Prescription Dispensing

Tools for Safe and Accurate Prescription Filling

Tools for prescription dispensing, including workflow systems and barcode scanning, automation technology such as robotics and table-top counters, and adherence packaging and will-call bin management, as well as the latest for drug interaction and pharmacogenetic review.

Matt Noffsinger TCGRx

High-Volume Dispensing: One Step at a Time

TCGRx EVP of Sales and Marketing Matt Noffsinger talks about what you should really be thinking about when you hear the term “high-volume dispensing” these days. You’ll be surprised that it’s not necessarily a huge central-fill or mail-order operation. Find out how you can bring the efficiencies that drive traditional high-volume settings right down to any dispensing volume and apply them piece by piece to meet a pharmacy’s needs and growth strategy.
Matt Noffsinger TCGRx

High-Volume Solutions: Questions To Ask and Success Stories

TCGRx EVP of Sales and Marketing Matt Noffsinger talks about what you should really be thinking about when you hear the term “high-volume dispensing” these days. And here he offers two questions to ask yourself before you talk to at tech vendor and two examples of pharmacies making the most of a step-wise approach to high-volume pharmacy.

70 Years And Still Innovating: Phillips Pharmacy Forges Ahead

Wayne MacArdy, R.Ph., is co-owner and managing pharmacist of Phillips Pharmacy, which is in its 70th year serving the people in and around Mauston, Wisc. There are two, separately licensed pharmacies on the site: one is what MacArdy describes as a traditional retail business, while the other is a closed-door operation serving nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
Alan Jacobs CTO PerceptiMed

Advanced Technology at Will-Call: scripClip Automated Will-Call Management

In this interview with ComputerTalk, PreceptiMed’s President, CTO, and Founder Alan Jacobs shares his inspiration for scripClip and his vision for will-call automation that focuses on technology that eliminates medication errors in retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities and hospitals.
Nicole Noel, Pharm.D., Director of Purdue University Pharmacy,

Will-Call Technology: An Extra Step for Patient Safety

Manual will-call management is still the norm across pharmacy, but one pharmacy at Purdue University decided to take action and pilot an automated will-call system. Nicole Noel, Pharm.D., talks about the results. Find out why her staff can’t imagine going back to a manual will-call system.
Lauren Warkentine, President, Computer-Rx

Three-Clicks-or-Less Philosophy Drives User Experience at Computer-Rx

Computer-Rx has long been a leader in pharmacy technology. Late last year, the company announced that Lauren Warkentine had been appointed president. ComputerTalk writer Bruce Kneeland caught up with Warkentine to learn about her goals as she takes over leadership of the company.

The Adherence Advantage: Synmed Automation and Multidose Dispensing

In a conversation with Trey Tollstam from Synergy Medical, we hear how the incentives with star ratings are moving pharmacies toward different strategies. Maybe...
Synergy Medical

Disrupting Workflow to Reach the New World of Pharmacy

Rubicon Pharmacies' chief business development officer, Michael Wright. Rubicon Pharmacies Canada Inc. owns and operates drug stores in Western Canada. Its chief business development officer,...
Mark_Malahosky_VP_Trillium_Pharmacy_Services

On the Cutting Edge of 340B: In-house and Real-time

To fulfill a business decision to move into 340B contract pharmacy in addition to operating as a 340B covered entity, Trillium Health executives asked for the ideal software to run the business, and their robotics vendor said, “We can do that.”

The Adherence Advantage: SynMed Automation Gives Flexibility in Multidose Dispensing (2 of 3)

In this segment on the multidose filling system by Synergy Medical, founder Jean Boutin explains to ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood the system’s unique position and dispensing trays employed by the system; the interface with pharmacy management systems; and the factors that drive automation and pharmacists should consider when evaluating automated packaging systems. Second of three parts.