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Problem solvers: Tech, automation makers aim to enable clinical efforts

Pharmacy technology and automation companies are seeing more industry disruption than ever, and in response, they're ratcheting up their products and services to help pharmacies succeed.

Inmar Intelligence buy adds RxTransparent to its healthcare platform

Inmar Intelligence has acquired Forerunner Holdings, developers of RxTransparent, a software-as-a-service platform that offers drug supply chain analytics, inventory transparency and regulatory compliance. 

Drug Store News spoke with Greg Wasson about recent developments and his vision for Innovation’s future growth. 

Images of people in a puzzle.

Innovation has announced its new leadership on the heels of the recent closing of the transaction in which a consortium of investors, led by Greg Wasson, the former Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO, acquired a majority stake in the company.

Pieces of a puzzle with faces on them.

FlavoRx has hired two industry veterans in the wake of growth from its Fillmaster Auto dispensing technology.

A pharmacist handing a prescription to a patient.

PerceptiMed’s scripClip will-call automation system will be available to 3,000 PBA Health member pharmacy locations.

Michael Zaccaro, president and CEO of Pharma Logistics, discusses its Rapid Credit Program, which puts the onus on Pharma Logistics, not the pharmacy. 

Pharmacy technology and automation companies are stepping up to the plate to ensure that pharmacists can juggle their roles successfully. 

Rochester, N.Y.-based Cognivue is offering its computerized cognitive function test, which is based on Food and Drug Administration-cleared technology.

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Jill Regan, LexisNexis Risk Solutions - Health Care's director of relationship management, details how automated prescriber verification can help pharmacies save time and headaches when it comes to prescriber data.

A pharmacist handing a prescription to a patient.

Mutual Drug and PerceptiMed have entered a strategic alliance to bring the scripClip will-call solution to Mutual Drug's network pharmacies.

A pharmacist handing a prescription to a patient.

Medisafe's new solution covers the entire patient journey, from initiation through drug management, in an effort to deliver improved outcomes.

Market 32 pharmacy counter

The partnership between Price Chopper/Market 32 and Hixny establishes Hixny's health information exchange as the first in New York to contribute pharmacy information across multiple state borders.

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Rite Aid has integrated Apriss Health’s NarxCare platform into its pharmacy workflow to help its pharmacists better identify patients at risk of prescription drug abuse and misuse.

At NACDS Total Store Expo, Drug Store News connected with Ken Stewart, clinical executive with Elsevier, to discuss an approach to data that allows pharmacies to reevaluate their IT approach.

Drug Store News spoke to Melanie Marcus, chief marketing officer at Surescripts, about how electronic prescribing can remove administrative hurdles for pharmacists to spend more time counseling patients.

Drug Store News caught up with Mark Rinker, vice president of sales at Synergy Medical, a Quebec, Canada-based company that makes the SynMed Ultra pharmacy automation solution.

Synergy Medical made Canadian Business and Maclean's 2019 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 172%.

Salt Lake City-based Azova Health has debuted a new way for pharmacies to offer clinical services directly to consumers with the new Azova Digital Health Marketplace.

QS/1 is teaming up with Therigy in an effort to improve specialty pharmacy operations and simplify the patient care process, the companies said.

United Health Services now has four outpatient pharmacies using Innovation’s PharmASSIST pharmacy automation and workflow platform.

More health plans and PBMs are replacing the manual prior authorization process with Surescripts Electronic Prior Authorization, the company reported recently.

Azova’s Pharmacist eCare Plan, which is offered free to all CPESN pharmacies, includes seamless program enrollment and training for every CPESN participating pharmacy.

As supermarket pharmacies face industry-wide headwinds, they're getting smart about finding partners whose solutions can help them handle increased prescription volume while expanding their clinical roles to boost outcomes and improve profitability.

Doyle Jensen, executive vice president of global business development at Innovation, talks to Drug Store News about how the pharmacist’s role in changing and how automation can help enable a shift toward clinical services.

Walmart Neighborhood Market will be offering FlavoRx's medication flavoring for patients at no additional cost.

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