Business Growth

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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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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Marketing Your Pharmacy
We provide digital and print promotional materials you can use to spread the word about your Parata powered pharmacy.
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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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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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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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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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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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5 Steps for Pharmacists to Secure a Spot on the New Healthcare Team
For years, America’s healthcare costs have continued to climb, but we’re not getting any healthier. Patient outcomes continue to decline. Healthcare reform aims to change all that with a triple aim: better care, healthy people and reduced costs.
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Top 5 Takeaways: “Pharmacy’s Emerging Role in Accountable Care”
Jamie Hale, Chief Pharmacy Officer for Cornerstone Health Care, recently discussed pharmacy’s role in accountable care. Based in central North Carolina, Cornerstone Health Care is an accountable care organization (ACO) transitioning from the traditional fee-for-service model to a patient-centered medical home system. Jamie leads the development and integration of ...
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Top 5 Takeaways: “Adherence and the Future of Pharmacy”
Tripp Logan, pharmacist and co-owner of MedHere Today®, recently discussed how the future of pharmacy revolves around adherence and how pharmacists can capitalize on this opportunity. Here are our top five takeaways from Tripp’s webinar, Making an Impact: Adherence and the Future of Pharmacy.
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Top 5 Questions on Partnering with Home Health
Home health expert Tim Rowan recently hosted a webinar on trends and challenges in home health care and how pharmacists can become involved. After the webinar, we connected with Tim to address your top 5 questions on partnering with home health agencies.
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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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Parata Systems CEO Calls Pharmacies to Action
The changing healthcare system presents both challenges and opportunities for pharmacies. For independent pharmacies, the biggest opportunities lie in strong partnerships and medication adherence. Independent pharmacies are perfectly suited to succeed with their entrepreneurship, their commitment to customer service, and the agility to capture niche markets.
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