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.
Challenge participants who have diabetes will use Ascensia’s Contour Next One Blood Glucose Monitoring System to monitor their blood glucose, and all participants will use higi, the largest self-screening network in the nation, to monitor weight and body mass index.
Panelists discussed the largest health-and-wellness challenges retailers are facing, as well as current solutions suppliers are working on to make the industry even better, at the Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable during DSN's Industry Issues Summit.
How to engage patients waiting to be seen by a doctor at a doctor’s office or hospital has been an age-old problem. Ez WaitingRoom provides a clear-cut answer, and how drug store retailers fit into the equation.
The medication delivery platform that helps health plans manage medication adherence and cost was named a 50+ Innovative Leader, recognizing entrepreneurs, companies and ideas behind innovative new products and services for Americans aged 50 and older.
StarWellness Med Sync Certification is an online course empowering pharmacies to build and manage more patient relationships, improve operating efficiency and grow revenue while addressing the major issue of medication adherence.
Mark Doerr joins the former Change Healthcare company from Giant Eagle, where he oversaw pharmacy enterprise solutions, merchandising, managed care and specialty for the company’s more than 200 pharmacies.