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14 Nov 2019
5 TIPS TO MAKE FLU SEASON EASIER ON YOUR PHARMACY

“Flu season.” Those words are mentioned every day on TV during the late summer and into the fall. Folks are talking about it in the cafe. Someone is out sick from work with “the flu.” Suddenly it s...


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13 Nov 2019
HOW PERPETUAL INVENTORY & AUTOMATION CAN HELP PHARMACIES SURVIVE & THRIVE

If your pharmacy is like most others today, you have many challenges that you cannot control. One thing you can control is your inventory, your largest investment, and the biggest expense. Moving t...


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19 Sep 2019
IT’S ALL IN THE HISTORY: AN INTRODUCTION TO INVENTORY FORECASTING

Are there still pharmacies relying on a single person to manage inventory manually? Does that single person have a great deal of head knowledge and experience in this process? Are they still using ...


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11 Jul 2019
CURRENT AND RESOLVED DRUG SHORTAGES AND DISCONTINUATIONS REPORTED TO FDA

A drug receives Resolved status when the Drug Shortages Staff (DSS) determines that the market is covered, based on information from all manufacturers. The market is considered covered when supply ...


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3 May 2019
DEAD RX INVENTORY

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13 Mar 2019
TOP FIVE PHARMACY TRENDS IN 2019

It’s been said, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” In community pharmacy, this could be restated as “the more things change, the keys to success stay the same.” While no pharmac...


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1 Feb 2019
TOP CHALLENGES FOR PHARMACIES IN 2019

Owning a pharmacy operation is like running any small business. Many external pressures are acting on the industry that an owner cannot fully control. While it is possible to mitigate the impact of...


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4 Jan 2019
NON-PERPETUAL INVENTORY VERSUS PERPETUAL INVENTORY: EITHER SYSTEM BENEFITS FROM DATARITHM

Non-perpetual inventory systems are inefficient, as inventory levels are not real-time, dollars invested are inaccurate, and orders are not based on forecasted demand. Read Th...


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4 Jan 2019
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

Inventory management, such as having a variety of medications on the shelf ready for the walk-in customer, is as much an art as it is a science. “I didn’t want our service to suffer,” says Chris Sc...


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26 Dec 2018
PHARMACY TRENDS FROM 2018

Changes in the pharmacy landscape have been interesting in 2018. However, none of the developments this year happened in a vacuum. Many of these changes have been merely building for much of the pr...


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