When software and technology close the loop on pharmacy data, providing better business intelligence within the pharmacy system, pharmacists have an easier time with their patients. In this interview with ComputerTalk’s Maggie Lockwood, Speed Script’s CEO Chuck Welch explains how patient relationship management (PRM) is the future of pharmacy.
A long-term care pharmacy staff’s day is filled with multiple, detailed, and repetitive processes that require constant time and attention, and even then can...
Saliba’s Extended Care Pharmacy, a Guardian pharmacy, is a closed-door long-term care (LTC) operation that provides pharmacy services to care facilities ranging from assisted...
Independent pharmacies are rapidly expanding clinical services, and one that is gaining popularity in the industry is pharmacogenetics — the study of the effect...
Community pharmacy has the potential to be the strongest, most influential group in healthcare, but it is no stranger to adversity. Between the retailers who are rumored to try their hand at pharmacy and the PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers) that are wreaking havoc on profits with clawbacks and DIR (direct and indirect remuneration) fees, independent owners have their work cut out for them. Now, more than ever, pharmacists need to be united in their efforts to stay ahead.
The humble pill counter is the foot soldier of the community pharmacy. It’s come a long way since the first models of the 1970s — today’s counters are offered as either noncomputerized (in conjunction with scan-verifying first with your pharmacy management system), or a combination scan verification plus counting. Both levels eliminate tedious hand-counting, mistakes, and concerns about narcotics discrepancies. Tens of thousands of pharmacies have embraced the “KISS Principle” (keep it simple and straightforward) with their trusty tablet counter, especially when their computer system is handling the verification. Here are just a few examples.
TCGRx EVP of Sales and Marketing Matt Noffsinger talks about what you should really be thinking about when you hear the term “high-volume dispensing” these days. You’ll be surprised that it’s not necessarily a huge central-fill or mail-order operation. Find out how you can bring the efficiencies that drive traditional high-volume settings right down to any dispensing volume and apply them piece by piece to meet a pharmacy’s needs and growth strategy.
TCGRx EVP of Sales and Marketing Matt Noffsinger talks about what you should really be thinking about when you hear the term “high-volume dispensing” these days. And here he offers two questions to ask yourself before you talk to at tech vendor and two examples of pharmacies making the most of a step-wise approach to high-volume pharmacy.