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News about Mark Kolenic at Retail Management Solutions; Bryan Butler and Brandon Graham at emporos; Robyn Amberg at Kneeland Services; Stephen Donohue at Innovation; and Allen Smith at PDX.
Marsha K. Millonig, B.Pharm., M.B.A. Catalyst Enterprises

Medication Adherence

A 12-month study of a medication synchronization program in January 2013 found the program lifts the medication adherence rate well above the industry average for patients with chronic disease states.

NACDS Total Store Expo 2013

The first Total Store Expo brought together pharmacy-focused companies, including a broad range of technology vendors, and consumer products companies to provide an experience that addressed pharmacy needs from front to back.
George Pennebaker, Pharm.D.

Fraud Exposed

My definition of fraud: when someone does something so that they will get more (usually money) than they are supposed to get.

Navigating Popular Social Media Tools

We realize that most people are intimately familiar with one or two social media tools, but do not have a knowledge of the range of other tools that are available for use.
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Assisting Patients with Health Insurance Exchanges

With many Americans looking for healthcare coverage starting Jan. 1, 2014, the importance of understanding the new health insurance exchanges cannot be overstated.

Industry News September/October 2013

The latest pharmacy and technology news from SoftWriters, Integra, HBS, PioneerRx, RxMedic, Retail Management Solutions, ScriptPro, Synergy Medical, Prescribe Wellness, OutcomesMTM, and iMedicare.
Bill Lockwood, Chairman/Publisher

A Changing Landscape

We are moving into the era of personalized medicine — or, to use the new label it has been given, precision medicine. The new emphasis is on a person’s genetic makeup as the basis for tailoring drug therapy for the desired outcome.

Putting the Pieces Together in Long-Term Care Pharmacy

Long-term care pharmacy can present quite a puzzle to pharmacies looking for success. It’s a complex field that makes stringent demands on clinical and operational resources. But there are many pharmacies out there that are showing that with the right combination of smarts and technology, there continue to be new ways to streamline operations, lower costs, and create innovative service models.

Community Pharmacy in the European Union

A visit to a community pharmacy in Kempen, Germany, showed the author how pharmacy practice in the E.U. can be different from and similar to what we do here in the United States.