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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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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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Gateway Apothecary Earns Award for Excellence in HIV Care
We’re so proud of Parata customer, Gateway Apothecary in St. Louis, Mo., for receiving the Peter M. Fox Excellence in HIV Credentialing Award, presented annually by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
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In America’s Pharmacist: The Right Way for Adherence
“So you have this chain of trained people — chemist, physician, pharmacist — and what do you do? You give to the person who’s least capable of handling them — the patient. And for years, you’ve been doing it over and over and expecting different results. It’s not ...
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C.O. Bigelow: A Manhattan Pharmacy with a Small-Town Feel
Civil War generals frequented the shop. Mark Twain strolled the aisles. Eleanor Roosevelt commended the store’s toiletries. Today, this 19th-century pharmacy draws fashion magazine editors, playwrights, actresses and regular folks like the rest of us. It’s more than a pharmacy. It’s a destination. C.O. Bigelow, located on Sixth Avenue, maintains its ...
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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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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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Mark Aurit: Putting Patients First
Mark Aurit lives by his philosophy that the patient comes first. Mark owns and operates the Gateway HealthMart Pharmacy in Bismarck, N.D., and has implemented dispensing automation and strip packaging to help him provide the best service and the highest level of care possible. And it’s working. In 2010, Mark was ...
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Grow Your Business with Next-Generation Automation
We recently sat down with Robert Johnson — owner of Green’s Fortuna Pharmacy in California, and a long-time Parata customer. Robert told us why automation has been essential to his business growth, and the happiness of his staff, for more than 10 years. Robert’s advice: If you’re doing more than ...
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