As patients look for ways to obtain healthcare in more convenient and lower-cost settings, new opportunities are emerging for retail pharmacies to help meet patient needs. Many pharmacies already are recognized as cost-efficient channels for expanding public access to vaccinations, disease management, medication management, and other clinical services.
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There was once a time when “Made in China” was not part of the U.S. experience, but that changed in the 1980s. No longer was our Chinese connection limited to fortune cookies and take-out.
Change Healthcare’s VP clinical network Lathe Bigler discusses some of the innovations that have improved workflow and communication between pharmacists and prescribers as e-prescribing becomes the standard.
In the latest post from Change Healthcare, Jonathan Kopf explains how pharmacies can use claim edits to maximize their revenue.
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HRG’s Dave Wendland discusses the importance of public speaking in today’s business environment.
Ed Rowland, founder/owner of Rowland Global LLC — which assists companies in their global growth strategies, tactics and execution — offers his first in a series of blog posts focusing on non-US markets.
Industry groups are increasingly recognizing the role of effective medication management in achieving clinical benefits and improved costs — particularly medication adherence and the rising cost of generic and brand name drugs.
Transition versus transformation. Evolution versus revolution. These strategies inherently plague the retail sector as companies decide what to do next to stay ahead of the curve.
With the major selling holidays now behind us, retailers are preparing to handle the onslaught of returns that began on Dec. 26 and continue well into the first few weeks of the New Year.
What hinders growth? Not picking the right trusting partners, not building a distinct culture and not hiring enough leaders who have a growth mindset. The best growth organizations know what they stand for and whom they stand with. These were some of the ideas that helped set the tone at last month’s Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit in New York last month.