For decades, chain and independent retail pharmacy has been defined by its unyielding pursuit of professional recognition, fair reimbursement and full status as a member of the healthcare provider team. The industry has made huge strides toward that goal, thanks to massive investments in pharmacy technology and automation.
From large-scale, high-volume processors to “cobots’’ that require a minimal amount of countertop space, a new generation of dispensing tools is allowing pharmacies to shift more of the workload to technicians and central-fill sites.
With Live Oak Bank equipment leasing, pharmacies can acquire the equipment they need to successfully run their business while matching lease payments with their budget, cash flow and anticipated additional revenue.
In the first video dispatch from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, Drug Store News talks to Innovation’s Doyle Jensen about how the company is looking to use automation to improve patient care in the pharmacy.