April 2014] What’s Coming with Track and Trace: Part Two

Viewpoints [January/February 2014] What’s Coming with Track and Trace

The key provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) will be phased in over the next 10 years and will make it easier to trace where a drug has been in the supply chain; detect and remove counterfeit drug products; and facilitate drug recalls when necessary.

Viewpoints [November/December 2013] Prognostications for 2014

We have compiled our annual predictions for what is ahead in 2014, including changes in reimbursement, more critical analysis of technology investments, and the impact of pharmacist supply.

Viewpoints [September/October 2013] Assisting Patients with Health Insurance Exchanges

With many Americans looking for healthcare coverage starting Jan. 1, 2014, the importance of understanding the new health insurance exchanges cannot be overstated.

Viewpoints [July/August 2013] Starting a Refill Synchronization 

Refill synchronization is emerging as a new, innovative service for retail pharmacy. The service coordinates all of a patient’s maintenance prescriptions to be refilled on the same day each month.

Viewpoints [March/April 2013] Telemedicine in Pharmacy

We view this increased online patient contact with healthcare professionals as a huge opportunity for pharmacists to expand their scope of supportive care via telemedicine.

Viewpoints [May/June 2013] Watchful Waiting for Health Information Exchanges

Gathering Information for retail pharmacists to be active users, HIEs need to be open to retail pharmacist involvement but pharmacists also share in the responsibility.


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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