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Is POS Business Tool the Essential for Pharmacy?

Fifteen or 20 years ago, point-of-sale systems were considered by many as “glorified cash registers,” and their primary benefit was in the front end. These days, as margins continue to decline, and pharmacy owners need to offer more services to their customers, the POS system has emerged as an essential business tool for a successful pharmacy.

Positioning Pharmacy for Success: Getting the Most Out of Technology in...

There’s a never-ending need to think several moves ahead when it comes to pharmacy’s opportunities for growth. What will your patients need in the coming year? What are the trends you should have your eye on? How will you overcome challenges, expected and unexpected? And what technology will position you to take not just your next move, but set the board for continued success?

Positioning Pharmacy for Success: Getting the Most Out of Technology in...

There’s a never-ending need to think several moves ahead when it comes to pharmacy’s opportunities for growth. What will your patients need in the coming year? What are the trends you should have your eye on? How will you overcome challenges, expected and unexpected? And what technology will position you to take not just your next move, but set the board for continued success?

The Tools that Are Gaining the Most Traction in the Chain...

The results are in for our annual look at the state of the chain technology market. We’ll highlight key findings from our 2016 survey in a roundtable discussion among three chain pharmacy executives.

More On The Front-end Focus

More from the January,February 2016 cover story, Front-End Focus: Paths To Retail Success, including Throwing a Twitter Party, Retail Is a People Business, Getting Good Advice, and why Loyalty Is Next on The Agenda.

Front-End Focus: Paths to Retail Success

Becoming a good retailer helps you make better, data-driven decisions for your pharmacy and learn more about who your customers are and what they want. Four pharmacies show how you can successfully navigate the path to putting your focus on the front-end by defining your goals and putting the pieces in place.

The Outlook for 2016

As the year winds down, it’s time for our annual look at what’s ahead for pharmacy technology. We focused this year on finding out how vendors see the dynamic between technology and critical areas of current pharmacy practice.

Long-Term Care Pharmacy: The Forces Driving Its Evolution

There’s been a great deal of change in the (LTC) market in the past few years, with a significant impact on how pharmacies are organizing their operations and deploying technology. Whether it’s dispensing automation, pharmacy management system functionality, or digital connectivity platfoRetail Management Solutions, LTC technology is evolving rapidly to meet current and future challenges and opportunities.

Looking to the Future: Key Technologies Taking Chain Pharmacy to the...

Our annual chain survey brings to the fore trends and challenges on the radar at 17 chain pharmacies, representing over 5,700 locations. Find out what’s happening at the technology core, which technologies are doing the most to position pharmacies at the center of clinical care, and the way technology-based strategies create better connections with patients.

Solving the Claims Management Puzzle: Protecting Patients and Revenue

Pharmacies are required to successfully navigate a complex set of rules unequaled in almost any other business environment, simply to ensure that their patients get the medications they need and the pharmacy earns the revenue it deserves. Not surprisingly, technology plays a prominent role in helping create a smooth and efficient dispensing flow.