2020 Buyers Guide


Datascan Pharmacy offers sale, support, and updating of our pharmacy management software, pharmacy point of sale, mobile applications, central-store management system, and interfaces with IVR, robots, and more.

Newest product or service: DIR fee estimator with the option for a hard stop at adjudication for claims with expected losses or low reimbursement once an expected DIR has been calculated post adjudication. Also, improved compounding capabilities, expanded central store management and expanded central fill system.

Contact Details
1602 Lakeland Avenue, Bohemia, NY 11716
(877) 222-RXRX

Markets Served

  • Independents and Small Chains
  • Mail Order
  • Specialty
  • Hospital Outpatient
  • Assisted Living
  • Long-term Care (closed door and combo) Correctional
  • Central-fill

Products and Services

Products (i.e., something that is designed and supported in-house)

  • Pharmacy management system
  • Workflow system
  • Chain host (e.g. centralized patient, drug, and other databases, as well as other
    centralized management tools)
  • POS (point-of-sale) system
  • Portable/mobile POS terminal
  • E-signature capture
  • DME MAC/Medicaid billing/Claims submission
  • Data analytics/Business intelligence
  • Patient communications management (e.g. IVR, text, email or other outbound and inbound communications tools)
  • Patient web portal (for profile review) 
  • Mobile smart device apps
  • Full document management (e.g., paperless send/receive, auto-routing, central
    storage/retrieval, etc.)
  • Mobile delivery tracking
  • Barcode scanning
  • Compounding software
  • Long-term care software
  • Specialty pharmacy software
  • Adherence tools (software based)
  • Preedit services
  • Off-site backup/recovery
  • 340B revenue and inventory accounting
  • Pharmacy inventory control system
  • Prescription pricing
  • DIR fee management
  • Biometric authentication

Interfaces (i.e. products or services from other vendors)

  • DME MAC/Medicaid billing/Claims submission
  • Medication therapy management (MTM) documentation and billing
  • Documentation and Billing for Immunizations
  • Patient communications management (e.g. IVR, text, email or other outbound and inbound communications tools)
  • Automated counting
  • Robotic dispensing
  • Adherence tools (software based)
  • Adherence packaging
  • Preedit services
  • Drug visuals (Image of product dispensed as part of quality assurance process)
  • Prescription pricing
  • Electronic prior authorizations
  • Electronic medication administration record (eMAR)
  • Pharmacy electronic health record (EHR) or care documentation module
  • Data management (e.g., conversion, archiving, decommissioning, analysis, etc.)
  • Multidrug interaction review

Platforms And Data Exchange Standards Supported

  • Windows
  • SQL
  • XML
  • iOS
  • Android
  • EDI with wholesalers
  • HL7
  • Pharmacists e-Care plan (www.cpesn.com/ecare-plan/)

Product Specifics

Pharmacy Management System Base Features

  • Workflow
  • DME MAC/Medicaid billing/Claims submission
  • Medication therapy management (MTM) documentation and billing
  • Data Analytics/Business Intelligence
  • Patient web portal (for profile review)
  • Full document management (e.g., paperless send/receive, auto-routing, central storage/retrieval, etc.)
  • Barcode scanning
  • Compounding software
  • Long-term care software
  • Specialty pharmacy software
  • Preedit Services
  • Drug visuals (Image of product dispensed as part of quality assurance process)
  • 340B revenue and inventory accounting
  • Prescription pricing
  • Prescription synchronization
  • System backup and restore
  • Patient reminder tools
  • Web and mobile refills
  • Drug-gene interaction alerts
  • DIR fee management

Point-of-Sale (POS) System Features

  • Perpetual inventory
  • Price updates
  • Multiple-vendor EDI ordering
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Pseudoephedrine sales log/reporting
  • EMV-compliant hardware
  • Point-to-point encryption of payment data
  • Near field communication (NFC) payments
  • Customer special order tracking and alerts

NFC Payment Apps Supported

Apple Pay
Google Pay
MasterCard PayPass
Samsung Pay
Visa payWave

Product/Service Features

Data Analytics/Business Intelligence

Compare store to store, product to product, period by period.
Analyze slow moving products.
Analyze / highlight patients with poor adherence ratios.
Inventory future use / predictions for ordering.

