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In our last column from 2017, "The Quantified Baby," we indirectly highlighted how the consumer electronics market can become a go-to source for health-related...
Heather Martin, VP of sales for long-term care and retail markets at TCGRx, talks about a trend that community pharmacies need to know about: adherence packaging. Learn how you could use adherence packaging to build on the success you’re having with processes such as med sync.
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.
The appointment-based model (ABM) for synchronization programs is gaining traction as a way for pharmacies to better organize and improve patient care. The ABM has been associated with improved adherence, prescription workflow, and time for clinical services. But what's the impact on revenue from prescription and clinical services and how well does it allows for the reallocation of time from prescription filling to clinical services such as MTM and immunizations?
Synchronization has been described as one of the few instances where all parties win. So why isn’t every community pharmacy implementing prescription synchronization? One reason is the limited support available in older pharmacy management systems.
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.
In this final installment with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood, Synergy Medical founder Jean Boutin shares the reaction from pharmacists who have installed the multidose packaging automation, SynMed, as well as plans for the company over the next six months. Third of three parts.
Synergy Medical Founder Jean Boutin saw that while pharmacists were eager to meet their customers’ rising demand for multidose blister packs, they quickly realized how painstaking and error-prone dispensing in the cards the task could be. First of three parts.
Adherence. New word to pharmacists? New word to patients? New role for pharmacists? New role for patients? For medication adherence to be successful, the patient must embrace an “I’m helping myself” posture regarding his or her health.
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