Looking forward, several trends will shape what pharmacy looks like in 10 years, including the continuation of value-based care, a focus on providing wellness resources rather than sick care and many others.
Libertana is using Orbita Voice, an enterprise-grade software platform for creating and maintaining conversational voice applications for Alexa, to engage individuals in managing daily health activities.
"Telemedicine is a $9.2 billion business," stated Kalorama publisher Bruce Carlson in the New York Times story. "The field is growing at 8% annually, nearly three times as fast as other medical devices."
By analyzing the robust information flowing throughout its operations, the discounter has gained a real-time view of workflow across its pharmacy, distribution centers, stores and e-commerce, according to a company blog post.
Texas-based buying group American Pharmacies partnered with FDS in an effort to help its member independent pharmacies with a comprehensive business intelligence tool to offer a deeper look at their pharmacy operations.