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November/December 2013

NCPA 115th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition

The National Community Pharmacists Association held its 115th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition in October in Orlando, Fla.

SoftWriters’ 5th Annual FrameworkLTC Users Conference

SoftWriters held its 5th Annual FrameworkLTC Users Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. More than 300 attendees took advantage of a strong program.
George Pennebaker, Pharm.D.

The Future Is Coming — Finally

For too long pharmacists have been taking care of pills instead of patients. It looks like things are starting to change. The future is finally starting to happen.

News from voiceTech about April Halstead, Sandrine Chazaud, Nick Fallon, and Juli Meinecke and at QS/1 for Brent Thomasson, Nancy Jones, Jon Bell, and Michael Ziegler.
Bill Lockwood, Chairman/Publisher

Notable Events in 2013

What are some of the events from the past year in pharmacy and healthcare that stand out the most?

Outlook 2014: The Road Ahead

ComputerTalk’s annual survey of the technology vendors shows that there’s a great deal being done by these companies to address trends for the coming year. Find out how the vendors see the trends developing, what new products are coming out, where they see pharmacy technology in a few years’ time, and more.

Filling Fast, Preventing Errors: Automation’s Role

Pharmacists face daily pressure to fill prescriptions quickly and accurately, while also interacting with patients and managing other day-to-day clinical and business tasks. Find out how two pharmacists have deployed robotics and counting automation and organized their dispensing process to minimize errors while maximizing speed.

When the Price Is Right

With so many variables to track, keeping up with your prescription pricing is no easy task. Hear how three progressive pharmacy owners are using an automated prescription pricing service to stay competitive, maximize third-party reimbursements, and increase profits.

The latest pharmacy and technology news from QS/1, Synergy Medical, PDX/NHIN, Cerner Etreby, ScriptPro, SoftWriters, Wingate School of Pharmacy, Integra, Health Market Science, and Innovation.