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Bill Lockwood, Chairman/Publisher

The ASAP Connection

ONE OF THE HALLMARKS of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP), in addition to its pioneering work in setting the reporting standard for...
Marsha K. Millonig

In the Works: Major Change to the NDC Number

It may not be exciting or cutting-edge except to those of us in information technology, but the pharmaceutical supply chain and pharmacy profession’s operations...

Partnering to Educate Future Pharmacists

We both have young children. In the months leading up to their arrival, well-intentioned family and friends generously shared their advice and the experiences...

Miscellaneous Things to Ponder: Hospitals, Anxiety, and Amazon

Hospitals (Patient’s View)In the last few weeks I have spent time in a couple of hospitals. Once for me and a couple of times accompanying...

2018 NCPA Annual Conference

The National Community Pharmacists Association held its 2018 Annual Convention in Boston, Mass. Check here for news from the convention. Also, check for session slides and...

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Why You Can – and Should – Establish a Collaborative Practice

Over the course of the year I've interviewed a number of pharmacists who have found ways to expand their practice beyond dispensing. One good...

SoftWriters 2018 Users Conference

Highlights of the conference included networking with peers, the SoftWriters team, and industry sponsors. SoftWriters sent one-third of their team to present, train, and...

Get the Support you Need: Pharmacy IT Services

Speed Script CEO Chuck Welch on services that pharmacists should ask if their vendor can provide.ComputerTalk: Can you share advice pharmacists could use...

Pharmacy Errors: 1,000x Too Many?

IN A PROFESSION WHERE THE expectation is 100% accuracy, the reality is inconsistent with this goal. Different values are cited across the internet, but by...

Your Software Vendor as Your Pharmacy IT Department

MOST PHARMACISTS KNOW their software vendors can write an interface. But there’s more to software than just having an interface installed. There is a whole...