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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Case Study: Pharmacy Provides Smarter, Safer Med-Pass
Mississippi-based Tara Pharmacy has a goal: to provide better patient care at less cost. But with a slow, cumbersome med-pass process based on blister packs, Tara’s Director of Pharmacy Jimmy Tucker faced a significant challenge to achieving this crucial objective. For ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The Cost of Readmissions
The federal government has been spending $17 billion each year on hospital readmissions. Now, in light of the Affordable Care Act, it’s cracking down — on the readmissions and the expenses. Nearly one in five Medicare patients returns to the ...
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