Tag: featured pharmacies

A Celebration Success with the Future in Mind

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / February 10, 2017

For the hundreds of Rx30 pharmacy operation software owners present at the Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, FL, January 28-29, 2017, it will be something to be remembered forever! The inaugural RX30 conference was absolutely exciting from the Friday morning CE and into the Friday night Welcome Reception and Exhibitor Grand Opening. It continued to the Saturday night extravaganza. Read more ...

Automated Retrieval System Prevents Patient Medication Delivery Errors

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / January 16, 2017

Seamless Integration into Existing Workflow Software “The RxMedic Automated Retrieval System (ARS) (www.RxMedic.com) and our RX30 pharmacy management operating system (www.RX30.com) work together seamlessly. The prescription filling and point of sale delivery for our customers, due to the integration of the ARS within our RX30 workflow, creates a comfort for our pharmacists and technicians. We avoid patient delivery errors.” These comments from Eric Russo, one of the two pharmacists in charge at Hobbs Pharmacy in Merritt Island, Florida (Mark Hobbs is the other PIC), were captured during the last stop of the 2016 Healthcare Advocate Tour (www.AskDrS.org). Recall the phrase “Save the best for last”?  Read more ...

Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Is Demanded By Our Customers

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / November 11, 2014

Customers Expect Automated Pharmacy Dispensing in Hummelstown, PA David and Jeanne Lutz, owners of the Rhoads Pharmacy and Gift Shop in Hummelstown, PA know how to be successful in business. This 16,000 square foot operation is dedicated to patient and customer health and satiety…and the over 350 customers a day to this downtown Hummelstown location ( 17 West Main Street) have become accustomed to the latest technologies utilized by the operation. Read more ...

Only A Matter of Time Till Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Supports Success

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / November 10, 2014

Located at 139 East Main Street, between South Powell and Mill streets, exists a pharmacy that started in 1920. Smith's Drugs and its companion businesses (Smith's Vital Biocare and Smith's Medical Equipment Supplies) occupy nearly a full block in downtown Forest City, North Carolina. To area residents, Smith's Drugs is a landmark. Read more ...

Convenient Care Pharmacy: Multiple Locations with Automated Dispensing Systems

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / November 10, 2014

Success in Numbers in Moultrie, Georgia Ever been to Moultrie, Georgia? Moultrie is approximately 25 miles from the Georgia-Florida border in central southern Georgia. It's only 40 miles from Tallahassee, Florida. Read more ...

Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Created The Image of Medcare Pharmacy

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / November 9, 2014

Automated Pharmacy Dispensing Can Create a Success Image Glenn Dowdy, pharmacist/owner of the three Medcare Pharmacies along the North Carolina/South Carolina border is candid about his pharmacy operation success: "Automated pharmacy dispensing effected my pharmacy operation image. It's about customers understanding how you complete customer service. We are about fast, efficient and accurate medication delivery. Our RxMedic ADS ensures this. My customers like to see "Javier" working---they know him just like our other human resources". Read more ...

Risk and Reward Go Hand in Hand

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / November 6, 2014

Dispensing Medications or Dispensing Our Knowledge? “We put everything we are into every patient we service. Growth has occurred due to serving to the extreme our patient/customers. Today’s largest challenge is not quickly dispensing medications---rather dispensing our knowledge. Few pharmacies operate with this philosophy and few pharmacy school graduates enter their first positions with this awareness. Taking risks is almost an impossible consideration for new graduates and entrenched pharmacies with most independent pharmacist owners today due to their prior decisions. Rewards for the risk to be taken are typically not factored into the next opportunity (challenge)?” Read more ...

Pharmacy Success In A Shrinking Playing Field

Category: Pharmacy Success Written by Dr. Charles Shively / October 1, 2014

Do You Feel the "Caring" When Entering a Pharmacy? It's always exciting (Yes...each of us has different endorphin "rushes" when spending time with our colleagues in pharmacy) to visit highly successful independent pharmacies which have been in existence for over 50 years. Read more ...