The Out in Front Blog

By Parata. For you.

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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