George Pennebaker, Pharm.D.

A Pet Peeve

I HAVE A PET PEEVE. I expect it is one of your peeves as well. Maybe together we can figure out what to do...
Tiffany Barber Pharm.D., R.Ph., Hillsborough Pharmacy and Nutrition, Hillsborough NC

On the Cusp of Change

THIS MIGHT SOUND FAMILIAR to many of ComputerTalk’s regular readers: A pharmacist who has found the sweet spot of combining technology efficiency with human expertise to...
Integra LTC Solutions director of product management Louie Foster

Managing LTC Pharmacy Complexity with Process Automation

A long-term care pharmacy staff’s day is filled with multiple, detailed, and repetitive processes that require constant time and attention, and even then can...
Matthew Catanzaro, R.Ph. Director of Correctional Services, Diamond Pharmacy

Pharmacy System Metrics: Getting the Right Software, Hardware,  and Workflow

IT IS NO SECRET THAT PHARMACY margins are shrinking and pharmacists are expected to do more and more to try to keep up profits. In...

High-, Low-, and No-Tech Approaches to Medication Adherence

“DRUGS DON’T WORK IN patients who don’t take them,” as former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, M.D., famously said. Medication adherence — the extent...
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Business Solutions That Make a Difference

You’ve got to have a plan for your pharmacy. No matter how good or how broad an array of technology you have, or how on...

It Makes Sense: Enhanced Inventory Control with a Counting Machine

When the California State Board of Pharmacy revised its regulations to mandate a quarterly physical count of Schedule II medications starting April 1, it raised...
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Idea Exchange 2018

Computer-Rx held its Idea Exchange in April in Oklahoma City. The event featured more than 20 lab sessions to give customers hands-on experience with system...
Marsha K. Millonig, B.Pharm., M.B.A. Catalyst Enterprises

Mergers and PBM Pricing

IN THE PAST FEW YEARS, the healthcare industry has seen a tremendous amount of merger and acquisition activity. Consider the following proposed corporate couplings: Anthem...
Al Roberts, Pharm.D., and Travis Hale, Pharm.D., co-owners of Remington Drugs in Remington, Va.

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Remington Drug Company has a rich history of serving the community and it’s patients for over the last 100 years, offering superior service to...