Automation and Technology

02/18/2014 - 4:16pm

Where is pharmacy automation headed, and how will it be put to use by pharmacists and the companies that employ them?

02/14/2014 - 2:19pm

Lawmakers in Florida are looking into ways to ease regulatory limitations for telemedicine in an effort to increase access to care and create “a fertile ground” for the technology to be used, according to a local report.

02/13/2014 - 3:06pm

Pharmacy automation provider Kirby Lester on Thursday went live with its new online store.

02/13/2014 - 12:06pm

Led by former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle, D-S.D., and Trent Lott, R-Miss., and former Senator John Breaux, D-La., the Alliance for Connected Care has been launched to promote policy reform around telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

02/11/2014 - 2:43pm

Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, on Tuesday announced that the Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in Mt. Vernon, Ill. has successfully implemented a two-tower RxSafe robotic storage and retrieval system to help optimize their pharmacy fulfillment and inventory management processes.

02/07/2014 - 2:42pm

Several retail pharmacy chains and associations are pledging their support of the Blue Button Initiative — a public-private partnership between the healthcare industry and the federal government that aims to empower all Americans with access to their own electronic health information, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy have announced.

02/07/2014 - 1:43pm

A new and possibly transformative technology for rapidly diagnosing and evaluating patients based on their specific genetic profile may soon begin appearing at retail pharmacies and clinics, giving pharmacists and clinicians another tool for advancing patient health outcomes and their own practice capabilities.

02/07/2014 - 1:16pm

Bi-Lo on Thursday announced that all in-store pharmacies now offer “Refill Sync,” a free service that synchronizes customers’ maintenance medication prescriptions so that all scripts — regardless of refill dates — can be filled at the same time.

02/07/2014 - 12:49pm

Food Lion has unveiled a new online tool, MVP Coupon Hub, to make accessing grocery coupons online easier for customers.

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