Patient Communications Management

Built-in ability to send email, text messages to patients for all different types of messages.
Built-in ability to send messages to our mobile application to communicate with patients.
Interfaces with multiple IVR's for outbound dialing.

Mobile App

  • Pharmacy location specifics.
  • Ordering refills.
  • Order status.
  • Pickup reminders.
  • Clinical “push” messaging to patients.
  • General marketing “push” messaging.
  • Allowing patients to access their medication profiles.
  • Allowing patients to access medication education materials.

Full Document Management

E.g., paperless send/receive, auto-routing, central storage/retrieval, etc.

Built into our system you can either scan, or look up on your computer documents
and link them to patients, doctors, and prescriptions. You can add notes to the
images, see who entered/logged them, retrieve them easily etc.

Software for Compounding Pharmacy

Build store custom compounds.
Copy or generate new compound based off old one.
Track multiple lot #s and expirations of compounds or ingredient.

Software for Long-term Care Pharmacy

Remote portal nurses can log-in to update demographics, Rx orders, dietary notes, stop orders etc,
Custom MARs and interfaces to EMARs.
Home management and delivery to home management.
Billing to homes for all patients.
Custom Frequency codes,
Detailed reporting by home or patients within.

Software for Specialty Pharmacy

Custom questionnaires to store by patient / therapy.
Interfaces with specialty reporting companies.
Clinical data storage / ability to store medical data.

Software-based Adherence Support

  • Automation of outbound patient calls.
  • Patient text messaging.
  • Patient emails.
  • Patient access to educational materials.
  • Adherence scorecards/reporting.
  • Synchronized refills.
  • Full adherence dashboard, maintenance medication utility, auto refills system, warnings for patients with no refills at dispense.

Adherence Systems Support Post-sale


Claims Preedit Services

DAW Sweep built-in.
Date Written hard stop/check.
Generic substitution pop up for brand written not required. 
Checks/warnings on quantity dispensed/written.

340B Revenue And Inventory Accounting

Built-in 340B inventory tracking, reporting, re-ordering system.

Pharmacy Inventory Control System

Full inventory control with ability to track and report on multiple inventories that you can custom label, choose from on dispensing. System also has inventory forecasting and EDI/auto-ordering capabilities with shopping across vendors built-in.

Prescription Pricing

The ability to create custom price schedules and price Rx's based off metrics such as cost, AWP, package size, etc. You can set in the chart/table the breaks and how you want it priced. Upon dispensing cash Rx's it will give you a clear picture of the profit, how you have it set in the schedule etc. so you can make a decision if you want to leave or modify pricing.

Tools to Address DIR Fees

Setup custom by plan(s), upon adjudication we display expected DIR and expected profit post DIR, and you can setup a hard stop with reimbursement warning for equal to or less than cost post expected DIR for claims. Reporting also built in.

Biometric Authentication via

Fingerprint recognition.

Hardware Maintenance Services

Full hardware support over the phone, and on-site support available within 100 miles of office with contracts available.

Process for Addressing Customer Requested Changes or Features

Feature requests are taken six months of the year on alternating months. More than 50% of requests are built-in at no cost. We also offer custom programming for clients for certain requests that may not be approved for free, but they must have – as to not leave them in a locked position.

Specific Technology Systems and Services Interfaces

Change Healthcare
FDS, Inc dba Freedom Data Services
Kirby Lester
Parata Systems
PDR Network
TeleManager Technologies
Wolters Kluwer Health

Wholesalers, Payment Processors, PSAOs, Consulting, MTM, and Other Services

Burlington Drug Company
Cardinal Health
Dakota Drug
Elevate Provider Network
First Data
HD Smith
Independent Pharmacy Cooperative
McKesson Pharmaceutical Distribution
Morris and Dickson
Pharmacy First
Rochester Drug Co-op
Smith Drug
Value Drug Company

Adherence Packaging

Parata Systems

Trade Shows

Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference
NCPA Workshops