Pharmacy Voices

2021 Pharmacy Outlook: The Vendors Speak

A wide range of pharmacy technology industry executives and experts off their thoughts on the big changes to expect for pharmacy in 2021, what will make the biggest impact in the pharmacy market, and what adds value to the pharmacy and pharmacy technology systems.

Technology Investment Means New Roles for Hospital Pharmacists

Ten to 15 years ago, it wasn’t uncommon to find a hospital’s pharmacy staff sequestered in the pharmacy, conferring with their provider colleagues by phone and focused entirely on dispensing and verifying the medication needs for their hospital. Today, thanks to a web of technology that connects the pharmacy to the hospital, you’re more likely to find pharmacists on the floor supporting providers in their medication decisions, not in the basement.

[Podcast] PrimeRx™ Surescripts Interface For Real-Time Prescription Benefit

Priyank Patel, Pharm.D., talks in this podcast about his new PrimeRx pharmacy system's interface with Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit, which has cut Rx processing time by 75% by delivering patient-specific benefit and cost information in the electronic workflow.

[VIDEO] Integra CDC COVID-19 Pharmacy Vaccine Weekly Updates

Integra has been running a weekly Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Vaccine video series hosted by RedSail Technologies’ Richard Edmund, featuring RedSail Director of Pharmacy Professional Affairs Ed Vess, R.Ph., and OmniSYS Chief Innovation Officer David Pope, Pharm.D., CDE. Vess and Pope have been participating in weekly calls hosted by the CDC.

The Results: COVID-19 Testing and Accessibility of Care

The increase in COVID-19 testing has presented operational challenges for many states, including the accessibility of testing and turnaround time for results. To understand these challenges more, and to demonstrate the integral role community pharmacists play within COVID-19 mitigation and public health, PrescribeWellness has conducted unique research to define the COVID-19 testing landscape and to provide a clearer picture on the accessibility of care in communities throughout the nation.

MedWise Decision Support: Getting Your Independence Back Through Your Science

[VIDEO] Hear from Tabula Rasa HealthCare founders Cal Knowlton, B.Sc.Pharm., M.Div., Ph.D., chairman and CEO, Orsula Knowlton, Pharm.D., M.B.A., president, about the journey that brought MedWise™ to life.

Level Up: Patient-Centric Programs Key to Future of Pharmacy 

The message was clear during the QS/1 panel at the PDS Super Conference featuring customers Jason Turner and John Pugh: Scaling up programs that support a patient-centric pharmacy practice is not only doable, it’s the best way to guarantee that independent pharmacy will succeed in the future.

Pharmacy and AI: What The Buzz Around Artificial Intelligence Means

In this interview with Ram Subramanian, chief technical officer at PerceptiMed, we dive into what artificial intelligence (AI) really is, what separates robust AI from gimmicks, and how pharmacies can be deploying AI to solve everyday tasks in the workflow....

A New Interface Creates a Niche to Build Pharmacy Business

Six years ago, Lois, R.Ph., and Kim Koontz, R.Ph., Blue Ridge Pharmacy Midtown owners, noticed the buzz around adherence packaging. Pharmacy owners for 20 years, they were curious about what packaging could do for their pharmacy. They looked at...

Passion and Technology: The Foundation at White’s Pharmacy

Alexandra White, Pharm.D., looks to carry on the pharmacy business and honor her grandfather’s legacy at White’s Pharmacy Inc. in Wiggins, Miss. At eight years old, Alexandra “Alex” White would work Saturdays in her grandfather’s shop, White’s Pharmacy. Each week,...