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Pharmacy Voices is content from ComputerTalk‘s regular columnists, as well as from contributors from around the industry.

An Update on the Connected Patient Home

We have seen a sector of healthcare, previously known for its lack of technology adoption, begin a complete about-face. One overall term for this sector is the “connected patient.”
Bill Lockwood, Chairman/Publisher

The Adherence Challenge

A lot of attention is being given to the topic of medication adherence. Without doubt people not following the prescribed regimen of their prescriptions is one of the drivers for the high cost of healthcare.
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Telemedicine in Pharmacy

We view this increased online patient contact with healthcare professionals as a huge opportunity for pharmacists to expand their scope of supportive care via telemedicine.

Industry Insider with Kevin Welch: Focus as the First Step to Success

Integra LTC Solutions and QS/1 President Kevin Welch talks with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood about his new role as CTO of J M Smith Corporation...
2018 ComputerTalk Pharmacy Buyers Guide Datascan Pharmacy System Independent Pharmacy

DataScan – Offering the Ultimate Trifecta

ComputerTalk’s featured vendor this week is DataScan Pharmacy, Inc., a family-owned pharmacy management company that was one of the first computer vendors providing software...

Front-end Focus: Throwing a Twitter Party

Front-End Focus Marketing Idea: Throwing a Twitter Party DJ Larson, Lehan Drugs "We’ve held Twitter parties for new moms, where they could ask any question. We have...

Interoperability, FHIR, and Blockchain

THE 21ST CENTURY CURES ACT (Cures Act) was signed into law in December 2016. The law requires the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information...

Pro-Pharmacy, Pro-Patient Theme at NCPA Summit

The NCPA Congressional Pharmacy Summit had a “pro-pharmacist and pro-patient” focus as 300 attendees visited U.S. House and Senate offices during the summit this week.   The...

The Cost of Not Getting It Right

In this interview, Dave Johnson, vice president at Kirby Lester and a 15-year veteran of the community pharmacy industry, talks about one thing that he still doesn’t understand. Why would a pharmacy ever be okay with losing money, when easy, affordable technology could prevent it?

Ways To Be A Better Pharmacy Retailer

The January/February 2016 ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist cover story highlights how four different pharmacies are being better retailers, understanding their customers better, and improving...