From The Issue: November/December 2019

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Bruce Kneeland, community pharmacy marketing specialist, Kneeland Services, spoke with Sondra Heffernan, VP of sales at InfoWerks. Kneeland presented on the pharmacy owners he met during his visit to nine successful pharmacies during a multistate road trip.

2020 ASAP Annual Conference

The American Society for Automation in Pharmacy held its 2020 Annual Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Fla., and combined a dynamic speaker agenda...

NCPA 2019 Annual Convention & Expo

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) held its 2019 Annual Convention & Expo in San Diego, Calif. This year’s theme was “Changing The Pharmacy...

Podcasts for Pharmacists

How do you keep up with the ever-changing landscape regarding the art and science of medicine, with all the relevant new studies and findings,...

2020: Clinical Services Out of Necessity?

With the start of a new decade, we expect changes for pharmacy 2020 that have been a long time coming. We see a continual...

Accessing PDMP Data

As more and more states require pharmacists to check their prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) before dispensing an opioid, the quality of the data...

Pharmacy PLUS Technology Blog

The Avant Institute is hosting two free webinars this week in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Free Webinars for Community Pharmacists on COVID-19 Testing, Telehealth

The Avant Institute is hosting two free webinars this week in response to the coronavirus crisis. The first is COVID-19 Testing & Independent Community Pharmacy on March 31 at 8 p.m. EST. The second is The Role of the Pharmacist in Telehealth and Remote Clinical Services on Wednesday, April...

COVID: As Crisis Grows Pharmacy Responds

ComputerTalk is based in Blue Bell, Pa., about 45 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. This area has been on stay-at-home orders for at least a week, and I’m sure many others are starting to experience this “new normal.” Pharmacy owners too are facing a new normal as one of...

QCompass Podcast Prepping for PDS Super-Conference

QS/1 is hosting a breakout breakfast session at the PDS Super-Conference February 29, 2020. ComputerTalk Magazine's Maggie Lockwood will moderate the popular panel discussion. She talked with QS/1's QCompass Podcast about the importance of the PDS Super-Conference, what participants can expect at the panel discussion.Maggie will be joined on...
Retail Management Solutions Pharmacy Point of Sale

The Benefits of Pharmacy Point-of-Sale System Interfaces

-AMAZONPOLLY-ONLYWORDS-START- -AMAZONPOLLY-ONLYWORDS-END-What are the key systems that pharmacy POS (point of sale) needs to interact with for full functionality and best ROI (return on investment)?-AMAZONPOLLY-ONLYWORDS-START--AMAZONPOLLY-ONLYWORDS-END-Pharmacy system integration is a key part of pharmacy point-of-sale functionality. A robust point-of-sale solution allows pharmacies to accurately and safely process prescription sales, protecting both...
2019 Influenza Statistics and Demographics LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Pharmacies and Yearly Influenza Trends

While flu season starts around October, the flu activity peaks between December and February. Every year 5% to 20% of the U.S. population is affected by the influenza virus with costs associated with direct hospitalization and outpatient visits totaling over $10 billion, according to the CDC.As pharmacies prepare to...

Cut DIR Fees in Half, and Minimize Your 2019 Pharmacy Tax Liability

Pharmacy owners are finding that by improving adherence on even a few “outlier” nonadherent patients, they can enjoy a huge savings to their bottom line. A certified public accountant (CPA) explains how."What we've noticed, over the last year in particular, is DIR fees have really become an issue,...

The Best Defense Against An Intrusive Pharmacy Audit Is… A Pharmacy Technology System

A popular blog written by an Iowa pharmacy owner recently detailed the author’s experiences with audits of his business. “Over my career as a pharmacy owner, we have faced over $1 million worth of audited claims, and the PBMs have attempted to charge back over 10% of that...