From The Issue: November/December 2020
Taxes and Pharmacy Technology: Are You Using Section 179 Wisely?
It’s getting to be the time of year to think about getting your pharmacy’s finances in order for the tax year. If you have not considered it yet, section 179 may offer you an opportunity to reduce or eliminate the Federal tax liability for the year, if you’ve made or still plan to make a […]
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The Pharmacy Technology Driving Success in 2021
Despite a tumultuous and challenging 2020, there is a great deal of optimism for the coming year among pharmacy technology vendors, with most planning to fire on all cylinders in bringing new products and interfaces to market and growing to better serve pharmacies. Our year-end survey forms the basis of this story taking a look at what the key issues, technologies, and goals will be for the coming year.
Accuracy Was Number One When Choosing a New Robot
Switching to a new system can be daunting, especially when the old prescription-counting system had been in place for almost two decades. For Ron Strickland, R.Ph., owner of Lincoln Pharmacy in Lincoln, Ala., the number-one need was accuracy.
Prescription Benefit Solution Improves Adherence and Refill Rates
Priyank Patel, owner of three pharmacies in the New York City area, wanted to speed up checking when a patient’s medication was not covered by a plan’s benefit or was prohibitively expensive. As a pharmacy technology enthusiast, Patel looked to a new, real-time Surescripts pharmacy software interface to his PrimeRx pharmacy system from Micro Merchant Systems.
Patient Relationship Management and the Future of Pharmacy
When pharmacy software and technology close the loop on data, providing better business intelligence within the pharmacy system, pharmacists have an easier time with their patients. In this interview with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood, Speed Script’s CEO Chuck Welch explains how patient relationship management (PRM) is the future of pharmacy.
Applying Data to Clinical Decisions: AI and Pharmacy in 2021
Advances in AI and decision support and amplify the opportunities for pharmacists to practice at the top of their license. In this interview American Society of Consultant Pharmacists CEO Chad Worz, Pharm.D., BCGP, talks about where he sees pharmacy technology playing a role in pharmacy this coming year.
Starting from Scratch: Fulfilling a Dream of Ownership
While it’s no secret that community pharmacy is a competitive business, there are still entrepreneurs who have the desire to start a pharmacy from scratch. This was the case for Keith and Deborah Hersey, who developed a business plan for their year-old Hersey Pharmacy that is adding valuable services for their Durham, N.C., community.