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ComputerTalk's blog on what we're finding interesting at the intersection of pharmacy management and technology.

How Phillips Health Mart Pharmacy Is Bringing Compliance Packaging to Retail

Sep, 2016

July/August 2016 The Back Page

Wayne MacArdy, R.Ph., is co-owner and managing pharmacist of Phillips Health Mart Pharmacy, which is in its 70th year serving the people in and around Mauston, Wis. Earlier this year, MacArdy made the decision to...

Dispensing Errors and Lawsuits: How To Avoid Them

Sep, 2016

July/August 2016 Pharmacy Forward

Quick: How many strengths of levothyroxine are there our there?

How many does your pharmacy stock?

Ever dispensed the wrong strength?

Ever been subject to an insurance claim and lawsuit as a result?

Well, 75% of...

The Performance-Based Pharmacy Model

Sep, 2016

The Opportunity in central fill, adherence packaging, and SynMed Automation Solutions

In ComputerTalk’s July/August cover story we surveyed chain pharmacists and IT managers to see which technologies are at the top of their priority list for...

The Tools That Are Gaining the Most Traction in The Chain Setting Today

Aug, 2016

July/August 2016 Cover Story

The results are in for our annual look at the state of the chain technology market. We highlight key findings from our 2016 survey, and this year we’ve also added something new: a roundtable discussion among three...

Part D Plan Enrollment: Choosing More Wisely with Technology

Aug, 2016

July/August 2016 Feature

As open enrollment for Medicare Part D plans for 2017 approaches, do you have a plan in place to help patients find the plan that's right for them this year?

Part D participants can and should assess their plan choice...

How to Bring Blue Sky Thinking to Your Practice

Aug, 2016

July/August 2016 Pharmacy forward

Operating a successful community pharmacy isn’t easy. There are too many headwinds, and too many tasks to grind out every day to do much more than stay afloat, right?

[Webcast] Don't Click The Link! Ransomware Risks for Pharmacy

Aug, 2016

How can a ransomware attack affect you?

Attacks can shut down systems connected to the internet, from IP phone systems to pharmacy management systems. What if you suddenly found you couldn't access your patient records, submit a claim, or print...

Med Sync & Appointment-Based Models: Arkansas Study Proves Value

Aug, 2016

A 2015 study, “Addressing Medication Non-Adherence through Implementation of an Appointment-Based Medication Synchronization Network,” conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) in cooperation with the Arkansas...

[ViewPoints] Getting a Handle on Your Inventory

Aug, 2016

There are many benefits to using an inventory management system in your pharmacy. The software needed is probably included in your pharmacy management system. If not, you may be able to purchase an inventory management...

[Catalyst Corner Corner] Health Information Exchange: Where Does the Pharmacist Fit?

Aug, 2016
by Marsha K. Millonig, R.Ph., M.B.A.

Through our current evolution of adopting health information technology, pharmacy has often led the way. We were the first to have real-time claim submission and adjudication. We’ve led the way in receiving...




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