Christine Seib

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Updated: How to Leverage Section 179 to Save Big on Pharmacy Taxes
Did you know you can trade some of your pharmacy’s tax bill for new technology? There’s still time to take advantage of the Section 179 tax deduction, which allows you to deduct up to $1 million in qualifying equipment from your 2018 tax return when you purchase and install this ...
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Late night ramblings from a Southwest Flight: An Observation on Successful Pharmacies
Over the next three weeks, I’m excited to be heading to a couple of major pharmacy conferences. A fact not even this Southwest Airlines plane chock full of high school choir students can change (thank you, noise-canceling headphones). I’ll have the opportunity to speak with pharmacy leaders who take the ...
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5 Strategies to Help Patients Improve Adherence
Medication Adherence is defined by a patient taking their medications as prescribed or continuing to take their medications. Medication taking is behavioral and addressing patients that are non-adherent by providing support and resources can help lead to better outcomes. The 13th Surgeon General of United States, C. Everett Koop M.D, ...
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WHOops. Where’s the Pharmacist?
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently launched a Global Patient Safety Challenge focused on medication safety. The goal of this global initiative: reduce medication-related errors by 50 percent over the next 5 years. There’s good reason — health-related and financial — to make this issue the focus of the WHO’s third global patient ...
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How to Make Your Pharmacy Irresistible to Big Payers
Heather Hudson, a resident rock star, took the stage at the PDS Pharmacy Business Growth Conference this year. She was joined by two long-time Parata customers and innovators in independent pharmacy, Ashraf Latif and Whit Moose. We believe pharmacists can drive better patient outcomes and decrease costs of care. Ashraf ...
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How to Get Free, Proven Secrets from 28 Pharmacy Experts
Earlier this year, we got to be part of the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit — pharmacy’s first completely web-based conference experience. It was such a hit, the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit is returning for a special encore. From September 15 to 19, you can access presentations from ...
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How to Prepare for Success with Your Parata PASS
A true adherence program with packaging will impact your pharmacy’s workflow. It’s a very different model than simply filling scripts as patients walk in or call in refills. To make this transition easier, prepare your pharmacy, patients, and partners in advance. We spoke with pharmacy owner Lindsay Dymowski to learn ...
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How to Boost Your Adherence Program with Parata’s Help
It can be tempting to take the “If you build it, they will come” approach to your pharmacy’s retail adherence program. But, you won’t see the full benefits of your program that way. Once you’ve kicked off your program, it’s time to make sure your patients and partners know ...
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How to Handle Medication Changes with Ease
When pharmacies consider making the switch from vials to adherence packaging, they often wonder how to handle medication changes. We spoke with Lindsay Dymowski to learn how her pharmacy handles medication changes for patients on Parata PASS packaging.
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How to Earn Doctors’ Trust with Medication Management
As pharmacies begin to work more closely with their prescribing physicians, many encounter this hurdle: they have to get doctors and nurses to rethink pharmacy. With a true medication adherence program, you’re not simply dispensing medications. You’re at the center of patient care. This presents an opportunity to redefine your ...
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Why You Should Offer MTM in Your Patients’ Homes
Studies show face-to-face contact with a pharmacist and a comprehensive set of services — like medication therapy management and adherence packaging — have a greater impact on patient outcomes than medication synchronization alone. That’s why we consider an in-person MTM session or CMR to be an essential first step of ...
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Why Parata PASS Was the Best Choice for Us
When you’re considering ways to differentiate your pharmacy in the eyes of patients, partners, and payers, the options can be overwhelming. To help you weigh your options, we spoke with pharmacy owner Lindsay Dymowski to learn why she chose Parata PASS to support her adherence program and business strategy.
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5 Ways to Create More Time for Clinical Services
Ever wish you could learn proven strategies from leaders in pharmacy — all without having to take time away from your pharmacy, stand in a TSA line, or worry about flight delays? Through the upcoming Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit, now you can do just that.
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10 Ways for Pharmacies to Use Social Media
Social media is a great way for pharmacists to get out from behind the counter and reach your patients, customers, and community beyond your pharmacy walls. Social media makes it easier to draw in more customers; it’s free, simple to use, and much of the audience you’re trying to ...
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Introducing Check PASS 2.0
In the pharmacy, safety always comes first. Pharmacists are responsible for verifying each prescription before it goes out the door to ensure accuracy and patient safety. But even with expertise, experience, and the proper processes in place, a human’s ability to inspect degrades with time and the volume of ...
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5 Leadership Lessons for Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacy technicians play a pivotal role in supporting a pharmacy’s daily operations and assisting pharmacists with patients. Over the last several years, the role of pharmacy technicians has expanded into various opportunities, including medication therapy management, medication reconciliation, and transitions of care.
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Boost Your Pharmacy’s Operational Efficiency
At Parata, we have frequent conversations with pharmacies about leveraging technology to increase safety and efficiency and improve patient care and satisfaction. Pharmacies are always looking for ways to do more with less. Sometimes, it comes down not just to technology, but to examining and improving the day-to-day processes in ...
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How to Leverage Section 179 to Save Big on Pharmacy Taxes
Investing in pharmacy automation technology is a great way to increase your pharmacy’s efficiency and differentiate your business through innovative, valuable services — and to decrease your tax bill by tens of thousands of dollars.
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Own It. Take Charge of Your Pharmacy’s Future.
Heather Hudson, Medication Compliance Specialist with Parata, provides strategic guidance, coaching, and support to help customers who use Parata PASS® adherence packaging maximize their existing markets and gain access to new ones.
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