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APhA 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) held its 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, with close to 6,000 attendees turning out.

Integra User Seminar 2015

The 8th Annual Integra User Seminar in San Antonio, Texas, attracted nearly 200 pharmacy professionals from over 100 pharmacies.
Marsha K. Millonig, B.Pharm., M.B.A. Catalyst Enterprises

The ONC’s Draft Roadmap Recognizes Pharmacy

Continuing work toward achieving its strategic plan, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a draft interoperability report in January entitled “Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap.”
George Pennebaker, Pharm.D.

Change: We All Have Opportunities

This column has two parts. The first is about the changing changes that are changing what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for/to. The second is about how people make decisions. You and me and everybody that we try to get to make the “right” decisions.

Comparing e-Prescribing in the United States with Australia’s Model

Do you realize that it’s been nearly 10 years since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the initial “foundation” standards for electronic prescribing (eRx)? But how do we compare to other countries?
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Biosimilars: Facts and Future Decisions

With the first biosimilar approval in March and the FDA’s publishing of biosimilar industry guidance documents in April, it is essential to evaluate different stakeholder perspectives concerning what is already known about biosimilars and what still remains to be determined.

The Effect of Appointment-Based Medication Synchronization on Clinical Services in a...

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?

Pharmacy Performance | Andrews Pharmacy

Find out how Andrews Pharmacy is using adherence packaging to drive performance and improve patient care.

Pharmacy Performance | Colonia Natural Pharmacy

Find out how Colonia Natural Pharmacy is using its technology to meet the demands of its specialty pharmacy practice.

Pharmacy Performance | Geneva Woods Pharmacy

Find out how Geneva Woods pharmacy coordinating care transitions and creating accountability.