From The Issue: November/December 2021
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Cover Story | Refresh The Pharmacy: Best Ideas for 2022
Pharmacies turned in a strong performance in 2021. They continued to be the most accessible healthcare provider in the country and grew further into a central role in patient care. What are the best ideas for pharmacies looking to hit the refresh button and add to their capabilities in the coming year? We surveyed a few industry experts for their take.
Plus | Change Is Scary, But Change Is Also Good
This is the time to do an inventory of where your pharmacy is now and where you’d like to take it. DrFirst’s Heidi Polek, R.Ph., gives you the steps to follow.
Exclusive Web Content | Investing Wisely: Section 179 and Packaging Automation
Glenn Perreault has brought in RxSafe RapidPakRx adherence packaging automation at Colonial Pharmacy to meet new demand and continue growing. His strategy includes using Section 179 to deduct the cost of the investment against this year’s income, minimizing the impact of the new technology on his pharmacy’s finances.
Feature | On the Road Again
by Bruce Kneeland
From his 12th formal pharmacy road trip, the author shares how four pharmacies of different sizes, formats, and demographics have partnered with Liberty Software to better serve their patients.
Feature | The Possibilities for Pharmacy
by Maggie Lockwood
Diana Lischin, R.Ph., owner of two pharmacies in North Carolina, wanted to expand her med sync and compliance packing programs without putting additional stress on her staff. The solution: investing in a new pouch-packaging system.
Publisher’s Window | An Interesting Year
2021 turned out to be a year with interesting developments. Top of the list is the chip shortage, which has really aff ected the auto industry.
Technology Corner | Building an Effective SMS Campaign for Health Behaviors
Viewpoints | Prognostications for 2022
We expect most 2021 trends to continue in 2022, with a few twists and turns based on political decisions made in Washington.
Catalyst Corner | Community Pharmacy Holding Its Own
All pharmacies are stepping up to the plate and providing expanded immunization services.