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A Shift in Thinking About Automation
I recently read a Wall Street Journal article, and part of it struck an immediate chord with me. The article discusses how companies are figuring out how to best integrate robotics into their labor model while freeing up staff to tackle the things which allow for business growth.
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Can Pharmacists Play a Strategic Role in Improving Patient Outcomes and Preventing Hospital Readmissions?
As health care reform shifts from volume-based care to value-based care, many question whether pharmacists can play a strategic role in improving patient outcomes and preventing hospital readmissions. We believe the answer is yes, most definitely! And Parata customers and pharmacists Tim Wright and his wife, Nora Wright, are ...
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Ebola and Public Policy #RxChat
This week’s #RxChat covered some tough questions regarding the Ebola outbreak. Specifically the moderator asked about quarantines, travel restrictions and the role the courts will play. There are no easy answers to these questions as personal rights, public healthcare and other important factors weigh into the decisions being ...
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How to Securely Automate Schedule II Prescription Drugs under New DEA Regulations
On Monday, October 6, a number of prescription drugs changed classification under the Controlled Substances Act. All hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) are now Schedule II substances, which are more tightly controlled.
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Role of the Pharmacist eLearning series: The Emerging Role of the Pharmacist
Pharmacists are starting to get the attention they deserve, from players who matter. Legislators, industry leaders, insurers, providers and patients are recognizing that pharmacists have a critical role to play on an integrated health care team.
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Role of the Pharmacist eLearning series: The Changing Model of Care
This eLearning series addresses the changing healthcare environment, the importance of technology as a tool to achieve improved care and efficiency, and the opportunities for pharmacists to play new strategic roles.
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Not Your Parents’ Pharmacy Fill System: High-Tech, High-Touch
Big changes in pharmacy technology will affect the ways that pharmacists communicate with patients and health care providers.<br /> Meet Dave. He has hypertension. His doctor monitors his adherence with information transmitted by an ingestible sensor in his medication.
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Innovation and Service Drive 125 Years of Success
Caring for patients has been in my family’s blood for generations. The first Moose Pharmacy, which still stands today, opened in 1882 in Mount Pleasant, N.C. Today my brother Whit and I run five locations across the state. Despite our old-fashioned pharmacy background, we are innovating continuously to stay competitive. ...
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Rite Aid Reaps Benefits from Automation
Rite Aid displays a passion for innovation that raises the bar for all the major chain drug players, even in the face of challenging market and business conditions.For example, wellness+ recently became the industry’s first loyalty program to offer an online coupon management tool. In September Rite Aid and ...
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Giving Back Returns Dividends for Independents
I love being a pharmacist because I like taking care of people. At Eden Drug, we’ve decided from the day my wife Debbie and I bought the store seven years ago that we would seek to do something bigger through our business for the community of 16,000 that we call ...
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Pharmacies Can Save Thousands in “Fiscal Cliff” Fix
If you want to see your pharmacy’s quiet accountant get talking, just ask her about Section 179. Recent changes to the federal tax incentive mean that capital equipment purchases you made in 2012 — or investments you plan to make in 2013 — may have a bigger impact on ...
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