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Micro Merchant Systems

Micro Merchant Systems is a pharmacy technology company that has been servicing the needs of the independent pharmacy market for nearly 30 years. Thousands of pharmacies throughout the U.S and Puerto Rico trust Micro Merchant Systems to manage their retail, LTC, compounding, and specialty pharmacy technology needs. View the full listing to learn more.

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Micro Merchant Systems
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QS/1 at PDS Time To Level Up

Level Up: Patient-Centric Programs Key to Future of Pharmacy 

The message was clear during the QS/1 panel at the PDS Super Conference featuring customers Jason Turner and John Pugh: Scaling up programs that support a patient-centric pharmacy practice is not only doable, it’s the best way to guarantee that independent pharmacy will succeed in the future.
Ghada Abdallah R.Ph.

Clinical Services in the Pharmacy During COVID-19

Pharmacist Ghada Abdallah discusses the need for pharmacies to embrace a role as providers of COVID-19 testing and the role that building a strong immunization program is going to play in ongoing pharmacy-based pandemic response.

How BestRx Pharmacy Software Is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic is progressing, BestRx is working diligently to help pharmacies stay safe, while providing the best care to their patients. In...

Deploying Pharmacy Technology in the COVID-19 Response 

The industry continues its tremendous response to support pharmacies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it’s NCPA (National Community Pharmacists Association) town hall calls, resources...
Pharmacy Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Pharmacy and AI: What The Buzz Around Artificial Intelligence Means

In this interview with Ram Subramanian, chief technical officer at PerceptiMed, we dive into what artificial intelligence (AI) really is, what separates robust AI...

Featured Stories

Flip the Pharmacy: A Fundamental Change for Community Pharmacy

In June 2019, the Community Pharmacy Foundation (CPF) and the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) announced a new dynamic program, Flip the Pharmacy (FtP). The goal of FtP is to provide the scale to “flip” pharmacy from a professionally unsustainable, point-in-time, prescription-level practice model to a professionally sustainable, longitudinal, patient-level practice model.
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Keeping It Personal While Keeping Safe: Pandemic Response and Your Pharmacy POS System

Pharmacies are finding standard practices are being upended. In order to keep patients and staff safe, the transaction workflow must change to accommodate “social distancing.” A speedy transaction is more appreciated than ever. Your POS system can help with the efficiency. But you’re still the ingredient that makes it personal. Here are some ideas.

Simple Technology Fits Today’s Urgent Needs

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that already busy pharmacies have seen big spikes in Rx volumes and a need for capital improvements and staff expansion that were not in the 2020 strategic plan or budget. Find out how three pharmacies found Kirby Lester KL1 counting technology is a plug-and-play solution to address these issues.
Patient-Centric Workflow QS/1

Understanding Patient-Centric Workflow

Randy Burnett, QS/1 senior product manager, PrimeCare and NRx and Zach Princell, Pharm.D., QS/1 assistant product manager on customizing workflow, especially in patient-centric models.
Pharmacy Workflow RxMaster

A Modern Workflow System

Larry Brantley, owner and CEO of RxMaster, Rogers, Ark., explains how he and the staff at RxMaster develop software and solutions to impact the pharmacy operation, part of our May/June Cover Story on Workflow Efficiencies.